Daniel Oblitas Tejada, a nationalized Panamanian originally from Peru, has taken on the position of General Manager of Microserfin, BBVA Microfinance Foundation’s institution in Panama.
He has a degree in Economics from the Catholic University of Peru and an MBA from IESE Business School (Navarre University) in Spain, not to mention 25 years’ experience in banking. He was the CEO of Banco Azteca Panama and prior to that headed up AllBank Corp. Other roles have included Senior Vice-President of Finance, Treasury & Integrated Risk Management in BAC Credomatic (Aval Group) in Panama.
In BBVA, between Panama and Peru, he has held the positions of Vice-President of Finance & Risk, Chief Auditing Officer, Marketing Manager, Retail Network Manager and Head of Corporate Finance.
His experience in business administration, management of retail and commercial banking, finance and risk, transforming organizations to make them more innovative and efficient, brings important added value to Microserfin.
Oblitas takes the helm from Luis Germán Linares, as Mr Linares has gone on to be general manager of Financiera Confianza, having consolidated Microserfin’s position as a benchmark in the Panamanian microfinance sector.