Atento S.A. (NYSE: ATTO, “Atento” or the “Company”), one of the world’s five largest providers of customer relationship and business process outsourcing (CRM / BPO) services and sector leader in Latin America, announced today that Hernan van Waveren has been appointed Investor Relations Director of the Company, effective immediately.
In his role, Mr. van Waveren will lead Atento’s engagement with institutional and individual investors as well as equity and fixed income research analysts, among other members of the global investment community. He brings to Atento extensive experience on both the Buyside and Sellside of the US and Latin American capital markets, having held senior positions in asset management and investment banking.
Mr. van Waveren joined Atento from US-based Believing Capital, where he was Chief Executive Officer of the firm, a purpose-driven, ESG-focused Multi-family Office serving clients in the US, Latin America and Europe. Previously he was CEO of SAH Group Investments, a US-based Single-family Office where he led liquid and direct investments across asset classes and consistently outperformed market benchmarks. Mr. van Waveren began his career in the global capital markets at JPMorgan, where he was initially a member of investment banking teams providing M&A, IPO and Structured Finance advisory, among other areas. Mr. van Waveren subsequently moved to the bank’s asset management area, where he was a position trader managing approximately $1.5 billion in client assets.
Mr. van Waveren received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics (Finance Major) from St. Andrew’s University and a certificate in Compassion Cultivation Training from Stanford University. He previously held FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses and is multi-lingual (English and Spanish).