Managing Director - Latin America
Javier Schmal has been with Martin Engineering for 17 years serving the Latin American market by providing solutions with innovative and reliable technologies and services for the bulk material handling industries.
Previously, Javier served as Managing Director for Mexico and Brazil, and now as Managing Director for Latin America, he is leading Martin's expansion in the region, improving service and customer experience while developing new markets in Latin America.
Javier has an Electronic and Communication Engineering degree and has a post Graduate degree in Finance and Business Management.
Managing Director - Mexico & Central America
Alvaro Chacon serves as Managing Director for Mexico, where he is responsible for all facets of the Business Unit, including sales, manufacturing, marketing, operations, HR, service, and finance. With 23 years of experience in bulk material handling, he has previously served as Senior Business Development Director from 2011-2015, Global Business Development Director 2007 - 2011, and Managing Director South Africa 2004 - 2007 among other sales activities in Latin America.
Chacon has been opening business units and supporting their development in South America and Asia. Fluent in English, with linguistic skills in Portuguese, he has extensive international experience supporting business in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Chacon holds a B.S. in Mining Engineering from Universidad de Guanajuato and an M.B.A. from Universitat de Barcelona in Spain.