InterBarge’s mission is to provide safe, efficient and reliable fluvial logistics solutions to its customers. Our employees and fleet are central to the success of this endeavor and, as such, we take pride in only hiring the best captains and crews in the Hidrovia and in operating and maintaining a modern fleet of convoys that can perform at the highest standards that our customers expect from us. We are committed to being our customers’ trusted partner for all their fluvial logistics needs and to always put safety, competence and environmental responsibility at the forefront of our work.
The mission of Interbarge and its employees is to manage the company’s marine transportation assets and related equipment and infrastructure to maximize the services available to and satisfaction of its customers. Interbarge employees are central to the success of this endeavor and as such are treated and are required to treat others with respect and support, always putting safety, customer care and environmental responsibility at the forefront of their work.
Diego Azqueta - General Manager
Mr. Azqueta holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires and an MBA from Harvard Business School (Class of 2002). He started his career in 1994 at ESSO S.A.P.A. (Exxon) in the Logistics and Transportation Department. He held several managerial positions at Procter & Gamble Co. (1996-2000) and Consultores V.C. (2000), where he gained operations, marketing and business development experience. Mr. Azqueta joined Intergas Shipping & Trading as a partner in 2003. He has been with Interbarge since its founding in 2007 and has lead its development, spearheading commercial negotiations with mining companies and international trading houses and developing capital projects.
Lisandro Chamut – Commercial Manager
Mr. Chamut holds a BS in Industrial Engineering and a title of Specialist in Finance, both from the Universidad Nacional de Rosario. He joined InterBarge in February 2011 to be part of the Operations & Chartering Department and since April 2017 became the Commercial Manager of the company. Before that, he worked since 2007 in Randon Argentina (a company of Empresas Randon, the largest manufacturer of trailers and semi-trailers in Latin America).
Stanley Geddes – Technical Manager
Mr. Geddes has been involved on a variety of technical and operational roles in the Hidrovia Parana Paraguay for more than 15 years. Prior to joining InterBarge as its Technical Manager, he was the Port Technical Manager for Louis Dreyfus Paraguay and the Technical Manager for Logico Paraguay – Louis Dreyfus’ barging operation – from February 2010 to September 2014. He started his career at inland river operator Del Bene in 1998 and then worked for Fluviomar from 2001 to 2006. Between 2007 and 2010 he was part of InterBarge’s Commercial and Operations department.
Alejandro Martínez Sierra – Supply Chain Manager
Mr. Martinez Sierra has gained more than 10 years of procurement experience, half of them as supply chain regional manager. Along the years, he led substantial negotiations and improvement projects based on operating efficiency, achiving sifnificant savigs. He holds degree a Marketing Management, Public Accountant an Bussines Graduate, from the Catholic University of Uruguay. Martínez Sierra is joined Interbarge in September 2014 to run the Supply Chain Department. Before joining Interbarge, he worked for Coca - Cola Company, where he joined to contribute in strategy planning and implementation for raw materials and cooler equipment purchases as Procurement Chief.