May 12, 1999
Aeroterra Announces New
Ing. Esteban Takacs and Ing. Pedro Barbero
Argentina. - Aeroterra S.A. (Buenos Aires)
has appointed Esteban Takacs as Forestry Director.
Takacs is managing two major forest inventory
projects in Argentina-native forests inventory
for the Secretaria de Recursos Naturales y Desarrollo
Sostenible, and plantation forests inventory for
the Secretaria de Agricultura.
Takacs has an internationally
distinguished career as a forestry researcher,
manager, and statesman, including Subsecretary
of Argentina's Subsecretariate of Agriculture
and Livestock (1970-71), and Renewable Natural
Resources (1971-73). From 1976-81), he was Argentina's
Ambassador to Canada. He has served as officer
and director to several forest products companies,
is a member of the Buenos Aires National Academy
of Sciences and the National Academy of Agronomy.
In addition to Director of Aeroterra, S.A. Takacs
is President of the Argentina Forestry Research
Aeroterra S.A. (Buenos
Aires) has also appointed Pedro Barbero as Commercial
Director. In his new role, Barbero will oversee
marketing and sales, technical support, and training
and education departments.
Barbero has 15 years of
marketing and business development experience
in the USA, Italy, and Argentina. He is an industrial
engineer with an MBA from Columbia University
Aeroterra, founded in 1973, is the
leading company in Latin America providing
geoprocessing services and products to diverse
markets, including forestry, agriculture,
petroleum exploration, mining, urban and rural
cadasters, telecommunications and business
geographics. Aeroterra is also the exclusive
representative for Argentina and Uruguay of
the leading geoinformation companies, including
ESRI, ERDAS and Radarsat.