Board of Directors

Cruz Blanca Salud’s Board of Directors is formed by distinguished members of the business community.

Board of Directors

Commitment and a clear long-term strategic vision


Salvador Said studied economics and business administration at the Universidad Gabriela Mistral. He is executive director of the Said Group and president of The Endeavor Initiative Inc.

He is also a member of the boards of Embotelladora Andina, Parque Arauco, Banco BBVA Chile and Envases del Pacífico, as well as counsel of the boards of Claro Chile, Centro de Estudios Públicos (CEP) and Generación Empresarial.


Álvaro Erazo studied medicine at the Universidad de Chile. From 2008 to 2010, he served as Chile’s Secretary of Health.

From 2000 to 2006, he was a director of Fonasa and, from 1998 to 2000, Secretary of Health.

He was a director of Banco Estado from 2007 to 2008. Since 2010, he has been a consultant on Social Security in Health to the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and, in 2010, worked as an international consultant in public health policies in Guatemala, the Dominican Republic and Mexico.


Jorge Bande holds a master degree in economics from the American University. He is member of the board of ICARE and Inversiones Aguas Metropolitanas (IAM).

From 2006 to May 2013, he was member of the board of state-owned Codelco. He also served in the board of Edelnor, GNI Mejillones and Aguas lNG. Until 2006 he was CEO of Minera Leonor and member of the board of Minera El Tesoro and Empresa Nacional de Minería (Enami). Between 1990 and 1994 he served as vice president of development in Codelco, and then he became CEO of AMP Chile.

He is co-founder and executive director of the Centro de Estudios del Cobre y Minería (CESCO).

He teaches mineral economics in the graduate program of Universidad de Chile and UAI.

Gabriela Pueyo

Gabriela is the Executive councellor of Sanitas, she joined the Company in 2003 and since April 2010 she is General Director of Finance. Previously, she had different responsibilities in Strategy (as the Group's strategic program's director) and Corporate Development areas. She has also worked for McKinsey in Madrid, Mexico City and Buenos Aires. She is a bachelor in Economy and International Relations from Stanford University and she holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Carlos Jaureguizar

Carlos is Director of Strategy and Acquisitions for Sanitas since 2010. The department led by Carlos Jaureguizar leads Bupa's business expansion in the Latin America with the recent acquisition of the Chilean company Cruz Blanca Salud. A bachelor in Business Management from  Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros (CUNEF) and MBA from INSEAD, Jaureguizar started his career in Sanitas in 2009 and prior to this he was part of the creation of strategic projects for companies such as Accenture and Credit Suisse First Boston.

José Francisco Tomás

José was appointed in early 2014 as Medical Executive Director of Sanitas. He has a bachelor degree in Medicine and he is a Doctor from the Universidad de Salamanca with a specialization in Hematology from the Hospital Clínico de Salamanca. Prior to joining the Company, he was the Medical Director in the MD Anderson hospital in Madrid since 2010, a position he held simultaneously with the position of Associate Professor of the “Cancer Medicine” unit of the department of Lymphoma and Myeloma of University of Texas (USA).


Rodrigo Muñoz studied economics and business administration at the Universidad Católica de Chile. He has been general manager of the Said Group’s holding company since 1997. He is also a director of Isapre Cruz Blanca and Integramédica.

He has served as director of the hospitals of Cruz Blanca Salud and of companies related to the financial, manufacturing and real estate sectors in Chile and Argentina. Since 1993, he has been a professor of finance and corporate finance at the Universidad Católica de Chile.

Mónica Paramés

Mónica is a non-councellor secretary of Sanitas's Management Council and, since January 1, 2012, she is Human Resources Director and General Secretary for the Company, positions where she has responsibility over Legal, Human Resources, Real Estate, Claims Management and the Medical area. She started her career in Sanitas in 2000 as a Legal Department director. Previously, she worked in Principal Group and in Rato broadcasting network. Mónica Paramés is a bachelor in Law from Universidad San Pablo CEU, and a Master in Corporate Legal Advisory from Instituto de Empresa.

Iñaki Ereño

Iñaki is the delegate councellor of Sanitas for Spain and Latin America and is part of Bupa's Directors' Committee. He used to be General Director of Customers and Marketing for the company. Before working with Sanitas he was director of TPI Marketing Services (Telefónica Group), founder and president of and Customer Marketing director for Continente (nowadays Carrefour). Iñaki Ereño has a bachelor of Corporate Law from ICADE, and he holds an MBA from IESE and an AMP in Wharton Business School.