On completion of his degree in Mechanical Engineering, specialising in vehicle technology, and a military career as an officer in the Argentinian army, Ricardo Alvaro began his professional career as an engineer in various prominent companies worldwide:


  • Volkswagen (Argentina, Brazil, USA, Germany)
  • Audi (Mexiko, Germany)
  • BMW (Germany)
  • Mini (Germany)
  • Skoda (Czech Republic, Poland)
  • Roll Royce (England)
  • Bugatti (Germany)
  • Lamborghini (India, Germany)
  • Ford (USA, Australia, South Africa, Argentina)
  • Toyota (Japan, China, India, Argentina)
  • Seat (Spain, Argentina)
  • Mercedes Benz (Argentina)
  • Volvo Trucks (Brazil, Argentina)
  • Tata (India, China)


  • Alstom
  • Bombardier

Oil & gas

  • YPF (Argentina)
  • Exxon Mobil (Argentina)
  • Chevron (Argentina)
  • Schlumberger (Argentina)
  • Petrobras (Brazil)
  • Panamerican Energy (Argentina)
  • Total (Argentina)


  • SMA Solar Technology (Germany and EMEA)

Armaments industry

  • ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (Germany)

Ricardo Alvaro Quiroga has long-term management experience (over 15 years) in various markets in Latin America (Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Columbia and Panama), the USA, Canada, Japan, China, Australia, India, South Africa and Europe (predominantly Germany) in the fields of quality management, supplier management, process and product optimisation, lean management and development, representing an important source of professional expertise.