Alfredo Riviere is an Investor/Partner and Senior Advisor to the Company. He is a highly respected and prominent Venezuelan Industrialist, Engineer, Inventor and Financial Investor. Dr. Riviere is the President of Sural C.A. (sural.com), which he founded in 1978. Sural is the largest aluminum rod, wire and cable company in South America and one of the largest producers of aluminum overhead electrical transmission cable in the world. The Sural Group of Companies has plants, offices and facilities in Caracas and Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela; London, England; Quebec, Canada and Toronto, Italy.
Dr. Riviere is President of ACPC Inc. (Ex Alcoa and Kaiser) one of the largest manufacturers of aluminum cable in the United States. He is also the CEO of Technalum Research Co. which does research and development for the Sural Group and holds approximately 48 patents. He is President of Commercial y Tecnica de Aluminio C.A. in Venezuela which is a producer of automotive parts for export. He is also President of Alusur an aluminum smelting company with a capacity of 250,000 metric tons per year being promoted in Venezuela.
Alfredo began his illustrious career over 40 years ago with Reynolds Metals and in his early years worked with many large multi-national industrial companies. He is a member of numerous professional associations and civic and charitable organizations.
Dr. Rivere has a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from Universidad Javeriana. Bogota, Colombia; where he also did post graduate studies in digital circuits. He did graduate studies at the M.I.T. Sloan School in Cambridge, Massachusetts in industrial management. He has a Doctorial Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Graduate School of Engineering at M.I.T. He is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Italian.