President and Chief Executive Officer
Based at Pro Mujer’s international headquarters in New York City, Rosario Perez leads the organization’s executive team in providing hands-on technical expertise and strategic support to more than 2,100 employees who serve more than 286,000 clients across Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru.
Rosario was appointed to this position in 2008 following a distinguished 21-year career in private banking where she led multinational businesses and teams, and executed organizational transformations. Prior to joining Pro Mujer, she spent more than two decades in a number of senior leadership positions for J.P. Morgan Chase, culminating in becoming the executive in charge of its Private Bank Latin American division. In this role, Rosario was responsible for overall client management and operating and financial performance from 1997 to 2005. During her tenure, she oversaw the division’s successful execution of the Chase/J.P. Morgan merger, which included 475 employees in 10 offices worldwide, $30 billion dollars in assets under management and $280 million dollars in revenue.
Originally from Chihuahua, Mexico, Rosario received her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Universidad de las Américas (Mexico) and a Master’s degree in European History from Yale University.