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Ricardo Caballero And Max Colodro To Present At Annual Grupo Security Economic Seminar

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Ricardo Caballero And Max Colodro To Present At Annual Grupo Security Economic Seminar

The meeting "Can We Be Better Off?" will feature Mr. Caballero, a renowned Chilean economist and Director of MIT's World Economic Library, and Mr. Colodro, a political analyst. The two will discuss the national and international context in a challenging year for Chile.

Grupo Security will hold its Security Economic Seminar (SES) on Wednesday, August 9. This year's event, which is entitled "Can We Be Better Off?," will feature Chilean economist and Director of MIT's World Economic Laboratory, Ricardo Caballero, and renowned political analyst Max Colodro.

The initiative is designed to contribute to the understanding of the national and international economic and political context. Since its inception, this annual event has featured analyses of the challenges posed by the current financial situation and the market as well as Chile's presidential and parliamentary elections. The seminar will be inaugurated by the Chairman of the Board of Grupo Security, Francisco Silva, and will be moderated by its Chief Economist, Felipe Jaque. As has been the case in the past, approximately one thousand people are expected to attend the event, including clients, business owners, high-ranking executives from the financial sector, and opinion leaders.

The meeting will take place at Santiago's W Hotel and will be broadcast from 8:45 a.m. via livestreaming at www.security.cl.

During the event, Ricardo Caballero will analyze the current global economy, the challenges that it is facing and their impacts in Chile. Mr. Caballero is one of the most prestigious economists in the world. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad Católica de Chile and a doctorate in Economics from MIT and teaches at the latter institution. He has written various research papers on macroeconomics, finance and international economics.  He has also lectured at Colombia University and has worked as a consultant for the IMF, World Bank, Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank, among other institutions.

Max Colodro will analyze historical factors and projections for the political context in a year marked by the electoral environment and political reforms. Mr. Colodro is a sociologist and political analyst who holds a doctorate in Philosophy. He was the Research Director for the Secretariat General of the Presidency and Vice President of the UNESCO Chile National Commission. He is the Director of UAI's master's degree program in Political Communications, advises corporations and is a columnist.

Grupo Security is a financial group that participates in finance, asset management, insurance, travel and real estate. It has been recognized for its high standards of customer service and good work environment. The entity has stood out over the past 15 years as one of the best places to work in Chile according to Great Places to Work.

Grupo Security is currently carrying out a capital increase of CH$100 billion in order to capitalize the subsidiaries Banco Security and Inversiones Seguros Security, which includes the companies Vida Security and Protecta, the latter in Peru. This will allow Grupo Security to sustain commercial growth above the industry rates and strengthen the capital base of its main assets, Bank and Life Insurance.