Executive Team

Non-executive Chairman

Patrick N.W. Turner is a Managing Director of VSS and is responsible for developing investment opportunities, structuring investments, conducting due diligence, executing transactions, and monitoring portfolio companies.

Mr. Turner joined VSS in 2014. Mr. Turner is currently a member of the board of the following VSS portfolio companies: IT-Ernity and MRG. Previously he was a Managing Director and a member of the Management Committee of Crescent Capital Group LP, a below investment grade alternative credit investment manager that was formerly part of Trust Company of the West, of which he also was a Managing Director. After his service with Crescent, he joined Crimson Capital, a leading private equity firm based in China, on whose investment committee he served. Prior to joining Trust Company of the West and Crescent in 2005, Mr. Turner was a Managing Partner and co-founder of Canterbury Capital Partners, where he was responsible for the firm’s mezzanine investing activities. Before that, Mr. Turner was a Director at Barclays Mezzanine Group for six years after serving as a Vice President in the leverage buyout group of Marine Midland Bank and as an Associate with Bankers Trust Company, which he joined in 1981.

He has had substantial involvement in investments in over 165 companies in the United States and internationally. Mr. Turner is a member of the Board of the American Friends for Oxford University and the Squash Doubles Association.

Group CEO

Eriko Bagatim holds a MBA Degree from INSEAD in France, and a B.S. degree in Mechatronics Engineering from Escola Politécnica – USP in Brazil. With more than 20 years in executive and consulting positions, for local and multinational companies, in many Latin American countries, Eriko successfully carried out assignments in P&L management, strategy development and implementation, operational improvement and M&A.

Prior to join Media Response, among other experiences, Eriko ran Tickets for Fun and Ticketek, the largest ticketing companies in South America, and led the strategic planning at Vivo, the largest mobile company in Brazil.

Group CFO

With a Bachelor degree in Law and Economics he has served in different Service companies, before joining Mediaresponse. Member of the founding team of Canalmail (predecessor to Media Response Group), Joaquin has a robust experience in the commercial and financial operations including controlling and operations at Sodexho Spain (1998-2001).

Country Manager

+15 years experience in Media and Marketing planning. Last 13 years on digital. Has a MBA and a Bachelors degree in Communications from UIC México. Has work experience in Tv Azteca, Telmex, MPG, Havas Media, and others. Speaker, Teacher, Coaching and digital lover.

Regional Director (Spain and Portugal)

Graduate in Spanish Language and Literature. 15 years working on the Marketing and Advertising Industry. Since 9 years ago, working on Digital marketing. Before, he was Sales Director in Addoor (spanish advertising Network). Currently, he is Country Manager for Spain and Portugal in Media Response.

Regional Director (Chile, Colombia, Peru and Argentina)

16 years experience in charge of marketing and communications. The last 9 years were 100% focused on digital as director and manager.

Has a Masters degree in Communications from the Catholic University of Chile, and has a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from the National University of Colombia. Have work experience with El Tiempo de Colombia (The times of Colombia), El Mercurio de Chile (The Mercury of Chile), Havas Media and others, focus on media and digital agencies, Post Graduate Professor in Digital Communication.

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