Executive Team

Administration and Logistics Team

Palm Trade Brazil Team

Warehouse Team Santiago-Chile

We are an experienced team with and extensive knowledge, we take care in achieving a deep understanding of our customer´s  needs. We are committed to deliver the best service and to offer quality products in the most demanding markets.

Eduardo opazo – Managing Director


  • Mechanical Engineer, MBA P. Universidad Católica, Chile
  • Alto Paraná S.A., ARAUCO – Commercial Director.
    • Sales and distribution of forestry products from Argentina to the Mercosur and US markets.
  • Arauco Distribución S.A., ARAUCO – Managing Director.
    • Achieves US$ 55 in sales (1999).
    • Sodimac acknowledgemet for service excellence (1997).
    • Strategic and operational planning of the company (1996).
  • Sodimac S.A.
    • Director of wood and building materials departments.
    • Memeber of the board at Maderas Sodimac S.A.
  • Infodema S.A.
    • Procurement, marketing and sales.
Hernán álvarez – Commercial Director

Veneer, MDF panels and OSB panels specialist
halvarez@palmtradechile.com +56 9 99184391

  • Industrial Engineer - U. de Chile, MBA-FAU (USA)
  • Celulosa Arauco S.A. – Planning and operations chief.
    • Responsible for the logistic and sales operations for the pulp business unit.
  • Servicios Logísticos S.A., filial de Arauco S.A. – Logistics development chief.
    • Established and applied among the whole company the best logistic practice.
    • Developed logistic- comercial information systems.
  • Infodema S.A.
    • Sales Manager.
    • Development manager.
ANA SALVATIERRA – Logistics and finance manager


Logistics and finance manager

  • Industrial Engineer U. de Chile
  • Construmart S.A.
    • Kitchen, bath and plumbeting department manager.
  • Arauco Distribución S.A.
    • Operations Director
  • Supermercados Unimarc S.A.
    • Home department manager
  • Sodimac S.A.
    • Kitchen, bath and plumbeting department manager
    • Commercial analyst for the wood and building materials department
  • Universidad de Chile.
    • Operations and administration manager
RODRIGO MONREAL – Sales and Procurement Director

Specialist in plywood and millwork products
 +56 9 66895111

  • Industral Engineer, Master of Science– U. Católica de Chile, CBA – U. of Washington.
  • Arauco Maderas
    • Corporate Marketing Director.
    • Commercial Director.: • Sales of Wood, millwork and plywood (in over 50 countries). Member of the board of Arauco Distribución Chile, Arauco Perú, Arauco Colombia, Arauco México, Arauco Australia, Arauco Japan.
  • Arauco USA.
    • Sales Director.
  • Asfaltos Chilenos S.A.
    • Commercial Director, industrial business unit.
  • Shell Chile S.A.
    • • Sales Director industrial business unit. Operations manager retail business unit.
JUAN PABLO OPAZO – Business Development Director

Specialist in sawntimber and logs
jpopazo@palmtradechile.com  +56 9 62088010

  • Business Administration – U. Adolfo Ibáñez
  • Master in Strategic Marketing – U. Adolfo Ibáñez
  • Business Development.
    • Negotiation and responsable of supply programs.
    • New customers & products development.
  • Business Development Analyst.
    • Review programs and customer service.
    • Logistic negotiation and shipping programs management.