Fabiola Arredondo

Managing Partner, Siempre Holdings

Fabiola Arredondo is the Managing Partner of Siempre Holdings, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

She is also a non executive Board Director of Rodale Inc., Saks Inc., Experian Group plc, a Board Trustee of Sesame Workshop, and a Board Trustee and Co-Chair of the National Council of the World Wildlife Fund in the United States.

Arredondo has also served as a non executive Board Director of the Intelsat Corporation, Bankinter S.A., and the BOC Group plc.

From 1997 to 2001, Arredondo was the Managing Director of Yahoo! Europe where she built and led the team and profitable eight-country operation that drove Yahoo! to become the leading internet network in Europe. During her time there she was featured on Fortune Europe's "Most Powerful Women's" list, and after leaving Yahoo! she was selected by an independent jury in 2001 to top the "Most Influential Women in European Business" list for the Wall Street Journal Europe.

Arredondo joined Yahoo! from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC Worldwide) where she was the Director of International Distribution, responsible for the international television program licensing business which marketed, sold and co-produced programming across the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe. She was a member of BBC Worldwide's Executive Board and was also an executive Board Director of its European Channel Management Board which oversaw the BBC World and BBC Prime television channels in Europe.

Before joining the BBC, Arredondo was at BMG Entertainment, the music and television division of Bertelsmann A.G., where she was the Director of Strategic Planning and then the Regional Vice President of International A&R and Marketing, accountable for marketing its music labels and artists across Spain, Portugal and Latin America.

A graduate of Stanford University and the Harvard Business School, she has also been a term member of the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the World Economic Forum.