Corporate Governance Guidelines

The Board of Directors has adopted these Corporate Governance Guidelines (the "Guidelines") to assist the Board of Directors in carrying out its oversight responsibilities. These Guidelines rules the functioning and operation of the Board of Directors and its committees.

Lead Independent Director Charter

The Board of Directors has adopted this Lead Independent Director Charter (the "LID Charter") to establish the position of the Lead Independent Director and rule its responsibilities and duties.

  • Martín Migoya

    Mr. Migoya has served as Chairman of our board of directors and Chief Executive Officer since 2005. He founded our company together with Messrs. Englebienne, Nocetti and Umaran in 2003. Mr. Migoya is frequently invited to lecture at various conventions and at universities like MIT and Harvard, and has been a judge at the Endeavor Entrepreneurs panel and at La Red Innova. Mr. Migoya was selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur in 2005 and won a Konex Award as one of the most innovative entrepreneurs of 2008. He was selected as an Argentine Creative Individual of 2009 (Círculo de Creativos de la Argentina) and received the Security Award as one of the most distinguished Argentine businessmen of 2009. He also received in 2009 the America Economía Magazine’s “Excellence Award”, which is given to entrepreneurs and executives that contribute to the growth of Latin American businesses. In 2011, Latin Trade recognized Mr. Migoya as Emerging CEO of the Year. In 2013, Mr. Migoya received the “Entrepreneur of the Year Award” from Ernst & Young. In 2019, he was named Top CEO of the Year at the 2019 CEO World Awards and CEO of the year by El Cronista Comercial (Argentina). He is a member of the Young President’s Organization and a board member of Endeavor Argentina. Mr. Migoya holds a degree in electronic engineering from Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP) and a master’s degree in business administration, from the Universidad del Centro de Estudios Macroeconómicos de Argentina. He co-authored two books, "The Never Ending Digital Journey" and "Embracing the power of AI", where he shares his thoughts on how technology is changing the world and how brands need to adapt to lead this revolution. Since July 2021, Mr. Migoya is the Manager of LLC. We believe that Mr. Migoya is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his intimate familiarity with our company and the perspective, experience, and operational expertise in the technology services industry that he has developed during his career and as our co-founder and Chief Executive Officer.

  • Martín Gonzalo Umaran

    Mr. Umaran has served as a member of our board of directors since 2012 as well as Chief of Staff since 2013 to 2020. As Globant’s Chief of Staff, Mr. Umaran was responsible for coordinating our back-office activities, supporting executives in daily projects and acting as a liaison to our senior management. Since 2008, he is also responsible for our mergers and acquisitions processes and for strategic initiatives. From 2005 to 2012, he served as Globant’s Chief Operations Officer and Chief Corporate Business Officer, in charge of managing our delivery teams and projects. In 2022, Mr. Umaran was appointed as Chief Corporate Development Officer, responsible to incorporate other organizations into the Company as part of its global growth strategy. He has also been named President for EMEA, working side by side with our team in the region to achieve Globant’s growth plans. Together with his three Globant co-founders, Mr. Umaran was selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur in 2005. Mr. Umaran holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP) and a Masters in Business Administration from IDEA. We believe that Mr. Umaran is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his intimate familiarity with our company and his perspective, experience, and operational expertise in the technology services industry that he has developed during his career as a co-founder of our company.

  • Guibert Andrés Englebienne

    Mr. Englebienne has served as a member of our board of directors since 2003 In 2021, Mr. Englebienne became President of Globant X and Globant Ventures to help drive the success of these initiatives. He also was appointed President for Latin America, a role to provide strategic advice to our regional leadership. Mr. Englebienne previously served as our Chief Technology Officer from 2003 to 2021. He is one of Globant’s co-founders. Prior to co-founding Globant, Mr. Englebienne worked as a scientific researcher at IBM and, later, as head of technology for Inc. As Globant’s Chief Technology Officer, he oversees the technological development of Globant's diverse Studios, each a deep pocket of expertise with a focus on incorporating the latest trends to bring solutions to global companies. Together with his three Globant co-founders, Mr. Englebienne was selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur in 2005. In addition to his responsibilities at Globant, Mr. Englebienne is President of Endeavor Argentina. In 2011, he was included in Globalization Today’s “Powerful 25” list. Mr. Englebienne holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering from the Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires in Argentina. We believe that Mr. Englebienne is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his intimate familiarity with our company and his perspective, experience, and operational expertise in the technology services industry that he has developed during his career as our co-founder and executive officer.

  • Francisco Álvarez-Demalde

    Mr. Álvarez-Demalde has been a member of the board since 2007. Mr. Álvarez-Demalde served as a member of Globant’s Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee since April 21, 2020, and as a chair of such committee since September 30, 2023. He is a founder and co-managing partner of Riverwood Capital, a leading growth-capital private equity firm focused on the global technology industry, and one of the largest early investors in Globant. Mr. Alvarez-Demalde has built the Riverwood franchise into a leading global technology investment firm, as an active partner to founders and management teams helping scale companies from the $10s of millions to the $100s of millions in revenues. During the past decade, Riverwood has been an active investor in more than 70 technology companies, which have grown their revenues at +45% per year on average during that period. Prior to establishing Riverwood, Mr. Alvarez-Demalde was an investment executive at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), where he focused on leveraged buyouts in the technology industry and other sectors. He also previously held roles with Eton Park Capital Management and Goldman Sachs & Co. Mr. Alvarez-Demalde has invested and been actively involved in the development, operations, and growth of several successful businesses across North America, Latin America and other geographies. Mr. Alvarez-Demalde earned a Licentiate (Honors) in Economics from Universidad de San Andres, Argentina (including an exchange program at the Wharton School). He has led investments in or is a current or former Director or Advisor of several technology companies, including 99, Alog Data Centers do Brasil, Billtrust (Nasdaq: BTRS), Cloudblue, Dock, Globant (NYSE: GLOB), GOintegro, Greenhouse, Industrious, Insider, LAVCA, Mandic, MotionPoint, Navent, Nubox, Pixeon, RD Station, SecurityScorecard, Shiphero, Technisys, VTEX (NYSE: VTEX), among others. Mr. Alvarez-Demalde is also a Global Ambassador with Endeavor and interested in non-profit initiatives related to education. We believe that Mr. Álvarez-Demalde is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his considerable business experience in the technology industry and his experience serving as a director of other companies.

  • Andrea Mayumi Petroni Merhy

    Ms. Petroni Merhy has served as a member of our board of directors and a member of our corporate governance and nominating committee since April 2022. She is a Managing Director, Head of Business Advisory & Execution and member of the Management Committee for the Investment and Corporate Banking in Asia Pacific at JPMorgan Chase. Prior to that, Ms. Petroni Merhy held a number of leadership roles within JPMorgan Chase including Head of Finance & Business Management for the Investment and Corporate Banking and Wholesale Payments in Asia Pacific, Senior Business Manager for China, Head of Human Resources for Latin America and Head of Finance & Strategy for the Investment Banking in Latin America. From 2015 to 2021, Ms. Petroni Merhy also served as a Board Member of the JPMorgan Chase Bank (China) Company Limited, joining the Nominating and Related Party Transactions committees. Earlier in her career, Ms. Petroni Merhy was an investment banker advising clients on mergers & acquisitions, capital raising and strategic alternatives across all industries in Latin America. Ms. Petroni Merhy holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Escola de Administração de Empresas Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Brazil. We believe that Ms. Petroni Merhy is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to her extensive business experience, risk management expertise and financial understanding.

  • Alejandro Nicolás Aguzin

    Mr. Aguzin was Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors of the Hong Kong Stock Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. between May 2021 and February 2024. Since 2017, Mr. Aguzin has served as a member of the board of directors, the audit committee and the nominating and corporate governance committee of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ: MELI). Prior to that role, from 2020 to May 2021, Mr. Aguzin served as the Chief Executive Officer of J.P. Morgan’s International Private Bank and a member of the Operating Committee for the firm’s Asset & Wealth Management business. In addition, Mr. Aguzin has held leadership roles spanning lines of business and geographies during his more than 30 years with J.P. Morgan, including serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for the Asia Pacific Region from 2012 to 2020, where he oversaw the firm’s overall activities across the Asia Pacific. Prior to that position, he served as Chief Executive Officer for J.P. Morgan Latin America, where he was responsible for overseeing all of J.P. Morgan’s activities in Latin America. He was also the Head of Investment Banking Coverage, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets in the region. He joined J.P. Morgan in Buenos Aires in 1990 as a financial analyst in the Credit Group and has spent his career advising clients on strategic and corporate finance transactions. During 2008 and 2009, in addition to his responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer for Latin America and head of Latin America Investment Banking, Mr. Aguzin served as Senior Country Officer for Brazil. Mr. Aguzin is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Asia Society as well as the Eisenhower Fellowships. He is also a member of the Asia Pacific Council of the Nature Conservancy. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Andrew McLaughlin

    Mr. McLaughlin is a co-founder and Partner at Higher Ground Labs, a startup accelerator for and venture investor in startups that strengthen democratic institutions and governance. Mr. McLaughlin also serves as Senior Advisor at Sandbox AQ, which combines artificial intelligence and quantum technologies to address challenging problems in cybersecurity, life sciences and healthcare, materials science and manufacturing, global navigation and financial services. From 2019 to 2023, Mr. McLaughlin served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Assembly OSM, a venture-backed startup focused on improving the methods of constructing urban buildings. In addition, Mr. McLaughlin serves as Co-Chair of the board of Access Now, a global not-for-profit devoted to defending and extending the digital rights and security of activists, journalists and citizens at risk around the world. He is also a member of the board of directors and the executive committee of the Starknet Foundation, a permissionless protocol to scale Ethereum while retaining Ethereum’s security and decentralization. Mr. McLaughlin’s prior experience also includes the following: Executive Director of the Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale University from 2017 to 2018, Partner at betaworks from 2012 to 2016, Chief Executive Officer of Digg and Instapaper from 2013 to 2015, board member of Chartbeat from 2012 to 2019, Executive Vice President of Tumblr from 2011 to 2012, member of President Obama’s senior White House staff as Deputy Chief Technology Officer of the United States from 2009 to 2011, Director of Global Public Policy at Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) from 2003 to 2009 and Vice President, Chief Policy Officer and Chief Financial Officer of ICANN from 1999 to 2023. Mr. McLaughlin holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a B.A. from Yale University.

  • Linda Rottenberg

    Ms. Rottenberg has served as a member of our board of directors since 2017 and as a member and chairman of Globant's Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee between 2020 and September 2023. Since September 30, 2023 Ms. Rottenberg has been appointed as member of Globant’s Audit Committee. Ms. Rottenberg previously served as a member of the Audit Committee from May 9, 2017 through August 2021. She is the Co- Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Endeavor Global Inc., a leader of the global entrepreneurship movement, since 1997. With offices in 40 countries, 500 employees, and an unrivaled network, Endeavor Global Inc. rigorously identifies, selects, and scales the most innovative companies in emerging and underserved markets. Endeavor Entrepreneurs have collectively produced 4 million jobs and annually generates over $27 billion in revenue. Ms. Rottenberg also oversees Endeavor Catalyst Funds, a pioneering co-investment fund that is widely recognized as a premier venture investor in Latin America, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Africa, Europe, and the United States. Since launching in 2012, Endeavor Catalyst Funds has raised over $250 million across three funds, made 160 investments across 30 countries, and realized 10 exits. Under Ms. Rottenberg's leadership, Endeavor Catalyst Fund has made investments in Latin America, including Globant S.A., Rappi (valued at more than $3.5 billion), and Creditas (valued at $1.75 billion), Europe/Middle East, including Peak Games (acquired by Zynga in $1.8 billion) and (valued at more than $15 billion), and Southeast Asia, including Bukalapak (valued at more than $2.5 billion) and RUMA (acquired by Go-JEK). In addition to serving as a member of our board of directors, Ms. Rottenberg currently serves as a Director and Compensation Committee Chair to OLO, the leading SaaS-based food-ordering platform, and Reinvent Technology Partners Z, a SPAC formed by LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman and Zynga founder Marc Pincus (NYSE: RTPZ-U). She formerly served as a Director and member of the Compensation Committee of ZAYO Group, an $8.3 billion global bandwidth infrastructure company. She is a member of YPO, CFR, and the Yale President’s Council on International Activities. Her 2014 book, "CRAZY IS A COMPLIMENT", became an instant New York Times bestseller. Ms. Rottenberg has been named “Innovator for the 21st Century” (TIME), “America’s Best Leader” (U.S. News) and “Global Leader for Tomorrow" (World Economic Forum). She is the subject of four Harvard Business School and one Stanford GSB case studies. Other honors include: Silicon Valley Forum Visionary Award; Heinz Award; Babson College Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters; Yale Law School Award of Merit. Ms. Rottenberg is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School. We believe that Ms. Rottenberg is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to her knowledge and experience in the technology industry and experience serving as director of other companies.

  • Maria Pinelli

    Ms. Pinelli has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2021 and our audit committee since August 2021. She currently serves on the board of directors of Archer Aviation, Inc (NYSE: ACHR) and Clarim Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: CLRMU).  Previously, Ms. Pinelli served as Global Vice Chair of Ernst & Young LLP (“EY”) from 2011 to 2017 and led EY’s Global Strategic Growth Business unit with a focus on serving entrepreneurs and private and public companies poised for exponential growth. Ms. Pinelli led EY’s efforts across all business sectors overseeing the Americas, Europe, Middle East, India, Africa, Asia Pacific and Japan, regions covering over 150 countries. During the same period, she also served as EY’s Global IPO Leader, helping clients prepare for the public markets including IPO readiness, SOX compliance and how to manage stakeholder expectations. Prior to leading the global business of EY, Ms. Pinelli was EY’s Director of Strategic Growth Markets for the Americas from 2006 to 2011. In this role, Ms. Pinelli led a team of over 5,000 professionals serving high growth private, pre-IPO companies, and public and private equity backed businesses. Following her role as Global Vice Chair, from 2018 to 2020, Ms. Pinelli led EY’s Consumer Products and Retail sector based in the US Southeast. Ms. Pinelli is a qualified public accountant in Canada and the United Kingdom, and prior to her career at EY, was a lead client service partner serving significant clients in the technology, consumer and retail sectors. She has been involved in multiple IPOs and M&A strategic transactions over her career. Ms. Pinelli received her Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University and completed executive programs at Harvard Business School and the Kellogg School of Management. Ms. Pinelli has also participated as a speaker at the Most Powerful Women Summit and G20 summits, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, CNBC and Squawk Box. In addition, she was admitted to the Committee 200 and named to the list of Power 100 Women. Ms. Pinelli has also served as Chair of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship and a member of the World Economic Forum Global Growth Company Advisory Committee. We believe that Ms. Pinelli is well-qualified to serve as a director and financial expert due to her previous leadership roles, international business experience, financial acumen and extensive experience in advising growth companies.