Managing Director // Customer Champion

“I am proud to be a Caterpillar employee. The way the company promotes the respect for others, diversity and inclusion, makes this company very special and unique,” said Marcelo Prado Parraguez, Caterpillar Financial Southern Cone Managing Director.

Employees at Cat Financial Chile partner with customers and dealers to ensure they get the equipment they need in a fashion that compliments their own business needs.

Marcelo says customers focus as an employee is key, because our customers represent the core of our business. He feels, Caterpillar is different from other companies because it drives a culture of putting the customer first. “I feel extremely proud to be part of this company and have yellow blood.

Marcelo first began his career with Caterpillar 21 years ago, as Territory Manager. He assumed a variety of management roles all over Brazil in the years following, eventually relocating to Nashville, Tennessee, where he led the Account Services and Customer Solutions departments. Marcelo returned to Chile as Caterpillar Financial Southern Cone Managing Director.

“My mission is to lead Caterpillar Financial operations in the Southern Cone to offer our customers and dealers exceptional financing solutions to help them growth their businesses and, in turn, grow ours.” said Marcelo