Juan E. Marcó MSc
CEO and Director of Viticulture & Winemaking
Having studied as an agricultural engineer in Mendoza, Juan’s international outlook soon led him to complement his first degree with a Master of Science from UC Davis. After working in California for 5 years, Juan finally returned to his home town of Mendoza in 2004.
With extensive management experience in winemaking, Juan joined Finca Decero as CEO in 2007 embracing owner Thomas Schmidheiny’s vision for a sustainably farmed, world class estate which is immaculately managed by hand from vine to barrel. As CEO and with a background in viticulture and winemaking, Juan oversees the production and the fine quality of Decero wines.
Juan’s affinity with Thomas’ vision goes beyond the everyday of Finca Decero. Juan sees an opportunity and the freedom to balance a social, climate and economic agenda to benefit the community. As such, throughout his time as CEO he has managed a business social responsibility program which has been instrumental in improving the education, health and welfare of the local community.