For more than 120 years, the Argentinean Industrial Association has been representing the industry interests

UIA was founded on February 7, 1887.

Currently, it has 171 members. All of them associations of the different industrial sectors. Manufacturing Sector Associations, representing local and foreign companies including automotive sector: Ford Motors Company, General Motors, Peugeot Citroen, Renault, FIAT, Toyota. Food companies such as Cargill Kraft Foods, Coca Cola, Cadbury, Stani, Danone, Seaborg, Quick Food, Unilever, Laboratories: Abbott, Lilly, Merck, Bayer, Astra Zeneca, 3M. Steel companies: Arcelor Mital. Additionally, are members companies like Telefónica and Telecom, Pan American Energy, Petrobras, John Deere, Accenture. Local Associations (Provincial Industrial Unions). And it is governed by: Executive Committee, Board of directors, Professional staff and different sections covering technical areas.


President of the Industrial Union Argentina (UIA)
Member of Aceitera General Deheza (AGD),  President of Agroaval

Global Business Coalition-UIA-Miguel Acevedo-Argentina

Mr. Miguel Acevedo is a member of Aceitera General Deheza (AGD) – a leading family exporting company in the agribusiness and food industry- since 1984. With over 30 years of leadership experience, Acevedo has held various positions and management areas during his career.

Currently serves as President of Agroaval, a leading company improving access of SME’s in Argentina to credit.

Institutional role

Since May 2017 he is President of the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA) where he previously served as Vice- President Pyimi and as Secretary.

Likewise, he served as Secretary in the Argentine Business Association (AEA) and as Treasurer of the Argentinean Biotechnology Chamber (CAB).

Mr. Miguel Acevedo formerly served as President of Nuevo Central Argentino (NCA)- a railway cargo company- as well as President of Fundación Exportar and President of Fundación Observatorio Pyme.

He is married, has five children and holds a degree in Business Administration.

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