Mario Pani is the Regional Manager of Latin America for BayWa r.e. and is responsible for the expansion of the company to Latin America with a strong focus on the Mexican market including strategy, project development, energy sales, finance, project sales, O&M and construction. Prior to joining the company, he held the position of Chief Executive Officer of NuuPower USA Corp., a key player in the Mexican residential solar market as both a panel manufacturer and installer of solar systems. Mario led the expansion of operations into the US market.
Mario has over 25+ years of experience in management, finance, business development, and growth strategies across a range of industries. Previously, he served as the Managing Partner at Kairos Capital, a private equity firm focused in real estate investments in southern California. Mario has also held several key executive positions in real estate development, logistics and technology organizations. He began his career in private banking in Mexico with a focus on mergers and acquisitions.
Mario holds a B.S. in business administration and finance from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and an M.B.A. with concentration in entrepreneurship from Boston University Graduate School of Management. He is fluent in Spanish, English and conversational in Italian.