Ricardo Manuel Falú

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and President, New Energy Technologies

Ricardo Falú unites our company’s global operations to accelerate the delivery of greener, smarter energy solutions to our customers and communities.

Over the last 20 years, Ricardo has brought his diverse experiences in energy, finance, legal and business to AES. Prior to serving as COO, he most recently led global Strategy, Commercial and Marketing teams to set AES’ long term decarbonization strategy to accelerate the future of energy while enabling our customers’ energy transitions. Under his leadership as President of the Andes SBU and CEO of AES Andes, including AES Chile, AES Colombia and AES Argentina, Ricardo launched the markets’ transformational Greentegra strategy through which we are accelerating the decarbonization of Chile, advancing the diversification of Colombia’s electricity system and supporting energy integration with Argentina. 

Prior to his role as President of the Andes SBU and CEO of AES Andes, Ricardo served as the CFO for our businesses in the Andes and in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. He focused on Strategic and Financial Planning, Accounting and Tax to help build a strong and competitive renewables pipeline as CFO. Since joining AES in 2003, Ricardo has accelerated our company’s transformation through additional leadership roles in Corporate Finance, FP&A, Investor Relations, M&A and Strategy.

Ricardo is a National Public Accountant certified by the Universidad Nacional de Salta in Argentina and graduated summa cum laude with an Executive MBA from IAE Business School. He continued his education through executive financial, business and management programs at Darden Business School, The Wharton School and Harvard Business School. Ricardo serves on the Boards of Directors of AES Andes and Fluence.

Ricardo resides in Maryland with his wife and three kids. He enjoys playing soccer and tennis and traveling with his family.