The son of a Colombian diplomat, Alejandro Santo Domingo is a Colombian-American financier and businessman. Domingo received his education from the distinguished and exclusive Hotchkiss School and received a degree in History from Harvard University. He is actively involved in the management of his family’s conglomerate, Grupo Santo Domingo, in which he inherited control of after his father’s death in 2011.
Santo Domingo’s work primarily focuses on the operation of the Santo Domingo Group. He inherited an exclusive portfolio of the S.D. Group’s clientele, which includes SABMiller – one of the world’s largest brewing companies, controlling top brands such as Miller and Fosters. He acts as the chairman of the board for Grupo Empresarial Bavaria S.A., which is responsible for the production, distribution, and marketing of SABMiller products.
He also busies himself as the managing director of the New York based investment advisory firm Quadrant Capital Advisors. He sits on the board of the publicly traded Valorem, was elected on to the Board of Trustees for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and is part of the Board of Directors of the Colombian based non-profit organization Endeavor. Santo Domingo also involves himself with philanthropic work, which includes being part of the Board of Directors of DKMS – a non-profit organization that is often considered to be one of the largest bone marrow donor centers in the world.
In recent news, Alejandro’s fortune is estimated to have dropped almost $6 billion since March 2014 due to recent developments regarding the Santo Domingo family fortune split.