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Jorge Manuel Arias

Jorge Manuel

Corporación Continental


Jorge Manuel Arias is co-owner and managing Director of Corporación Continental, a 50 year old full service regional insurance broker firm with headquarters in Panama. The company services Panama, Central America & The Caribbean markets. Jorge is a creative risk management and insurance professional with more than 30 years in the field, who is always looking how to solve their client´s problems and to serve them better. He has vast experience in the management of international and domestic insurance programs as well as extensive product knowledge. 

He received a bachelor of science in Business administration from Babson College in the United States, with majors in Finance and Investments. He further obtained a master degree from Instituto Centroamericano de Administración de Empresas (INCAE) in Costa Rica. Jorge is also secretary and former President of Cámara Panameña de Empresas de Corretaje de Seguros (Insurance Brokerage Association) and director and former treasurer of Cámara de Comercio, Industrías y Agricultura de Panamá (Panama Chamber of Commerce).