Amado Boudou

Argentine politician

Amado Boudou (born November 19, 1963) is an Argentine businessman. He was the 35th Vice President of Argentina from December 2011 through December 2015. Before he was Minister of the Economy from 2009 to 2011.

Amado Boudou
Vice President of Argentina
In office
10 December 2011 – 10 December 2015
PresidentCristina Fernández de Kirchner
Preceded byJulio Cobos
Succeeded byGabriela Michetti
Minister of the Economy
In office
8 July 2009 – 10 December 2011
PresidentCristina Fernández de Kirchner
Preceded byCarlos Rafael Fernández
Succeeded byHernán Lorenzino
Executive Director of ANSES
In office
5 May 2008 – 7 July 2009
PresidentCristina Fernández de Kirchner
Preceded byClaudio Moroni
Succeeded byDiego Bossio
Personal details
Born (1963-11-19) 19 November 1963 (age 60)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
NationalityArgentina Argentine
Political partyFront for Victory
Justicialist Party
Spouse(s)Agustina Kämpfer (fiancée)
Alma materNational University of Mar del Plata
Center for Macroeconomic Studies of Argentina

In 2012 he was accused of influence peddling and money laundering.[1] He was sentenced to five years and ten months in prison, and banned for life from holding public office.[2]

References change

  1. "Amado Boudou, Argentina Vice President, Accused Of Illegal Enrichment, Money Laundering, Influence Peddling". Huffington Post. Retrieved September 26, 2012.
  2. "Argentina's former Vice-President Amado Boudou jailed for corruption". BBC News. 7 August 2018. Retrieved 12 August 2018.