Panama President, Motta International
Chair, Copa Holdings
President’s Leadership Council
Areas of Expertise
Stanley Motta is president of Motta International and chair of Copa Holdings, ASSA Group, and Bahia Investments. He has been a member of the Inter-American Dialogue since 2010 and joined the President’s Leadership Council in 2014. Over the past three decades, Motta has expanded his companies throughout Latin America, emphasizing the need for corporate social responsibility. He is chair of Sumarse, an organization dedicated to the promotion of CSR; a trustee of ANCON, a nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving biodiversity; and a trustee of the Central America Leadership Initiative (CALI). Motta is member of the Advisory Board of the EGADE Business School at the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education and of the IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. Motta completed his undergraduate studies at Tulane University.