Chief Administrative Officer & Co-Founder
Henry Silvestriz-Rohena (Henry Sr.) is Chief Administrative Officer of Vinci Holdings. In this role, Henry Sr. oversees all administrative operations within the organization. His day-to-day, activities include participating in the development and implementation all corporate strategies, overseeing corporate compliance and ensuring smooth corporate operations through improvement of corporate processes. Henry Sr. also has management capacity over operational affairs, finance, and compliance. He spearheads cross-functional team activities of projects, and guides the advancement of company endeavors, such as operational planning. He participates in acquisition strategic and deal review to help the company penetrate unexplored markets to achieve asset growth targets. Henry Sr. works closely with the CEO, other C-level officers, and the Board of Directors.
Prior to his present role with Vinci Holdings, Henry Sr. spent 30 years in the technology manufacturing sector and the telecommunications industry. In these roles, he was responsible for compliance with the FCC regulations associated with call tariffs and was a member of the General Committee for submarine cable systems, representing major companies like AT&T and Telefónica of Spain.
As an International Carrier Relations & Facilities executive, Henry Sr. managed operations for 22 countries and was the designated delegate to the Telephone Carriers’ annual meeting along with 7,000 other delegates from 2,000+ companies. As a delegate, he was responsible for negotiating international long-distance carrier agreements with international PTT's (Telephone Carriers) affecting 22 countries.
Henry Sr. has degrees in natural sciences, business administration, computer science, digital electronics and electrical engineering. His training also includes project management, quality, leadership and consumer relations. He lives in Texas, with his wife of 45 years, has two children and two grandchildren. He likes to spend time with family and his hobbies include genealogy research, cross-country travel, learning about other cultures, history and small craftsmanship.