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Hugh González


Hugh González is General Counsel, overseeing the company’s legal and compliance departments.

Named to the position in 2021, he advises OFG’s and Oriental’s executive and senior leadership on strategic initiatives, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities, regulation, corporate governance and commercial matters.

Mr. González played an important role in completing the acquisitions of Scotiabank’s Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands operations in 2019 and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria’s Puerto Rico operations in 2012.

He also serves as Assistant Secretary of the Board of Directors of OFG Bancorp and Oriental Bank and as Secretary of the Boards of Directors of various subsidiaries, including Oriental Financial Services LLC, OFG Ventures, and OFG USA LLC.

From 2012-2020, he was the company’s Deputy General Counsel. Prior to this, he was an Associate at McConnell Valdés LLC, a major Puerto Rico law firm, where he was elected Member.

Mr. González earned his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Columbia College, Columbia University, and his J.D. from New York University School of Law.