Management

Discover the background, education, and experience of the Xstreco management team.

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Organizational Structure

At Xstreco, the Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the governance, strategic planning and ethical policies of the organization. The management team, under the guidance of the Board, is responsible for implementing the company's strategy, overseeing operations, and evaluating the success of the organization through both quantitative and qualitative metrics.

Name

Nicolas Ehrminger

Role

Chief Executive Officer

Based

Switzerland

Nicolas Ehrminger is a dedicated and results-oriented leader, committed to fostering growth and innovation. His service in the military, highlighted by his achievements as a qualified athlete and aerobatic pilot, has instilled in him a strong sense of discipline and leadership.

Transitioning to the field of compliance and regulation, Nicolas has exhibited remarkable proficiency. At Xstreco, he has been instrumental in advancing cutting-edge infrastructure, particularly in the areas of compliance, administration, and sustainability.

Nicolas' unwavering dedication to excellence is a reflection of his esteemed family heritage. His great-grandfather, Johannes Nestler, a pioneering mining engineer who graduated from the prestigious "Bergakademie" in Freiberg, Germany, in 1926, established a family legacy deeply rooted in the mining industry. Upholding this legacy, Nicolas is dedicated to perpetuating the family’s tradition of excellence and innovation in the mining sector, while also embracing modern principles of compliance and sustainability.

Name

Antonio Espada

Role

Managing Director for Development

Based

Spain

Antonio Espada discovered his passion for engineering and technology at an early age. He began his career at companies such as CASA and Aeroterwia, developing innovative thermo-mechanical solutions.

His talent and dedication led to promotions and industry recognition.‍ After military service, Antonio Espada joined IPIAC, a Brazilian and Paraguayan company specializing in the production of mining machinery. His expertise helped him rise through the ranks and play a critical role in the company's success. In the early 2000s, he moved to Ecuador to establish MIMADER SA, his third mining company.

Despite challenges, his leadership helped MIMADER become a leader in Ecuador's mining industry.‍ Returning to Spain, he founded and managed several metallurgical companies, continuing to innovate and grow the industry. With over 30 years of experience in the mining of metals and minerals, Antonio Espada is a respected authority in the field and has contributed significantly to its growth and development.