Alberto Weretilneck

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Alberto Weretilneck
Governor of Río Negro
Assumed office
January 1, 2012
Lieutenant Ana Pichinini
Preceded by Carlos Soria
Vice-Governor of Río Negro
In office
December 10, 2011 – January 1, 2012
Preceded by Bautista Mendioroz
Succeeded by Ana Pichinini
Mayor of Cipolletti
In office
December 10, 2007 – December 7, 2011
Succeeded by Abel Baratti
Personal details
Born (1962-10-11) October 11, 1962 (age 52)
El Bolsón, Río Negro
Political party Broad Front
Front for Victory

Alberto Weretilneck (born October 11, 1962) is the current governor of Río Negro Province, Argentina.

Born in El Bolsón, Río Negro, he joined the center-left Broad Front, and was elected mayor of Cipolletti, Río Negro Province, in 2007.[1] He became a supporter of Kirchnerism and was elected Vicegovernor in 2011;[2] he was also named Vice President of the Broad Front on December 17, serving with Adriana Puiggrós.[3]

Weretilneck became governor on January 1, 2012, after the sudden death of Governor Carlos Soria.[4]