|Aníbal Gaviria Correa|
|Mayor of Medellín|
January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2015
|Preceded by||Alonso Salazar|
|Succeeded by||Federico Gutiérrez|
|Governor of Antioquia|
January 1, 2004 – December 31, 2007
|Preceded by||Eugenio Prieto Soto|
|Succeeded by||Luis Alfredo Ramos|
January 16, 1966 |
Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
|Political party||Liberal Party|
|Alma mater||EAFIT University
Aníbal Gaviria Correa (Medellín, 16 January 1966) is a Colombian politician who recently served as the mayor of Medellín, the second-largest city in Colombia and the capital of the department of Antioquia. Beforehand, Gaviria was the Governor of Antioquia and is currently a visiting scholar at University of California, Berkeley.
Gaviria studied a business administration at EAFIT University, and he later studied at the Extension School of Harvard University.
During his career in the public administration is to be highlighted his term as Governor of Antioquia between 2004 and 2007, where he directed the management efforts to unified the work with other actors in the state towards the pursuit of higher levels of equity and development for the citizens of Antioquia.
In 2007 the “Proyecto Líder Colombia” recognized him as the best Governor of Colombia. As a leader his management reached 89% favorability. In 2009 he was a presidential candidate of the Liberal Party and then vice presidential running mate of his party in the 2010 elections.
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