Germán Cardona Gutiérrez

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Germán Cardona Gutiérrez
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9th Minister of Transport of Colombia
In office
7 August 2010 (2010-08-07) – 28 May 2012 (2012-05-28)
President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
Preceded by Andrés Uriel Gallego
Succeeded by Cecilia Álvarez-Correa Glen
Mayor of Manizales
In office
1 January 2000 (2000-01-01) – 1 January 2003 (2003-01-01)
Preceded by Jorge Enrique Rojas Quiceno
Succeeded by Néstor Eugenio Ramírez Cardona
In office
June 1992 – December 1994
Preceded by Victoria Eugenia Osorio
Succeeded by Mauricio Arias Arango
Governor of Caldas
In office
September 1989 – August 1990
President Virgilio Barco Vargas
Preceded by Victoria Eugenia Osorio
Personal details
Born (1956-12-28) 28 December 1956 (age 60)
Manizales, Caldas, Colombia
Nationality Colombian
Political party Party of the U
Other political
Spouse(s) Angela María Acebedo (1982–present)
  • Alejandra Cardona Acevedo
  • Rafael Cardona Acevedo
Alma mater National University of Colombia (BEng, 1978)
Profession Civil Engineer
Religion Roman Catholic

Germán Cardona Gutiérrez (born 28 December 1956) is a Colombian politician who served as the 9th Minister of Transport of Colombia in the Administration of President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón from 2010 to 2012. A civil engineer and businessman, he was twice elected Mayor of Manizales, once appointed Governor of the Department of Caldas, and served as chairman of the Once Caldas in 2005.[1][2]


  1. ^ "¿Quién es el próximo Mintransporte, Germán Cardona?" [Who is the next Minister of Transport Germán Cardona?]. Caracol Radio (in Spanish). 2010-06-23. Retrieved 2010-10-22. 
  2. ^ "Así es Germán Cardona, nuevo Ministro de Transporte" [This is how the new Minister of Transport, Germán Cardona is]. Dinero (in Spanish). [permanent dead link]

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