Presenting the future of shopping

Within Chile's business community, Horst Paulmann has been named one of the country's greatest entrepreneurs. Through his company, Cencosud SA, Paulmann introduced the first hypermarkets to Chile, and then to other countries in the region.

Paulmann also brought innovative ideas to other formats such as department stores, home improvement stores and shopping centers. Today Cencodus SA is one of the largest retail conglomerates in Latin America, with a presence in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Peru.