Rodrigo Hetz, MBA 06

Chilean HR expert

Rodrigo Hetz, MBA 06

Rodrigo Hetz, 46, an executive in international business, strategy, and human resources, died unexpectedly in January. Colleagues and friends say Hetz had a passion for connecting with people and empowering them.

“He had a sensibility for understanding how human beings work, how we behave and react, and how we can be motivated,” says Christian Urazan, MBA 06 (read more in his alumni note).

At time of his death, Hetz was the corporate people manager for CMPC, a Chilean pulp and paper company. He is survived by his wife, Claudia, and children, Emilia and Diego.