Roberto García Moritán is an economist and gastronomic entrepreneur with a past in public management, but his leap to popularity came from having married the model and host Carolina Ardohain. Pampita’s husband will head the list of candidates for the Buenos Aires Legislature for United Republicans, the space led by Ricardo López Murphy.
García Moritán broke the silence after confirming his launch into politics and did so on the radio program Subway led by Nicolás Cajg (Cayetano), in which he regularly participates as a columnist: “We are a group of people with similar dreams. topping the list of legislators on Ricardo’s team (López Murphy), in the City. It would be number one on the list, “he said.
He said that if the porteños accompany him with their vote, he will try to “be the voice of all gastronomic and all businesses of the City that they need to have someone who understands the problem of making ends meet, of paying salaries, of what it means to be a SME in the Federal Capital. “
Master in Finance from CEMA, he is a 43-year-old gastronomic entrepreneur who recently got involved in politics and has been developing different activities related to social work in the City and in the province of Buenos Aires. He married Pampita in 2019, after three months of courtship, and is close to being the father of a daughter.
García Moritán is a member of the United Republicans team led by Ricardo López Murphy.
Asked about what Pampita told him when he told him about his decision to run as a candidate, he said that when they met he was already working in the Buenos Aires government, with María Eugenia Vidal: “He knew me like that and he always knew that this was part of me and my vocation“, he assured.
“I do not have to be accountable to anyone. I am going to respond to my beliefs and that way of doing politics is different from when a friend or relative or an economic agreement gives you. I am united by a conviction and an opportunity that honors me. I want to be part of the transformation of this country“, he pointed.
Pampita defended her husband’s candidacy in the last hours and assured that “he does not lose any ring to work“.
“He is already dedicated to politics for many years, it was no surprise because when I met him that was already part of his life,” said the host on her program, Pampita Online.
García Moritán is the son of a career diplomat such as Roberto García Moritán, who was Argentina’s Secretary of Foreign Relations from 2005 to 2008, during part of the presidencies of Néstor and Cristina Kirchner.
That year, he resigned from his position due to differences with the foreign policy of the government of the current vice president. Since then, it has remained a reference within the field of international issues.