Roberto Kreimerman (Montevideo, Uruguay; July 30, 1958) is a chemical engineer and politician belonging to the Socialist Party of Uruguay, a sector member of the Frente Amplio. He was appointed as Minister of Industry, a position he assumed on 1 March 2010 .
Born in Villa del Cerro on July 30, 1958, was the third of five children. Childhood and adolescence alternated between the capital and Paysandú, where he grew up in a typical Jewish family left. Rural auctioneer whose father and mother a housewife, a child was interested in reading and science. In passing through the Hill and influenced by his brothers inherited sympathy for Rampla Juniors. After understand that their future was not in football, he tried his luck in his teens with basketball. Already installed in Montevideo where his family moved permanently in 1975 - Kreimerman finished high school at the Lyceum Miranda, after which he entered the Faculty of Chemistry .
Kreimerman received his Chemical Engineering in 1982, graduated from the University of the Republic. He later did postgraduate several highlights including one in Economics and International Trade held at the University of Barcelona in 2000 and a Master in Finance and International Trade, done at the same university in 2002. At the same time other studies conducted in Brazil, Argentina, Japan and the United States.
Between 1977 and 1979 performed tasks such as Professor of Mathematics in Secondary Education, before receipt of Engineer. Similarly, between 1977 and 1980 he served as Assistant Professor in charge of theoretical mathematics and Statistics lecturer at the Faculty of Chemistry, University of the Republic.
Between 1980 and 1982 he worked in the laboratory of a company of synthetic yarn and a tannery laboratory dedicated to automotive upholstery.
In 1983 he joined the company "Paycueros", where it remained until 2008, having held positions as Head of subplantar wet, Production Manager, Director Industrial and Strategic Planning and Special Projects.
Holding office of teaching at the University ORT from 1996 to date in the Bachelor and Master in Management and Business Administration. He also teaches at the University of the Republic since 2006 as a Grade 3 Institute Professor of Chemical Engineering.
From 2008 to 2010 he served as Deputy Minister of Industry, Energy and Mining.