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Adrian Estrada

Adrian Estrada photo General counsel and institutional affairs director | Ternium Mexico

A highly flexible general counsel, who recognises and cherishes change, Adrian Estrada has been leading the efforts of the legal and investor relations team of the largest steel conglomerate in Mexico for over two years. Most of Estrada’s career, however, has been dedicated to the household appliances sector, with nearly a decade spent at Whirlpool …

Adriana Servin Villada

Adriana Servin Villada photo Legal and government affairs director | Lexmark International de México

Since 1998 Adriana Servin Villada has built up expertise in company law, M&A and contract negotiations and litigation at some of the top technology firms operating in Mexico. After almost five years at Oracle, a provider of business hardware and software systems, as a contract administrator legal manager, she moved to Microsoft in 2003. As …

Alejandro Athie

Alejandro Athie photo General counsel for Mexico and southern cone | Bank of America México and Merrill Lynch México

Alejandro Athie developed a deep interest in banking and securities law when studying at law school, and after going on to work at a number of law firms joined the Securities Industry Association and the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) in 1995. Holding this position until 2002, Athie was in charge of regulation, supporting market surveillance …

Alejandro Becker Ania

Alejandro Becker Ania photo General counsel and secretary of the board | Grupo Gasoductos de Chihuahua

Alejandro Becker Ania has over 25 years’ experience in the Mexican legal industry. After a successful spell at law firm Guerra González y Asociados, he spent six years at entertainment company Ocesa Presents as legal director supporting the company’s transactional issues, handling a broad range of legal matters in all areas of entertainment and corporate …

Alejandro Cantú Jiménez

Alejandro Cantú Jiménez photo General counsel | America Movil

Since 2001, Alejandro Cantú Jiménez has served as general counsel for America Movil, Latin America´s largest wireless company and, in terms of equity subscribers the third largest wireless provider in the world. In addition to his role, Cantú Jiménez serves America Movil’s subsidiaries in various capacities including assistant general counsel of Telcel. In 2014, Cantú …

Alejandro de Iturbide

Alejandro de Iturbide photo General counsel | Banamex

Having worked in top in-house positions since 1995, Alejandro de Iturbide was nominated for having ‘great experience in the financial sector and a long trajectory as in-house counsel’. Between 1995 and 2002 de Iturbide served as deputy general counsel Mexico for Citibank, with responsibility for legal operations in its consumer bank, corporate bank, private bank, …

Alejandro Giordano

Alejandro Giordano photo Legal director | AT&T Mexico

A globally educated lawyer with degrees from both Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico and Boston University, Alejandro Giordano has a natural talent for finding innovative solutions to complex and challenging problems. Giordano uses his strong legal knowledge to motivate the Mexican legal function at Nextel, a wireless service operator, and has made a distinctive mark …

Alfredo Bonifaz Molina

Alfredo Bonifaz Molina photo General secretary and general counsel | MAPFRE

Nominated for his work as secretary general and general counsel of one the most important insurance companies in Mexico, MAPFRE, Alfredo Bonifaz Molina also gained a wealth of experience during his 10 years at Santander. After joining MAPFRE at a crucial time in 2003, he restructured the legal department to help the company adapt to …

Alma Maria Rodriguez Flores

Alma Maria Rodriguez Flores photo General counsel | Grupo Stiva

Alma Maria Rodriguez Flores has gained comprehensive expertise in negotiations, compliance and commercial real estate during in a number of in-house roles since leaving Deloitte’s legal tax department in 2004. Rodriguez Flores served as group general counsel for over five years at 7-Eleven, an international chain of convenience stores, where she was responsible for the …

Alonso Acebes Sevilla

Alonso Acebes Sevilla photo General counsel | Linio México

Alonso Acebes Sevilla began his legal career in 1994 as a law clerk working on litigations in mercantile law suits for law practice Asesoría Jurídica. After two years there and then a further seven years at law firms where he gained experience negotiating commercial contracts and working on telecommunications and satellite matters, Acebes Sevilla moved …

Alvaro Vertiz

Alvaro Vertiz photo Vice president, general counsel Latin America | Prudential Real Estate Investors Latin America

Alvaro Vertiz has demonstrated expert legal skill in corporate finance and real estate in a short space of time. His career began in 2002 at one of the largest professional services firm in the world, PwC as a corporate attorney structuring legal solutions for international companies, executing M&A transactions in the process. After three years …

Anabell González Nava

Anabell González Nava photo Legal area director, North Latin America division | Arcos Dorados

Anabell González Nava began working for fast food chain giant, McDonald’s Corporation, in 2005 as general counsel for central and Latin America. Whilst many directors were removed, González Nava retained her position in 2007 when McDonald’s Corporation’s regional operators formed Arcos Dorados and acquired the Latin American business from the multinational. Arcos Dorados serves 4.3 …

Andrés Alvarez Cordero

Andrés Alvarez Cordero photo General counsel and compliance officer | Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento De Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT)

Andrés Alvarez Cordero gained solid experience of working in-house for public bodies when he joined the Mexican government as the Undersecretary for International Trade Negotiations in 1995. Working on negotiations related to North American Free Trade Agreements (NAFTA) he later joined the NAFTA Secretariat, the office in charge of administering the dispute settlement procedures under …

Ángel de León Zamora

Ángel de León Zamora photo General counsel, Mexico and the Caribbean | Unilever

Ángel de León Zamora’s current role as general counsel for the Mexico and Caribbean region represents a culmination of over 20 years of hands-on professional experience of providing high quality legal advice on matters related to consumer products. Prior to joining Unilever in March 2015, de León Zamora spent most of his career in various …

Antonio Garza

Antonio Garza photo Regulatory executive director and senior compliance leader | AT&T

Before moving in-house, Antonio Garza worked in both law firms and the public sector. He began his career at the Internal Ministry of Foreign Affairs participating in negotiations including the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a tri-lateral trading bloc of Canada, USA and Mexico. Having worked for law firms between 1994 and 1997, Garza …

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