Powerlist Members

3M Mexico

The expert in-house legal team at 3M Mexico consists of five members including general counsel Ivan Enrique Rojas Loynaz, and conscientiously supports the healthcare business, government affairs and compliance department as well as the managing committee. Each team member is a business lawyer and manager, acting in a business partner role bringing legal and strategic …

Abbott

Abbott, a global medical and nutritional products manufacturer, has been operating in Mexico since 1934. It manufactures Ensure, Glucerna, Similac, Pedialyte and PediaSure, and its bioresorbable vascular framework. The strong in-house legal and compliance department has expertly overseen all legal matters related to Abbott’s growth in Latin America primarily as a result of the Mexican …

Accenture

Depending on the level of complexity and revenue involved, Accenture has three legal teams working on the Latin American region based in Mexico. Its complex contracting team is responsible for the largest and more intricate matters in the region, while the transactional contracting team oversees transactions up to US$20m, and certain pre-defined complexity criteria transactions, …

Air Liquide

The world’s largest supplier of industrial gases by revenue has a major presence in Mexico where it operates six plants and the country’s largest air separation unit and is the leading oxygen producer in Northern Mexico. The in-house legal team recently completed a long term agreement for Air Liquide with Pemex Transformación Industrial, a subsidiary …

Alsea

Alsea, Mexico’s largest food franchise owner, celebrated the opening of its 1,000th Domino’s Pizza store and plans to open 550 additional units by 2022. Alsea’s highly skilled legal team provides commercial legal advice and guidance on all of these transactions. The legal team provided commercial legal guidance allowing for Alsea to have a significant rise …

Amazon Mexico

Senior corporate counsel Fernanda Ramo is the leader of the Amazon Mexico in-house legal team, which has four other attorneys supporting specific business units, divided according to each attorney’s specific expertise and coverage area. These units are retail and marketplace; transportation; compliance and fulfilment centre operations; and advertising, payments, customer service and fraud. The team …

América Móvil

In October 2017, after thorough consultation with its highly skilled legal department, América Móvil announced a joint venture with JCDecaux. This endeavour links both company’s out of home advertisement businesses in a new integrated joint venture company, with América Móvil having a 40% share and JCDecaux obtaining a 60% share. The talented legal team continued …

ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal, one of the world’s largest iron and steel manufacturers, operates six facilities and three ports in Mexico with a capacity of 6.5 million tons per year. It is the largest employer in the Michoacan State and Lazaro Cardenas Municipality, and has a highly skilled in-house legal team based in the corporate office in Mexico …

Arcos Dorados

The in-house legal team at Arcos Dorados Mexico and Central America is led by legal director for the Northern region of Latin America Anabell González Nava, and consists of three lawyers and two assistants. The other two lawyers in the team – José Roberto Borneo Mejía and Luis Carlos Castillo Molina – focus on corporate …

AT&T Mexico

What started four years ago as a team formed by the talented legal and regulatory teams of two rival telecom providers in Mexico, has now been shaped into a team that combines the vast experience from the original teams in the telecommunications sector, with expertise from different industries through the addition of attorneys with different …

AXA Mexico

AXA Mexico is the Mexican arm of the major global insurance company, and has a diverse portfolio of insurance and financial services products and practices. The in-house legal team serving the business is led by general secretary Javier Oroz, acting also as general counsel, and contains 38 lawyers including Karla Acosta, head of corporate and …

Banco de México

The legal team at Banco de México, the central bank of Mexico, has been heavily involved in the restructuring of public servant compensation within the Bank. This involved negotiations and consultations with government and unions, as well the analysis of the changes in the law in line with the Bank’s 2019 budget. In April 2018 …

Banco del Bajío

The team of in-house attorneys in legal business management for Banco del Bajio is comprised of 46 lawyers, 20 of whom are men and 26 of whom are women, and is led by legal affairs director Rafael O. Romo Aguiñaga. Regarding this balance of gender, Romo explains how this is: ‘Part of the success of …

Banco Sabadell

Spanish headquartered Banco Sabadell has a large presence in Mexico and across Latin America, particularly within the venture capital and digital banking industry. Luis Alberto Cárdenas Díaz, legal director, leads the team of experienced in-house counsels, with previous experience at HSBC and other international banks. In the words of a nominator, ‘Banco Sabadell’s legal team …

Becle

Becle is the parent company of Jose Cuervo in Mexico and Proximo Spirits in the US, and covers a large cross border commercial drinks retail empire. The company’s in-house legal department is led by Pedro Pablo Barragan senior vice president [and] global general counsel and consists of 12 lawyers and five support staff. The department …

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