The following article provides insight to Sr. Chavez’s reach. He will be participating in a high level advisory group for Mexico’s incoming president, Sr. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador:
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Mexico, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) A group of prominent businesspersons created a council to advise the next president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who accepted their participation, it was reported on Friday. The three main media owners, Ricardo Salinas Pliego, Bernardo Gomez, and Olegario Vazquez Aldir will be in the group, as well as Carlos Hank, who heads the most important Mexican bank, Banorte.
In addition, the industrial entrepreneurs Daniel Chavez, Miguel Rincon, and Sergio Gutierrez, and Miguel Aleman Magnani, from service business, also form the council.
They said that they want to support and that they want to be advisors of the next president of the Republic, and I took their word. They want to be members of an advisory council of the president, they want to help me, they want to give me their points of view, their visions and help us, Lopez Obrador said, in a video broadcast on social networks.
He said that the members of the business advisory council will be coordinated by businessman Alfonso Romo, future head of the Office of the President of the Republic, and will meet with them every two or three months.
Ricardo Salinas is the owner of Grupo Salinas, which includes TV Azteca, Grupo Elektra, Seguros Azteca, Afore Azteca, Advance America, Italika, Banco Azteca, Punto Casa de Bolsa, and Totalplay.
Meanwhile, Bernardo Gomez is Vice President of Televisa; Olegario Vazquez Aldir, heir of Grupo Empresarial Angeles, which includes the Group Real Turismo, the Group Angeles Servicios de Salud, the Group Financiero Multiva and the Group Multimedia Image, which includes the newspaper Excelsior.
Carlos Hank, meanwhile, is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Banorte Group, the second largest bank in the country, and his family businesses include the Hermes Group, Gruma, and the participation in the construction of the Texcoco air terminal.
In turn, Daniel Chavez is president of Grupo Vidanta, which manages luxury beach hotels; Miguel Rincon Arredondo is in the forestry industry and his company is called Grupo Industrial Durango; Miguel Aleman Magnani directs Interjet; and Sergio Gutierrez is the owner of the steel company of Nuevo Leon, Deacero.
In the video, Lopez Obrador emphasized that 'we do need the support of entrepreneurs to invest in Mexico, generate jobs. I tell you to not to worry because I know very well what should be done to help the most humble people, the poorest.'