New York, May 17, 2019—Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA), the most influential business organization in the Western Hemisphere, in partnership with the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, as well as in collaboration with the Consejo Coordinador Empresarial (CCE) and the Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales, will host in Mexico City the conference “Unlocking Mexico's Economic Potential: A New Vision for Investment and Economic Development”.
The event is the eleventh Latin American Cities Conference held in the Mexican capital and will take place on May 22 at 9:00 a.m. at the Hotel Camino Real Polanco. The conference brings together leaders from the private and public sectors to address the opportunities arising from Mexico’s economic outlook, the potential for foreign investment, and efforts to fulfill the president's agenda. This event will be live webcast.
Panelists at the confernce will include: Carlos Manuel Urzúa Macías, Minister of Finance and Public Credit; Marcelo Ebrard, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Graciela Márquez Colín, Minister of the Economy; Arturo Herrera Gutiérrez, Deputy Minister of Finance and Public Credit; Jose Arosa, Chief Executive Officer, AES Mexico; Mónica Aspe Bernal, Vice President of External Affairs, AT&T México; Antonio del Valle Perochena, President, Consejo Mexicano de Negocios (CMN); Chairman of the Board, Grupo Kaluz; Lorenzo Gonzalez Bosco, Head of Mexico & Andean Region, Temasek; Guilherme Loureiro, President and CEO, Walmart Mexico & Central America; Ben Ramsey, Executive Director, Latin America Research, J.P. Morgan; Enrique Quintana, Vice President and Editorial General Director, El Financiero; Carlos Salazar Lomelín, President, Consejo Coordinador Empresarial; Mike A. Zarcone, Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Affairs, MetLife; Juan Pablo Spinetto, Managing Editor for Economics & Government in Latin America, Bloomberg; y Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas.
Founded in 1965, Americas Society/Council of the Americas organize more than 250 public policy programs every year in New York, Miami, Washington DC, and in cities throughout Latin America. The Council’s members, leading companies representing a broad spectrum of sectors, share a common commitment to economic and social development, open markets, the rule of law, and democracy throughout the Americas. The Council of the Americas 2018 Buenos Aires conference “Argentina: Economic and Political Perspectives” is part of the organization’s Latin American Cities Conferences, half-day events featuring top-level speakers across key cities in the region.