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By Alejandro Feregrino
We know them as successful Mexican leaders who made it transcend internationally. All of them in different fields and some at different times have been recognized for their brilliant careers.
you are Success stories of some Mexicans who managed to conquer the world:
1. Cleto Reyes Castro
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1938, at just 18 years of age, Cleto Reyes Castro he first got into a ring in the Peralvillo arena. He gave a tremendous fight and even the fans appreciatively threw coins into the ring. The blows were more, however, and that night was the debut and farewell to his career as a boxer. He decided to fix the gloves he was using that night that he started making boxing gloves.
With the help of his son Alberto, the current owner of the company, Don Cleto registered his brand in 1970 and currently Reyes Industries exports boxing gloves and other sporting goods to the five continents.
The “Cleto Reyes” gloves were used by Julio César Chávez, Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, Sugar Rey Leonard, Roberto “Manos de Piedra” Durán, Oscar de la Hoya, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Márquez, among others. Naturally, Rocky Balboa He used it in his fight against Apollo Creed.
And if you don’t believe us, pay attention to the gloves:
2. Carlos Slim
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There is a false belief that the fortune of Carlos Slim came with that Acquisition of Mexico Telephones Although this purchase took him to the next level and consolidated him as an international businessman, he started his business life at just 25, shortly after graduating as a civil engineer from UNAM, where he was a student and teacher at the same time.
Slim had founded the company before the takeover of Telmex Carso Stock Market Investor, direct predecessor of Grupo Carso. It was only in the 1960s that Jarritos del Sur, Promotora del Hogar, GM Maquinaria and Mina el Volcán SSG Inmobiliaria were acquired. They started operations in 1969 Mexican Real Estate, S.A., National Leasing and Invest Mentor Mexicana.
His fondness for bulls is well known and his family owns a cattle farm in Tlaxcala. In the photo we see a young Carlos Slim, who made happiness known as “Don Tancredo” in the 1960s.
3. Guillermo González Camarena
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When we talk about Mexican business leaders, we cannot ignore Don Guillermo gonzalez camarena. We all know that he was the father of Color television. Few people know that he was only 21 when he carried out the first successful test in the family home in the Juárez district in 1938. Two years later, he received patents in Mexico and the United States.
The importance of González Camarena in Mexico’s recent history, however, is not only due to this invention. It also opened the first experimental television station in the country XEHGC channel 5. The letters GC are the initials of their last names.
Four. Blanca Treviño
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She is director general and president of the Softek advice, the largest provider of information technology services in Latin America.
During her career at Softek, she was team leader, vice president of sales and marketing, and general manager for the United States.
In a publication in Your LinkedIn profileTreviño recalls that at the beginning of his career, he had to overcome many obstacles, such as his first job at a time when company guidelines were being followed prevented a married woman from working. Softek is currently represented in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, Venezuela and the USA. The photo was shared by Treviño in this post. There she appeared forty years ago with some of her friends on the right.
5. Jorge Vergara
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He became famous when he became Mexico’s most popular soccer team, the Chivas de Guadalajara, in 2002. However Jorge Vergara Madrigal He has a long history as a businessman. After his time as a distributor of Herbal lifefounded the company together with three other partners Omnitrition USA. They opened the Omnitrition de México two years later. The success of the business enabled Vergara to acquire all shares and changed its name to in 2001 Omnilife, one of the largest dietary supplement companies in the world.
Before he was successful, he had a carnitas shop and an Italian restaurant. In addition, in his role as a film producer, he has invested in successful films And your mother too, The devil’s backbone and The murder of Richard Nixon. A young Vergara Madrigal appears in the photo at the first Omnitrition México dealer meeting.
6. Alejandro Ramírez
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Ramírez Organization, the direct forerunner of Cinépoliswas founded by Don in 1971 Enrique Ramírez Miguel. By 2003, it was the country’s premier cinema chain with a discreet presence in Central America. But the big leap came in 2004 with the arrival of Alejandro Ramírez MagañaDon Miguel’s grandson as manager of the company, which was then run by his father. He then became CEO in 2009.
Cinépolis is currently the fourth exhibition chain worldwide in several rooms with a presence in the USA, Guatemala, Honduras, Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Spain and India.
Alejandro is 46 years old and has received one in his short career Honorary doctorfrom the Autonomous University of Guadalajara (photo); and was named Knight of the Order of the Legion of Honor by the French government.
7. Lorenzo Servitje
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Bimbo It is the largest bakery in the world with a presence in 32 countries in America, Europe, Africa and Asia and annual sales of $ 13.89 billion. They have more than 137,000 employees and three million sales outlets.
Don Lorenzo Servitje He founded the company in 1945 with four partners: Jaime Jorba, Jaime Sendra, Alfonso Velasco and José T. Mata. During his career, he was recognized for his Altruism and social responsibility.
The photo shows Servitje Sendra (in the middle) and his four partners, the year of foundation Panificación Bimbo S.A..
8. Paola Longoria
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It is considered that best racquetball player ever And at just 30, he has a guaranteed place in the history of sport. She remained undefeated in the United States for three and a half years (from May 2011 to October 2014) Professional racquetball tour for women (LPRT) with a record 152 wins and 37 consecutive titles.
La Potosina started on the right foot in 2018, won the South Carolina Open championship and added the 88th title of her successful career. In addition, the “Paola Longoria Invitational”, which is part of the LPRT, will take place in early March.
Paola Longoria He shared this photo of her at the age of nine while participating in his first World Cup in The angelin which he received third place.
9. Enrique Olvera
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He is one of the most famous chefs in the world and one of the people responsible for Mexican cuisine. Two of its restaurants, Pujol (Mexico City) and Cosme (New York), are among the top 50 in the world according to the annual San Pellegrino ranking.
Enrique Olvera is one of the world’s leading Mexicans and business people. He is the owner of Maíz de Mar in Playa del Carmen. Manta in Cabo San Lucas; Moxi in San Miguel de Allende; and Criollo in Oaxaca, where he was in touch with Luis Arellano, another renowned chef. He also owns Eno, his concept of gourmet cafes; and the Mr. Buns burger.
He founded Pujol at the age of 24, months after graduating from the Culinary Institute of America in New York. In the photo a young Enrique at an event of his alma mater.
10. Salma Hayek
This Mexican woman who conquered Hollywood should not be missing from the list of Mexican leaders. He has participated in films like Wild, From dawn to dawn and Wild, wild west;; In addition to her nomination for an Oscar for Best Actress for her participation in Frida. Indeed, the company is from Salma Hayek, WindowPinkproduced this last tape; In addition to the hit series Ugly Betty.
But Salma, like almost all actors, started her career as a complete stranger. Leaked recently first audition on TelevisaHe was 20 years old and realized in front of the camera that he had no previous knowledge.
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