Business developers leader & outreach strategy
Latin America and General Manager Protective and Marine Coatings Latin America, PPG
EVP and President Fluids Business Unit Martinrea International
Rector de la Universidad Politécnica de Querétaro
Carlos Antonio Contreras
President Stellantis México
Director Senior de Programas para Interiores Norteamérica
Purchasing and Supplier Network Director BMW México
President & CEO General Motors de México
With a history of more than 23 years in the Automotive Industry in Mexico and in various countries. In 1998 he joined General Motors Acceptance Corporation (GMAC) where he held the position of Operations Manager, being responsible for the launch of the Extended Warranty Program in Mexico.
In 2001, he was promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing for Mexico, he was responsible for the strategy of financing programs for General Motors. His first international assignment was in 2005 when he was promoted as Chairman of the Board and General Manager for GMAC in Ecuador; After this assignment, he was appointed Chairman of the Board and General Director for GMAC in Argentina and, in 2009, he took the position of Chairman of the Board and General Director of GM Financial Mexico, being the first Mexican to take the reins of this business.
In 2011 he was appointed Vice President of Sales, Service and Marketing for General Motors of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, and as of September 1, 2019 he was promoted to President and CEO. In this position he is responsible for both Export and Domestic Market businesses. General Motors has been in Mexico for 85 years, selling Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac vehicles and has production plants in Coahuila, Guanajuato, SLP, State of Mexico; a Regional Engineering Center, Parts Warehouse in Toluca and Corporate Offices in CDMX; being the number one employer in the industry with 21,000 direct employees and the main producer and exporter in the sector.
Research and Analysis associate director for Americas S&P Global Mobility
Guido Vildozo manages the automotive light vehicle sales forecast for the Americas for the Automotive Group at IHS Markit.
Vildozo´s primary responsibility is to monitor industry trends and to develop the light vehicle sales forecast for the Americas market. To this end, he looks at the impact of product planning and strategy - as well as regional political and economic factors - on vehicle demand. Guido specializes in manufacturers' product cycles, production capacity constraints, investments and import-export strategies.
Director de Real Estate & Environmental Officer
Operations Director PACCAR México
President, CONCAMIN (tbc)
Abugaber Andonie owns the Calzado Comando company, founded more than 80 years ago. Together with their brother, they are the third generation of a family of industrialists that has generated more than 700 sources of direct employment.
With more than 25 years of experience, he has been president of the Industrial Chamber of Footwear of the State of Guanajuato and of the Business Coordinating Council of León, he has had the opportunity to serve industrialists and the productive sector of his state and Mexico, of Likewise, he has been part of the Board of Directors of Concamin for 12 years, which has allowed him to know the challenges and problems of the national industry.
President, COPARMEX (tbc)
Medina is founder and president of the Board of Directors of CompuSoluciones, a wholesale company integrating information and communications technology solutions, professor at IPADE (Instituto Panamericano de Alta Direccion de Empresa), and participates in the advice of several companies such as Endeavor de Occidente, Nafinsa and Banamex.
Graduated in Civil Engineering, he has two master's degrees from Stanford University (in systems engineering and another in finance), as well as a doctorate in Engineering Project Management from the same university.
Medina has been listed among the 100 most important entrepreneurs in Mexico, and in 2011, the business organization EY named him Entrepreneur of the Year in the information technology sector, and in 2012, Endeavor de Occidente recognized him for his business career.
Contralor para Aptiv Latinoamérica
President & CEO Mitsubishi Motors
Managing Director at Nacional Financiera (NAFIN) and Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior (BANCOMEX)
Luis Antonio Ramírez Pineda
Ministry Labor and Social Welfare
Luisa María Alcalde Luján
She was a research assistant at the UNAM Legal Research Institute, later in 2011 she was the National Coordinator of Morena Jovenes y Estudiantes.
From 2012 to 2015 she was a Federal Deputy in the 62nd legislature, in which she participated as secretary in the Labor and Social Welfare commission.
She has participated in various publications, among which "From the minimum wage to the living wage" stands out, and has collaborated in various print and audiovisual media.
She has been a professor of Collective Labor Law.
Researcher and political/economic analyst
President & CEO Daimler Truck México
Mrs. Barreiro has held the presidency of Daimler since April 2021, thus becoming the first woman to assume this position.
Barreiro joined the company in 2008 in the legal department, in litigation management, before becoming CEO she was Director of Human Resources, where she left her mark as a strong promoter of diversity, equity and inclusion within the organization and the industry. , being in charge of a workforce of around 8,000 employees in Mexico in its different locations, two manufacturing plants and five other regions in the country.
Director of Logistics & Supply, Kenworth Mexicana
Marco V. Bañuelos
Manuel Gomez Palacio Pin
Mr. Gomez Palacio has more than 20 years of experience in the automotive and motorcycle industry. Joined Grupo Salinas in 2006, holding various positions within Italika, such as: Development of the After Sales Network for Mexico and Latin America, Development and Operation of commercial channels (Elektra, Walmart, Soriana, Chedraui and Liverpool) and Development of the Sales Network. Own Agencies and Concessionaires.
He is a Mechanical Engineer from the Universidad Iberoamericana. He has a Master's Degree in Economics and Business from the Universidad Anáhuac, a Postgraduate Diploma in Senior Management from IPADE and a Specialization in Internal Combustion Engines from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Director, Battery Materials, North America and CEO of BASF Toda America LLC (BTA)
Twenty-two years proven track record creating meaningful business value in plastics and chemical industries. Quantifiable success in European, North American and Latin American markets.
CEO Dina Camiones
Miguel Ángel Velasco Martínez
President & CEO Mazda Motor de México
Miguel Barbeyto has been part of the company since 2005 when he joined as Marketing Manager and in 2009 he was promoted as Director of Marketing, Product and Public Relations.
In November 2014, Barbeyto was appointed to assume the leadership of Mazda de México as Senior Director in charge of the Marketing, Sales and After-sales areas. His performance since then has been impeccable and has led the brand to record sales figures.
CEO Zacua México
Operations PresidentLear Corporation
Oscar Dominguezis president of Lear Mexico operations and a 34-year veteran of the automotive industry
who began his career as a production supervisor in United Technologies Automotive in a Mexico wiring
He joined Lear nearly 20 years ago as a director of wiring operations in Mexico and has since held several
leadership positions around the world in our Seating and E-Systems Operations.
Oscar earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the Instituto Tecnologico de
Chihuahua and a Master of Engineering Management from Michigan University. He is also actively
involved in his local community and serves as President of United Way Chihuahua.
Ministry of Economy (TBC)
Raquel Buenrostro Sánchez
Government and Institutional Relations Head