Francisco N. González Díaz

Chief Executive Officer, Bancomext

Francisco N. González is currently Chief Executive Officer of Bancomext. He has worked in the banking sector including several areas of credit, risk, project evaluation, treasury, acquisitions and asset management, both in the private sector (Grupo Financiero Monterrey, Grupo Financiero Bancomer) and in the public sector (Nacional Financiera and Bancomext) for more than 15 years. In the private initiative, he participated actively as an entrepreneur in the biotechnology and nutrition sectors. He has held positions related to the promotion of Mexico abroad, served as Ambassador of the United Mexican States to the Federal Republic of Germany, Commercial Counselor of Bancomext, as well as various positions in ProMexico. During his tenure as Managing Director, ProMexico has attracted more than $ 55 billion of foreign direct investment, internationalized to more than 160 Mexican companies, and promoted exports for more than 12.5 billion dollars. He also holds the honorary position of Chairman of the Board of Guadalajara Ciudad Creativa Digital. He graduated from the Bachelor of Administration of the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM). He holds a Master's degree in Administration from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) and Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. He was twice awarded the Cross of Commander of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, in degree of Commander and in degree of Great Officer. He also received the Decoration of the Order of Isabel the Catholic of Spain. In 2014, he received the ITAM Professional Merit Recognition for his outstanding performance and trajectory in the public sector. In the academic field, he has been a professor of Finance, Operations and Projects at ITAM and at the Instituto Politecnico Nacional.