Francisco Gil

Francisco Gil

Member of the Board of Directors

 

(Mexico City, 1943) An economist and politician, Francisco Gil Díaz is chairman of Avanzia Group, a subsidiary of ACS, and Chairman of Telefónica Mexico.

He headed the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit during the administration of President Vicente Fox. Previously, he was Chair and CEO of Avantel, a telecommunications company and a member of the Board of Governors of Banco de Mexico.

The academic track of Mr. Gil Díaz includes being a Professor at ITAM, which named him Professor Emeritus and Doctor Honoris Causa, and he has taught at the Universidad Iberoamericana and at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He has also lectured at a number of US universities such as Columbia, Harvard and Stanford, and business schools such as the London School of Economics, the Instituto Panamericano Business School and the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid.

He has published research on issues that range from monetary policy and the causes of the Latin American crisis to the deregulation of markets in both books and international magazines.

He serves as an independent director at Bancomer, Telefónica México, the Mexican Stock Exchange, and he is a member of several advisory boards, such as Fiat Chrysler of Mexico between others.

Gil Díaz in a prominent philanthropist, President of Dispensario Tonantzin, Board Member of the Dolores Olmedo Museum, the Rodolfo Diaz Perches Foundation for the care of cancer patients, and the Mexican Council for Philanthropy.

 

Category:

Other external director

First and last appointments:

  • 20 November 2017
  • 20 November 2017

Boards of Directors of other listed companies to which it belongs (*):

  • Director of Fibra Dahnos

 (*) Excluding: (i) holding or family-owned companies and (ii) positions in companies that had been already recorded in the previous biographical note.

Boards of Directors of other non- listed companies to which it belongs (*):

None

 (*) Excluding: (i) holding or family-owned companies and (ii) positions in companies that had been already recorded in the previous biographical note.

Other paid activities:

The director does not perform other paid activities different to those above declared.

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