Mexico City, March 16th 2021. The International Finance Corporation (IFC), member of the World Bank Group, announced the assignment of Juan Gonzalo Flores as the new Country Manager for IFC in México.
Flores is a seasoned professional with 35 years of working experience promoting financial and economic development in Latin America, with expertise in debt structuring, advisory services and client coverage. Since his arrival at IFC in 2004, Flores has been an important asset for the LAC region due to his proven talent to adapt rapidly to changing working environments and business development capabilities.
"IFC has been operating successfully in México for more than six decades. I am honored to continue promoting the development of the private sector with investments and advisory that contribute significantly to financial inclusion, sustainability and gender equality in the context of the economic recovery of the crisis produced by COVID-19," said Flores.
Before being appointed as Country Manager, Flores was responsible for business development activities in the Agribusiness, Manufacturing, Retail, Tourism and Property sectors in Mexico. Flores has a Master of philosophy in international finance by the University of Glasgow and a Bachelor´s degree in economics by the Universidad Mayor de San Andres in Bolivia.
Flores will be based in Mexico City.
IFC—a member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2020, we invested $22 billion in private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit www.ifc.org.
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