Join the illustrious group of private and public sector leaders who are confirmed to attend, including:

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Corporate Leaders:

Ignacio Antoñanzas, CEO, Enersis

Juan Benavides, Chairman, AFP Habitat (formerly CEO, Falabella)

Andres Cadena, Director, McKinsey & Company

Enrique Cibié Bluth, Former CEO & Board Member, Masisa

Magalie Dresse, President, Caribbean Craft

Álvaro Fernández Garza, CEO, Alfa

Angélica Fuentes, CEO, Omnilife

Henrique Meirelles, Chairman, J & F Participações

Luis Carlos Sarmiento, CEO, Grupo Aval

Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Woods Staton, CEO and Chairman, Arcos Dorados

Jaime Szulc, President, Latin America Region, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Pedro J. Uribe Bermudez, Senior Director of Latin America, Microsoft



Enrique García, Executive President, CAF – Development Bank of Latin America

Alberto Alemán Zubieta, Former President, Panama Canal Authority


Social Leaders:

Miguel Barreto, Regional Director Latin America and the Caribbean, United Nations World Food Programme

Tim Docking, Lead, Emerging Market Funding Group, IBM Public Sector

Vidal Garza Cantú, Director, FEMSA Foundation

Martha Herrera, Corporate Social Responsibility Director, Cemex

Lyana Latorre, Director South America, Ronald McDonald House Charities

Gustavo Pérez, Vice President Social Responsibility, Toks Restaurants

Pedro Villares, President-Director, Instituto Natura

Luanne Zurlo, Founder and Co-Chair, Worldfund


Past Participants and Honorees have included:


• Álvaro Uribe Vélez, Former President, Colombia

• Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, Former President, Mexico

• Leonel Fernández, Former President, Dominican Republic

• Otto Pérez Molina, President, Guatemala

• Martin Torrijos, Former President, Panama


Policy Makers:

  • Celso Amorim, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Brazil
  • Luciano Coutinho, President, Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Enomico e Social
  • Enrique Garcia, President and CEO, CAF
  • Laurence Golborne, Minister of Public Works, Chile
  • Felipe Larrain, Finance Minister, Chile
  • Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Julio Velarde, Governor, Central Reserve Bank of Peru
  • Marina Silva, Former Senator, Brazil


Corporate Leaders:

  • Ignacio Antoñanzas, CEO, Enersis
  • Juan Benavides, Former CEO, Falabella
  • David Bojanini García, CEO, Grupo Sura
  • Raul Calfat, CEO, Votorantim
  • Andres Gluski, CEO, The AES Corporation
  • Germán Efromovich, CEO, Grupo Synergy
  • Lorenzo Mendoza, President, Empresas Polar
  • Marcelo Odebrecht, CEO, Odebrecht
  • Carlos Slim Domit, CEO, Grupo Carso
  • Craig Smith, President for the Caribbean & Latin America, Marriott International
  • Woods Staton, President, Arcos Dorados


Social Entrepreneurs:

  • Pilar Nores de García, President, Instituto Trabajo y Familia (First Lady of Peru)
  • Rebeca Villalobos, Founder, ASEMBIS, Costa Rica
  • Luanne Zurlo, President and Founder, Worldfund

It is a great honor to be here today. I would like to express my thanks to everyone who works for this great magazine, Latin Trade, because the work that all of you have done in the last 18 years has been fundamental in promoting trade and investment in Latin America.“

Felipe Calderon, Former President of Mexico « Leader Of The Year Recipient