Miguel Alemán Velasco
Chairman, Interjet, Former Governor State of Veracruz, Mexico
Co-Chair of The Growth Net Inaugural Meeting
Mr. Alemán Velasco is a graduate from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). He has been Senator and Governor of the State of Veracruz (PRI). He is currently Founder and Chairman of the Board of Interjet ABC, the number one low cost airline in Mexico. He serves also as President of the Board and President of the Executive Committee of the Miguel Alemán Foundation, Chairman of the Mexico Business Summit, President of the Board of Directors of Alemán Velasco y Asociados A.C. and Board Member of the National Prado Museum. Throughout his professional career, he has been, among other responsibilities, General News Coordinator of Telesistema Mexicano S.A., Vice President of the National Chamber of the Broadcasting Industry, Vice President and Executive President of Televisa, S.A. de C.V., member of the Board of Directors of Aeroméxico, founder of the first branch of the Banco de la Mujer (Women’s Bank) in Veracruz and President of the Consulting Board of UNICEF in Mexico. He is a Founding member of the Board of Trustees of the “Miguel Alemán” Professorship at the David Rockefeller Center of Latin American Studies, Harvard University. Mr. Alemán has also had an illustrious journalistic career, has written 21 books and is at present a columnist for El Universal newspaper.