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Mr. Ricardo Benjamín Salinas Pliego

Chairman
Media
Azteca
Mexico

Biography

  Mr. Ricardo Benjamín Salinas Pliego has been the President of TV Azteca Sa De CV since 1993. Mr. Salinas Pliego has been the President of Azteca Holdings SA DE CV since 1997 and Grupo Elektra S.A. de C.V. since 1993. He has been the President of Unefon, S.A. de C.V. since 1998. He serves as the President of Grupo Móvil Access, S.A. de C.V. and Biper S.A. de C.V. He is the Founder of Grupo Salinas and has been its Chief Executive Officer since 1987. He is as an Owner of Unefon Holdings S.A. He joined Grupo Elektra S.A. de C.V in 1981. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Azteca Holdings. He served at Arthur Andersen and The Brinkman Company. He has been Chairman of Banco Azteca, S.A., Institución de Banca Múltiple since 2002. Mr. Salinas Pliego has been the Chairman of Azteca Holdings, S.A. de C.V since 1997; Grupo Elektra S.A. de C.V. since 1993 and Grupo Salinas, since 1987. He serves as the Chairman of Grupo Movil Access, S.A. de C.V. He serves as Chairman of Grupo Iusacell, S.A. de C.V. and also for its subsidiary, Grupo Iusacell Celular, S.A. de C.V since July 29, 2003. He served as Chairman of TV Azteca Sa De CV since 1993. He has been a Director of Grupo Iusacell, S.A. de C.V. and also for its subsidiary, Grupo Iusacell Celular, S.A. de C.V since July 29, 2003. He serves as Member of Board of Advisors at Grupo Brasilinvest S.A. He has been a Director of Unefon since 1999. He serves as a Director of Grupo Dataflux, Biper S.A de C.V, Cosmofrecuencias, Todito and Salinas y Rocha. He served as a Director of Banca Quadrum, S.A; Universidad CNCI SA de CV and International Academy Of Television Arts And Sciences. He became the first foreigner to be recognized by the University of Tulane as a Distinguished Alumni. Mr. Salinas Pliego received an MBA in Finance from the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University in 1979 and BA in Public Accounting from the Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) and graduated with Honors in 1977.

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