Grupo Salinas Joins Corporate Advisory Council of the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Grupo Salinas Joins Corporate Advisory Council of the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grupo Salinas, a group of dynamic, fast-growing and technologically advanced companies controlled by Founder and Chairman Ricardo Salinas Pliego, is pleased to announce participation on the Corporate Advisory Council of the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI).
Group Salinas will be represented by U.S. Public Relations Director Nathalie Rayes, with Congressional Relations Director Javier Medina serving as an alternate council member.
"We are excited to have Nathalie representing our organization through the CHLI council and we look forward to continued interaction with CHLI to support the Latino community," said Luis J. Echarte, Chairman of Azteca America Network and Fundacion Azteca America. "I have also asked Javier Medina, who has shown a very professional approach to relations with Congress members in both Mexico and the United States, to serve as an alternate council member. This is part of the commitment of Grupo Salinas to support the Latino community on both sides of the border."
Founded in 2003, CHLI is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit and non-partisan organization dedicated to "Advancing the Hispanic Community's Diversity of Thought." The Corporate Advisory Council has the goal of introducing new corporate leaders to CHLI programs and initiatives, as well as exploring potential areas of program development and implementation. The council also assists in fundraising initiatives and advises the CHLI Board of Directors and staff on important opportunities, challenges and trends within the private sector.
"We are honored to have Grupo Salinas join the CHLI Corporate Advisory Council and share a vision to further the nation's second-largest demographic group by promoting effective programs to further our communities. On behalf of our Board of Directors, I am delighted to welcome the organization," said Octavio A. Hinojosa Mier, CHLI Executive Director.
The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI, pronounced "chili") is a non-profit, non-partisan organization, based in Washington, D.C., that advances the diversity of thought in U.S. Hispanic community in the public, private, and non-profit sectors, as well as in the international community. For more information, please visit www.chli.org. You may also connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
About Grupo Salinas
Grupo Salinas is a group of dynamic, fast-growing and technologically advanced companies focused on creating shareholder value, contributing to building the middle class of the countries where it operates, and improving society through excellence. Created by Mexican entrepreneur Ricardo B. Salinas, Grupo Salinas operates as a management development and decision forum for the top leaders of member companies TV Azteca, Azteca America, Grupo Elektra, Banco Azteca, Afore Azteca, Seguros Azteca, and Grupo Iusacell. Each of the Grupo Salinas companies operates independently with its own management, board of directors and shareholders. Grupo Salinas has no equity holdings. However, member companies share a common vision, values and strategies for achieving rapid growth, superior results and world-class performance.
For more information, visit www.gruposalinas.com.
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