Evercore Partners, Inc.
Pedro Aspe, age 62, is Co-Chairman of Evercore Partners, Inc., a leading investment bank in the United States, and Chairman of Protego Casa de Bolsa, a broker dealer, and Managing Director of Protego Asesores, an investment banking company, both of which are headquartered in Mexico City. Since 1996, Protego has advised in more than 200 transactions, including private equity placements, mergers and acquisitions, project financing and municipal bonds. In 2006, Protego combined with Evercore Partners, based in New York. Dr. Aspe has been a professor of Economics at ITAM and has held a number of positions with the Mexican government; was founder of INEGI (National Bureau of Statistics); Secretary of the Budget; and Secretary of the Treasury of Mexico. Dr. Aspe is a member of the Board of CENTRO. Currently, he is a Director of Televisa (Mexico), and sits on the Advisory Board of Marvin & Palmer (Wilmington) and Endeavor (Mexico). Dr. Aspe has served as a Director of the Company since 1996 and is a member of the Financial Policy Committee.
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