Second Pemex CEO elected in less than two years

  • Business & Finance

The President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, has named Carlos Alberto Treviño Medina as the new CEO of the state-owned oil company Pemex. 

Medina, who was appointed on Monday, will replace José Antonio González Anaya, who took over as head of the state-owned company in February 2016 from Emilio Austin Lozoya.

The former Pemex CEO, Anaya, leaves the position to become the country’s Minister of Finance and Public Credit. He succeeds José Antonio Meade Kuribreña who left the Ministry to enter the race as a presidential candidate in the upcoming elections, according to a Monday report by Wall Street Journal.

As for the new head of Pemex, Medina worked as a corporate director of management and services for Pemex. He is a graduate of the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, where he studied Industrial Food Engineering and earned Master’s degrees in Business Management and Science with a specialty in Food Engineering.

In Petróleos Mexicanos, he acted as CFO and on two occasions as the corporate management director.

Amongst other positions, he was chief clerk of the Ministries of Economy and Energy as well as an undersecretary of Expenditure for the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, CEO of Financiera Rural, and CFO of the Mexican Institute of Social Security.

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