Mexican Finance Minister José Antonio Meade Kuribreña has appointed new heads for three of the country's state-run banks.
According to a statement dated Jan. 27, Francisco Nicolás González Díaz will lead Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior S.N.C. Institución de Banca de Desarrollo. The move comes after former Bancomext head, Alejandro Díaz de León, was tapped to serve as deputy governor of Mexico's central bank, Banco de México.
González Díaz previously served as Mexico's ambassador to Germany, as well as commercial adviser at Bancomext and CEO of ProMéxico, the government agency focused on trade and investment.
Meanwhile, Mario Zamora Gastelum will take the helm at Financiera Nacional de Desarrollo Agropecuario Rural Forestal y Pesquero, replacing Juan Carlos Cortés García, and Virgilio Andrade Martínez, the former chief of the former head of Mexico's public service secretariat, will lead Banco del Ahorro Nacional y Servicios Financieros S.N.C.
Andrade Martínez's appointment at Bansefi comes weeks after María Fernanda Casanueva de Diego resigned from her post at the bank after just three months on the job.