APPOINTMENT PROPOSAL FOR DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF BANCO DE MÉXICO
In accordance with Article 28, paragraph seven of the Constitution, the President of the Mexican Republic, Enrique Peña Nieto, will send to the Senate a proposal for appointment. President Peña Nieto will nominate Javier Guzmán Calafell to become the Deputy Governor of the Banco de México. He will assume that office upon the departure of José Julián Sidaoui Dib.
Javier Guzmán Calafell holds a B.A. in Economics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, as well as two Masters' degrees; one from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, and the other from Yale University.
In a career that has spanned more than 30 years, Guzmán Calafell has worked at the Banco de México, the International Monetary Fund, and at CEMLA. He is currently the Director General of the Center of Latin-American Monetary Studies (CEMLA). He has previously held posts within the Banco de México, both as Director of International Affairs, and as Director of External Relations. At the International Monetary Fund, he served as an Alternate Director, and as Executive Director.