Juan Luis Bosch Gutiérrez, is President of CMI Capital, a business group of CMI, Corporación Multi Inversiones, a multi-Latin family corporation founded in Guatemala in 1920 by his grandfather, Juan Bautista Gutiérrez. CMI has more than 40,000 employees in 15 countries on 3 continents, generating investment, employment and development in the region.
CMI's businesses include, in the CMI Foods group, wheat flour mills, pasta and cracker production; poultry industry, pork industry, processed and sausage manufacturing industry; balanced food for animals and pets; restaurant industry, with its Pollo Campero brand, among others.
CMI Capital includes renewable energy generation projects; development of real estate projects and financial service businesses.
For more than 44 years, Juan Luis Bosch has led the growth and expansion strategies of the Corporation's businesses. Currently, he is the director of the Banco Industrial and director of PRONACA, a leading Ecuadorian company dedicated to the production and distribution of food products.
He has been president of the Chamber of Industry of Guatemala (CIG) and president of the Coordinating Committee of Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial and Financial Associations (CACIF), the senior coordinating body of the organized productive sector in Guatemala.
He was also president of “Central America 2000”, an organization that brought together Central American businessmen to generate a long-term vision in the 90s.
Currently, Juan Luis Bosch is a member of the Council of the Americas (COA), an organization that comprises some of the largest Blue Chip companies in the United States and whose goal is to promote free trade, democracy and to open markets in the United States of America.
He was the founder of the Central America Leadership Initiative (CALI), an effort created jointly by entrepreneurs, INCAE (Central American Institute of Business Administration) and the Aspen Institute, to improve the future leadership of Central America, do networking and support the development of the region.
He is the founder of the Latin American Business Council, CEAL, an organization established more than 29 years ago, which seeks the integration of Latin American business leaders to form a united business community around the economic and social development of Latin America.
He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Foundation, the social arm of CMI that supports projects focused especially on education and health in Guatemala.
Committed to education, he is a Trustee of Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, supporting education programs to improve the quality of life of the Guatemalan population through education.
He actively collaborates with the initiative “Plan Visión de País”, an inter-institutional effort to create a long-term development plan for Guatemala.
His participation in various local and regional institutions and projects, focused on improving the performance of our countries and the quality of life of its inhabitants, reflects Juan Luis Bosch’s strong commitment to constantly seek the development of the countries of the region.