Director of Government Relations
Gerardo currently serves as Director of Institutional Relations at Kia Motors México. In addition to the responsibilities within Kia, he serves as an Executive Advisor to the Mexican Association of the Automotive Industry (AMIA). Originally from Baja California, Bachelor of Laws from the Universidad Panamericana, Master of Laws in International Business from the Universidad Iberoamericana and Master in Business Administration for Executives with Experience (MEDEX) from IPADE.
He has collaborated with fortune 500 companies in the automotive industry such as DaimlerChrysler (now FCA) and Nissan Mexicana, as well as North American DuPont and French Pernod Ricard, with legal and governmental relations responsibilities for both Mexico and Latin America. He has participated in the joint rooms of the T-MEC negotiations, as well as the TLCUEM and TPP. Gerardo has more than 15 years of experience in the areas of public affairs, commercial treaties and international business, transactional law and Corporate Governance.