Jaime Ruiz Sacristán

Jaime Ruiz Sacristán (October 27, 1949 – April 12, 2020) was a Mexican businessman and banker. He was the chairman of the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) from 2015 until his death in 2020 from COVID-19.[3] His twin brother, Carlos Ruiz Sacristán [es], served as the Secretary of Communications and Transportation of Mexico from 1994 to 2000.[4]

Jaime Ruiz Sacristán
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Mexican Stock Exchange
In office
January 1, 2015 – April 12, 2020
Preceded byLuis Téllez
Succeeded byMarcos Martínez Gavica[1][2]
Personal details
Born(1949-10-27)October 27, 1949
Mexico City, Mexico
DiedApril 12, 2020(2020-04-12) (aged 70)
Mexico City, Mexico
Spouse(s)Maribel
RelationsCarlos Ruiz Sacristán [es] (Twin brother)

BiographyEdit

Ruiz received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Universidad Anáhuac México and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.[5][6]

In 2003, Ruiz founded the financial group Banco Ve por Más.[5] He was appointed vice president of the Mexican Banking Association [es] (ABM) in 2007 and was promoted to chairman of the banking association from 2011 until 2013.[5] In 2015, Jaime Ruiz Sacristán became chairman of the Mexican Stock Exchange (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)[5] and served in this position until his death in April 2020.[5]

Jaime Ruiz Sacristán tested positive for COVID-19 on March 13, 2020, after returning from a vacation to Vail, Colorado.[4][6] Several other Mexican executives also tested positive for coronavirus following the same trip.[6] He died from the virus at the Hospital Ángeles del Pedregal in Mexico City on April 12, 2020, at the age of 70.[4][6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Santiago, Judith (2020-06-12). "Marcos Martínez Gavica es el nuevo presidente de la BMV". El Economista (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2020-06-13. Retrieved 2021-07-30.
  2. ^ "Corporate Structure". Mexican Stock Exchange. Archived from the original on 2020-11-19. Retrieved 2021-07-30.
  3. ^ "Fallece Jaime Ruiz Sacristán, presidente de la Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, por coronavirus". Europa Press (news agency). 2020-04-13. Archived from the original on 2020-04-28. Retrieved 2020-05-03.
  4. ^ a b c "Fallece Jaime Ruiz Sacristán, presidente de la BMV". El CEO. 2020-04-12. Archived from the original on 2020-05-03. Retrieved 2020-05-03.
  5. ^ a b c d e Bosch Par, José-Oriol (2020-04-12). "In Memoriam: Jaime Ruiz Sacristán, Chairman, Bolsa Mexicana de Valores". Mexican Stock Exchange. Focus. Archived from the original on 2020-05-03. Retrieved 2020-05-03.
  6. ^ a b c d Squires, Scott (2020-04-12). "Mexico Stock Exchange Chairman Dies After Virus Hospitalization". Bloomberg News. Archived from the original on 2020-04-24. Retrieved 2020-05-03.