Mr. Vizcaya has over 30 years of experience in the financial sector mainly in commercial banks. He has worked as: Executive Director of Private Banking of Banco Santander in Mexico, Business Development VP for GE Capital in Mexico, CEO of Factoraje Serfin a joint-venture between Grupo Serfin and GE Capital (the largest factoring company in Mexico), Executive Director of the International Division of Banca Serfin with offices in several cities and countries including Los Angeles, New York and London. Mr. Vizcaya participated in the creation of Banco Alianza bank (currently GE Capital Bank Mexico) as CFO and he created and managed a Banking Institution owned by Banca Serfin in the Cayman Islands designed to serve Mexican individuals in their international transactions, offering products as checking accounts, investments, credit cards, loans, investments in derivatives and other products. Mr. Vizcaya has a BS in Economics from the Instituto Tecnologico Autónomo de México. In 2006 he founded FINAE, a social impact financial institution specialized in student loans, with a group of Mexican entrepreneurs in order to support low income Mexican students who do not have enough economic resources to pay for their undergraduate tuitions. Mr. Vizcaya is involved in other social causes that improve and provide education to women with scarce resources that praise their skills to cover the labor needs of their region.
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Part of a series on A Special Series on Creating Opportunity for the BOP in Latin America and the Caribbean
September 09, 2013