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Carlos Hank González Jr.

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Carlos Hank González Jr.

Carlos Hank González Jr. (born Sept. 1, 1971), is the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of Grupo Financiero Banorte.[1] , one of the leading financial institutions in Mexico, with the broadest business diversification in the market.

He also is Vice Chairman of Gruma[2], a Mexican multinational good company and manufacturer. Carlos Hank González Jr is also General Director of Grupo Industrial Hermes, a Mexican industrial conglomerate that operates in various sectors, including energy, construction, infrastructure, tourism, sanitation and auto dealerships.

He is the son of businessman Carlos Hank Rhon and Graciela González Moreno, grandson of Roberto González Barrera (founder of Gruma and Grupo Financiero Banorte ) and Carlos Hank González (Mexican politician).


He began his career in finance while a university student, at Interacciones Casa de Bolsa. His first assignment was to take orders on the trading floor of the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV)[3].

In 1997, he was appointed General Director of Interacciones Casa de Bolsa, in 1999 General Director of Banco Interacciones, and in 2000, General Director of Grupo Financiero Interacciones.

In 2008, Carlos Hank González Jr. was appointed Managing Director of Hermes Industrial Group, a company made up of Grupo Hermes Infraestructura (Hermes Construcción, Hermes Concesiones and HOATSA) and Cerrey, a leader in the manufacture of steam power generators.

In December 2012, he was appointed Vice President of the Board of Directors of Gruma, the largest corn flour and tortilla manufacturer in the world.

In October 2014, he joined the Board of Directors of Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte).

In 2015, he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Grupo Financiero Banorte.

Carlos Hank González Jr. has been a backer for Mexico’s participation in multi-lateral trade agreements. In 2017 and 2018, he advocated for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

In 2019, he was selected as a member of the Business Advisory Council of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.


Carlos Hank González Jr. graduated from the Iberoamerican University in Mexico City, with a degree in administration and business, and a concentration in finance.


Carlos Hank González Jr. leads the nonprofit Banorte Foundation[4], which supports communities in need and advances efforts in education, science, medicine, technology, economic and sustainable development. [5]

Since 2015, Banorte Foundation[6] has contributed more than $52 million to 900 Institutions or 9 million beneficiaries worldwide.[7]

Banorte Financial Group[edit]

Under Carlos Hank González’s guidance, Banorte was recognized as "The Best Bank in Mexico" in 2020 by The Banker, an international financial affairs publication owned by The Financial Times. It was named the most valuable brand in the Mexican banking industry in 2020 by “Banking 500,” the world’s leading brand valuation consultancy[8].

Banorte stands alone as the only Mexican bank to get an excellent credit rating from the influential Fitch Ratings Inc. Also, the group ALAS20[9] , associated with an independent research group and an ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) advisory firm, awarded Banorte its Institution Award in 2020, citing its “leadership, consistency and excellence.”[10]

Carlos Hank González Jr has pushed Banorte to set aggressive environmental goals, such as the reduction of almost 30% of energy intensity against the base year 2009. In 2020, Grupo Financiero Banorte got an A- score, the highest in Mexico and Latin America, for the CPD 2020 edition, recognized as a global leader for climate change management.


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