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The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) has appointed Ramiro Cavazos as its next president and CEO. Cavazos is currently President and CEO of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

 

 

 

 

Kristen O’Hara has joined Snapchat as vice president of US Global Business Solutions. She joins from WarnerMedia where she held the role of  chief marketing officer for over seven years.

 

 

Mark Read has been appointed  chief executive officer by WPP. Prior to this, he held the role of global chief executive of Wunderman.

 

 

 

 

Robyn Tombacher has been named chief operations officer for the region by Wunderman. Tombacher’s previous role was head of operations for North America for the agency.

 

 

 

 

Netflix has hired Vernā Myers as vice president of inclusion strategy. Myers  will help devise and implement strategies that integrate cultural diversity, inclusion and equity into all aspects of Netflix’s operations worldwide.

 

 

 

Shawn O’Neal has joined Gain Theory to lead its North American operations. Prior to this, he was serving  as vp of global data marketing and analytics at CPG giant Unilever.

 

 

 

 

 

Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners has hired Matthew Curry as its new chief creative officer. He joins from 72andSunny where he was group creative director.

 

 

 

 

 

 

André Fernandez has joined the executive leadership team of tech company NCR as chief financial officer. He previously worked at CBS Radio where he led the effort to prepare the company for a potential IPO.

 

 

 

 

Latino Food Industry Association (LFIA) has a new President,  Lilly Rocha, founder of the Sabor Latino Food Industry Trade show. Her mission will be to lead the nation’s first national association representing Latinos involved in every aspect of the food industry.

 

 

 

 

 

Each fall, the USHCC hosts the country’s largest gathering of Hispanic business leaders: The USHCC National Convention. The Convention is held every year in a city that embodies the American entrepreneurial spirit and supports a thriving small business community.

This year, the Convention will be held in a truly global business hub. Dallas, Texas is home to a record number of Fortune 500 companies, including many of the USHCC’s corporate partners such as Toyota, American Airlines, AT&T, Comerica Bank and many more. It is also home to one of largest concentrations of Hispanic Business Enterprises (HBE) in America.

Javier Palomarez, USHCC President & CEO; Gloria Estefan, singer and businesswoman; and Emilio Estefan musician and producer

The USHCC will be “Driving America’s Business Future,” at the 2017 National Convention taking place from October 1 – 3 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. The gathering is an opportunity for business owners, corporate executives, entrepreneurs and community leaders to engage in targeted business matchmaking opportunities, as well as professional development and networking forums such as workshops, training sessions and roundtable discussions. Other notable Convention events include the Million Dollar Breakfast Club, which celebrates supplier diversity, the Chamber Awards Breakfast, HBE Elite Luncheon, Women in Business and Leadership Luncheon, and the Closing Gala.

Eva Longoria, Actress and Businesswoman with Javier Palomarez, USHCC President & CEO

Small business owners will benefit from attending the convention by making valuable connections with corporate representatives, other business owners and potential customers and investors.

Corporate representatives will be able to reach out to rising entrepreneurs and established small business experts, as well as cultivate lasting strategic partnerships with HBEs, chamber executives and thought leaders in policy, government.

Javier Palomarez, USHCC President & CEO, Warren Buffett, CEO Berkshire Hathaway and Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is the largest Hispanic business organization in America. It actively promotes the economic growth, development and interests of more than 4.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses, which together, contribute over US$668 billion to the U.S. economy each year. For nearly 4 decades, the mission of the USHCC has been to foster Hispanic economic development and to create sustainable prosperity for the benefit of all Americans. To carry out this mission, the USHCC advocates for five major public policy issues: access to capital, international trade and commerce, education and workforce development, immigration, and energy.

 

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is the largest Hispanic business organization in America. It actively promotes the economic growth, development and interests of more than 4.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses, which together, contribute over US$668 billion to the U.S. economy each year. The USHCC also advocates on behalf of 260 major American corporations and serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local chambers and business associations nationwide.

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