Jaime Ruiz Sacristán, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV), died as a result of coronavirus.
“With deep sadness, we report that Lic. Jaime Ruiz Sacristán, Chairman of its Board of Directors, passed away today. Directors and staff send our condolences to his family and friends, we regret this sensitive loss. Rest in peace“The BMV reported on its Twitter account.
The businessman was diagnosed with Covid 19 on March 13, after he returned from a trip to Vail, Colorado, in United States. The BMV reported that day that Sacristan did not have any symptoms, so it would remain in quarantine on the instructions of the doctors. His case was one of the first to be known in Mexico.
According to information from his family, Ruiz Sacristán died at two in the morning on Sunday. His son-in-law, Juan Pablo Morales, regretted the loss of the businessman in social networks: “With deep sadness I inform you that my father-in-law @ Jaimeruizs3 left us today at 2 in the morning. An honest businessman, a leader in every way, an exemplary husband, father and grandfather, you will certainly be missed. Mexico loses a great man“
The businessman traveled to Mexico from the United States to attend the Banking Convention in AcapulcoHowever, he did not appear at said event that brings together financial specialists.
According to the last cut, in Mexico there are 4,219 people infected with Covid-19 and 273 fatalities. Mexico City exceeded thousand cases as a region and it remains the area with the highest number of infections in the country.
The burden of disease or the incidence rate of confirmed cases By state, it is found, for the most part, in the states of Baja California Sur with 12.68, and Quintana Roo, with 12.53. Mexico City remains in third place with 12.39. Chiapas, with .68, is the state with the lowest rate. The national incidence per 100,000 inhabitants is 3.30.
The leader of the BMV is He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Anahuac University and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. He was president of the Association of Banks of Mexico (ABM) from 2011 to 2013.
Also, I had an experience over 35 years in the financial sector and banking, where he performed in highly responsible management positions.
In 2003 founded the Board of Directors of Banco Ve por Más and was a member of various boards of directors of financial, industrial and commercial companies.
He was also CEO and member of the boards of directors of the companies that made up Bital Financial Group. It played a key role in the purchase of said bank by Grupo Prime in the period of bank privatization and helped its consolidation. At the beginning of his professional career he held important responsibilities in Banco Mexicano Somex and Citibank México.