Juan Manuel Valle Pereña
CEO, Afore XXI Banorte
Juan Manuel Valle Pereña is the CEO of Afore XXI Banorte since February 2017, the largest pension funds administrator in Mexico; it manages $35 billion of over 9.6 million workers. Mr. Valle had a prominent career in the public sector, including social development (CEO of DICONSA, the largest retail network in Mexico and LatAm), foreign affairs (managing director of the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation) and the Ministry of Finance, where he was head of the Banking, Securities and Savings Department, responsible for designing and implementing public policies to develop the Mexican financial system, improving access to financial services, strengthening consumer protection and financial education. He participated, on behalf of the ministry, at the Financial Stability Board, the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion and the Committee on Financial Markets of OECD. Previously, he worked at the National Commission for the Pension System, the Institute for the Protection of Bank Savings and Financiera Rural.