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USHCC Announces Alex Holmes of MoneyGram to Participate in 2017 Panel Series

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is proud to announce that Alex Holmes, CEO of MoneyGram International, will join the USHCC’s “CEO Panel Series: A Dialogue with Corporate Leaders” during the organization’s 2017 National Convention in Dallas, Texas. The panel will take place on Monday, October 2nd.

The CEO Panel Series brings together industry leaders from diverse sectors to engage in an informative discussion on management style, leadership philosophy, best practices, and their outlook on today’s global market.

“We are honored to have Alex Holmes participate in this year’s CEO Panel. With over a decade of experience in the remittance industry. Alex is a key voice in understanding the movement of currency around the world,” said USHCC President & CEO Javier Palomarez. “Throughout his career, Alex has shown dedication to further developing this field. His leadership has helped shape the market and set it on a path to increasing innovation and positive change. We look forward to hearing Alex’s insights and opinions on the future of our global marketplace.”

“Alex’s vision and initiative at MoneyGram International have driven the company to become a trailblazer in the global remittance industry,” said USHCC Chairman Don Salazar. “He understands the role innovation can have in the space to ultimately improve the quality of service and experience for consumers, while making our world more interconnected. Alex is a vital addition to this year’s CEO Panel.”

“MoneyGram provides a financial connection between families and friends in more than 200 countries and territories around the world ,” said Holmes. “The global nature of our business embraces many diverse cultures and allows us to better understand consumer behavior to ensure that we deliver services that meet our customers’ needs. I am honored to participate in this year’s CEO panel and look forward to sharing insights about our business and its impact on the global marketplace.”

Prior panelists include* Bob Unanue, CEO of Goya Foods Inc.; Robert Sanchez, CEO of Ryder System; Jose Mas, CEO of MasTec; Marcelo Claure, President & CEO of Sprint Corporation; Tom Greco, President & CEO of Frito Lay; Manolo Sanchez, Chairman & CEO of BBVA Compass; Scott Anderson, President & CEO of Zions Bank; Joe Alvarado, CEO & Chairman of Commercial Metals Company; Ilene Gordon, Chairman, President & CEO of Ingredion Incorporated; Jonathan Johnson, Executive Vice Chairman of Overstock.com; Edward Rust, Chairman & CEO of State Farm; Anne Shen Smith, Chairman & CEO of Southern California Gas; Tim Leiweke, President & CEO of AEG; George Halvorson, Chairman & CEO of Kaiser Permanente; Anne Sweeney, President of Disney/ABC Television; Pamela Patsley, Chairman & CEO of MoneyGram; and Matt Rose, Chairman of BNSF Railways.

*All titles herein pertain to the dates of the respective CEO panels, and may/may not reflect the current positions or status of employment of the listed individuals.

To learn more about the USHCC National Convention, visit ushcc.com/convention.

About the USHCC

The USHCC actively promotes the economic growth, development and interests of more than 4.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses, that combined, contribute over $668 billion to the American economy every year. It 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. For more information, visit ushcc.com. Follow us on Twitter @USHCC.

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