- 'The Office' finale draws season high of 5.7 million viewers
- IRS chief declines to identify employees involved in scandal
- Dow, S&P end at records, stocks mark fourth week of gains |
- O.J. Simpson's ex-lawyer says did his best at Nevada trial
- Commuter trains collide in Connecticut, injuring up to 60 people
Roberto Gonzalez Barrera, head of Mexico's Banorte and Gruma, dies
MEXICO CITY |
MEXICO CITY Aug 26 (Reuters) - Mexican businessman Roberto Gonzalez Barrera, chairman emeritus of lender Banorte, died Saturday night in Houston, Texas, as a result of complications from pancreatic cancer.
Gonzalez was 81 years old.
A native of the northeastern state of Nuevo Leon, Gonzalez previously headed lender Grupo Financiero Banorte, Mexico's fourth-largest bank, and also founded corn miller and tortilla maker Gruma.
Considered one of the country's top business leaders, Gonzalez also served as chairman of the board of Gruma, a global company with operations spread across Latin America, the United States, Europe and Asia.
Officials at Banorte or Gruma have not yet announced funeral plans.
- Tweet this
- Share this
- Digg this