Leopoldo Alarcon

Leopoldo Alarcon

CFO, Peñoles


  • EXEC. MBA, ITAM, Mèxico
  • MBA, Arizona State University (ASU), Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Diploma in Finance, ITAM, Mèxico (1989)
  • Programa Integral en Direcciòn Estratègica (PIDE), ITAM, Mèxico (2001)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico (1982-1987)
  • Volunteer In-Site practical mining Executive Trainee, Peñoles´Unidad Proaño (World´s richest silver mine), Fresnillo, Zac, Mexico (summer 2003)

Career history:

  • 1996 to date, Industrias Peñoles (Mining & Metals industrial Mexican Group); US$4 Bn consolidated annual sales (2016)
    • June 2008 to date, Vice President, Finance & CFO
    • May 2005 to June 2008, Asst. VP, Head of Global Sales & Mktg., Torreòn, Coah., Mèxico
    • Feb 1996 – May 2005, Asst. VP, Financial Resources & Treasurer, Mexico City
  • Sep 1993 – Jan 1996, Director of Finance of Grupo Wyny (2nd biggest Mexican Tannery); US$45 Million annual sales (1993), Leòn, Gto., Mèxico
  • May 1993 – Aug 1993, Regional MD of Corporate Finance, Inverlat Casa de Bolsa (Stock & bond broker, Investment Bank), Leòn Gto. Mèxico
  • Jan 1990 – Apr 1993, Industrias Peñoles, Corporate Manager of Financing & Hedging, Mèxico City
  • Jul 1987 – Dec 1989, Valores Finamex (Stock and bond broker), Money Markets and Corporate Finance
  • 1985 – Jul 1987, EMCOR Asesores (Financial Boutique), Administrative Asst.


  • Board Member of Industrias Peñoles, S.A.B. de C.V. and BAL HOLDINGS, INC.
  • Former Chairman of the Latinamerican Zinc Asociation (LATIZA), Lima, Peru
  • Member of the Beta Gamma Sigma of AACSB-Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Leopoldo Alarcon will be speaking on the ‘OPPORTUNITIES IN THE BI-LATERAL MARKET: PROJECT DEVELOPMENT & EXECUTING PRIVATE PPAs‘ panel at the 2019 Mexico Energy Assembly

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