The Dominican Association of Foreign Investment Companies (ASIEX) swore in its new Board of Directors for the period 2022-2023, led by Alejandro Peña Prieto, managing partner for the Dominican Republic and practice leader for Latin America at the firm Squire Patton Boggs Peña Prieto Gamundi .

It is also made up of Raquel Bourguet, leading assurance partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC); Juan Velázquez, Vice President and Administrator of Costa Sur – Casa de Campo; José Antonio Cabrera, president of CEMEX Dominicana; Edwin De los Santos, president of AES Dominicana; José Luis Alonso, executive president for Insurance and Pensions of BHD León; Mauricio Pulido, GB CEO of Energy Texaco; Gonzalo Gil,
General Manager Scotiabank; Fredy González, CEO Esso Dominican Republic.

Also Fernando del Río, general manager of Bepensa Dominicana; Franklin Mass, Vice President and Country Manager of GILDAN; Luís Espínola, Banco Popular’s executive vice president of Business Business and Investment; Mario Torres, managing partner general KPMG; Elizabeth Mena, Executive Vice President of the
Dominican Mining Corporation; Ioannis Moustafis, CEO of Falcondo; Danilo Ginebra, CEO of ALTICE
Dominicana and Máximo Vidal, CITI president.

During the swearing-in ceremony, ASIEX presented the institutional objectives of the new administration
for the next two years, which, among other actions, “will be aimed at promoting consensus
for the adaptation of the rules that regulate foreign investment in the Dominican Republic,” he says. a press release.

It adds that it also intends to collaborate with government authorities for the implementation of transparency regulations that encourage trust and predictability for investment.

Peña, new president of ASIEX, highlighted in a speech that “part of the objectives that this administration will pursue will be to promote the creation of a National Strategy for the Promotion of Investments and Reinvestment in the Dominican Republic, to promote greater predictability and certainty to them; while we will continue promoting the regulatory and institutional strengthening of local governments and encouraging the
implementation of best international practices based on successful experiences in other
nations in terms of foreign investment; among other initiatives.

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