Ernesto Torres Cantú

Ernesto Torres Cantú

Chief Executive Officer, Grupo Financiero Banamex (Mexico)

Ernesto Torres is the Chief Executive Officer of Citi Mexico and Grupo Financiero Banamex. He is also CEO of Banco Nacional de México, a role he has held since 2012.

Ernesto joined Banamex in 1989 as a Corporate Bank executive. In 1991, he became the Retail Bank Regional Director for Coahuila and Durango, and in 1997, he was named Divisional Director for the Central Region of Mexico.

In 2006, he was appointed Corporate Director of the Retail Bank. In that role, his responsibilities included leadership for 1,600 branches, and he also oversaw products for individuals and small and medium enterprises in Mexico. From 2012 until September 2014, he was CEO of Global Consumer Banking in Mexico.

He is a member of the Board of Grupo Financiero Banamex and Banco Nacional de México.

Ernesto received a degree in industrial engineering from the ITESM (Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education) and an M.B.A. from Georgia State University.


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