AUSTIN, TX – As the Texas State Chamber, the Texas Association of Business (TAB) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the top Mexican business organizations to enhance regional competitiveness and advance trade, investment, infrastructure, talent, and the overall economic framework. TAB CEO Glenn Hamer signed the agreement alongside Jorge Juraidini, Managing Director of the Consejo Coordinador Empresarial (CCE); Alejandro Gómez, Managing Director of the Confederación Nacional de Cámaras Industriales de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos (CONCAMIN); Juan Pablo García, Managing Director of the Cámara Nacional de la Industria de la Transformación en Nuevo León (CANAINTRA N.L.); Luis Manuel Hernández, President of the Consejo Nacional de la Industria Maquiladora y Manufacturera de Exportación (INDEX); and, Jesús Herrera, President of the Consejo Mexicano de Comercio Exterior, Inversión y Tecnología, región Noreste (COMCE Noreste). “We are making history today,” TAB CEO Glenn Hamer said. “There is not
another agreement of its kind in the universe, and this underlines TAB’s
commitment to reinforcing the Texas-Mexico relationship.” The signing of this historic agreement marks the first time TAB has collaborated with five Mexican national and state business associations that represent the highest level of leadership of the private sector. This alliance seeks to improve the business climate and innovation, as well as facilitate communication, promote the exchange of best practices and experience among industry leaders, to strengthen the integration of regional sustainable value chains. Reaffirming the commitment of binational cooperation, the signing of the MoU took place at the NADBank Headquarters, an institution that looks out for the well-being of the Mexico-United States border region. In attendance were distinguished companies committed to regional development such as CEMEX, whose leadership and corporate vision have been fundamental in making this MoU possible. The MoU is a clear example that teamwork and the conviction to promote common growth and development, are the driving forces behind the spirit of cooperation and collaboration between both nations for years to come. With a shared vision, TAB, CCE, CONCAMIN, CAINTRA NL, INDEX and COMCE Noreste, join forces to sign this unprecedented agreement in the recent history of binational business relations, with the objective of boosting competitiveness in the context of nearshoring.
TAB is the Texas State Chamber, representing companies of every size and industry. The Association’s purpose is to champion the best business climate in the world, unleashing the power of free enterprise to enhance lives for generations. Follow TAB on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Director of Communications
Texas Association of Business