The Development Foundation of Guatemala (Fundesa) announced the members of the Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 cycle. The change of Board of Directors takes place every May and aims to elect the 21 members of the council, who subsequently elect the members of the board of directors. The election took place during the 32nd Ordinary General Meeting of the foundation.
The president-elect for the 2018-2019 term is Juan Carlos Paiz, while he will be joined by Juan Monge as vice-president I; Salvador Bigura, vice-president II; María Isabel Luján, secretary; and Humberto Olavarría, treasurer.
Felipe Bosch will be part of the Board of Trustees during this cycle, along with Yara Argueta, Salvador Biguria, José Antonio Corrales, Roberto Gutiérrez, Édgar A. Heineman, María Kaltschmitt, Peter Klose, María Isabel Luján, Ricardo Mansilla, José Guillermo Mata, Pedro Mendoza, Karla Menocal, Juan Monge, Humberto Olavarría, Juan Carlos Paiz, Roberto Paiz, Salvador Paiz, Luis Prado, José Miguel Torrebiarte and Juan Mauricio Wurmser.
As a Guatemalan businessman, Felipe Bosch has participated in different projects that promote positive change in the country. He has been president of FUNDESA, as well as President of the National Meeting of Entrepreneurs (ENADE).
He was president of the Coordinating Committee of Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial and Financial Associations CACIF, which is the entity that brings together the representations of the Private Sector of the country, as well as president of the Chamber of Industry of Guatemala.
FUNDESA is a private non-profit organization, formed by businessmen in their personal capacity, independent of sectorial, trade union or partisan interests. It was established in 1984 due to the interest of Guatemalan businessmen to generate and implement programs and projects that promote economic and social development in Guatemala in a sustainable manner.