Alfredo Harp Helu

Mexico | Grupo Martí, Interceramic | Holding

September 18, 2022 | 10:30 PM

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Alfredo Harp Helu, through the foundation that bears his name, supports 5,700 projects with capital of more than US$450 million in education, sports, health and environmental care. He is close to the president of Mexico due to his passion for baseball. He even built a stadium worth US$207 million. He was not always a favorite of the president however, as AMLO criticized the sale of CitiBanamex by Harp Helu to Citi in 2001. The US bank is currently seeking to divest this unit through a bidding among Mexican businesses.