Ricardo Salinas is president and CEO of Grupo Salinas. The venture owns media, retail, and banking operations and has grown exponentially under Salinas’s guidance. With over 50,000 employees in operations in ten countries, and a multinational bank, today the group is Latin America’s largest specialty retailer and consumer finance company. Grupo Salinas also includes broadcasting networks, a wireless telecom provider, an insurance company, and several other businesses. Salinas is committed to the well-being of Mexican and Latin American people through Fundación Azteca, which helps improve the daily lives of people in the countries where Grupo Salinas operates.