August 19, 2014

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Miami: International

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José Abreu
José Abreu
» José Abreu: Miami-Dade Aviation Department director

» Fernando Alonso: His work as head of Hunton & Williams' Latin American practice has included numerous Spanish banking deals in Miami.

» José Astigarraga: One of Chambers USA's four top-ranked arbitration lawyers for Latin American business disputes, he was instrumental in putting Miami on the map as an arbitration capital of the Americas.

  José Astigarraga
José Astigarraga
» Juan Cento: Many see the president of the Latin America and Caribbean division of FedEx Express as the corporate leader of the international community.

» R. Marcelo Claure: CEO of the world's largest mobile telephone phone distributor, Miami-based Brightstar Corp., and co-founder of One Laptop Per Child

» Peter Dolara: American Airlines' senior vice president for Mexico, Caribbean and Latin America

» Pierre Dulin: The Miami-based regional manager for Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior — Bladex — is a key figure in the now-booming trade finance sector.

R. Marcelo Claure
R. Marcelo Claure
» Stephen Flowers: President of UPS Americas, which includes Canada and Latin America. It posted $51.5 billion in revenue in 2008.

» Arthur J. Furia: Head of Gunster's international practice and official Miami counsel for the Italian Consulate and Italian Trade Commission

» Charlotte Gallogly: President of the World Trade Center Miami, the county's world trade advocate; the organization also puts on the Air Cargo Americas, Seacargo Americas and Americas Food & Beverage trade shows.

Charlotte Gallogly
Charlotte Gallogly

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