Alejandro Ramírez

Alejandro Ramírez
  • Chief Executive Officer
    Cinepolis

Alejandro Ramírez is Chief Executive Officer of Cinepolis, the largest film exhibition company in Latin America. He served as Mexico's Deputy Permanent Representative to the OECD and was Chief of Staff of the Social Cabinet of the Government of Mexico. He worked for the World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme and the World Institute for Development Economics Research in poverty and human development. He co-authored “Poverty, Human Development and Indigenous People in Latin America”. He is Chairman of the Morelia International Film Festival and President of the Cinepolis Foundation, which finances cataract surgeries in Mexico's rural sector, and Vice-President of Mexicanos Primero, an initiative to raise the quality of public education in Mexico. He is on the Boards of “Deworm the World” a YGL initiative advocating school based deworming in developing countries; and Filmaid, which uses the power of film to effect social change. He holds a BA in Economics from Harvard University, an MSc in Development Economics from the University of Oxford and an MBA from Harvard Business School.