Coral Gables, Florida-based MasTec Inc., an infrastructure builder across multiple industry sectors, recently revealed that businessman, advocate and humanitarian Javier Palomarez has joined its board of directors as a Class II Director.
"I am pleased to welcome Javier to the MasTec family,” MasTec's chairman of the board Jorge Mas said. “The wealth of experience and knowledge he brings will serve to further strengthen our board and be additional assets to our management team as we continue to build our telecommunication and energy portfolio."
Palomarez is president and CEO of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), promoting Hispanic-owned businesses and serving as a liaison for local chambers and associations throughout the U.S. He also serves on several high-profile advisory councils and task forces and has won several national awards as well as the Ohtli Award from the Mexican government. Previously he worked in the insurance, telecommunications and banking industries.
MasTec engineers, installs and operates systems for water, sewer, electrical power, oil and natural gas pipelines, communications and renewable infrastructure across the North American continent. It contracts with clients to provide networks to support transmission and distribution for utilities and communication connections.