A bit of history
SALVADOR was born in Mexico City, graduated from Universidad Iberoamericana with a degree in Business and completed an MBA at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in which he graduated with honors in 2005. he is also a Certificate Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) since 2004.
Salvador, has more than 30 years of experience working for the financial industry, having worked for BNP Paribas-Belgique and Scotiabank in Mexico. he was part of two successful start-up projects CIBANCO in 1984 (México) and DOLEX DOLLAR EXPRESS, INC. in 1997 a multinational money transfer business in the US. Dolex became the fourth largest public company in the world in the money transfer industry in terms of revenue in only 10 years of existence. Salvador developed one of the largest agents and correspondent networks worldwide, from the ground up. With his help, DOLEX purchased EUROPHIL, a money transfer operation in Spain, and then he was instrumental in DOLEX’s acquisition by GLOBAL PAYMENTS (GPN) in 2003 for close to US$200 million.
Since then Salvador has shared his expertise in the M&A of several companies, advising the sellers, the buyers as well as helping post-acquisition setbacks. Salvador founded with Hugo Cuevas-Mohr, Mohr World Consulting Americas, in Mexico City, and the company has been providing advice to money transfer operators, cross-border payment companies, fintechs and start-ups in the blockchain/crypto sector.
Salvador is also a very successful instructor, teaching a number of courses and seminars in payments, remittances, strategic planning, compliance and regulation, both at the IMTC Conferences and other conferences and private events.