Lauro Gonzalez

For over 30 years, Lauro enjoyed a multifaceted successful career both in fortune 100 corporations and in small entrepreneurial companies internationally and domestically. Before he retired from Amgen in 2019, he led a team of transformation specialists focused on multiple improvement opportunities and risks throughout the company. In this role, he created and led the Business Performance Team, the Acquisition Integration COE, the Enterprise Risk Management Board function and the Engineering Excellence Team. Prior to Amgen, he developed and managed multinational joint ventures in the satellite communications field in the Americas.

He was CEO of companies owned by Vodafone, Citigroup and Loral Space and Communications. Lauro was Satmex’s CEO where he guided the company through its privatization, corporate transformation and international growth. He began his career at McKinsey and Company in Mexico and later he also pioneered the startup of McKinsey’s operations in Brazil. He has served in multiple boards, the most recent being, the Board and Compensation Committee of Campus Crest Communities, an NYSE traded company. He also serves on the Board of UNETE, a non-for-profit organization taking technology to schools in impoverished areas throughout Mexico. 

He holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Duke University he also studied Effective Corporate Governance for CEOs at Harvard.