CFO Forum Mexico City, 2016

A new era for Latin American companies  As Latin America leaves behind the commodity boom of the 2000s, it’s time for companies to look to technology, innovation, eco-friendly policies, and internationalization to remain competitive. With education still being one of the region’s main challenges, governments should prioritize the development of human capita and close the infrastructure gap in order to reach growth rates of 4 to 5 percent. It may be hard—but not impossible—to confront these challenges, as the region’s top business leaders seem well prepared to face the future. None of the non-financial economic sectors in Latin America had a negative average EBITDA Margin out of 100 of the largest companies that are listed in different regional stock exchanges. […]