Published On: Sat, Oct 19th, 2013

CTEX is recognized at the IX Encuentro Iberamericano conference in Panama as one of the most innovative companies in Latin America

anthony_de_limaPANAMA CITY –  Curaçao Technology Exchange (CTEX), today made a big entry into Latin America. The company, represented by its CEO, Anthony de Lima was part of the international Multilatinas panel including companies such asAvianca, Odebrecht, Burson-Masteller, CEMEX, Grupo Semusa, America Móvil and others. The panel was part of the Foro Multilatinas also part of the IX Encuentro Iberamericano held in Panama this week.

Mr. de Lima presented a roadmap for how small and medium-sized enterprises and Multilatinas can become regional and global companies. He focused on key topics such as company culture, financial control, commitment, vision, execution excellence, and focus on quality. He also stressed technological excellence and innovation as a key differentiator for companies and economies who seek to push themselves faster and further into the 21st century.

Mr. de Lima highlighted Curaçao and CTEX’s vision to be a critical enabler for the Multilatinas and Pymes (pequeñas y medianas empresas) who seek a safe and secure jurisdiction to house their most critical information technology assets. Mr. de Lima focused on Curaçao’s geographic positioning, privacy laws, fiscal benefits, connectivity, multilingual workforce, and neutrality in the region. He also focused on the social responsibility of companies to contribute to markets and societies where they operate in including how to lift education to new heights.

Finally, Mr. de Lima highlighted that the private sector cannot leave it up to governments to drive innovation but that they themselves had to play a critical role in mobilizing innovation in those economies within which they operate.

Mr. Samuel Urrutia Cantoral, president of CEAL, the organizing entity for the conference recognized CTEX as one of the most innovative companies in Latin America.

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