Jan René Aguirre
Jan René Aguirre Palme is Director, Distressed Acquisitions & Business Development at Hilco Global Mexico. As a seasoned executive, he excels in driving business growth and developing innovative solutions for clients and their distressed investments. In doing so, he leverages extensive experience in strategic marketing, deal execution and cross-border negotiations to enhance global business relationships and outcomes.
Jan René’s dynamic 15+ year trajectory in Investment Banking, Strategic Management, and Entrepreneurship, is marked by significant roles at Citi, VACE Partners, and Hilco Global México. Starting his career at Citi as a Financial Analyst, Jan René played a crucial role in landmark transactions, including the OMA IPO, mastering financial valuation and deal structuring. As Vice President at VACE Partners, he led high-stakes M&A deals, notably the Grupo Financiero Interacciones/Banorte Merger, showcasing his strategic acumen and contributing to the firm’s recognition with the 2017 “Global M&A Network Deal of the Year award.”
Jan René’s entrepreneurial spirit is evidenced by his founding of Aceros Impulso, where he spearheaded sales strategies to achieve impressive growth despite market challenges. He also founded Proambi, a pioneer in e-waste recycling in Mexico, where he showcased his ability to lead, innovate, and expand business horizons. With an MBA from Instituto de Empresa, where he graduated with Honors, and a Bachelor’s from Universidad Iberoamericana, Jan René combines strategic vision, financial expertise, and leadership to impact the financial sector and beyond, continually striving for excellence in every endeavor.