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Isaac Lekach

President, The Sarpes Group

Latin America

Isaac Lekach is a private investor and advisor for companies based primarily in the United States and Mexico with a focus in the fields of marketing, consulting, real estate, finance, consumer goods and fashion.
Isaac graduated in 2001 from NYU’s Stern School of Business.

After working in New York for Advest in Fixed Income Institutional Sales and Trading, Isaac moved to Mexico in 2003 to create a distribution platform for the groups’ diverse products in the country and repeated the task again in 2005/06 in Brazil. In that time, his company was responsible for the successful launches and distribution of numerous fragrance lines including Perry Ellis, Paris Hilton (including footwear), Guess, Maria Sharapova, XOXO, Ocean Pacific and more recently, Katy Perry, Ed Hardy, True Religion, BCBG, Selena Gomez and others.

Isaac has also been an active member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) since 2007 and was the co-founder of the EO Accelerator program in Mexico City in 2013 and has been involved in the organization’s Global Student Entrepreneurship Award (GSEA) in Mexico since 2010.

At present, he manages investments in real estate and various startups and is also an investor and advisor to Dream Water (drinkdreamwater.com) and Artcan (artcangroup.com) both based in the US.

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Because there is much to do and much to solve creatively!

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