Jesus Garcia Pons

President, Arendal


Latin America


Selection Panel

Jesus is Chief Executive Officer and founding partner of Arendal, the 3rd largest Mexican Construction Company that employs more than 7,000 people.

Through its projects, Arendal has contributed to a better world by building infrastructure that provides fuel, electricity, communications, water, transportation, and social facilities. Arendal performs projects both onshore and offshore across Latinamerica.

Jesus has served as executive director of the International Pipeline and Offshore Contractors Association. He is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization.

He holds an MBA from MIT and is a Civil Engineer from Tecnologico de Monterrey.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020