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Enel Group appoints new Country Manager in Mexico

Bnamericas Published: Monday, September 26, 2022

Mexico City, September 26, 2022 - Enel Mexico, leader in the country’s renewable energy sector, announced the appointment of José Luis Navarro as the company's new Country Manager, following a distinguished career at Enel Group's corporate headquarters in Italy.

"We are witnessing a pivotal moment in history. As we already can see today, society’s progress will be closely linked to the energy transition’s success", José Luis Navarro, Country Manager of Enel Mexico, points out. "Our goal as a company is precisely to contribute toward this end and we have the technological solutions for achieving it. By means of generating renewable energy we can improve costs, while eliminating CO2 emissions, as well as contributing to the reduction of Mexico’s dependence on other countries for the generation of electricity. Our consumption habits of this resource and the pursuit of further efficiency in its use, are equally key to this process. My commitment, along with Enel Mexico’s 350 extraordinary Mexican professionals, is to put all our capabilities, experience and technology in service to the country. I will personally seek common ground and a collaboration framework to jointly forge the best future for Mexico and Mexicans.

José Luis Navarro's professional career began in 2012, planning medium and low voltage power grids in Spain; he held various positions in Europe’s renewable energy and technological innovation sectors afterwards.

Innovation and renewable energies, key for the Enel Group, have also been crucial in José Luis Navarro's career, where he managed projects related to materials and components for solar installations.

Bruno Riga, who held the position of Country Manager in Mexico until September 1, assumes a new responsibility at the helm of Enel Green Power in Brazil. Enel recognizes his contribution and achievements for the company's growth in the Mexican market.

José Luis Navarro's priorities in his new position include working hand in hand with the sector's main players to put Enel's technology, innovation, experience and knowledge at Mexico's disposal to pursue its energy sovereignty objectives, strengthen the national electricity sector and contribute in the efforts against climate change.

Enel, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, is a multinational power company and a leading integrated player in the global power and renewables markets. At global level, it is the largest renewable private player, the foremost network operator by number of end users and the biggest retail operator by customer base. The Group is the worldwide demand response leader and the largest European utility by ordinary EBITDA [1]. Enel is present in 30 countries worldwide, producing energy with over 92 GW of total capacity.

Enel Grids, the Group’s global business line dedicated to the management of the electricity distribution service worldwide, delivers electricity through a network of over 2.3 million kilometers to more than 75 million end users. The Group brings energy to around 70 million homes and businesses. Enel’s renewables arm Enel Green Power has a total capacity of more than 55 GW and a generation mix that includes wind, solar, geothermal, and hydroelectric power, as well as energy storage facilities, installed in Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Enel X Global Retail, Enel's global business line active in the areas of energy supply and efficiency, has a total capacity of around 7.9 GW of demand response managed globally and has installed 62 MW of behind-the-meter storage capacity. In addition, Enel X Way is the Group’s new company fully dedicated to electric mobility, managing more than 380,000 public and private EV charging points worldwide, both directly and through interoperability agreements.

[1] Enel’s leadership in the different categories is defined by comparison with competitors’ FY 2021 data. Publicly owned operators are not included.

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