Camilo Suero Appointed Executive Director of the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Apr 04, 2013, 09:27 ET from Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

BEVERLY HILLS, Mich., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce today named Camilo Suero as Executive Director of MHCC.  In this role, Suero is responsible for representing the interests of the state's 11,000 Hispanic owned businesses and management of day-to-day Chamber operations. 

Prior to joining the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Suero had an accomplished 17 year career in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, spent between Ryder Logistics (4) and Ford Motor Company (13).  In his most recent role at Ford, Suero assisted new and distressed suppliers implementing guidelines and recovery actions to successfully do business with OEMs.  Suero is well known in the local Hispanic community having served as President of the Detroit Chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBA's as well as an executive board member of Ford Hispanic Network.  Suero holds a Masters in Business Administration from Wayne State University, Detroit, and a B.S. in Business Administration from UNIBE, Santo Domingo, Dom. Republic. 

"Camilo Suero brings the right combination of corporate supply chain experience and a background in leading a professional business association as immediate past President of the Detroit Chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBA's," said Gary Gonzalez, Chairman of the MHCC Board of Directors.  "It is our expectation that Camilo will continue to grow the value of MHCC membership, cultivating opportunities for business growth and development while providing access to needed business services."

Suero succeeds Armando Ojeda, who during an 11 year association with the Chamber served two terms as Executive Director and five years as the Ford Motor Company representative on the MHCC Board of Directors, will be assuming the leadership of the Hispanic Auto Supplier Alliance. Ojeda maintains a position on the Board of Directors and continues his involvement in developing operational capacity of member companies.

Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (MHCC) is a non-profit business association, promoting the growth of Hispanic businesses and the economic vitality of the Latino community.  The MHCC represents the interests of 11,000 Hispanic owned businesses in the State of Michigan and is dedicated to promoting economic development by enabling access to business opportunities and resources for growth and development.  The Chamber continues to strive to spotlight minority companies and to promote partnerships between major Corporations and small business in the Americas.

SOURCE Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce