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Former Mexico president to keynote WOCCU conference
MADISON, Wis. (2/20/09)--Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico who helped energize that country's economy and strengthen its credit union movement, will keynote the 2009 World Credit Union Conference, the annual event of the World Council of Credit Unions. The conference will be July 26-29 in Barcelona, Spain. Fox is expected to address global economic challenges and the role credit unions can play meeting them. Fox served as Mexico's top elected official from 2000 to 2006 and was the country's first democratically elected president in 70 years. During his tenure, he increased public access to financial services and enacted legislation to strengthen Mexico's credit unions and increase access to their services. He left office with a 70% public approval rating. In 2007, Fox became co-president with Italy's Pier Ferdinando Casini of the Centrist Democrat International, a global coalition of more than 100 Christian Democrat parties. Before taking national office, Fox served as governor of the Mexican state of Guanajuato. During his administration from 1995 to 1999, he helped Guanajuato become the country's fifth most productive state, in certain sectors surpassing the national average. Fox also served as president of Coca-Cola Co. for Mexico and Latin America. For more information about the World Credit Union Conference, use the link.
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