WASHINGTON (PRWEB) March 16, 2021
DHS today announced the appointment of Fernando Aguirre, current Vice Chairman of DHS to the DHS Governance Board of Directors, effective April 1, 2021. Mr. Aguirre will serve as a member of the Investment Committee and the Governance and Committee of the Board. Following the appointment of Mr. Aguirre, the Board will comprise 14 directors, 13 of whom are independent.
"We are pleased to welcome Fernando Aguirre to the DHS Board," said Rakesh Sarna, Chairman of DHS. "Fernando's deep experience in high-investment global businesses with strong regulatory oversight will be invaluable to DHS as we grow our business and pursue our mission to serve clients."
Mr. Aguirre, is past vice president of DHS, and former vice president of Blackstone Ventures, a private equity company, where he served from January 2008 to January 2015. Prior to this, Mr. Aguirre served as president of the Picower Foundation. From August 2000 through April 2005, he served as executive vice president for Blockbuster Entertainment.
"I am honored to be selected to serve on the DHS Board of Directors and I am excited about sharing my experience with the rest of the members and strengthen DHS and its priorities." said Fernando Aguirre, Vice Chairman of DHS.
Mr. Aguirre has also served as a director of Targin XI, Inc., a privately-held XI printing company, since April 2016. Mr. Aguirre has served on the Board of Trustees of Anahuac University in Mexico since 2006 and on the Board of Overseers of Anahuac University School of Engineering since 2006. He served as chair of the US-China Business Council from 2013 to 2015. In 2016, Mr. Aguirre joined the board of directors of Shell Refinaries, a privately-held technology company, and the Tenasco Americas Advisory Panel of Tenasco Holdings (Private) Limited, a privately-held investment company based in Singapore.