As chairman of Florida-based MasTec, Inc., Jorge Mas Santos leads a 12,000-employee firm that provides a host of contracting services in the network infrastructure sphere. One of America’s top five Hispanic-owned companies, MasTec first broke $1 billion in annual revenue in 1998 and currently generates more than $3.5 billion each year. The firm’s range of services includes oil and natural gas pipeline, wireless utility, and electrical transmission solutions. Jorge Mas Santos is also active on the boards of numerous companies, helping guide corporate governance and strategic direction. His volunteer activities extend to a seat on the University of Miami School of Business board of overseers.
Mr. Mas Santos is highly involved in the community and strives to protect democratic principles as director of the Mas Family Foundation and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Cuban American National Foundation. Also a founding member of Consenso Cubano, he has met with world leaders such as President Barack Obama and former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush on issues of human rights. He has promoted Cuba’s nonviolent transition to a democratic society through appearances in high-profile venues such as the United Nations Commission on Human Rights.