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General director of Izzi shot and killed

Coacalco, Mexico — A prominent member of the business community was shot and killed while riding his bicycle.

The director general of Mexico’s communications company Izzi, Adolfo Lagos Espinosa, was shot and killed while riding his bicycle along the Tulancingo-Pirámides roadway in the State of Mexico on Sunday.

The General Prosecutor’s Office of the State of Mexico (FGJEM) said that it “is investigating a homicide reported Sunday on the Tulancingo-Pirámides roadway” where the director of the cable television system was injured by firearm while riding a bicycle.

“The victim was transferred to a hospital in the municipality of Coacalco where he unfortunately died,” he said in a statement.

Lagos graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Masters in Operations Research from Stanford University.

He served as General Director of Grupo Financiero Serfin, at the time the third largest bank in Mexico and the predecessor bank to Banco Santander México. There, he led the restructuring of the group.

He served as Senior Executive Vice President and Head of the Wholesale Banking Division of Banco Santander from Madrid, Spain.

He was also with Grupo Financiero Bancomer, where he remained for 23 years, the last three as Executive Vice President of the Consumer Banking Division.

He joined Televisa in 2013 with more than 40 years of experience in the areas of operations, technology, administration, consumption and restructuring.

Lagos Espinosa was, since February 21, 2013, head of the Cable and Telecommunications division of Televisa.

Televisa’s Cable and Telecommunications division provides video, broadband and voice services, as well as wholesale communication services to institutional and business clients through a network of more than 80,000 kilometers of fiber optic and coaxial cable in Mexico .

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