Carlos Medina Plascencia
|Carlos Medina Plascencia|
|Born||August 14, 1955|
|Occupation||Politician and academic|
Carlos Medina Plascencia (b. August 14, 1955 in León, Guanajuato) is a Mexican politician affiliated to the conservative National Action Party (PAN). He is a former mayor of León, senator and interim governor of Guanajuato (1991 – 1995). In 2005 he ran for president of the PAN but lost against Manuel Espino.
Carlos Medina is the son of Carlos Medina Torres and María del Carmen Plascencia Fonseca. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering and a master's degree in business administration from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Studies (ITESM), where he worked as a professor from 1980 to 1981. In 1985 he joined the National Action Party and a year later was elected city councilor of León. Three years later he won the mayorship of the municipality.
- Diccionario biográfico del gobierno mexicano, Ed. Fondo de Cultura Económica, Mexico, 1992.
- (Spanish) Official website
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