Baillères was the recipient of the 2015 Medalla de Honor Belisario Domínguez
|Born||1931 (age 85–86)|
|Residence||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Occupation||Owner, Peñoles and El Palacio de Hierro|
|Net worth||US$11 billion (February 2017)|
He owns a holding company called Grupo Bal, which controls a large number of other companies including Industrias Peñoles / Peñoles, the second most important Mexican mining company and the world's largest silver producer, El Palacio de Hierro, a chain of departments stores mainly located in Mexico City, Grupo Nacional Provincial, the only entirely Mexican owned insurance company, Grupo Profuturo, a pensions and annuities business. He sits on the board of directors of Fresnillo plc.
He is also a head member of the board of ITAM, one of Mexico's top higher education centers and thinktank, and owner of other businesses related with financial services, agriculture and bullfighting. He is the owner of the 92m yacht Mayan Queen IV.
As of October 2012, Bloomberg lists Baillères as the 35th richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of US $19.3 billion. 
Baillères is married with four children and lives in Mexico City.
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