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Pancho Búrquez
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Senator in the Congress of the Union
In office
1 September 2012 – 31 August 2018
Preceded by Alfonso Elías Serrano
President of the Urban Development Commission in the Congress of the Union
In office
1 September 2012 – 31 August 2018
Mayor of Hermosillo
In office
16 September 2000 – 15 September 2003
Preceded by Jorge Eduardo Valencia Juillerat
Succeeded by María Dolores del Río
Personal details
Born (1958-06-06) 6 June 1958 (age 59)
Hermosillo, Mexico
Alma mater Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas
Website panchoburquez.mx

Pancho Búrquez (born 6 June 1958) is a Mexican politician and a member of the National Action Party (PAN). He is a senator in the LXIII Legislature of the Mexican Congress representing Sonora.[1]

Life[edit]

Búrquez in 2015

Búrquez was born in Hermosillo and earned his degree in industrial engineering at Tec de Monterrey, as well as a master's degree in high business administration from the IPADE. In the 1980s and 1990s, he directed various businesses, including Inmobiliaria los Laureles and Hotelera Yipa, S.A.[1] In 1994, he became president of the Northern Sonora Entrepreneurial Center and later of the Northwest Delegation of COPARMEX.

His political career in the PAN began in 1997, and three years later, he was elected Municipal President of Hermosillo. In his three-year term, he was honored with a national anticorruption award from the CIDE. Between 2003 and 2005, he served as secretary general, and then as president, of the PAN party in the state of Sonora.[1]

He won election to the Senate for the LXII and LXIII Legislatures in 2012. He presides over the Urban Development and Land Use Commission in the Senate and also sits on the Science and Technology, Commerce and Industrial Development, and Energy Commissions.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Perfil del legislador". Legislative Information System. Retrieved 23 March 2017. 
Preceded by
Municipal President of Hermosillo, Sonora
2000 - 2003
Succeeded by