Two Awards and the Same “CORONA”

2018-04-24T20:51:03+00:00 December 8th, 2015|Colombia|

December 8 - 2015 The Corona Group Received the Environment Protection Award and its President, Carlos Enrique Moreno, the Best Business Leader Award. Carlos Enrique Moreno tends to use an image to define the role of a leader who wants to motivate the members of his team. He says that it is like flying a kite, sometimes you have to pull the line and sometimes you have to release it. And this is just one of the multiple phrases that he usually tells to his subordinates to translate into a common language his work philosophy. The other key aspect, which some of the members of the Corona Group under his responsibility highlight, is the work example and commitment that he shows. "He likes to encourage and help his people develop," states the vice-president of Corporate Affairs, Ana María Delgado, who describes him as a person [...]

Ideal Invest cashes in on Brazilian students’ loans

2018-04-24T20:52:29+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|United States|

November 3 - 2015 A  deep recession might not be the most advantageous economic backdrop for a company offering student loans. But for Ideal Invest, a Brazilian student loans company that claims to be the biggest in the country’s private sector, the doldrums afflicting Latin America’s largest economy have been a boon. The reason? A much larger rival government student loan programme, known as Fies, has scaled back under a federal budget austerity programme. As access to the government programme has been tightened for students, the private sector has become more attractive. “These changes have been very good for us,” says Gabriel Haddad, finance director of Ideal Invest. The company was founded in 2001 by Oliver Mizne, a young entrepreneur who wanted to use financial markets to increase access to education for Brazil’s lower income groups. It followed the opening up of Brazilian higher education [...]

Corona among the Top Companies with the Best Corporate Reputation in Merco 2015

2018-04-24T20:54:23+00:00 October 26th, 2015|Colombia|

October 26, 2015 Corona among the Top Companies with the Best Corporate Reputation in According to the last assessment of the study Merco Empresas, Corona was qualified by entrepreneurs, journalists, labor unions and consumers as one of the companies with the best reputation in Colombia. Bogota, October 2015- In the 2015 Merco Empresas Colombia ranking, published by the monitor, Corona occupied the eleventh place among the top 100 companies with the best reputation, climbing up one place with respect to the study conducted in 2014. Likewise, it ranked first in the Industrial Sector. Merco is a world-wide reference which allows to evaluate the reputation of companies. This ranking is prepared annually based on a rigorous poll with the participation of high-level entrepreneurs, financial analysts, NGOs, labor unions, consumer associations and economics journalists. Accordingly, at the moment of evaluating companies, the monitor considers variables such as the quality [...]