Javier Palomarez - Independent Director of MasTec, Inc.

Javier Palomarez

Independent Director since 2015

Total compensation: $220,000
Age: 56

Javier Palomarez is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Palomarez has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (“USHCC”) since 2009. The USHCC promotes the economic growth, development and interests of Hispanic-owned businesses, advocates on behalf of American corporations and serves as the umbrella organization for local chambers and business associations nationwide. Mr. Palomarez was appointed to the Comcast NBCUniversal Diversity Advisory Council, the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Advisory Board, and the National 4-H Council Board of Trustees. Mr. Palomarez is a member of the Washington Economic Club, and serves on the Senate Task Force on Corporate Diversity and Inclusion. He advises the Administration as part of President Trump’s National Diversity Coalition, and was invited by Senator John McCain to serve on the board of the International Republican Institute (IRI). Mr. Palomarez also sits on the board of directors of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC). Mr. Palomarez is the recipient of the Bnai Zion “Humanitarian of the Year” award, and, in 2014, Mr. Palomarez received an honorary Doctorate from Westminster College, Utah’s premier liberal arts institution. In 2015 he was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Medallion from National 4-H Council and was recognized by the Government of Mexico with the Ohtli Award, the highest honor bestowed upon foreign citizens. Prior to joining the USHCC, Mr. Palomarez served in various executive capacities with Allstate Insurance Corporation, Sprint, Inc. and Bank of America. Mr. Palomarez brings to our Board significant experience in governmental and minority business affairs. In addition, he has significant knowledge of international affairs, particularly regarding Mexico and South America.

About MasTec, Inc.

MasTec, Inc., an infrastructure construction company, provides engineering, building, installation, maintenance, and upgrade services for communications, energy, and utility infrastructure primarily in the United States and Canada. It operates through five segments: Communications, Oil and Gas, Electrical Transmission, Power Generation and Industrial, and Other. The company builds underground and overhead distribution systems, including trenches, conduits, cable, and power lines, which provide wireless and wireline/fiber communications; natural gas, crude oil, and refined product transport pipelines; electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution systems; power generation infrastructure, such as renewable energy; heavy industrial plants; and compressor and pump stations, and treatment plants. It also installs electrical and other energy distribution and transmission systems, power generation facilities, buried and aerial fiber optic cables, coaxial cables, copper lines, satellite dishes, home security, and home automation in various environments. In addition, the company offers maintenance and upgrade support services comprising maintenance of customers' distribution facilities, networks, and infrastructure, including natural gas and petroleum pipeline, communications, electrical distribution and transmission, and power generation infrastructure; emergency services for accidents or storm damage; and routine replacements and upgrades to overhauls. Its customers include public and private energy providers, pipeline operators, wireless service providers, satellite and broadband operators, local and long distance carriers, and government entities. The company was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida.

  • MasTec, Inc., 800 South Douglas Road, Coral Gables 33134, United States
  • 305-599-1800