Fhernando Colunga, MBA
Founder and President of AMEXIM, he has more than 25 years of experience in the international fashion industry. He studied fashion in Milan and London, and business in Mexico and the United States at HARVARD University. He graduated from Nyenrode Business University, the Netherlands Business School, with an MBA.
He has represented Great Britain’s ‘FASHION IS GREAT’ campaign which promotes the British fashion industry globally. His luxury brand, COLUNGA London, allowed him to collaborate with the British royal family and to be published in a wide range of media in Italy, Portugal, Slovenia, the United States and the United Kingdom. He has also been featured in trade magazines including ELLE, InStyle, Harper’s BAZAAR and British VOGUE.
Fhernando Colunga, in recognition of his career at both the national and international level, was recently included in the book ‘THOSE WHO INSPIRE MEXICO’ as one of the 107 cases that most inspire the new Mexican generations, a distinction shared with select personalities.
‘THOSE WHO INSPIRE’ is a global movement endorsed by UNESCO.
In 2015, he launched the Fashioning MEXICO initiative as the beginning of the national strategy to bring structure, professionalise and institutionalise the fashion industry in Mexico; recently and as a follow-up to said strategy, he founded the Mexican Association of the Fashion Industry, AMEXIM, with the vision of being the most important, influential and effective organization for the development and internationalisation of high-end fashion brands and businesses in Mexico and, through a system of corporate intelligence, turn them into agents of creative evolution at a global level.