Five Dominican women have been included in a new ranking of of Latin America’s Top 100 Businesswomen.
The women named were, Isabel Turull, CEO of Agape, which has franchises for Burger King, Papa John’s and Krispy Kreme and owns the Palacio del Cine chain; Elena Viyella, president of Inter-Quimica; Darys Estrella, vice president of corporate sustainability at Grupo Vicini; Mercedes Canalda de Beras-Goico, executive vice president of Banco ADOPEM and Ligia Bonetti, vice president of business at MercaSID, which distributes products from Kellogg’s, Kimberly Clark, Hershey’s, Haagen Dazs, General Mills and Novartis.
The ranking also features Adriana Cisneros, the vice-chairman of the Cisneros Group and the Chief Executive Officer of Tropicalia, a high-end, environmentally and socially responsible, tourism real-estate development.
From the Dominican Republic, two leaders were singled out by the report. Bonetti in her capacity as president of the industrialist association and Maribel Gasso, the president of the powerful Santo Domingo Chamber of Commerce.