BMG’s Ricardo Guimarães Honored in Belo Horizonte

Ricardo is a Brazilian entrepreneur and the current president of BMG bank. He was born in Belo Horizonte and five years ago, the City Council of this area awarded him with a diploma of Merit at a request of Daniel Napomuceno, a Councilman. The chairman of the House, Leo Bourgeois de Castrol presided over the opening ceremony and later transferred to his colleague who chaired the meeting. Daniel Napomuceno took over from the chairman of the House, and he explained his satisfaction in honoring Ricardo Guimarães because he has shown his potential through investing in sports around Brazil.
The Chair of the House, Leo Bourgeois remembered that Ricardo Guimarães was honored and he received the Grand Collar of the legislative Award in 2004, and this time was equally satisfied with the new award. He further stressed that the honor was awarded as a result of individual achievements the entrepreneur has made especially in regard to sports activities in Brazil. Additional, the parliamentarian recalled the role played by the executive of BMG between 2001 and 2006 when he was the president of Clube Atletico Mineiro. Ricardo Guimarães initiated the construction of Training Center “Roosters” which is considered as the best equipped facility in the country.
Fred Costa, a State Representative at the region acknowledged the broad curriculum of Guimarães from sports patronage to football sponsorship, in addition to other sports like tennis, volleyball and gymnastics. Fred Costa further said the sponsorship by the entrepreneur has greatly contributed to the social development around Brazil. The MP also noted that Ricardo Guimarães has invested in St. Vincent Paul Hospital as well as the Whale Hospital. The deputy governor, Alberto Pinto Coelho, who was representing the governor, said the entrepreneur and his family deserved the tribute because of their commitment in development of sports in the country.
The Chairman of the House read the terms of the statute and gave it to the honored, Ricardo Guimarães. Councilman Daniel Nepomuceno and the Member of Parliament, Fred Costa gave the entrepreneur a plate representing a medal. On his part, Ricardo Guimarães thanked Daniel for his role of recognizing his ability. He further stressed that Belo Horizonte is his family and professional homeland and has everything it takes to be associated with the city.
Ricardo Guimarães said it was privilege to be honored for keeping the culture started by his grandfather many years ago. He added that BMG prefers to invest in sports and individual athletes in the society. Another person who attended the event was Flavio Guimarães Pentagna, the father to the honored. Indeed, since he was announced the president of Banco BMG, the bank has achieved great success becoming among the largest in the country.

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