Jack Kahan is President and CEO of Grupo Kahan, which has recently closed strategic partnerships with top companies dedicated to achieving energy efficiency and distribution by retrofitting old housing and business consumption as well as helping to lower their use of energy with LEDs, induction bulbs, and recommendations for photovoltaic rooftop use.
As former President of the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, he dedicates himself to promoting investment projects between both countries to develop energy-saving distribution and sustainable technologies.
Grupo Kahan is now poised to capitalize their knowledge and networks in the creation of ESCO, an energy company to provide the Mexican industry, small commercial businesses, and residential areas with energy and with better alternatives to lower monthly bills and become sustainable.
Kahan Energy has undertaken responsibility for constituting a financial entity with SunEdison–a worldwide leader in the large-scale utility Photovoltaic and Wind Energy Business–to meet the needs of their RSC Latin American portfolio.
Kahan Energy today enjoys a large entrepreneur network and is ready to participate in Energy and other sustainable innovative initiatives.
Jack Kahan has been recognized as a leader in his community and in Mexico at large. In 1996, the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce appointed Jack Kahan and his team to organize the summit meeting between President Ernesto Zedillo and the largest Mexican community in the United States: “La Raza" in Chicago.
Representing the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce in 1997, Mr. Kahan was a keynote speaker before the U.S. Congress during the review of the North American Free Trade Agreement between the two nations.
In 1998, at the request of the city’s mayor, he was appointed President and founder of the first Board of Trustees of the National Museum of Natural History in Mexico City.
In 2002, he founded the People´s Bank, which provided small cash loans to employees from all around the country, making it possible for low-income people to get a loan.
He graduated from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, ITAM (Business Administration) and UNAM (Faculty of Economics) as well as IPADE AD–2 (Senior Company Management program) Class 1982.