Getting accolades and appreciation from various sectors of the community is not a new thing to Ricardo Guimarães, the current President of the well-known Brazilian bank, BMG. Recently, he received the Honor to Merit appreciation from the City Hall of Belo Horizonte, the native city of Guimarães. Per CMBH, the felicitation ceremony was led by Daniel Nepomuceno, one of the councilmen of the House, and he confirmed that it was a great honor to recognize Guimarães since he invested significantly in the sports sector of the country. Guimarães is also known for providing support and help to the aspiring sports personalities and sports events throughout his career.
Léo Burguês, the President of the City Hall of Belo Horizonte, recollected that Guimarães had received another recognition from the city in 2004 named Legislative Merit. He also expressed his satisfaction once again for opening the floor of the House to congratulate the businessman, in a much-individualized way this time. The President has pointed out that Guimarães has played a substantial role in cleaning the financial commitments of the Club Atlético Mineiro, by assuming the role of its President from the period 2001 to 2006. He also led the mission of constructing Rooster, the Training Center for the club, which is regarded as of the best facilities in the country.
Fred Costa, being the state deputy, elaborated the vast curriculum of Guimarães as the patron of various sports events and programs. Apart from football, Guimarães has also invested in volleyball, Olympic gymnastics, and tennis. As per Costa, the President of BMG is significantly contributing to the social development of the country by investing in sports. He also said that Guimarães has directed his contributions and investments to São Vicente de Paula Foundation and Baleia Hospital as well. The representatives also confirmed that the tribute is perfectly matching as a crown to a family who committed themselves to the uplifting of sports in the country.
Ricardo Guimarães is part of the Pentagna Guimarães Family, who controls the BMG Bank. He has also credited for diversified businesses in different areas apart from his banking career: canning factories, cattle farms, and coffee plantations. While coming to his career and professional life, Guimarães was largely paying attention towards large-scale initiatives. He also led the revolution of payroll deductible loans as well as personal loans in the bank’s product offering and made it as the leader in both the segments of businesses.