SOURCE: Giroski Group

Giroski Group

Giroski Group

May 04, 2011 16:43 ET

Giroski Group and BBU Bank Walking Together for Stronger, Healthier Babies

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - May 4, 2011) - Giroski Group and BBU Bank walked united to support the nonprofit organization March of Dimes. Along with their families, more than 100 participants representing personnel from both entities came together to raise funds aimed at improving the health of babies.

The importance of this joint effort was expressed by Giroski CEO Benjamin Rosales, who confirmed, "Giroski's core values are based on supporting causes that impact the community and what better way to achieve this than by aligning synergies with BBU Bank, a recognized financial institution. On this occasion, we collectively support children and the hope for a better tomorrow."

Representing BBU Bank, CEO and President Rafael Saldaña shared similar sentiments by stating, "It is a matter of joining forces for good causes. We support children because they are the future of the community and a bank's success is dependent on the success of its community." In addition to walking with more than 8,000 participants through a three mile course in Tropical Park, Giroski Group and BBU Bank donated $10,000 to the cause.

The March of Dimes walk takes place on an annual basis and raises funds, as well as awareness, for the prevention of birth defects, infant mortality and premature births. "Having an opportunity to support this cause alongside the Giroski Group is truly fantastic," confirmed Alina D. Garcia, Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer for BBU Bank.

About Giroski

Based in Miami, Florida, the Giroski Group is backed by a 40-year legacy in the real estate, finance and logistic sectors, as well as the commercialization of agriculture products. The Group has operations in more than 10 Latin American countries, United States and Asia. Giroski Group is comprised of an extensive product portfolio and directly serves providers around the globe. The Group's strength is based on its diversified business model, which integrates and manages every aspect of the supply chain, from production to distribution.

About BBU Bank

Solid, financial institution operating in accordance to U.S. State and Federal regulatory requirements; with offices in Coral Gables, Doral and Puerto Rico. BBU Banks is committed to providing professional, personalized service to meet clients' needs. BBU Bank forms part of Grupo Multinacional Banesco, which manages $14 billion in assets and has more than seven million clients.

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