5. Dionisio Gutierrez Mayorga
Gutierrez is considered one of the 100 most important businessmen in Latin America as listed in Revista Summa (a financial periodical in Guatemala). Gutierrez is also a member of the G-50 Group and the Council of the Americas, and holds a chair on the board of trustees of the Universidad Fransisco Marroquin. He has been a very active philanthropist and even founded the Juan Bautista Gutierrez Foundation that assists impoverished families and families with children that need healthcare. He was even featured on the BBC for his charitable and humanistic action. Unfortunately, Gutierrez was forced to leave Guatemala in 2010 due to threats against his life and negative political pursuance.