Mourning in Guatemalan society, Isabel Gutiérrez de Bosch passes away

González, L. Republic, 2020

Guatemalan society and the municipality of San Cristóbal Totonicapán are mourning the sensitive passing of Isabel Gutiérrez de Bosch, a businesswoman who stood out for her social work and projection towards the community.

Doña Isa, as they affectionately called her, headed the projects of the Gutiérrez and Bosch families to support those most in need in matters such as education and training.

In her beloved municipality where she was born, she attended various projects to support the community. One of the public schools is named after her father, Juan Baustista Gutiérrez, and the Health Center named after his brother Dionisio.

She was a woman dedicated to supporting outstanding young people, but without resources to improve herself. Through scholarships, the Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Foundation has seen the dream of many outstanding students be crowned.

The government and different institutions recognized the work of Doña Isabel. She received the Orden del Quetzal,  the highes Government Award, and was the first woman president of a Rotary Club.

In her companies she also stood out, even without having reached the age of 18 in work at the head of her father’s businesses. She was able to lead this corporate responsibility and guide her five children: Juan Luis, Jorge, María Isabel, Felipe and Claudia Bosch Gutiérrez.

Business presence

Doña Isabel was born in San Cristóbal Totonicapán. At the age of five she moved to Quetzaltenango to continue her studies and support her father in business. She married Alfonso Bosch at the age of 19.

Corporación Multi Inversiones (CMI) is a family business with a presence in 15 countries on three continents.

CMI’s businesses include wheat flour milling, pasta and biscuit production, as well as the poultry, pork, processed and sausage industries.

CMI also produes balanced food for animals and pets, and engages in the restaurant industry, with its Pollo Campero brand, among others.

Likewise, the CMI Capital division includes renewable energy generation projects, real estate development and financial service businesses.

Recognition of Isabel Gutiérrez

  • Successful Administrator of the Corporación Multi Inversiones
  • First female president of a Rotary Club
  • President of the Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Foundation
  • Founder and President of Fundaniñas
  • She received the Orden del Quetzal Government Award for outstanding merit