Benjamín Clariond

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Benjamín Clariond Reyes-Retana is a Mexican politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) who has served as federal deputy, municipal president (mayor) of Monterrey[1] and as interim governor of the State of Nuevo León after the distitution of Sócrates Rizzo.

In 2006 he ran for municipal president (mayor) of San Pedro Garza García losing against the PAN candidate Fernando Margáin.

Clariond is the grandson of French immigrant Jacques Antoine Clariond (also known as "Santiago Antonio Clariond") founder of Industrias Monterrey, he has served as general director of IMSATEC.

Preceded by
Sócrates Rizzo
Governor of Nuevo León (interim)
1996 — 1997
Succeeded by
Fernando Canales
Preceded by
Juventino González Benavides
Municipal president of Monterrey
1991 — 1994
Succeeded by
Jesús Hinojosa Tijerina


  1. ^ "Mexico's President gives thumbs up on approval". The Vindicator. November 18, 1993. Retrieved 2011-03-31.