MCALLEN, Texas – Commodities Integrated Logistics (CIL) has announced that its founder and CEO, Joaquín Spamer, is the new president of BTA México.

BTA México is also known as the Alianza de Comercio Fronterizo A.C. Spamer will serve as as president for two terms. 

In a statement, the company said: 

“It is with great excitement that we at CIL proudly share the news that our CEO, Joaquín Spamer, was sworn in as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Alianza de Comercio Fronterizo A.C., BTA México for 2022 to 2024. 

“BTA México was founded in 1986 in the U.S. as a nonprofit organization serving as a forum to address key issues affecting North America’s trade, transportation, highways, and security. 

“BTA México is committed to promoting international trade and fostering business development along the U.S. border with Mexico, supporting all kinds of initiatives and projects that protect and increase the country’s economy and commercial development on the border. 

“Congratulations to the BTA México Board of Directors for continuing the efforts and initiatives that help boost the economy along the U.S. Mexico Border.”

In addition to chairing the board of directors, Spamer also became president of Alianza de Comercio Fronterizo A.C./BTA México.


Joaquin Spamer was born July 20, 1963 in Mexico City. He graduated from the University of Texas Pan-American, earning his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. 

Mr. Spamer is the founder and President of CIL Group, whose companies include Commodities Integrated Logistics, CIL Capital, SALSA, Bio Safe, CIL Fresh, among others. CIL Group’s expertise includes sectors such as real estate, development, construction, warehousing, logistics, international trade, and commodities. In 2020, CIL Group sales were over 54 USMD.

Joaquin Spamer actively participates in the promotion and development of the Tamaulipas and South Texas region, where most of his companies are located, holding positions in the McAllen Economic Development Corporation as an Advisory Board Member, Rio Bank as an Advisory Member, and The Binational Council for Economic Development of Reynosa as the President. 

In 2020 Mr. Spamer was awarded The Small Business Exporter of the Year. In 2021 he was appointed as Director of the Hidalgo County Regional Mobility Authority for 2021-2023. And in 2022 as BTA México’s (Alianza del Comercio Fronterizo) President for the 2022- 2024 term. There, he will continue the economic promotion of the border region, as well as the strengthening of the US-Mexico relations.

Mr. Spamer, as the president of Commodities Integrated Logistics, focuses on customers needs, innovation, improved operational efficiency, and execution, leading to significant company growth. He has held a variety of management, operations, sales, and marketing roles. As CIL’s president, he has led a successful effort to streamline operations, strengthen the company, and drive growth.

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