The Distinguished Alumnus Award is the highest honor bestowed upon a former student of Texas A&M University, awarded since 1962 to only 261 of Texas A&M’s 440,000 former students.
Presented jointly by the university and The Association of Former Students, this award recognizes Aggies who have achieved excellence in their chosen professions and made meaningful contributions to Texas A&M University and their local communities.
This page will be updated as this year's announcements are made.
Jorge A. Bermúdez '73 spent 33 years with Citibank and Citigroup, holding positions including president of Citibank Argentina, CEO of Citigroup Latin America and chief risk officer for Citigroup. After retiring, he came back to serve Texas A&M as part of the International Advisory Board, the Texas A&M Foundation and as chair of The Association of Former Students’ board. He learned of his honor when surprised Feb. 23 during a meeting at the Texas A&M Foundation.
Profiles of Distinguished Alumni are listed on the Tribute Wall.