Enrique Gasca Neri studied Industrial Engineering at the UAM in Mexico City as well as postgraduate studies in Finance at Harvard University.
He started his career in 1983 in Thyssen Carbometal NY as a trader in raw materials. He held several positions in that company in Germany and the US. Mexico City was his last post as Managing Director of Thyssen Mexico.
In 1992, Enrique joined Altos Hornos of Mexico (AHMSA) as Chief Commercial Officer.
In 2002, Enrique Joined the Ferrostaal group in Houston, TX, as Chief Commercial officer. During his 10 year career at Ferrostaal, Enrique’s last position was CEO of Coutinho Ferrostaal for the Americas.
In 2012 Enrique founded XSTEEL USA, a firm that, through a series of merges and commercial alliances, has been successful in positioning in the US, Latin America, Europe and Asia as a reliable trading company, reaching more than $228 million sales in 2018.
XSteel is based in Houston and is owned and managed by Enrique Gasca and Sebastian Hermann. It specializes in Special Steels, Aluminum, Tinplate as well as commercial grade steels and has as strong position in the structured trade activities.