El Presidente, one assumes, either is or was the president of a nation-state on the planet Earth. The latter seems more likely, given that as of the mid-nineteen eighties he was known to be operating out of a ship as an international arms dealer.
He presumably shops for clothes with Abdul Fakkadi.
The Transformers cartoon
However, true to his nature, Swindle ended up selling their weapons and computer systems to El Presidente instead. El Presidente in turn sold those systems to a variety of human clients, including military elements in an unspecified Arab country and the Soviet Union.