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Armando Garza Sada

Chairman
Industrial Conglomerates
Alfa
Mexico

Biography

Mr. Armando Garza Sada serves as an Executive Vice President of Corporate Development of Grupo Industrial Alfa, SA de CV. Mr. Garza Sada serves as a General Director of Versax S.A. De C.V, Selther, Polioles and Sigma. He served as the President of Alestra, S. de R.L. de C.V. He served as the President of Versax and Onexa Divisions of ALFA Group. He served as General Manager of Nemak, S.A.B. de C.V. He served as an Advisor of Hispanic Teleservices Corporation. He served as the President of Sigma, Alfa’s food division from 1993 to 1999. He served as a Director for Development of Alfa, S.A.B. de C.V. He served as Senior Vice President of Development at Alfa S.A.B de C.V. since 1978. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Sigma Alimentos, S.A. de C.V. He joined Banco Mercantil Del Norte in July 2011. He served as Vice President of Corporate Planning of Alfa and President of Polioles (A Petrochemical Joint Venture with BASF) and Selther. He serves as the Chairman at Nemak, S.A.B. de C.V. (a/k/a, Tenedora Nemak, S.A. de C.V.) and has been its Director since April 1999. He serves as the Chairman of Alfa. He serves as the Chairman of Alpek, S.A.B. de C.V. and has been its Director since April 2011. He serves as the Chairman of Alestra, S. de R.L. de C.V. He serves as the Chairman of Alfa S.A.B de C.V. He served as director at Campofrio Food Group, S.A.U. from June 25, 2015 to November 20, 2015. He served as the Chairman of CAINTRA (Nuevo Leon Chamber of the Manufacturing Industry) and CEESP (Private Sector's Economic think tank). He served as Vice Chairman of Alfa S.A.B de C.V. He has been a Director at Alfa S.A.B de C.V since April 1991, Alestra, S. de R.L. de C.V. since October 2001, Grupo Industrial Alfa S.A. de C.V. since April 1991 and Grupo Lamosa, SAB de CV since 1997. He serves as an Independent Director of El Puerto de Liverpool, SAB de CV. He has been an Independent Director of CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. since March 26, 2015. He served as Independent Director at Banco Mercantil Del Norte, S.A. since July 2011. He serves as a Director of MeLLmo Inc. He serves on the Boards of Directors of Alfa, Bain & Company Mexico, Especialidades Cerveceras, S.A. de C.V., Groupo Gigante, Groupo Lamosa, El Puerto de Liverpool Comunicaciones, Pigmentos y Oxidos, NFL Mexico, Pyosa and Vitro Vidrio Plano. He has been an Independent Director of Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V since 2003. He served as an Independent Director at Grupo Financiero Banorte, S.A.B. de C.V. since July 21, 2011. He serves as a Member of the Board of Pigmentos y Oxidos. He has been a Director of Axtel S. A. B. De CV since February 2016. He serves as a Board Member of ITESM and MARCO (Monterrey's museum of modern art). He serves as a Director of Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. He served as an Independent Director of Bolsa Mexicana de Valores SAB de CV since April 28, 2008. He served as an Independent Director of Cydsa SAB de CV. He served as Member of the Latin American Advisory Board at Deutsche Bank AG since November 2008. He participated in the boards of the following companies and institutions: Banco de México Regional Board, Frisa Industrias, S.A. de C.V., Grupo Proeza, S.A.P.I. de C.V., Consultation Board of the Stanford University School of Business and Stanford University's Board of Trustees. He serves on the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Board and Member of the board of Stanford University. He serves as a Member of the Stanford Business School Alumni Association and the Dean's Advisory Council of MIT's Sloan School of Management. He served as a Director of Hylsamex, S.A. de C.V. He served as a Director of Coca-Cola FEMSA S.A.B de C.V. since 1998 and Grupo Gigante SAB de CV. He holds a Degree in Industrial Engineering from ITESM. Mr. Garza Sada holds a B.S. in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA Degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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