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The Board of Directors of Grupo Famsa constitutes its main management body and is comprised by 9 Directors (four are independent, in accordance with the Mexican stock market regulation).
The Directors of the Board and their respective Alternates shall be appointed by the Company’s General Ordinary Shareholders Meeting and shall hold office for one-year terms; they shall be eligible for re-election at the end of their term. The chart below shows the members of our current Board of Directors:
Founder of Grupo Famsa
Mr. Humberto Garza Valdez holds 33 years of experience at Grupo Famsa, and he is the son of Mr. Humberto Garza Gonzalez (our founder). During the last 21 years, Mr. Garza Valdez has performed as our CEO, and has previously served as our Deputy CEO. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Administration from the University of Monterrey (Universidad de Monterrey – “UDEM”) and a Master’s in Management from the Pan-American Institute for High Business Management (Instituto Panamericano de Alta Direccion de Empresa – “IPADE”).
Mr. Hernan Garza Valdez holds 31 years of experience at Grupo Famsa, and he is the son of Mr. Humberto Garza Gonzalez (our founder). Mr. Garza Valdez performs as our Strategic Planning Director. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey – “ITESM”), a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame, as well as a Master's degree in Information Systems also from the ITESM.
Mr. Oziel Garza Valdez holds 24 years of experience in Grupo Famsa, and he is the son of Mr. Humberto Garza Gonzalez (our founder). For the last 18 years, Mr. Garza Valdez has performed as Managing Director of our clothing and Verochi. He also previously served as Commercial Director of the Monterrey Zone. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Administration from the UDEM, and a Master’s in Administration from the IPADE.
Mr. Luis Gerardo Villarreal Rosales holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the ITESM, and graduated as a CPA and Auditor from the Universidad Regiomontana, an institution of higher education in Monterrey, Mexico. Mr. Villarreal also holds an MBA from the ITESM and has completed the senior management programs at the University of Texas and the IPADE. Mr. Villarreal has served as Corporate Controller of Hylsa, S.A. de C.V. for 8 years. He also acted as Director of Administration and Finance and CEO of Sigma Alimentos, S.A. de C.V. for a total period of 9 years. To date, Mr. Villarreal has 20 years performing as Corporate Director of Grupo Famsa.
Mr. Leandro Martín Castillo Parada has served in the management and internalcontrol areas of Grupo Sidek, S.A. de C.V., from 1993 to 1995. In 1996, hejoined KPMG, S.C. México as a Partner and Audit Head of the northeast regionand in 2010 he was appointed Head of the northeast region. He currently holdsthe position of CEO at Grupo Hotelero Prisma. Also, he is a member of theBoard of Directors and of the Audit Committee at Carza, S.A. de C.V.; memberof the Investment Committee at Go Proyectos, S.A. de C.V.; member of theBoard of Directors and of the Executive Committee, and treasurer at the American Chamber of Commerce, Monterrey chapter; and, member of theBoard of Director and treasurer of the Council of Civil Society Organizations ofthe State of Nuevo Leon (Consejo Cívico de Instituciones de Nuevo Léon A.C.).Mr. Castillo is a Chartered Public Accountant from the Western Institute ofTechnology and Higher Education (Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superioresde Occidente – “ITESO”). He has also completed multiple specialized coursesand programs on Mexican and International Financial Reporting Standards, Mexican stock market and banking sector regulations, and SEC and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board rules. Moreover, Mr. Castillo has under taken several continuing professional education programs at different business schools in the United States.
* Independent in accordance with the Mexican stock market regulation.
|Humberto Garza Gonzalez||Honorary Chairman|
|Humberto Garza Valdez||Chairman|
|Humberto Loza Lopez*||Secretary|
|Ricardo Maldonado Yañez*||Alternate Secretary|
|Humberto Garza Valdez||Director|
|Hernan Javier Garza Valdez||Director|
|Oziel Mario Garza Valdez||Director|
|Luis Gerardo Villarreal Rosales||Director|
|Roberto Gutierrez Garcia||Independent Director|
|Sergio Deschamps Ebergenyi||Independent Director|
|José Gerardo Flores Hinojosa||Independent Director|
|Hector Paniagua Patiño||Independent Director|
|Ricardo Maldonado Yañez*||Secretary|
|Humberto Loza Lopez*||Alternate Secretary|