|Enrique Castillo Sánchez Mejorada||Chairman||Fernando Castillo Badía|
|Javier Molinar Horcasitas||Vice-Chairman||Manuel Papayanopulos Thomas|
|Henry Davis Carstens||Director||Paul Davis Carstens|
|Alberto Martin Soberón||Director||Gerardo Martín Bello|
|Juan Carlos Alverde Losada||Director||-|
|Arturo Monroy Ballesteros||Director||Juan Gilberto Guasco Godínez|
|Rodrigo Lebois Mateos||Director||Almudena Lebois Ocejo|
|Ricardo Amtmann Aguilar||Director||Ricardo Amtmann López|
|Wilfrido Javier Castillo Sánchez Mejorada||Director||Wilfrido Javier Castillo Miranda Olea|
|Héctor Olavarría Tapia*||Director||Héctor Marcelo Antonio Escobar Flores|
|Carlos Muriel Gaxiola*||Director||Ana Buch Torres|
|Fabián Dario Alcides Bifaretti*||Director||Manuel Ruiz Sánchez|
|Angel Romanos Berrondo*||Director||Patricia Ferro Bertolo|
|Juan Carlos Braniff*||Director||José Carlos Balcázar|
|Federico Chávez Peón*||Director||-|
*Independent in accordance with the Ley del Mercado de Valores.
Enrique Castillo Sánchez Mejorada has been President of our Board of Directors since October of 2013. He started his professional career in Banco Nacional de México, where he reached the position of Director. Afterwards he held several executive positions in the following institutions: Nacional Financiera, Casa de Bolsa Inverlat, Seguros América, InverMéxico Banco Mexicano, Credit Suisse México, and was President of the Board of Ixe Grupo Financiero. He was also Vice-President and President of Asociación de Bancos de México. He currently participates as Independent Director in Organización Cultiba, S.A.B. de C.V., Grupo Herdez, S.A. de C.V., Grupo Alfa, S.A.B. de C.V., Médica Sur, S.A.B. de C.V., Banco Nacional de México, S.A., Unifin Financiera, SAPI de C.V. and Southern Copper Corporation. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Universidad Anahuac.
Javier Molinar Horcasitas has been Vice-President of our Board of Directors since October of 2013. He served as Corporate and Subsidiaries Promotion Officer at Casa de Bolsa Inverlat, where he also performed as a member of the Board and as Executive Vice-President at Grupo Financiero Santander Mexicano. In year 2000 he joined Ixe Grupo Financiero where he was responsible for the Business, Administration, and Finance areas, he was CEO of Ixe Banco and of Ixe Grupo Financiero. In July of 2011 he joined the Board of Directors of Grupo Financiero Banorte, where he leaded the integration process derived from the merge of Grupo Financiero Banorte and Ixe Grupo Financiero. Currently he is Senior Partner of Ventura Capital Privado, S.A. de C.V., President of the Board of Directors of Ventura Entertainment, S.A.P.I. de C.V., and IRL Holding, S.A.P.I. de C.V. He is also member of the Board of Directors of Grupo Gigante, S. A. de C. V., where he is the head of the Finance and Planning Committee and is member of the Board of Directors of Grupo Porres. He obtained the Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Universidad La Salle.
Henry Davis Carstens has been member of our Board of Directors since October of 2013. He held several positions in institutions of the financial sector as Inverlat, Chase Manhattan Bank and Banco Mexicano. He was CEO of Midas Franchise System in Mexico, as well as President and CEO of Grupo Probelco and was member of the Credit, Risk and Executive Committees and of the Board of Directors of Ixe Grupo Financiero. He was also Vice-President and Board Member of the Cámara Nacional de la Industria de Perfumería y Cosmética. Currently he participates as Board Member in Grupo Financiero Aserta, Afianzadora Aserta, S.A. de C.V., Afianzadora Insurgentes, S.A. de C.V., Corporativo DAC, S.A. de C.V. and Ventura Entertainment, S.A. de C.V. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics by Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and an MBA by Kellogg Graduate School of Management (Northwestern University).
Alberto Martín Soberón has been member of our Board of Directors since October of 2013. Mr. Martín participates and has participated in the Board of Directors of Soriana, Ixe Grupo Financiero, and Grupo Inmex, amongst others. He has served as CEO at Tiendas de Descuento del Nazas, which later merged with Tiendas de Descuento del Norte to constitute Soriana. He was Director at Grupo Financiero InverMéxico. He has Bachelor’s Degrees in Public Accounting and in Technologies Engineering by Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.
Juan Carlos Alverde Lozada has been member of our Board of Directors since October of 2013. Mr. Alverde started his professional career in Alverde Tiendas, were he served as CEO. Afterwards he worked in Office Depot USA and held several executive positions at Restaurantes Toks being currently Chief Operative Officer of Restaurants of Grupo Toks. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences by Universidad Anáhuac de México and a Master’s Degree in Integrated Marketing Communications by Northwestern University.
Arturo Monroy Ballesteros has been member of our Board of Directors since October of 2013. He performed as Deputy Director of Financial Engineering at the Public Credit General Office, he was Advisor of the C. Secretary of Communications and Transportation and Deputy Director of Investment Banking and Corporate Financing in Nafin. He currently serves as Deputy CEO of Investment Banking and Structured Financing at Grupo Financiero Banorte and CEO of Sólida Administradora de Portafolios, which is a subsidiary of this latter financial group. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Actuarial Science by Universidad Anáhuac, a Master’s Degree in Finance by the same university and has taken several programs in investment banking and risk management in New York and Rio de Janeiro.
Rodrigo Lebois Mateos was appointed member of our Board of Directors in April of 2016. He is the Founding Shareholder of Unifin Financiera and serves as its Chairman. Prior to the creation of Unifin in 1993, he held several positions with car dealers, including as General Manager and member of the board of directors of Grupo Ford Satélite. He also served as President of the National Association of Nissan Car Dealers, and board member of Sistema de Crédito Automotriz (SICREA) and Arrendadora ... Nimex. Mr. Lebois is the President of Fundación Unifin and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Unifin Capital, Unifin Credit, Unifin Autos and Unifin Agente de Seguros y Fianzas. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration by Universidad Anahuac and has completed several executive programs.
Ricardo Guillermo Amtmann Aguilar has been member of our Board of Directors since October of 2013. Mr. Amtmann is currently President and CEO of Laboratorios Sanfer, S.A. de C. V. He also participates in the Board of Directors of Banamex (Consejos Consultivos), Almacenadora del Valle de México and Hospital Bite Medical. He participated as member of the Board of Acciones Bursátiles, Allergan, Casa de Bolsa Bancomer, Arrendadora Chapultepec, Arrendadora Monterrey, Berol, and Ixe Grupo Financiero, between others. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration by Universidad Anáhuac in México and a Master’s Degree by the same University.
Wilfrido Javier Castillo Sánchez Mejorada has been member of our Board of Directors since April of 2015. He is one of the founders of Quálitas and member of the Board of Directors since 1996. In this institution he served as Chief Financial Officer from 1996 to July of 2014 and since then he acts as Director of Investments and Investors Relations. He held several positions in the financial sector in Mexico at institutions as Casa de Bolsa Cremi, Sociedad Bursátil Mexicana and Bursamex, amongst others. He is active member of Colegio de Contadores Públicos de México, which he presided from 1982 to 1984. Currently he is member of the Board of Corporación Inmobiliaria Vesta, Grupo Financiero Aserta, Crédito Real, Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe and AGS NASOFT, besides being member of the Audit Committee of the last three entities. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree of Public Accounting by Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
Héctor Olavarría Tapia has been independent member of our Board of Directors since April of 2015 and is Chairman of our Audit Committee since April of 2016. He has more that seventeen years of experience in the telecommunications sector. He has held several positions in the Public Federal Administration, all of them linked to the opening and penetration of information and communication technologies: he started as Analyst at Comisión Federal de Telecomunicaciones and became Deputy Secretary for Communications of the Ministry of Communications and Transportation. In January of 2013 he was recognized as Senior Telecommunications Expert by the International Telecommunications Union, the highest international body in the field of telecommunications and information and communication technologies, where he was invited to work as an expert in two programs of wireless terrestrial and satellite technology to be applied worldwide. Currently he is a founding partner of the firm Olavarria & Alfaro, SC, specialists in telecommunications, administrative and constitutional law and the financial sector. He has a Master’s Degree in International Economic Law from the University of Warwick, UK.
Carlos Muriel Gaxiola has been independent member of our Board of Directors since October of 2013 and is Chairman of our Corporate Practices Committee since April of 2016. He held various executive positions in Banco del Sureste, Inverlat International, Inc. and Casa de Bolsa Inverlat. He then served as CEO of Afore Santander-Serfin and Bursamex, Casa de Bolsa, and held several positions in Grupo ING until being CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of ING Latin America and ING Mexico. He is currently independent board member and advisor of several entities. Additionally he serves as Chairman of the Board of Virtual Market Ventures; member of the Board and of the Executive Committee of Kubo-Financiero; member of the Board and of the Audit Committee of Grupo Financiero Actinver, Member of the Board of Christel House Mexico and Advisor of Happy Hearts Fund USA. He is Industrial Engineer from the Universidad Iberoamericana and holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Texas in Austin.
Fabián Dario Alcides Bifaretti was appointed independent member of our Board of Directors in April of 2016. He acted as Senior Auditor in Arthur Andersen (Argentina); he held various positions in Telefónica Internacional in Argentina, Mexico and Spain until becoming Chief Executive Officer of Telefónica Móviles México. He is currently Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Sports World. He obtained a Bachelor´s Degree in Public Accounting by Universidad de La Plata in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Ángel Francisco Romanos Berrondo has been independent member of our Board of Directors since October of 2013. He collaborated in Desarrollo Proyecto Real, was Treasurer in Crédito Real and Manager of Investment Banking in CB Capitales (Santiago, Chile); he was also member of the of the Board of Directors and of the Executive, Audit and Investment committees of Banco Internacional. Currently he serves as CEO and is member of the Board of Directors of Crédito Real, S.A. B. de C.V.; he is also member of the Board of Directors of Organización Mabe and Altamira Terminal Portuaria. He is Industrial Engineer by Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with specialization in finance and statistics by Wharton School of Business (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).
Juan Carlos Braniff Hierro has been independent member of our Board of Directors since October of 2013. He currently serves as President and CEO of Corporación Geo, S.A.B. de C.V. and as Independent Board Member of Grupo Financiero Banorte. He was President and CEO of the Board of Capital I, Fondo de Inversión Inmobiliario. In Grupo Financiero Bancomer he held several positions being the last one Vice-President of the Board of Directors. He has been also part of the Boards of Directors of other companies such as: FEMSA, Coca Cola FEMSA, El Paso Corp., Aeroméxico and Ixe Grupo Financiero, amongst others. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design by Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana.
Federico Chávez Peón has been independent member of our Board of Directors since October of 2013. Mr. Chavez acted as Chief Risk Officer at Banco Santander Mexicano and held several positions in the corporate banking division at Grupo Financiero Inverméxico, reaching the position of Divisional Director of Corporate Banking and Credit. He currently serves as Managing Partner of Promecap. He participates, and has participated in the Board of Directors of several companies including Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, Grupo Cultiba, Grupo Famsa, Unifin Arrendadora, Industrias Innopack, amongst others. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.