Board of Directors

Savvy business leaders are shaping our future.

Our board of directors is made up of some of the most knowledgeable and respected business leaders in the country.

Adrián Sada González

Member since 1984
Mr. Sada, administration council president, is a member of the boards of directors of Alfa, Gruma, Cydsa, Mexican Council of Businessmen (CMHN) and Grupo de Industriales de Nuevo León.

Álvaro Fernández Garza

Member since 2011
The general director and member of the boards of directors of Alfa, Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico and Cydsa, Mr. Fernández is an adviser to the Executive Committee of the University of Monterrey, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Monterrey (MARCO), Axtel, Nemak, Alpek and member of the Latin American Council of Georgetown University.

Tomás González Sada

Member since 1980
Chairman of the board and executive director of Cydsa, Mr. González is vice president of the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness (IMCO), Honorary consul of Japan in Monterrey, Mexico, treasurer of the Martínez Sada Foundation as well as member of the Regional Council of the Bank of Mexico. He also is a member of the Mexican Council of Businessmen (CMHN), Grupo de Empresarios of Nuevo Leon and of the board of trustees of Cáritas de Monterrey.

Ricardo Guajardo Touché

Member since 2013
Chairman of the board of Solfi and member of the boards of directors of BBVA Bancomer, Valores de Monterrey, Bimbo, Liverpool, Alfa, Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, Coppel and Coca-Cola Femsa. Mr. Guajardo also was a member of the International Advisory Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He has held various executive positions in companies such as BBVA Bancomer, Valores de Monterrey, Femsa and Grupo AXA.

Mario Laborín Gómez

Member since 2010
President of ABC Holding, Mr. Laborín was previously managing director/CEO of Bancomext, Nacional Financiera, Bancomer and its brokerage firm, president of Casa de Bolsa and founding president of Mexder, as well as co-founder and general director of Grupo Vector. He has served as a member of the boards of directors of TV Azteca, Cervecería Cuauhtémoc, Mexican Maritime Transportation, Bancomer, Mexican Stock Exchange, Mexder, Indeval, Xignux, Megacable, Cydsa Astrum México, Banco de México Nuevo León and Gruma.

Ricardo Martín Bringas

Member since 2007
Chairman of the Corporate Practices Committee
General director and a member of the board of directors of Organización Soriana, Mr. Martín also is a member of the boards of directors of Teléfonos de México, Aeromexico, Grupo Financiero Banamex, Grupo Senda, Madisa, Mexican Council of Businessmen (CMHN), Grupo de Empresarios de Nuevo León and the National Association of Self-Service and Department Stores (ANTAD). He also is chairman of the board of the Maternal and Child Regional Hospital.

David Martínez Guzmán

Member since 2013
Mr. Martínez is executive director of Fintech Advisory Limited and a member of the board of directors of Alfa, Sabadell Banc and CEMEX.

Guillermo Ortíz Martínez

Member since 2010
Chairman of the advisory board and board of directors of Grupo Financiero Banorte, as well as founder and chairman of Guillermo Ortiz y Asociados, Mr. Ortíz also is a member of the Group of Thirty and the boards of directors of Bombardier, Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, Mexichem, Grupo Comercial Chedraui, Weatherford International and the International Council of the Zurich Insurance Group. He has served as chairman of the board of the Bank for International Settlements, governor of the Bank of Mexico and secretary of Finance and Public Credit. He also has served as president of the External Review Panel of the Management of Risk Management of the International Monetary Fund and as executive director of the International Monetary Fund (1984-1988).

Jaime Rico Garza

Member since 2008
Director and chairman of the boards of Vitro Europa and Vitro Global, Mr. Rico also is a member of the board of directors of Vitro Cristalglass and was a former director of Vitro Cristalglass.

Adrián G. Sada Cueva

Member since 2010
Executive Director
Mr. Sada is a member of the boards of directors of Empresas Comegua, Club Industrial de Monterrey, Confederación Patronal de la Republica Mexicana (Coparmex) Nuevo León, Grupo Financiero Banorte, Banco Mercantil del Norte, the Chamber of the Transformation Industry (CAINTRA) Nuevo León, Nemak, Minera Autlan and the General Council of the University of Monterrey. He also is a member of the boards of directors of the Pronatura Noreste Civil Associations, Organizacion Vida Silvestre (OVIS), Salinas del Pacífico and Cazadores Monterrey Sports Club.

Jaime Serra Puche

Member since 1998
President of SAI Consultores, Mr. Puche is founder of Aklara (Electronic Auctions), Arbitration Center of Mexico (CAM) and NAFTA Fund of Mexico (Private Capital Fund). He also is a member of the boards of directors of Fondo México, Tenaris, Grupo Modelo and Alpek and a former member of the Patronage of Yale University. He served as an official of the Mexican Government as undersecretary of revenue, secretary of commerce and secretary of the treasury. He co-chairs the President's Council on International Activities of Yale University, as well as a trustee of the Trilateral Commission.

Joaquín Vargas Guajardo

Member since 2000
Chairman of the Audit Committee
Chairman of the board of MVS Communications Group and CMR Group, Mr. Vargas also is a member of the boards of directors of Grupo Financiero Santander, Grupo Costamex, El Universal, Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, Médica Sur and the Superior Council of the Universidad Panamericana. He formerly was president of the board of directors of the National Chamber of the Radio and Television Industry and president of the Mexican Restaurant Association and the Association of Directors of Restaurant Chains.

Alejandro F. Sánchez Mújica

Secretary of the Board since 2007

Counselor of various Mexican and foreign companies and associations, including Empresas Comegua and The University of Texas Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Mr. Sánchez is currently a partner of Rivera Gaxiola, Carrasco y Barrera and Sánchez Mújica, as well as secretary of the board of the Chipinque Ecological Park. He was general legal director of Vitro, partner of Thompson & Knight, general legal director of the Pulsar/Savia Group, general legal director of the Petrochemical Division of the Kuo Group and legal manager of Indeval.

Board of Directors Committees

 Audit Committee

Chairman

Members

Secretary

Joaquín Vargas Guajardo *

Guillermo Ortiz Martínez * 
Jaime Serra Puche * 
Jonathan Davis Arzac **

Claudio L. Del Valle Cabello ***

Corporate Practices Committee

Chairman

Members

Secretary

Ricardo Martín Bringas *

Joaquín Vargas Guajardo * 
Guillermo Ortiz Martínez *

Mario Martín Laborín Gómez*

Alejandro F. Sánchez Mujica ***

Committee of the Presidency

Chairman

Members

Secretary

Adrián Sada González

Adrián Sada Cueva

Claudio L. Del Valle Cabello ***

* Independent Director 
** Non-Member Financial Expert 
*** Non-Member Secretary

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