Francisco Javier Fernández-Carbajal, Director General, Servicios Administrativos Contry SA de CV
Francisco Javier Fernández-Carbajal is the chief executive officer of Servicios Administrativos Contry S.A. de C.V., a privately held company that provides central administrative and investment management services, since June 2005. Prior to this responsibility, Mr. Fernández-Carbajal had an extensive professional career in financial services. From July 2000 to January 2002, he was chief executive officer of the Corporate Development Division of Grupo Financiero BBVA Bancomer, S.A., a Mexico-based banking and financial services company that owns BBVA Bancomer, Mexico’s largest bank. Prior to this role, he held other senior executive positions at Grupo Financiero BBVA Bancomer since joining in September 1991, serving as president from October 1999 to July 2000, and as chief financial officer from October 1995 to October 1999. Mr. Fernández-Carbajal also served as a member of the boards of several of the largest publicly-traded companies in Mexico, operating in diverse manufacturing and service industries, including production and distribution of baked products, grocery and department store retailing, precious metals mining, operation of commercial airports and financial services. Mr. Fernández-Carbajal currently serves on the boards of directors of CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V., a multinational cement and building materials producer and Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V., a multinational beverage producer and distributor and convenience store operator. He also serves on the board of directors of ALFA S.A.B. de C.V., a conglomerate involved in petrochemicals, auto parts, packaged foods and telecom, which trades on the BOLSA in Mexico. Mr. Fernández-Carbajal holds a degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and an MBA from Harvard Business School.