Board of Directors

Juan Carlos Torres Carretero

Juan Carlos Torres Carretero
Chairman, born 1949

Professional Background

  • Many years of private equity and senior management operating experience
  • 1988 Joined Advent International, a private equity firm, in Boston as a partner
  • 1991 – 1995 Partner at Advent International in Madrid
  • 1995 – 2016 Managing Director and Senior Partner in charge of Advent International Corporation’s investment activities in Latin America

Education

  • MS in Physics from Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • MS in Management from MIT’s Sloan School of Management
Andrés Holzer Neumann

Andrés Holzer Neumann
Vice Chairman, Chairman of the Nomination Committee, born 1950

Professional Background

  • Since 1973 President of Grupo Industrial Omega, S.A. de C.V., the holding company of Holzer y CÌA, S.A. de C.V., Industria Nacional de Relojes Suizos, S.A. de C.V., Consorcio Metropolitano Inmobiliario, S.A. de C.V., Inmobiliara Coapa Larca, S.A. de C.V., Inmobiliara Castellanos, S.A. de C.V., Negocios Creativos, S.A. de C.V.

Education

  • Graduate of Boston University
  • Holds an MBA from Columbia University
Jorge Born

Jorge Born
Director, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, Member of the Nomination Committee, born 1962

Professional Background

  • 2001 – 2010 Deputy Chairman of Bunge Ltd. 
  • 1992–1997 Head of Bunge’s European operations
  • Before 1997 various capacities in the commodities trading, oil seeding processing and food products areas in Argentina, Brazil, the United States and Europe for Bunge Ltd. 
  • 2004–2005 Board member of Dufry AG.
  • Since 1997 President and Chief Executive Officer of Bomagra S.A., Argentina.

Education

  • B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Xavier Bouton

Xavier Bouton
Director, Member of the Remuneration Committee, Member of the Audit Committee, born 1950

Professional Background

  • 1978 – 1984 Director of C.N.I.L. (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés)
  • 1985 – 1994 General Secretary of Reader’s Digest Foundation
  • 1990 – 2005 Board member of Laboratoires Chemineaux.
  • Since 1999 Chairman of the Supervisory Board of FSDV (Fayenceries de Sarreguemines Digoin & Vitry le François) based in Paris, France.

Education

  • Diploma in Economics and Finance from l’Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux
  • Doctorate in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Bordeaux
Claire Chiang

Claire Chiang
Director, Member of the Audit Committee, born 1951

Professional Background

  • Many years of international retail experience, Founder and Managing Director of Banyan Tree Gallery
  • Co-founder and Senior Vice President of Banyan Tree Resort Group, ever since 1994
  • Member of Parliament for the Government of Singapore from 1997 to 2001

Education

  • Masters in Philosophy from the University of Hong Kong
  • Undergraduate degree from the University of Singapore
Julián Díaz González

Julián Díaz González
Director, Chief Executive Officer, born 1958

Professional Background

  • Since 2004 Chief Executive Officer at Dufry AG
  • 2000 – 2003 General Manager of Latinoamericana Duty-Free, SA de CV
  • 1997 – 2000 Various managerial and business positions at Aeroboutiques de Mexico SA de CV and Deor SA de CV
  • 1993 – 1997 Division Director at Aldeasa
  • 1989 – 1993 General Manager at TNT Leisure SA

Education

  • Degree in Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia Comillas I.C.A.D.E de Madrid
George Koutsolioutsos

George Koutsolioutsos
Director, born 1968

Professional Background

  • Mr. Koutsolioutsos’ professional career started in New York working two years in the jewelry industry.
  • 1992–2011 held various key positions at Folli Follie Group, including supervising and managing local and international distribution, investor relations, and leading the international expansion.
  • Since January 2011 Chief Executive Officer of Folli Follie Group.

Education

  • Degree in Economics, University of Hartford, Hartford, USA/Paris
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing, University of Hartford, USA.
Heekyung (Jo) Min

Heekyung (Jo) Min
Director, Member of the Remuneration Committee, born 1958

Professional Background

  • Many years of diverse management and leadership experience
  • Since 2011 serving as Executive Vice President at CJ Corporation, a publicly-listed multi-industry Korean conglomerate, with retail operations; Director General, Incheon Free Economic Zone, Korea (2007-2010); Country Advisor, Global Resolutions, Korea (2006); Executive Vice President, Prudential Investment and Securities Co., Korea (2004-2005).

Education

  • Master in Business Administration from Columbia Graduate School of Business
  • Undergraduate degree from Seoul National University
Joaquin Moya-Angeler Cabrera

Joaquin Moya-Angeler Cabrera
Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, Member of the Nomination Committee, born 1949

Professional Background

Mr. Moya-Angeler has focused his career on the technology and real estate industries, including having founded a number of companies.

  • 1994–1997 Chairman of IBM Spain.
  • 1994–1997 Chairman of Leche Pascual.
  • 1997–2002 Chairman of Meta4, (1996–1998) TIASA and (2003 - 2014) Hildebrando

To date Chairman of

  • Redsa (since 1997)
  • Presenzia and Pulsar Technologies (since 2002)
  • La Quinta Real Estate (since 2003)
  • Inmoan (since 1989)
  • Avalon Private Equity (since 1999)
  • Corporación Tecnológica Andalucía (since 2005).

Education

  • Master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Madrid
  • diploma in economics and forecasting from the London School of Economics and Political Scienc
  • MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

Group Executive Committee

Julián Díaz González

Julián Díaz González
Director, Chief Executive Officer, born 1958

Professional Background

  • Since 2004 Chief Executive Officer at Dufry AG
  • 2000 – 2003 General Manager of Latinoamericana Duty-Free, SA de CV
  • 1997 – 2000 Various managerial and business positions at Aeroboutiques de Mexico SA de CV and Deor SA de CV
  • 1993 – 1997 Division Director at Aldeasa
  • 1989 – 1993 General Manager at TNT Leisure SA

Education

  • Degree in Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia Comillas I.C.A.D.E de Madrid
Andreas Schneiter

Andreas Schneiter
Chief Financial Officer, born 1970

Professional Background

  • Since 2012, CFO of Dufry AG.
  • In 2004, he assumed the position as Head Group Treasury and since 2005, he additionally has headed the Investor Relations function.
  • In 2003 joined Dufry as Head Corporate Controlling.
  • 1998-2003 worked at UBS Warburg in Zurich in the Mergers and Acquisitions area.

Education

  • In 1997 held a degree in Business Administration and specialization in Finance from the School of Economics and Business Administration in Berne (Technical University).
José Antonio Gea

José Antonio Gea
Global Chief Operating Officer, born 1963

Professional Background

  • Since 2004 Global Chief Operating Officer at Dufry AG.
  • 1995 – 2003 Various managerial positions at Aldeasa. Left Aldeasa as its Director of Operations.
  • 1989 – 1995 Various positions at TNT Express Espana, SA. Director of its Blue Cow Division (1993 – 1995).

Education

  • Degree in Economics and Business Sciences from Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros
Luis Marin

Luis Marin
Global Chief Corporate Officer, born 1971

Professional Background

  • 2014 Appointed Chief Corporate Officer.
  • Joined Dufry in 2004, as Business Controlling Director and since 2012, also responsible of the M&A function.
  • 2001 – 2004 Head of Finance and Administration of Spanish subsidiaries of Areas, a company member of the French group Elior.
  • 1998 – 2001 Financial Controller at Derbi Motocicletas - Nacional Motor S.A.
  • 1995 – 1998 Auditor at Coopers & Lybrand.

Education

  • Degree in Economic Sciences and Business Administration from Universidad de Barcelona.
Pascal C. Duclos

Pascal C. Duclos
Group General Counsel, born 1967

Professional Background

  • Since 2005 Group General Counsel at Dufry AG.
  • 2003 – 2004 Foreign attorney at law at the Buenos Aires law firm Beretta Kahale Godoy.
  • 2001 – 2002 Financial planner at UBS AG in New York.
  • 1999 – 2001 Attorney at law at New York law firm Kreindler & Kreindler.
  • 1991 – 1997 Senior attorney at law at Geneva law firm Davidoff & Partners. Also academic assistant at the University of Geneva School of Law (1994 – 1996).

Education

  • Licence en droit from Geneva University School of Law
  • LL.M. from Duke University School of Law
  • Licensed to practice law in Switzerland and admitted to the New York Bar
Jordi Martin-Consuegra

Jordi Martin-Consuegra
Chief Resources Officer, born 1972

Professional Background

  • Since 2012 Chief Resources Officer, Dufry
  • 2009 – 2012 Global Organization and Human Resources Director, Dufry.
  • 2008 – 2009 Global Integration Director, Dufry.
  • 2005 – 2008 Global Information Technology Director, Dufry.
  • 2003 – 2005 Director Business Solutions, Burke.

Education

  • Executive MBA, IE Business School (Instituto de Empresa), Madrid, Spain.
  • Postgraduate Programme in Management Consultancy, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid, Spain.
  • Degree in Economics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Combined Studies, University of Wolverhampton. Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.
Pedro J. Castro Benitez

Pedro J. Castro Benitez
Divisional Chief Executive Officer Southern Europe and Africa, born 1967

Professional Background

  • Since 2016 Divisional Chief Executive Officer Southern Europe and Africa
  • 2011 – 2015 Chief Operating Officer International, World Duty Free.
  • 2006 – 2010 Director Operations Spain, Aldeasa.
  • 2003 – 2006 Chief Executive Officer Aldeasa Jordan.
  • 2000 – 2003 Managing Director Canariensis, Aldeasa.
  • 1998 – 2000 General Manager Chile, Aldeasa.
  • Board Member of ASUTIL since 2010.

Education

  • University Degree in Administration and Political Science, Complutense University in Madrid in 1991, specializing in Foreign Affairs.
  • Masters degree in International Relations, Spanish Diplomatic School in Madrid, specializing in Foreign Trade through several courses with the Chamber of Commerce, Junta de Andalucía and finally ICEX: the Spanish official foreign trade institution.
Eugenio Andrades

Eugenio Andrades
Divisional Chief Executive Officer UK, Central and Eastern Europe, born 1968

Professional Background

  • Since 2016 Divisional Chief Executive Officer UK, Central and Eastern Europe
  • 2014 – 2015 Chief Executive Officer, World Duty Free.
  • 2011 – 2014 Chief Commercial Officer, World Duty Free.
  • 2007 – 2010 Commercial Director and Operations Coordinator, Aldeasa.
  • 2002 – 2006 Director of Strategy & Development and Investor Relations, Aldeasa.
  • 2000 – 2001 Chief Executive Officer Jordan & Middle East, Aldeasa.
  • 1996 – 2000 Business & Corporate Development and Investor Relations Director, Aldeasa.
  • Prior to joining Aldeasa, Eugenio had been a consultant at the McKinsey group and worked for Carboex, a subsidiary of Endesa.

Education

  • Graduate in Mining Engineering at Politécnica University of Madrid.
  • Master in Finance and Strategy, Colorado School of Mines, (Colorado, USA).
  • MMBA McKinsey & Co. Denmark.
Andrea Belardini

Andrea Belardini
Divisional Chief Executive Officer Asia, Middle East, Australia, born 1968

Professional Background

  • Since 2016 Divisional Chief Executive Officer Asia, Middle East and Australia
  • 2014 – 2015 Chief Operating Officer Region 5 & Integration Leader, Dufry.
  • 2013 – 2014 Global Chief Commercial Officer, Nuance concurrent with regional CEO function, Nuance.
  • 2009 – 2014 CEO European Operations, Nuance.
  • 2000 – 2009 Executive Vice President Strategy and Development & Commercial Business, Aeroporti di Roma (ADR).

Education

  • Graduate with Honours (Magna cum Laude) in Business and Economics, University of Rome 'La Sapienza'.
René Riedi

René Riedi
Divisional Chief Executive Officer Latin America, born 1960

Professional Background

  • Since 2016 Divisional Chief Executive Officer Latin America
  • 2012-2015 Chief Operating Officer Region America I at Dufry
  • 2000 – 2012 Chief Operating Officer (COO) Region Eurasia at Dufry AG.
  • Joined Dufry in 1993 as Sales Manager Eastern Europe. Product Category Manager Spirits & tobacco (1995–1996). Head of product Marketing (1996–1997) Director Division Spirits & tobacco (Weitnauer Distribution ltd. 1998–2000).
  • Prior to 1993, product marketing and international sales of Unilever.

Education

  • Degree in Business Administration from the School of Economy and Business Administration Zurich.
Joseph DiDomizio

Joseph DiDomizio
Divisional Chief Executive Officer North America, born 1970

Professional Background

  • Since January 2016 Divisional Chief Executive Officer North America
  • 2008-2015 Chief Operating Officer Region United States and Canada
  • Since October 2008 Chief operating officer (COO) region North America at Dufry AG.
  • 1992-2008 Several managerial positions in Hudson Group (April–September 2008: president and CEO).

Education

  • Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Marketing and Business Administration from the University of Bridgeport.
Gustavo Magalhães Fagundes

Gustavo Magalhães Fagundes
Managing Director Brazil and Bolivia, born 1967

Professional Background

  • Since January 2016 General Manager Brazil and Bolivia at Dufry AG
  • 2014 – 2015 COO Dufry Brazil and Bolivia.
  • 2010 – 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Brasif Holding.
  • 2002 – 2009 Chief Operating OfficerTravel Retail, Brasif.
  • 1996 – 2002 Head of Marketing, AmBev.

Education

  • Graduate in Business Administration and Management by EAESP / Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Brazil.
  • Master in International Economics and Management, Bocconi University Milan – Italy.
  • Executive MBA of Corporate University of AmBev.
  • Certificate in General Management Harvard Business School, Boston – US.

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