Board of Directors

Juan Carlos Torres Carretero

Juan Carlos Torres Carretero
Executive 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
  • 2019-2021 Chairman of Acamar Partners (SPACs)

Education

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

Current Board Mandates

Listed companies:
Dufry AG

Not listed companies or organizations:
None

Heekyung Jo Min

Heekyung Jo Min
Lead Independent Director, Non-Executive, Chair of the Nomination and ESG Committee , Member of the Audit Committee, born 1958

Professional Background

  • Many years of diverse management and leadership experience
  • 2004 – 2005 Executive Vice President at Prudential Investment and Securities Co. in Korea
  • 2006 Country Advisor, Global Resolutions in Korea
  • 2007 – 2010 Director General of the Investment Promotion Bureau at the Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ) in Korea
  • 2011 – 2013 Chief HR Officer of CJ Corporation in Korea
  • Since 2013, Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility of CJ CheilJedang
  • Ms. Min speaks regularly on the subject of sustainability and ESG (Environment, Social, Governance)

Education

  • Ph. D in Business Administration from Seoul Business School (aSSIST)
  • MBA from Columbia Graduate School of Business in New York
  • BA from Seoul National University

Current Board Mandates

Listed companies:
Dufry AG


Not listed companies or organizations:
Asia New Zealand Foundation (Honorary Advisor) and CJ Welfare Foundation.

Xavier Bouton

Xavier Bouton
Non-Executive Director, born 1950

Professional Background

  • 1990 – 2005 Board member of Laboratoires Chemineaux
  • 1999 – 2021 Board member ADL Partners
  • 2005 – 2017 Board member Dufry AG
  • Since 1999 Chairman of the Supervisory Board of FSDV (Fayenceries de Sarreguemines Digoin & Vitry le François) based in Paris, France
  • Since 2021 Chairman of Edeis since 2021 

 

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

Current Board Mandates

  • Dufry AG.
  • FSDV (Chairman of the Supervisory Board)
Mary J. Steele Guilfoile

Mary J. Steele Guilfoile
Independent Director, Non-Executive, Chair of the Audit Committee, born 1954

Professional Background

  • 1996 – 2000 Partner, CFO and COO of The Beacon Group, LLC, a private equity, strategic advisory and wealth management partnership.
  • 2000 – 2002 Several management positions such as Executive Vice President and Corporate Treasurer at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Chief Administrative Officer of its investment bank.
  • Served previously on the Board of Directors of Viasys Healthcare Inc. (2001 – 2005), Valley National Bancorp (2003 – 2018), Boston College (1991 – 2011) and Hudson Ltd. (2018 – 2020).
  • Serves as a member of the Boards of Directors of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (since 2012), The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (since 2007) and Pitney Bowes, Inc. (since 2018).
  • Since 2002 serves as Chairwoman of MG Advisors, Inc. and has been a Partner of The Beacon Group, LP since 1998.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science from Boston College Carroll School of Management
  • MBA from Columbia Business School
  • Licensed, certified public accountant

Current Board Mandates

Listed companies:
Dufry AG, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. and Pitney Bowes, Inc.,

Not listed companies or organizations:
Chair of MG Advisors, Inc.

Luis Maroto Camino

Luis Maroto Camino
Independent Director, Non-Executive, Chair of the Remuneration Committee, Member of the Audit Committee, born 1964

Professional Background

  • 2000 Joined Amadeus IT Group, a leading player in the travel and tourism industry, where he served as Deputy CEO, CFO and Director Marketing Finance.
  • Prior to joining Amadeus, he held several managerial positions at the Bertelsmann Group.
  • Since 2011, CEO and President of Amadeus IT Group.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Universidad Complutense Madrid
  • MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa, Madrid (IESE)
  • Further qualifications from Stanford, Harvard Business School, INSEAD and IMD
     

Current Board Mandates

Listed companies:
Dufry AG and Amadeus IT Group.

Not listed companies and organizations:
None

Joaquín Moya-Angeler Cabrera

Joaquín Moya-Angeler Cabrera
Independent Director, Non-Executive, Member of the Remuneration Committee, of the Audit Committee and of the Nomination and ESG Committee, born 1949

Professional Background

  • Career focused on the technology and real estate industries, including having founded a number of companies
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of various companies: IBM Spain (1994 – 1997), Leche Pascual (1994 – 1997), Meta4 (1997 – 2002), TIASA (1996 – 1998), and Hildebrando (2003 – 2014)
  • Served previously on the Board of Directors of Dufry AG (2005 – 2018) and Hudson Ltd. (2018 – 2021)
  • To date Chairman of the Board of Directors of La Quinta Real Estate (since 1994), Chairman of the Board of Directors of Corporación Empresarial Pascual (since 1994), Chairman of the Board of Directors of Avalon Private Equity (since 1999)
  • Serves on the advisory boards of private equity firms Palamon Capital Partners and MCH Private Equity

Education

  • Master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Madrid
  • Diploma in economics and forecasting from the London School of Economics and Political Science
  • MS in management from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

Current Board Mandates

Listed companies:
Dufry AG

Not listed companies or organizations:
La Quinta Real Estate, Corporación Empresarial Pascual, Avalon Private Equity, Palamon Capital Partners (Board of Advisors), MCH Private Equity (Board of Advisors).

Ranjan Sen

Ranjan Sen
Independent Director, born 1969, Non-Executive

Professional Background

  • Many years of private equity and banking experience.
  • 2003 Joined Advent International as Director.
  • Since 2016 Managing Partner at Advent International.
  • Member of the European and Asian Investment Advisory Committee and Head of the German office in Frankfurt of Advent International.

Education

  • Degree in Business Administration from Richmond University in London

 

 

Current Board Mandates

Listed companies:
Dufry AG and InPost Poland.

Not listed companies or organizations:
Hermes Germany GmbH

Lynda Tyler-Cagni

Lynda Tyler-Cagni
Independent Director, Non-Executive, Member of the Nomination and ESG Committee , born 1956

Professional Background

  • Various global executive positions with Fast Retailing, Uniqlo and Zegna.
  • Founder and CEO at Only the Best, an agency advising and representing talent primarily in fashion, luxury and retail.
  • Served as a Director of Atlantia SpA, an Italian listed global infrastructure operator until November 2018.
  • Previously served on the Board of World Duty Free Group as a non-executive and independent member and chair of the HR & Remuneration Committee (from 2013 until the acquisition of World Duty Free Group by Dufry AG in 2015).

Education

  • Lynda Tyler-Cagni holds a B.A.(Hons) in Languages, Economics & Politics from the University of Kingston, London.

Current Board Mandates

Listed companies:
Dufry AG

Not listed companies or organizations:
EDHEC Paris and Bloch International Pty Ltd

Eugenia M. Ulasewicz

Eugenia M. Ulasewicz
Independent Director, Non-Executive, Member of the Remuneration Committee as well as of the Nomination and ESG Committee, born 1953

Professional Background

  • Many roles as a global retail industry executive, most recently as President, Burberry Americas until 2013.
  • Serves on the Board of Directors of Signet Jewelers (since 2014), is Chair of the Corporate Citizenship & Sustainability Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee
  • Vince Holding Corp (since 2014) Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of Audit Committee
  • ASOS Plc (since 2020) Chair of the ESG Committee and a member of Audit and Remuneration Committees
  • Served on the Board of Directors of Hudson, Ltd (2018-2020) and Bunzl plc (2011-2020)

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Current Board Mandates

Listed companies:
Dufry AG, Signet Jewelers Ltd., Vince Holding Corporation, and ASOS Plc.

Not listed companies or organizations:
None

Global Executive Committee

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Xavier Rossinyol

Xavier Rossinyol
CEO, born 1970

Professional Background

  • 1995 – 2003 Various positions at Areas (member of the French group Elior) with responsibility for finance, controlling, strategic planning
  • 2004 – 2012 Chief Financial Officer at Dufry
  • 2012 – 2015 Chief Operating Officer Region EMEA & Asia at Dufry
  • 2015 – 2021 Chief Executive Officer gategroup

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at ESADE (Spain)
  • MBA at ESADE and at the University of British Columbia (Canada and Hong Kong)
  • Master’s degree in business law from Universidad Pompeu Fabra (Spain)
Yves Gerster

Yves Gerster
Chief Financial Officer, born 1978

Professional Background

  • 1999 – 2003 Assistant Group Treasurer at Danzas Management AG.
  • 2003 – 2006 Assistant Group Treasurer at Bucher Industries AG.
  • Nov 2006 – 2019 Global Head Group Treasury at Dufry International AG.
  • As of April 2019 Chief Financial Officer at Dufry AG.

Education

  • Degree in Business Administration & Finance, University of Basel
Eugenio Andrades

Eugenio Andrades
Chief Executive Officer Operations, born 1968

Professional Background

  • Prior to 1996 Consultant at McKinsey & Co and Carboex, a subsidiary of Endesa
  • 1996 – 2001 Director of Strategy & Development and Investor Relations at Aldeasa
  • 2001 Chief Executive Officer Jordan and Middle East region at Aldeasa
  • 2002 – 2007 Director of Strategy & Development and Investor Relations at Aldeasa
  • 2007 – 2010 Commercial Director and Operations Coordinator at Aldeasa
  • 2011 – 2014 Chief Commercial Officer at World Duty Free Group
  • 2014 – 2015 Chief Executive Officer at World Duty Free Group
  • 2016 – 2017 Chief Executive Officer Division UK, Central and Eastern Europe at Dufry AG
  • 2018 Chief Executive Officer Operations and Strategy at Dufry AG
  • January 2019 – August 2020 Chief Executive Officer Europe, Africa and Strategy at Dufry AG
  • Since September 2020 Chief Executive Officer Operations at Dufry AG

Education

  • Degree in Mining Engineering at Politécnica University of Madrid.
  • MS of Economics and Strategy, Colorado School of Mines, (Colorado, USA).
Andrea Belardini

Andrea Belardini
Chief Commercial Officer, born 1968

Professional Background

  • 1991 – 1996 various positions as Controller and Project Manager at Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • 1997 – 1999 Director of Operations Italy at Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • 1999 – 2000 Vice President Operations South Europe at Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • 2000 – 2004 Executive Vice President Strategy & Development at Aeroporti di Roma
  • 2004 – 2009 Executive Vice President Commercial Business Management & Development at Aeroporti di Roma
  • 2009 – 2015 Chief Executive Officer Europe at Nuance Group (since 2013 also Global Chief Commercial Officer at Nuance Group)
  • 2016 – August 2020, Chief Executive Officer Division Asia Pacific and Middle East at Dufry AG
  • Since September 2020 Chief Commercial Officer at Dufry AG.

Education

  • Degree in Business and Economics, University of Rome (La Sapienza)
Sarah Branquinho

Sarah Branquinho
Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, born 1956

Professional Background

  • 1984 – 1995 Commercial Director, TFWA
  • 1995 – 1998 Secretary General European Travel Retail Forum and Focus 99
  • 1998 – 2004 Business Relations Director World Duty Free
  • 2004 – 2015 External Affairs Director World Duty Free
  • 2015 – 2018 External Affairs Director at Dufry AG
  • Since July 2021 Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Dufry AG
  • Served also in industry roles (alongside her business roles): 2009 – 2018 Chair of the UK Travel Retail Forum (UKTRF), Board member ETRC, 2012 – 2018 President of the European Travel Retail Confederation (ETRC) and since 2019 President of the Duty Free World Council.

Education

  • Postgraduate studies, Humboldt University (Berlin)
  • BA (Hons, 1st class) in Modern European Studies (Economics, French and German), Loughborough University (UK)
Pascal C. Duclos

Pascal C. Duclos
Group General Counsel, born 1967

Professional Background

  • 1991 – 1997 Senior attorney at law at Geneva law firm Davidoff & Partners as well as Academic assistant at the University of Geneva School of Law (1994 – 1996)
  • 1999 – 2001 Attorney at law at New York law firm Kreindler & Kreindler
  • 2001 – 2002 Financial planner at UBS AG in New York
  • 2003 –2004 Senior foreign attorney at law at the Buenos Aires law firm Beretta Kahale Godoy
  • Since 2005 General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Directors at Dufry AG

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
Luis Marin

Luis Marin
Global Chief Corporate Officer, born 1971

Professional Background

  • 1995 – 1998 Auditor at Coopers & Lybrand
  • 1998 – 2001 Financial Controller at Derbi Motocicletas – Nacional Motor S.A.
  • 2001 – 2004 Head of Finance and Administration of Spanish subsidiaries of Areas (member of the French group Elior)
  • Joined Dufry in 2004, as Business Controlling Director and since 2012 also responsible for mergers and acquisitions
  • 2014 Appointed Chief Corporate Officer
  • Since 2018 Global Chief Corporate Officer at Dufry AG.

Education

  • Degree in Economic Sciences and Business Administration from Universidad de Barcelona.
Katrin Volery

Katrin Volery
Chief People Officer to join Dufry GEC as of January 1, 2023, born 1968

Professional Background

  • 2000 - 2015 various positions and mid/long term HR Leader assignments
  • 2015 - 2016 CHRO Tamedia (TX Group)
  • 2016 - 2017 Head HR Syngenta
  • 2018 - 2020 Head HR EurAsia and Global Paper Solenis
  • 2020 - 2022 CHRO Meraxis (REHAU Group)
  • Since September 2022 CPO Dufry Group

Education

    • Diploma from the HSO Business School Switzerland
    • Diploma from WKS Business Management
    • Certificate in Strategic Leadership by IMD

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