Board of Directors

Juan Carlos Torres Carretero

Juan Carlos Torres Carretero
Chairman, Member of the Nomination Committee, 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
Jorge Born

Jorge Born
Vice Chairman, Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee, Member of the Remuneration 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.
Claire Chiang

Claire Chiang
Director, Member of the Remuneration 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 (part of Singapore stock exchange listed Banyan Tree Holdings Limited) 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

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

Education

  • Degree in Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia Comillas I.C.A.D.E de Madrid
Andrés Holzer Neumann

Andrés Holzer Neumann
Director, Member 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
Heekyung Jo Min

Heekyung Jo Min
Director, 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 at Incheon Free Economic Zone in Korea.
  • Since 2011, Executive Vice President of Global Creating Shared Value of CJ Cheiljedang, focusing on Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability of CJ Corporation, a publicly-listed multi-industry Korean conglomerate with retail operations.

Education

  • Master in Business Administration from Columbia Graduate School of Business
  • Undergraduate degree from Seoul National University
Steven Tadler

Steven Tadler
Director, Member of the Audit Committee, born 1949

Professional Background

  • 1985 Joined Advent International as Managing Partner.
  • Serves as a director of Advent International Corp (since 2002), Bojangles', a restaurant operator and franchisor listed on the NASDAQ and wTe Corporation (since 1989).
  • Previous board mandates include Dufry (2010 to 2013),  Skill-soft (2010 – 2014) and Transunion (2012 – 2017)

Education

  • Master in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
  • B.S., with distinction, from the University of Virginia
Lynda Tyler-Cagni

Lynda Tyler-Cagni
Director, Chairwoman of the Remuneration Committee, born 1956

Professional Background

  • Founder and CEO at Only the Best Agency Ltd, a consulting company advising and representing talent primarily in the fashion, retail and FMCG sectors since 2015.
  • Served as a Director at Atlantia SpA, an Italian listed global operator in the motorway and airport infrastructure sector 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).
  • Advisor to the management Board of Bonpoint
  • Various management positions with Fast Retailing Group, Uniqlo and Ermenegildo Zegna.

Education

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

Global Executive Committee

Julián Díaz González

Julián Díaz González
Director, Chief Executive Officer, born 1958

Professional Background

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

Education

  • Degree in Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia Comillas I.C.A.D.E de Madrid
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
José Antonio Gea

José Antonio Gea
Deputy Group CEO, born 1963

Professional Background

  • Since 2018, Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer at Dufry AG.
  • 2004 – 2017 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

  • Since 2018 Global Chief Corporate Officer at Dufry AG.
  • 2014 Appointed Chief Corporate Officer at Dufry AG.
  • Joined Dufry in 2004 as Business Controlling Director and since 2012, also responsible for mergers and acquisitions.
  • 2001 – 2004 Head of Finance and Administration of Spanish subsidiaries of Areas (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 General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Directors at Dufry AG.
  • 2003 – 2004Senior 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
Javier Gonzalez

Javier Gonzalez
Global Marketing and Digital Innovation Director, born 1976

Professional Background

  • Since 2016 Global Marketing and Digital Innovation Director at Dufry AG.
  • 2014 – 2016 Global Retail Operations and Marketing Director at Dufry AG.
  • 2011 – 2014 Global Marketing Director at Dufry AG.
  • 2009 – 2011 Senior Marketing Manager at Dufry AG.
  • 2005 – 2009 International Senior Brand Manager at British American Tobacco.
  • 2004 – 2005 Business Unit Marketing Manager at British American Tobacco.
  • 2002 – 2004 Sales Manager at British American Tobacco
  • 2001 – 2002 In-Store Marketing Manager at British American Tobacco
  • 1999 2001 In-Store & Events Manager at Lego Iberia.
  • 1998 1999 Marketing Executive at Coca Cola.

Education

  • Executive MBA, LaSalle University Philadelphia, Basel, Switzerland.
  • Degree in Business Administration and Economics, EBS, Madrid, Spain.
Eugenio Andrades

Eugenio Andrades
Chief Executive Officer Europe, Africa and Strategy, born 1968

Professional Background

  • Since January 2019 Chief Executive Officer Europe, Africa and Strategy at Dufry AG.
  • 2018 Chief Executive Officer Operations and Strategy at Dufry AG.
  • 2016 – 2017 Chief Executive Officer Division UK, Central and Eastern Europe at Dufry AG.
  • 2014 – 2015 Chief Executive Officer at World Duty Free Group.
  • 2011 – 2014 Chief Commercial Officer at World Duty Free Group.
  • 2007 – 2010 Commercial Director and Operations Coordinator, Aldeasa.
  • 2002 – 2007 Director of Strategy & Development and Investor Relations at Aldeasa.
  • 2000 – 2001 Chief Executive Officer Jordan & Middle East region at Aldeasa.
  • 1996 – 2001 Director of Strategy & Development and Investor Relations at Aldeasa.
  • Prior to 1996 Consultant at McKinsey & Co and Carboex, a subsidiary of Endesa

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 Executive Officer Division Asia Pacific and Middle East, born 1968

Professional Background

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

Education

  • Degree in Business and Economics, University of Rome 'La Sapienza'
René Riedi

René Riedi
Chief Executive Officer Division Central and South America, born 1960

Professional Background

  • Since 2016 Chief Executive Officer Division Central and South America at Dufry AG.
  • 2012 – 2015 Chief Operating Officer Region America I at Dufry AG.
  • 2000 – 2012 Chief Operating Officer Region Eurasia at Dufry AG.
  • 1993 – 2000 Joined Dufry 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 worked in product marketing and international sales of the multinational FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) company Unilever.
     

Education

  • Degree in Business Administration from the School of Economy and Business Administration Zurich.
Roger Fordyce

Roger Fordyce
Chief Executive Officer Division North America, born 1955

Professional Background

  • Since January 2019 Chief Executive Officer Division North America (Hudson Group) at Dufry AG.
  • 2008 – 2018 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Hudson Group.
  • 1996 – 2008 Senior Vice President of Operations at Hudson Group.
  • 1992 – 1996 Vice President of Operations at Hudson Group.
  • 1988 Joined Hudson Group as a District Manager.
  • Prior to 1988 positions as Manager at Dobbs /Aeroplex, WH Smith, and Greenman Bros.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from SUNY Stony Brook  

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