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, 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
Heekyung (Jo) Min

Heekyung (Jo) Min
Director, Member of the Audit 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
Andrés Holzer Neumann

Andrés Holzer Neumann
Director, 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
Steven Tadler

Steven Tadler
Director, Member of the Audit Committee, born 1959

Professional Background

  • Managing Partner of Advent International, which he joined in 1985
  • Serves as a director of Advent International Corp (since 2002) and 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, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, born 1956

Professional Background

  • She is the founder and CEO at Tyler Cagni Consulting Ltd, a consulting company advising primarily in the fashion, retail and FMCG sectors. Ms. Tyler-Cagni also serves as a director of Atlantia SpA, an Italian listed global operator in the motorway and airport infrastructure sector.
  • She previously served on the board of World Duty Free Group as a non-executive and independent member and chair of the HR & Remuneration Committee (until the acquisition by Dufry). She was also an was an advisor to the management board of Bonpoint and held various management positions with Fast Retailing Group 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

  • 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
Deputy Group CEO, born 1963

Professional Background

  • Since 2018, Deputy Group CEO
  • 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

  • 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
Eugenio Andrades

Eugenio Andrades
CEO Operations and Strategy, born 1968

Professional Background

  • Since 2018, CEO Operations and Strategy
  • 2016 – 2017 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.
Javier Gonzalez

Javier Gonzalez
Global Marketing and Digital Innovation Director, born 1976

Professional Background

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

Education

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

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