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
Jorge Born

Jorge Born
Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and 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 Nomination Committee and 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
Mary J. Steele Guilfoile

Mary J. Steele Guilfoile
Director, Member of the Audit Committee, born 1954

Professional Background

  • Serves as a chair of MG Advisors, Inc. and is a partner of The Beacon Group, LP, a private investment group
  • Serves as a member of the boards of directors of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.; The Interpublic Group of
    Companies, Inc. and Pitney Bowes, Inc.
  • 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
  • 1996-2000: Partner, CFO and COO of The Beacon Group, LLC, a private equity, strategic advisory and wealth management partnership.

Education

  • Undergraduate degree from Boston College Carroll School of Management
  • Master in business administration from Columbia Business School
  • Certified public accountant
Heekyung Jo Min

Heekyung Jo Min
Lead Independent Director, Chairwoman of the Remuneration 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
Luis Maroto Camino

Luis Maroto Camino
Director, Member of the Audit Committee, born 1964

Professional Background

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

Ranjan Sen
Director, born 1969

Professional Background

  • Many years of private equity and banking experience
  • 2003 Joined Advent International, a private equity firm
  • Since 2016, Managing Partner at Advent International
  • Subsequently, 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
Steven Tadler

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

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, Member of the Nomination 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
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
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

  • 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).
Roger Fordyce

Roger Fordyce
Chief Executive Officer 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  
Andrea Belardini

Andrea Belardini
Chief Commercial Officer, 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'
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

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