José Antonio Fernández Carbajal
Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Fernández joined FEMSA in 1988. He was appointed CEO in 1995 and Chairman in 2001, serving in both positions until January 2014. He is Vice Chairman of the Heineken N.V. Supervisory Board and member of the Heineken Holding N.V. Board, and also serves as Chairman of Coca-Cola FEMSA, FEMSA Foundation, Tecnológico de Monterrey, and the US-Mexico Foundation. He is a member of the Board of Industrias Peñoles and Grupo Televisa, and co-chairs the Mexico Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center. His degrees in Industrial Engineering and Systems and MBA were both earned from Tecnológico de Monterrey.
Daniel Alberto Rodríguez Cofré
Chief Executive Officer of FEMSA
Daniel Rodríguez was apointed Chief Executive Officeer on January 2022. Mr. Rodríguez joined FEMSA in 2015 as Chief Financial and Corporate Officer, and from January 2016 to December 2021 he was the Chief Executive Officer of FEMSA Comercio. Prior to joining the company he was CFO and then CEO of CENCOSUD (Centros Comerciales Sudamericanos, S.A.), among other senior finance and management positions in Latin America, Europe and Africa. He is an alternate member of the Boards of Coca-Cola FEMSA and FEMSA. Mr. Rodríguez holds a forest engineering degree from Austral University of Chile and an MBA from Adolfo Ibañez University.
Francisco Camacho Beltrán
Chief Corporate Officer of FEMSA
Mr. Camacho joined FEMSA in 2020 after a long track record in senior management positions in consumer product companies around the world, including Procter & Gamble and Revlon. In 2000, he joined Danone as head of its Bonafont water operations in Mexico. For the next 20 years, he held varying responsibilities in the water and dairy segments, while driving growth and innovation. In 2011, he became a member of Danone’s Executive Committee, leading the Global Customer Team and serving as Corporate Chief Growth and Innovation Officer. He was Executive Vice President and global head of the Essential Dairy and Plant Based business and responsible for Global Industrial Operations and Supply Chain.
Gerardo Estrada Attolini
Vice-President of Administration and Corporate Control
Mr. Estrada joined FEMSA in 2000 and was appointed to his current position in 2020. Previously he served as Chief Financial Officer of FEMSA Cerveza and FEMSA's Corporate Finance Director. Prior to his incorporation to FEMSA, he occupied different executive positions in the finance areas of Mexican companies in the financial and industrial sectors. He holds an Accounting degree and an MBA from ITESM.
Alfonso Garza Garza
Vice-President of Strategic Businesses of FEMSA
Mr. Garza joined FEMSA in 1985 and held various positions including CEO of FEMSA Empaques. In 2012 he was appointed to his current position. He served as President of the Employers Confederation of Mexico (Coparmex) for the state of Nuevo León (2011-2013), and has served as National Vice President since 2009. He is Chairman of the Talent and Culture Committee of Tecnológico de Monterrey, and member of the Board of Coca-Cola FEMSA and Tecnológico de Monterrey. Mr. Garza earned a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey and completed postgraduate coursework at IPADE.
Roberto Campa Cifrián
Vice-President of Corporate Affairs
He joined FEMSA in 2019, after a long career in the public, private and social sectors. Highlight his positions as Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare of the federal government, Undersecretary of the Interior, Federal Consumer Procurator, representative in the Legislative Assembly of the Federal District and Federal Deputy. Roberto Campa holds a bachelor's degree in law from the Universidad Anáhuac.
John Anthony Santa María Otazúa
Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola FEMSA
Mr. Santa Maria was appointed to his current position in 2014, having joined Coca-Cola FEMSA in 1995 and having served in several senior management positions since then, including COO of the company’s Mexico Division, and Strategic Planning and Business Development Officer. Mr. Santa Maria earned a Bachelor´s degree and an MBA with a major in Finance from Southern Methodist University.
Raymundo Yutani Vela
Vice-President of Human Resources
Raymundo Yutani was appointed Director of Human Resources at FEMSA in 2018. He joined FEMSA Comercio in 1999 as Director of Human Resources, a position he held until 2014. Between 2014 and 2018, he was Director of Human Resources at Coca-Cola FEMSA. Before joining the company, he was Director of Human Resources North at Banca Serfín, today Santander. He is a graduate of the Public Accountant career and has a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Regiomontana University. Additionally, he completed the AD1 program at IPADE and is certified as a Coach by Newfield Consulting.
Carlos Arenas Cadena
Chief Executive Officer, Proximity Division
Mr. Arenas began his career at FEMSA in 1984 and joined FEMSA Comercio in 2001 as Strategic Planning Manager. In 2007, he was promoted to the head of FEMSA Comercio’s Planning and Information Technology Department, followed by the Supply Chain Department for OXXO, and later the Commercial Department of OXXO. In January 2016, he was appointed Director General of OXXO Mexico and assumed his current role as of January 1, 2022. Up until 2020, he participated in the National Association of Self-Service and Department Stores (ANTAD) in Mexico and continues to be a member of the International Council and the Latin American Council of the Association For Convenience & Fuel Retailing (NACS). He graduated with a degree in Computer Science from the Autonomous University of Nuevo León.
Daniel Belaúnde Arnillas
Chief Executive Officer, Health Division
Mr. Belaúnde assumed the role of Director General, Health Division in 2022, following his role as CEO of the FEMSA Comercio Health Division since 2016. He brings to this role more than 25 years of experience in global companies across three different markets: retail banking, retail-fashion, and the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to FEMSA, he supervised business units in multiple countries, including as general manager at Ripley Perú (2012-2016); as operations manager at Ripley Chile (2008-2012); and as commercial bank manager at Banco Santander Chile (1996-2008). He completed his studies in economics at the Universidad del Pacífico in Lima, Peru.
Jose Antonio Fernández Garza-Lagüera
Chief Executive Officer, FEMSA Digital
Mr. Fernández is currently the head of FEMSA Digital, overseeing FEMSA´s digital businesses, including fintech. He began his career in FEMCO in 2018 as head of Strategic Planning for OXXO Mexico. Before joining FEMCO, he ran Coca-Cola FEMSA´s Central America division from 2015 to 2018. Prior to that, he worked as CEO of FEMSA´s plastics division, PTM, and head of sales and operations in México City at Heineken México. Prior to his work at Heineken, he co-founded and ran Vestige Capital, a search fund based in Mexico seeking to acquire and operate small and medium-sized companies in Mexico. While at Vestige, he co-led the acquisition of BOMI Group de México a third-party logistic provider for the Mexican healthcare industry. He has taught a class on entrepreneurship and was the founding chairman of the board of the Entrepreneurship Institute in the ITESM. He received his MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and his Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the ITESM.