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Alpek SAB de CV (ALPEKA.MX)

ALPEKA.MX on Mexico Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Armando Garza Sada

62 2011 Chairman of the Board

Jose de Jesus Valdez Simancas

67 1988 Chief Executive Officer

Jose Carlos Pons de la Garza

2018 Chief Financial Officer

Felipe de Jesus Garza Medina

2016 Co-President of Alpek Polyester

Alejandro Llovera Zambrano

2008 President of the Polypropylene Business Unit

Gustavo Talancon Gomez

2018 President of the Caprolactam, Fertilizers and Polyester Filament Yarn Business Unit

Jorge Young Carecedo

2016 Co-President of Alpek Polyester

Jose Luis Zepeda Pena

1999 President of the EPS and Specialty Chemical Business Unit

Carlos Jimenez Barrera

65 2014 Secretary of the Board

Alvaro Fernandez Garza

52 2011 Director

Rodrigo Fernandez Martinez

44 2012 Director

Merici Garza Sada

62 2012 Director

Francisco Jose Calderon Rojas

54 2012 Independent Proprietary Director

Francisco Egloff

2019 Independent Director

Andres Enrique Garza Herrera

53 2012 Independent Director

Pierre Haas Garcia

68 2012 Independent Director

Jaime Kuper

2019 Independent Director

Jose Antonio Rivero Larrea

2018 Independent Director

Enrique Zambrano Benitez

2012 Independent Director

Alejandro Elizondo

2018 Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Armando Garza Sada

Eng. Armando Garza Sada serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company since April 2011. He joined Alfa in 1978, where he currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors and previously served as its Vice Chairman, as well as he was Director of Development. He has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Versax SAB de CV and Sigma Alimentos SAB de CV. In the past, he was Director of Corporate Planning of Alfa and Manager of Polioles y Acojinamientos Selther SA de CV. Moreover, he is Board Member of Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV, El Puerto de Liverpool SAB de CV, Grupo Lamosa SAB de CV, Frisa Industrias SA de CV and Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey AC. He graduated in Industrial Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and obtained a Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and received a Masters degree in Administration from the Stanford University.

Jose de Jesus Valdez Simancas

Mr. Jose de Jesus Valdez Simancas serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has been CEO of Alpek since 1988. He joined the Company in 1976 and has held several senior management positions, including CEO of Petrocel, Indelpro and Polioles. He has also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mexico’s National Chemical Industry Association (Asociación Nacional de la Industria Química – ANIQ), President of the Energy Commission for Mexico’s Confederation of Industrial Chambers (Confederación de Cámaras Industriales de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos -CONCAMIN), and President of Nuevo Leon’s Industry Chamber (Cámara de la Industria de Transformación de Nuevo León – CAINTRA). He holds a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM) as well as a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.

Jose Carlos Pons de la Garza

Eng. Jose Carlos Pons de la Garza serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He was appointed CFO of Alpek in October 2018. Prior to this, Mr. Pons was VP of Business Development at Nemak, S.A.B. de C.V. (“Nemak”). During his 22 year tenure with Nemak, he held other executive positions such as Director of the South American Business Unit and Strategic Planning Manager. Mr. Pons holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from ITESM as well as a master’s degree from the IPADE.

Felipe de Jesus Garza Medina

Mr. Felipe de Jesus Garza Medina served as Co-President of Alpek Polyester of the Company. He has been President of the PTA business unit, a position he has since 2008. Prior to this, he was CEO of Indelpro. Mr. Garza joined Alfa in 1977 and has held numerous positions in the company, including CEO of Galvacer, a subsidiary of Hylsamex (formerly owned by Alfa). He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from Cornell University.

Alejandro Llovera Zambrano

Mr. Alejandro Llovera Zambrano serves as President of the Polypropylene Business Unit of the Company. He has been working at the Company for a period of 14 years. He gained a experience of 22 years while working at Alfa, where he served as Director of Human Resources of Nemak, Director of Polyester Filaments Division, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer for the Fibers Division and Director of Human Resources of Alfa. He holds a degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering and a Masters degree in Business Administration, both from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. Additionally, he attended to the High Management Program of IPADE.

Gustavo Talancon Gomez

Mr. Gustavo Talancon Gomez serves as President of the Caprolactam, Fertilizers and Polyester Filament Yarn Business Unit of the Company. He was appointed President of the Caprolactam and Fertilizer Business Unit in 2013. Prior to this, he served as CEO of Terza, an Alfa subsidiary involved in the production and sales of flooring and carpets. Between 1989 and 2009, Mr. Talancón held various management positions at Alpek’s Polypropylene and Polyester Filament business units. He holds a Bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM) and completed studies in business administration at Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas (IPADE).

Jorge Young Carecedo

Mr. Jorge P. Young Carecedo is Co-President of Alpek Polyester of the Company. He President of the PTA business unit, a position he has since 2008. Prior to this, he was CEO of Indelpro. Mr. Garza joined Alfa in 1977 and has held numerous positions in the company, including CEO of Galvacer, a subsidiary of Hylsamex (formerly owned by Alfa). He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from Cornell University.

Jose Luis Zepeda Pena

Mr. Jose Luis Zepeda Pena serves as President of the EPS and Specialty Chemical Business Unit of the Company. He joined Alpek in 1986, serving as Planning VP, Finance & Administrative VP and Commercial VP at Grupo Petrotemex. Mr. Zepeda also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mexico’s National Chemical Industry Association (Asociación Nacional de la Industria Química – ANIQ). He holds a Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering, a Master’s degree from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), and an MBA from Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM).

Carlos Jimenez Barrera

Mr. Carlos Jimenez Barrera serves as Secretary of the Board of the Company since 2014. He has also served as Director of Legal Affairs and Legal Counsel of Alfa SAB de CV and Sigma Alimentos SA de CV. He holds a Bachelors degree in Law from Univerisdad de Monterrey and a Masters degree in Comparative Law from the University of New York.

Alvaro Fernandez Garza

Mr. Alvaro Fernandez Garza serves as Director of the Company. Currently, he serves as Chief Executive Officer of Alfa. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sales and Director of Foodservice of Sigma Alimentos SA de CV, as well as he was Chief Executive Officer of Terza SA de CV. Moreover, he has held directive posts at Alestra S de RL de CV. He is Board Member of Vitro SAB de CV, Cydsa SAB de CV and Pigmentos y Oxidos SA de CV. Moreover, he acts as Member of the Regional Board of BBVA Bancomer, Board Member of Museo Contemporaneo de Monterrey and the Board of Universidad de Monterrey. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Notre Dame, a Masters degree in Business Administration from Tecnologico de Monterrey and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Georgetown University.

Rodrigo Fernandez Martinez

Mr. Rodrigo Fernandez Martinez serves as Director of the Company since April 2012. Previously, he served as Chief Operations Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Sigma Américas. He has been Member of the Boards of CAINTRA and Consejo Mexicano de la Industria de Producto de Consumo, A.C. (ConMéxico). He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Virginia and a Masters degree in Administration from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Merici Garza Sada

Ms. Merici Garza Sada serves as Director of Alpek S.A.B de C.V. since April 2012. She is an Investor. She holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.

Francisco Jose Calderon Rojas

Mr. Francisco Jose Calderon Rojas serves as Independent Proprietary Director of the Company since April 2012.He is also Director of Planning and Finance of Grupo Franca Industrias SA de CV, where he joined in 1988. Before that, he held directive posts in such areas as real estate, treasury and systems. Currently, he serves as Board Member of Franca Industrias SA de CV, Franca Servicios SA de CV and Franca Desarrollos Capital Inmobiliario Institucional S de RL de CV, as well as Alternate Board Member of Fomento Economico Mexicano SA de CV and Coca Cola-Femsa SA de CV, Member of the Advisory Board of Banco Nacional de Mexico SA, Member of the Regional Board of BBVA Bancomer SA and Member of the Boards of Camara de Propietarios de Bienes Raices de Nuevo Leon AC, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) and Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM). He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and a Masters of Business Administration degree from UCLA.

Francisco Egloff

Mr. Francisco Garza Egloff serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has been Former CEO of Arca Continuental. Member of the Boards of Arca Continental, Alen, Axtel, Grupo Financiero Banregio, Ovniver, Ragasa, Grupo Industrial Saltillo and Proeza.

Andres Enrique Garza Herrera

Mr. Andres Enrique Garza Herrera serves as Independent Director of the Company since April 2012. He has been Member of the Company's Audit and Corporate Practices Committee since April 10, 2012. He is also Chief Executive Officer of Qualtia Alimentos SA de CV, a division of Grupo Xignux SA de CV, where he joined in 1990 and currently serves as Member of its Board of Directors. Before that, he serves as Director of Planning and Development of the Infrastructure Division of Xignux. From 1990 to 2008, he worked at Xignux-Yazaki, the division of auto parts of Xignux, where he held such posts as Director of Harnesses Business Unit in Mexico, Central and South America. Additionally, he is Member of the Advisory Board of BBVA Bancomer and Member of the Board of UDEM. In the past, he was Chairman of CAINTRA, from 2009 to 2010. Moreover he is Member of the Board of Ciudad de los Ninos de Nuevo Leon and Patronato Papalote Verde de Nuevo Leon. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering and Administration from ITESM in 1989 and obtained a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of San Diego in 1994. Moreover, he attended to the Global Leadership Program in International Business at IMD in Switzerland in 2007.

Pierre Haas Garcia

Mr. Pierre Francis Haas Garcia serves as Independent Director of the Company since April 2012. He is also Senior Advisor of the Global Oil Practice of McKinsey & Co in Los Angeles, California. He has been Associate Partner of McKinsey & Co for several years in Houston, Texas. In the past, he was CEO of KoSa and Managing Director for Latin America of Koch Industries Inc. For 14 years he worked at Pemex, serving as Chief Executive Officer of Pemex Gas and PMI and Director of the Offices of Pemex in London and Paris. Moreover, he was Economic Counsel of the Mexican Embassy in Japan, as well as Board Member of Petronor SA and Repsol SA. Additionally, he is Member of the Oxford Energy Policy Clun, Paris Petroleum Club and Coloquio Mexicano de Energia.

Jaime Kuper

Mr. Jaime Zabludovsky Kuper serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has been Executive President of Consejo Mexicano de la Industria de Productos de Consumo, A.C. (ConMéxico). He has been Vice President of IQOM Inteligencia Comercial, S.A. de C.V. Member of the Technical Committee of FibraHotel and member of the Boards of Baja Ferries, Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales (COMEXI) and Servicio Panamericano de Seguridad.

Jose Antonio Rivero Larrea

Mr. Jose Antonio Rivero Larrea serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is Chairman of the Board of Compañía Minera Autlán, S.A.B. de C.V. He has been Executive Board Member of Cámara Minera de México (Camimex)and Board member of the Executive Commission of Cámara Nacional de la Industria del Hierro y del Acero (Canacero). Member of the Boards of Museo del Acero en Monterrey, de la Fundación de Empresarios por la Educación Básica, and Regional Board member of Nacional Financiera (Nafinsa).

Enrique Zambrano Benitez

Mr. Enrique Zambrano Benitez serves as Independent Director of the Company since April 2012. He has been Chairman of the Company's Audit and Corporate Practices Committee since April 10, 2012. He has acted as CEO of Grupo Proeza SA de CV since 1998. He is also Board Member of Grupo Proeza SA de CV, Grupo Xignux SA de CV, Frisa Industrias SA de CV and Ensenanza e Investigacion Superior AC (ITESM), as well as Member of the Regional Board of Banco de Mexico and the State Board for the Reconstruction of Nuevo Leon. He holds a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and obtained a Masters degree in Administration from the Stanford University.

Alejandro Elizondo