Our executive team is focused on driving business growth by creating economic, social and environmental value for all our stakeholders. Each of our executive leaders has significant professional experience within the industries related to our business.
José Antonio Fernández Carbajal
Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of FEMSA
Mr. Fernández began his career at FEMSA in 1988, serving in various positions, including CEO of OXXO. He was appointed CEO of FEMSA in 1995 and Chairman of the Board in 2001, serving in both positions until January 2014. He is also Chairman of the Board of Coca-Cola FEMSA. In 2010, he was appointed Vice President of Heineken Holding NV’s Board of Directors and Chairman of Heineken’s Americas Committee. Since 2012, Mr. Fernández has been Chairman of the Board of Tecnológico de Monterrey, where he has served as Vice Chairman since 1997. In 2017, he was elected as a full-term member of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Corporation, where he contributes to the Dean for Student Life and Dean for Undergraduate Education committees. Currently, he also participates as a board member of Industrias Peñoles. He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering and Systems from Tecnológico de Monterrey, where he earned an MBA in 1978 and has been a professor for more than 20 years.
M. Eduardo Padilla Silva
Chief Executive Officer of FEMSA
Mr. Padilla joined FEMSA in 1997 and was named to his current position in January 2018. Previously he served as Chief Financial and Corporate Officer of FEMSA, CEO of FEMSA Comercio, CEO of FEMSA Strategic Businesses, and FEMSA’s Planning and Control Officer. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from ITESM and an MBA from Cornell University. He also completed executive management studies at IPADE Business School.
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
Senior Vice President of Administration and Corporate Control of FEMSA
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 Corporate Finance Vice President of FEMSA. Prior to FEMSA, he served in various executive level positions in the finance functions of Mexican companies in the financial and industrial sectors. He holds an Accounting degree and an MBA from ITESM.
Alfonso Garza Garza
Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Businesses of FEMSA
Mr. Garza joined FEMSA in 1985 and held various positions including CEO of FEMSA Empaques. In 2009 he was appointed to his current position. He is President of the Monterrey Metropolitan Water Fund, Vice Chairman of the executive commission of the National President of the Employers Confederation of Mexico (Coparmex). He is a member of the Board of Directors of FEMSA, ITESM, Grupo Nutec, S.A. de C.V. He is also an alternate member of the Board of Directors of Coca-Cola FEMSA. He graduated from ITESM in Industrial Engineering and completed postgraduate coursework at IPADE Business School.
Roberto Campa Cifrián
Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs of FEMSA
Mr. Campa joined FEMSA in 2019, after a long career in the public, private and social sectors. He has served in the federal government of Mexico as Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare, Undersecretary of the Interior, and Head of the Federal Consumer Protection Agency. He has also served as a representative in the Mexico City Legislative Assembly and as a federal congressional representative. He holds a law degree from Universidad Anáhuac, where he is also a professor of macroeconomic theory and President of the Federation of Student Societies.
John Anthony Santa Maria Otazua
Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola FEMSA
Mr. Santa Maria was appointed to his current position in 2014. He joined Coca-Cola FEMSA in 1995 and has served in several senior management positions since then, including COO of the Company’s Mexico Division, and Strategic Planning and Commercial Development Officer. He earned a Bachelor’s degree and an MBA with a major in Finance from Southern Methodist University.
Daniel Alberto Rodríguez Cofré
Chief Executive Officer of FEMSA Comercio
Mr. Rodríguez joined FEMSA in 2015 as Chief Financial and Corporate Officer and was named to his current position in January 2016. 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. He holds a forest engineering degree from Austral University of Chile and an MBA from Adolfo Ibañez University.
Raymundo Yutani Vela
Senior Vice President of Human Resources of FEMSA
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.