Management Team

Armando Garza Sada
Chairman of the Board

Joined ALFA in 1978. Undergraduate degree from MIT. Master’s degree from Stanford University.

Álvaro Fernández Garza
President

Joined ALFA in 1991. Undergraduate degree from Notre Dame University. Master’s degrees from ITESM and Georgetown University.

Rodrigo Fernández Martínez
President of Sigma

Joined ALFA in 1998. Undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia. Master’s degree from Wharton.

José de Jesús Valdez Simancas
President of Alpek

Joined ALFA in 1976. Undergraduate degree from ITESM. Master’s degrees from ITESM and Stanford University.

Armando Tamez Martínez
President of Nemak

Joined ALFA in 1984. Undergraduate degree from ITESM. Master’s degree from George Washington University.

Rolando Zubirán Shetler
President of Axtel

Joined ALFA in 1999. Undergraduate degree from UNAM. Master’s degree from USC. Ph.D. from UANL.

Carlos Jiménez Barrera
Senior Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs

Joined ALFA in 1976. Undergraduate degree from Universidad de Monterrey. Master’s degree from New York University.

Eduardo Alberto Escalante Castillo
Chief Financial Officer

Joined ALFA in 1981. Undergraduate degree from ITESM. Master’s degree from Stanford University.

Paulino J. Rodríguez Mendívil
Senior Vice President, Human Capital and Services

Joined ALFA in 2004. Undergraduate degree and Master’s degree from the University of the Basque Country, Spain.