Salvador Cayón Ceballos
Mr. Cayón has been a director of the Advisor since [July 2013] and is the Chief Executive Officer of our Management Subsidiary. He has also served on the board of directors of Cayón Harinera de Irapuato and Molino Cayón, Industria de Harina de Trigo and related entities owned by the Cayón family. Mr. Cayón has more than 15 years of experience in the real estate sector, particularly in the commercial segment, as well as three years in the residential segment. His experience includes the development, construction, commercialization and sale of projects. Mr. Cayón holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Accounting and a graduate degree in Management and Family Business Administration from Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City Campus (ITESM).
Mr. Prieto was appointed as a member of our Technical Committee in, 2013. He is a member of the board of directors of Corporación Actinver, S.A.B. de C.V., Aseguradora Hidalgo, S.A., Agroasemex, S.A., Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior, S.N.C. and Nacional Financiera, S.N.C. Mr. Prieto [is][has been] also a member of the governing bodies of the CNBV, the National Insurance and Guarantee Commission, and the National Commission for the Protection and Defense of Consumers of Financial Services with the CONSAR. From 2001 to 2009, Mr. Prieto was executive chairman of the board of directors of BMV, Indeval, MexDer, SIF ICAP, S.A. de C.V., Contraparte Central de Valores de México, S.A. de C.V., Valuación Operativa y Referencias de Mercado, S.A. de C.V., Bursatec, S.A. de C.V., Corporativo Mexicano del Mercado de Valores, S.A. de C.V. and SIF ICAP Servicios S.A. de C.V. From 2000 to 2001, he was general director of insurance and securities in the SHCP from 1994 to 2000 and was president of CONSAR from 2000 to 2001. In 1994, he was vice president of market development at the CNBV, and in 1982 he was advisor to the General Department of Revenue Policies of the SHCP. Mr. Prieto holds a degree in Economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Mr. Soní has been a member of our Technical Committee since [July 2013]. Mr. Soní, a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers S.C. (“PwC”) since July 2004, was in charge of the Department of Audit and Business Advisory from June 1997 until June 2004 and prior to that the Department of Computer Audit until June 1997. He is part of the Strategic Council of the PwC Global Network and of the Leadership Team of the Americas. He is a member of the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico, acting as Vice President (Finance and Treasury) of the Executive Committee. Mr. Soní is also a treasurer of the Association of Chambers of Commerce of Latin America (AACCLA) and member of the Finance Committee of the British Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Soní is a member of the Mexican Institute of Public Accountants, a member of the College of Public Accountants of Mexico and a member of the Mexican Association of Computing Auditors. He was a member of the Board of Honor of the College of Public Accountants of Mexico. He is a member of the Mexican Institute of Finance Executives, was part of its National Board of Directors and, currently, he is a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Soní is currently the owner-director and president of the Audit Committee of Corporación Actinver, S.A.B. de C.V. Mr. Soní has a Public Accountant Certificate from the University Iberoamericana (Ibero) and completed the Executive Development Program at Dartmouth University.
Mr. Marcos has been a director of the Advisor since [July 2013]. He is a co-founder of Ethika Investments US and the Chairman of our Investment Committee. He has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate sector and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Frel, a Mexico-based firm known for its high quality hospitality, commercial, corporate and residential real estate projects. Mr. Marcos has a degree in Architecture from Universidad Iberoamericana with several specializations in design, construction and real estate from Mexican and international universities.
José Antonio Sánchez
Central de Arquitectura
Mr. Sánchez has been a director of the Advisor since [July 2013]. He is a co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Central de Arquitectura, a real estate development company. Mr. Sánchez has over 15 years of experience as a real estate developer in a wide range of formats including commercial, hotels, and residential single-family and multi-family housing. Along with his partner (Mr. Moses Ison) at Central de Arquitectura, Mr. Sánchez has received many awards, such as: winner of first place in the “Best Residential Design” category in the Pan-American Biennial of Architecture held in Quito, Ecuador in 2001 with the Cacahuamilpa 11 condominium located at the Colonia Condesa, Mexico, DF.; in 2005, winner in the “Best Small Hotel” category from Travel + Leisure Design and winner in the “Mid-Range Hotel” category from the Hospitality Design Awards, with Hotel Básico located at Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo; and winner of the Silver Medal in the “Tourism” category at the IX Mexican Architecture Biennale 2009. In 2008, at the XVII CEMEX Building Award, he won the category “Housing Complexes Middle & High” with the Magia Playa condominium located at Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, and in 2009 he won second place in the “Design of Housing Complex” category at XVIII CEMEX Building Award with the Gabriel Mancera 724-728 condominium, located in Colonia Del Valle, Mexico, DF. He has also lectured at national and international universities, conferences and seminars. Mr. Sánchez has a degree in Architecture from the Universidad Anahuac del Norte (1995-1999), and has studied at the New York Institute of Interior Design (1996) and the SCI / ARC Southern California Institute of Architecture (1997). Additionally, Mr. Sánchez has taken several classes at Harvard Business School (2007-2008).
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