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Board of Directors

This section lists the members of the board of directors, both proprietary and independent.

The board of directors is comprised of President: Oscar Eugenio Baeza Fares, Vice President: Guillermo Baeza Fares, Secretary: Raúl de la Paz Parga.

Proprietary Board Members: Eugenio Baeza Montes, Jorge Alberto Baeza Fares, Walter Eldo Burr Bareño, Walter Eldo Burr Valenzuela.

Independent Board Members: Alfonso Rodriguez Arellano, Oscar Sepulveda Marquez, Javier Leonardo Webb Moreno, Oscar Francisco Cazares Elias, Carlos Antonio Carbajal Lechuga, Salvador Alvarez Valdes, Ricardo Davila Quiñones, Alfonso Orozco Martinez, Herminio Padruno Santos, Gabriela Eugenia Sepulveda Elizondo, and Maria Ariza Garcia Migoya.

Mr. Oscar Eugenio Baeza Fares

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Bafar. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Las Cruces University, New Mexico, and a postgraduate degree from Harvard Business School. He is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and founding partner of Grupo Bafar. He has led the company since its inception in 1983 and participates in various committees such as the Mexican Meat Council, CANACINTRA Chihuahua Delegation, member of the National Association of TIF Packers and the National Agricultural Council. He is also a member of the board of directors of "Food Group" and the Mexican Consumer Products Industry Council, called "Conméxico", as well as a member of the Consejo Coordinador Empresarial (Business Coordinating Council). He is also a member of the board of directors of several organizations such as NAFIN, ITESM, Banamex, Telmex and BBVA Bancomer. He served as municipal president of the city of Chihuahua. He is recognized as one of the 100 most important businessmen in Mexico and one of the most influential leaders in Mexico according to several publications.

CPA Guillermo Enrique Baeza Fares

He is a Certified Public Accountant from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Monterrey campus) and holds a postgraduate degree from Harvard Business School. He is vice chairman of the board of directors and currently director of mergers, acquisitions and alliances of Grupo Bafar. For more than 30 years within Grupo Bafar, he has held various management positions and has been a pioneer in the development of products, markets and brands of cold meats and cheeses in the Mexican market. He has been a leader and key player in the acquisition of several companies such as Grupo Burr in the Pacific, Parma, Sabori and Campestre brands of the multinational Nestlé, Ponderosa deli meats in the northeast and Zagora stores in Puebla.

Mr. Raúl De la Paz Parga

Secretary of the Board of Directors and General Counsel of Grupo Bafar, S.A.B. de C.V., obtained his law degree from Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey, A. C. in 2004, and his Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in 2012; in the same year he obtained a Certificate in Business Administration from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management. He is Vice President of the Board of the National Association of Business Lawyers, Chihuahua Section (ANADE), Vice President Counselor of the National Chamber of Commerce, Services and Tourism of Chihuahua (CANACO), and Alternate Counselor of the Chamber of Real Estate Owners (CAPRIN).

Eugenio Baeza Montes Sr.

Proprietary Director of the Board of Directors, as well as owner of several cattle ranches in the State of Chihuahua. He is a Cattle Technician graduated from San Angelo College in the State of Texas, USA. For more than 55 years he has been dedicated to the breeding and fattening of cattle and has been part of the Board of Directors of Banca Serfin, the Regional Livestock Union of Chihuahua, the Brangus Association, as well as several companies.

Mr. Jorge Alberto Baeza Fares

He is a graduate of the University of Las Cruces, New Mexico and holds a postgraduate degree from Harvard Business School. He is a member of the Board of Directors and CEO of Bafar Alimentos. He has more than 20 years of professional experience in the agricultural and commercial sector. Mr. Baeza began his career within Grupo Bafar in the livestock division of the group, developing in an important way the fattening and export of live cattle to the United States; he was also the generator of the agricultural division with the planting of oats, alfalfa, corn and being the most relevant the cultivation of walnuts, leading Grupo Bafar to become one of the main walnut growers in the state of Chihuahua. During its trajectory in the retail division, it has positioned the Carnemart brand as one of the fastest growing meat and convenience stores in the country, achieving a unique solution model for the institutional client. The coverage of Carnemart stores has positioned it from a regional brand to a chain with national presence, being an important member of ANTAD.

Walter Eldo Burr Bareño Sr.

Proprietary Director of the Board of Directors of Grupo Bafar. He was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Burr for more than 21 years.

Mr. Walter Burr Valenzuela

He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Campus Monterrey). He has postgraduate studies in Total Quality and Productivity at Universidad La Salle and has a postgraduate degree in GMP from Harvard Business School. He has worked for 23 years in different management positions within Grupo Bafar and Grupo Burr.

Alfonso Rodríguez Arellano

Proprietary and Independent Director of the Board of Directors. Chief Executive Officer of Power Green de México, a subsidiary of Technowise Group, a company dedicated to large energy saving projects. He has more than 45 years of experience in various senior positions in the areas of strategic planning, business organization and restructuring, and in the optimization of profit generation over capital investment. He was CEO of the Woolworth retail chain in Mexico where he worked for more than 30 years. He held the position of general director of several subsidiaries of North American Mexican consulting firms such as The Friedman Group, Miller Heiman, Novations and Esama.

Oscar Sepúlveda Márquez Sr.

Independent Director of the Board of Directors. Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Auto Transportes del Real S.A. de C.V. and Puertas Tarahumara, S.A. de C.V. For more than 43 years he has been at the head of his companies, is a member of several Boards of Directors and was President of CANACINTRA (Chihuahua Branch).

Mr. Javier Leonardo Webb Moreno

Independent Director of the Board of Directors. Owner and manager of livestock and real estate businesses, among others. He has a B.S. in Agricultural Business Administration, studied in Las Cruces, New Mexico, graduated in 1980. He has more than 26 years of experience in the agricultural and agribusiness sector. He worked in the Webb Group, a packing company located in the city of Monterrey, N.L. and in cattle fattening in the city of Torreon.

Miembro del Consejo Directivo de la Asociación Ganadera Local de Chihuahua y fue Consejero de Engordas en Dodge City Kansas. Ha tomado cursos de actualizaciones financieras en el Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, así como en el Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas. Ha desarrollado sus propios negocios de repasto, engorda y exportación básicamente de ganado bovino.

Mr. Oscar F. Cázares Elías

Independent Director of the Board of Directors. Chairman of the board of Grupo Cajel, S.A. de C.V. and Blue Wáter Auto motive, S. de R.L. de C.V. Mr. de la Torre holds a degree in Industrial Engineering and an M.B.A. from IPADE. Since 1999, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Pepsico de México, S.A. and Pepsi-Cola Mexicana, S.A. He currently serves as a member of the Boards of Directors of companies in Mexico and abroad, as well as the Board of Directors of AMCHAM (American Chamber of Commerce) and is an active member of different boards of trustees focused on social causes.

Arch. Carlos Antonio Carbajal Lechuga

Independent Director of the Board of Directors. He studied Architecture at the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Campus Monterrey) and has a degree from IPADE. He has extensive work experience, which began in 1974. He is currently General Director and Sole Administrator of Crocsa Corporativo, S.A. de C.V.; he is in charge of large projects such as: hotels, gyms, hospitals, maquiladoras, self-service stores, etc.

Salvador Álvarez Valdés Sr.

Independent Director of the Board of Directors. He is a Spanish national and holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, IPADE - AD2. He has lived in Mexico for more than 16 years. He has been President and CEO of Conagra Foods Mexico (Group composed of Productos del Monte, Act II, Verde Valle, Sigma Alimentos, Pam, Healthy Choice, etc.). He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Corporativo Corvi and has been CEO of Organización Sahuayo, S.A. de C.V. for 9 years.

He has extensive experience as a business leader in countries such as the United States, Puerto Rico, Panama, Spain and Russia.

Mr. Ricardo Dávila Quiñones

Independent member of the Board of Directors. He has more than 20 years of experience as a business advisor, is a founding partner of Alfaro Davila & Rios SC (ADR), has held senior management positions at Credit Suisse and at the Donaldson Luftkin and Jenrette Investment Bank. He is a specialist in mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, financings, capital markets operations and investment, participating in important transactions of public companies in Mexico and abroad.

Mr. Herminio Padruno Santos

Independent Director of the Board of Directors. He studied Industrial Engineering at the Universidad Iberoamericana. He has 35 years of work experience in the financial sector. He is currently an independent financial consultant. Until 2002, he was a partner of Capital Access, investment bankers. Previously, he collaborated as Director at GBM Grupo Bursátil Mexicano, Casa de Bolsa; he has also held executive positions in the areas of promotion and operation of companies such as: Casa de Bolsa Banamex and Multivalores Casa de Bolsa, of which he was Partner and General Director.

CPA Gabriela Eugenia Sepúlveda Elizondo

Independent Director of the Board of Directors. He is a Certified Public Accountant from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, and has completed senior management studies at the Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas and Harvard Business School. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Autotransportes del Real S.A. de C.V. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Desarrollo Económico del Estado de Chihuahua A.C.

Ms. Maria Ariza Garcia Migoya

Master in Management from Harvard University and Industrial Engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana. She is currently General Director of the Bolsa Institucional de Valores (BIVA) holding the position since its creation in 2018. In addition, she was General Director of the Mexican Private Equity Association (AMEXCAP) and worked in the investment team of NAFTA Fund de Mexico, LP, a private equity fund focused on investing in Mexican middle-market companies.

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Audit Committee

The Audit Committee is made up of 3 independent directors and its main task is to support the Group's Board of Directors in evaluating the quality and integrity of the accounting and business processes, as well as to identify the level of compliance with the strategies, established policies and operating legal framework, and their consistency with the business objectives defined by the shareholders themselves.

Salvador Álvarez Valdés

 

Oscar Sepúlveda Márquez

 
 

Herminio Padruno Santos

 
 

Corporate Practices Committee

The Corporate Practices Committee is made up of 3 independent directors and its main task is to support the Group's Board of Directors in the preparation of reports, make observations on the performance of the Relevant Directors, evaluate transactions with related parties and review the emoluments packages delivered to the Chief Executive Officer and Relevant Directors.

 

Oscar Sepúlveda Márquez

 
 

Herminio Padruno Santos

 
 
 

Ricardo Dávila Quiñones

 
 

BAFAR STOCK

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bafar

Ticker

September 1996

Date of placement in the Stock Market

310,232,015 (serie B)

Outstanding shares

Mancera, S.C. Integrante de Ernst and Young Global Limited

Independent Auditor