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Juan Pablo San Agustín Rubio

Proprietary Director. President of the Board of Directors
Dates of first appointment and reelection: 4 October 2012, 20 June 2016

He joined CEMEX in 1994 and has held executive positions in the areas of Planning, Strategy, Continuous Improvement, e-Business and Marketing. He is currently CEMEX Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Strategic Planning and Development of New Businesses. He graduated from Universidad Metropolitana with a Bachelor’s degree and he also holds an International MBA from Instituto de Empresa.


Jaime Gerardo Elizondo Chapa

Proprietary Director. Vice-president of the Board of Directors
Dates of first appointment and reelection: 4 October 2012, 20 June 2016

Mr. Elizondo Chapa joined CEMEX in 1985 and since then, he has led several operations including Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Mexico and, more recently, the operations of CEMEX in South, Central America and the Caribbean. He is currently the President of CEMEX in Europe and he is also in charge of CEMEX Global Technology area. Mr. Elizondo has been a member of the Board of Directors for Grupo Cementos Chihuahua, S.A.B. de C.V., Vice-president of the National Cement Chamber and Vice-president of the Transformation Industry Chamber of Nuevo León in Mexico. He obtained a Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s in Business Administration from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (“ITESM”).


Jaime Muguiro Domínguez

Managing Director
Dates of first appointment and reelection: 4 October 2012, 20 June 2016

He joined CEMEX in 1996, and held several executive positions in the areas of Strategic Planning, Business Development, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates, and Human Resources. He headed CEMEX operations in Egypt, and more recently our operations in the Mediterranean region. He is currently President of CEMEX in South, Central America and the Caribbean. He graduated with a Management degree from San Pablo CEU University, and holds a Law degree from the Complutense University of Madrid and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Juan Pelegrí y Girón

Proprietary Director. Secretary of the Board of Directors
Dates of first appointment and reelection: 4 October 2012, 20 June 2016

He joined CEMEX in 1993 and has held executive positions at CEMEX Legal Department. He is currently CEMEX General Advisor for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Law and a Master’s degree in Taxation and Law from Harvard University.


Carmen Burgos Casas

Proprietary Director
Date of first appointment: 20 June 2016

She joined Cemex in 2007 and currently is Vicepresident of Human Resources in Spain and Mediterranean Region of Cemex Group, ubicated in Madrid. She coordinates the task of Human Resources at a regional level which comprises Spain, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Israel and Croatia. She has seven years of previous experience as Organization and Compensation Director.


José Luis Orti García

Proprietary Director
Date of first appointment: 20 June 2016

He joined Cemex in 1993 and currently is responsible for Business Deveopment Project, as part of the Corporate Strategic Planning Department (acquisitions, divestments, assets swaps, mergers, etc) for Europe, Africa, Asia and Middle East.


Rafael Santos Calderón

Independent Director
Dates of first appointment and reelection: 9 October 2012, 20 June 2016

In 1976, he was the writer and editor of the Miami Herald newspaper. Later on, he worked at the Colombian newspaper El Tiempo. He was the editor from 1976 to 1991, then Chief Sub-editor from 1991 to 1997, then Vice-president of Community Relations from 1997 to 1999, Director from 1999 to 2009 and he is currently the Director of Publications. He is a member of the Board of Directors at Casa Editorial El Tiempo, a member of the Executive Committee at Casa Editorial El Tiempo, a member of the Editorial Council of El Tiempo, President of the Board of Directors for Corporación Excelencia en la Justicia, Vice-present of the Board of Directors for Colombia Emprendedora, a member of the visitors’ board for the John S. Knight program at Stanford University in the USA, a member of the Higher Council of Universidad Central and Director of the magazine Huella Social by El Tiempo Casa Editorial. He graduated from the University of Kansas in the USA with a degree in Journalism, he has completed a John S. Knight journalism program from Stanford University in the United States and he holds a PhD Honoris Causa in Journalism from Universidad Central, in Colombia.


Coloma Armero Montes

Independent Director
Dates of first appointment and reelection: 4 October 2012, 20 June 2016

Lawyer since 1979. She was a lawyer for the law firm Bufete Armero, in Spain, and became a partner in 1990 and a co-director partner in 1993. In 1999, following the incorporation of Bufete Armero with Uría Menéndez, in Spain, she became a partner in the Commercial Department and member of the Administrative Board of Uría Menéndez until the end of 2008. She was a member of the board for Fundación Profesor Uría from 2005 to 2008. In 2001, she was in charge of opening the Lisbon office for Uría Menéndez, which she co-directed until 2005. Since 2009, she has been a member of the Administrative Board for Mutua Madrileña and for the Auditing and Compliance Commission (in which she is currently responsible for Norms Compliance), for the Delegate Committee of Investments as well as the Administrative Board for some of its affiliates.

Since 2009, she has also belonged to the Board for Fundación Mutua Madrileña, currently holding the position of 2nd Vice-president at this foundation. She is also a member of the Advisory Council for Fundación Exit and a regular collaborator for the Center for Social Responsibility of the Law for the Bar Association of Madrid, and is a member of the Advisory Board of this center. Likewise, she is a member of the Pro Bono Committee for PILnet and forms part of the International Commission of the General Council for Spanish Law, representing the council in several commissions and work groups for the CCBE (Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe). She holds a Bachelor’s in Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Spain and a Master’s degree in Community Law from the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium).

Gabriel Jaramillo Sanint

Independent Director
Dates of first appointment and reelection: 4 October 2012, 20 June 2016

Throughout his over 35 years of experience in the financial sector, mainly in Latin America, Mr. Jaramillo has worked for several financial institutions, among them Citibank, HSBC, Santander and Sovereign. He has held the position of CEO at Sovereign Bank, Banco de Estado de Sao Paulo SA, Banco Santander (Brazil) S.A. and Santander Holdings USA, Inc. In addition to this, he has been a mentor for Corporación Interamericana de Entretenimiento, S.A.B. de C.V., Santander Holdings USA, Inc. and Banco Santander (Brazil) S.A., and president of Banco Santander Colombia S.A., Santander Holdings USA, Inc., Sovereign Bank and Banco Santander (Brazil) S.A. He is currently a consultant for the President of Grupo Santander, a position which he has held since 2008, and CEO for the Global Fund to Fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, a position which he has held since 2012. Mr. Jaramillo graduated in marketing from California State University and holds a Master degree in Administration from the same university.


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