Corporate Practices Committee

The duties of the Corporate Practices Committee include providing an opinion on the nomination of the chief executive officer, assessing the performance of our senior management, providing an opinion on related-party transactions and compensation proposals for senior management and reviewing certain exempted actions of the Board of Directors.


Committee Members

Carlos Guzmán Bofill
Carlos Guzmán Bofill

Member of our Board of Directors since April 2013.

Member of the Finance, Planning and Sustainability Committee

From 2010 to 2012 he was the CEO of Pro-México. From 2000 to 2010, he was the CEO of HP Mexico. He has been the national president for the Mexican Association for the Information Technology Industry, director of market development for HP Mexico, and the director of strategic planning for the steel division of Alfa.

Member of the board of directors of Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., or OMA.

Chemical engineering graduate of the Universidad Iberoamericana; M.Sc. in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MBA from Stanford University

Bernardo Sepúlveda Amor
Bernardo Sepúlveda Amor

Ambassador Sepulveda served as a Member of the International Court of Justice in the Hague from 2006 to 2015, and was appointed its Vice President for 2012 to 2015. He also was a member of the International Law Commission of the United Nations. He was previously Mexico's Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador of Mexico to the United States and to the United Kingdom.

Holds a degree in Law, magna cum laude from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, or UNAM and an L.L.M. in International Law from Cambridge University. He was a professor of International Law at the Colegio de Mexico for almost 40 years.

He has been awarded Spain's Principe de Asturias, a decoration to individuals, entities or organizations from around the world who make notable achievements in the sciences, humanities, and public affairs. Likewise, awarded the International Public Administration Award and the National Jurisprudence Award. He was ICA's General Counsel from 1997 to 2005.

Elsa Beatriz García Bojorges
Elsa Beatriz García Bojorges

Member of our Board of Directors since 2009.

Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Researcher and board member of the Mexican Financial Reporting Standards Board, which is the accounting standard setting body in Mexico.

From 2010 to 2012, she participated on behalf of Mexico in the Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting hosted by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Previously, she worked as an independent financial consultant and was a partner in the accounting firm Bouzas, Reguera, Gonzalez y Asociados, S.C. She is a lecturer at several universities, accounting associations and companies in Mexico and is a columnist for the Public Accountancy Journal.

Member of the board of directors of Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., or OMA.

Honors accounting graduate of the Universidad Nacional Autónomo de México, or UNAM, as well a diploma in financial engineering. Certified by the Mexican Institute of Public Accountants, or IMCP, since 1999. In 2012, she received IMCP certification as an accounting specialist.

Jorge Ricardo Gutiérrez Muñoz
Jorge Ricardo Gutiérrez Muñoz

Member of our Board of Directors since April 2013.

Member of the Finance, Planning and Sustainability Committee.

Chairman of the executive committee of Mexichem, S.A.B. de C.V., or Mexichem, since 2011 and a member of Mexichem’s board of directors. He previously served 15 years as Mexichem’s CEO. Previously, he was CEO and member of the board of directors for Grupo Industrial Camesa, vice president of corporate development for Empresas Lazagorta, CEO and member of the board of directors of Industrias Synkro, and finance director for Indetel/Alcatel.

Member of the board of Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., or OMA, Banco Ve por Más, S.A., and the Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, S.A.B. de C.V.

Accounting graduate of the Instituto Politécnico Nacional; Master’s in finance from the Universidad LaSalle.

Secretary Rodrigo Quintana Kawage
Rodrigo Quintana Kawage
General Counsel

On November 3, 2016, Rodrigo Quintana Kawage was provisionally named to the Board as a patrimonial member in replacement of Luis Fernando Zarate Rocha and has been our General Counsel since June 2010. Previously, Mr. Quintana worked as in-house counsel at Banco de México, Mexico's Central Bank, and as an associate in the finance practice of Mayer Brown LLP, a global law firm, in its Chicago and New York offices. Mr. Quintana joined our legal department in 2001, and then rejoined after leaving Mayer Brown LLP in January 2009. Mr. Quintana holds law degrees from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México in Mexico City and from the University of Chicago Law School. He is the son of Mr. Bernardo Quintana.