Mr. Carlos Fernández González

Consejero de Colonial desde 2016.

Fecha primer nombramiento: 
28/06/2016
Fecha último nombramiento: 
28/06/2016

An industrial engineer, he has followed senior management programmes at Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas.

For more than 30 years he has held positions of substantial responsibility, complexity and skills in the management of companies in various sectors. He was CEO (1997-2013) and Chairman of the Board of Directors (2005-2013) of the Grupo Modelo. Following his appointment as CEO up until 2013, this Group consolidated its position as the leading brewery in Mexico, the seventh group worldwide and the largest beer exporter in the world.

Also, he has been a director at international and Spanish companies, including, inter alia, Anheuser Busch (US), Emerson Electric Co. (US), Grupo Televisa (Mexico), Crown Imports, Ltd. (US), Inbursa (Mexico) and Bolsa Mexicana de Valores. In addition, he has been a member of the international advisory council of Banco Santander, S.A. and director of Grupo Financiero Santander México S.A.B de C.V. and until October 2019 member of the Board of Banco Santander, S.A.

He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of  Grupo Finaccess S.A.P.I. de C.V., a company which he founded, which is present in Mexico, US, Western and Eastern Europe, China, Australia and New Zeland. He is also a proprietary director of the following companies Inmobiliaria Colonial, AmRest Holdings, S.E. and Restaurant Brands New Zealand Limited.