Alvaro Rodriguez Arregui

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Álvaro Rodríguez Arregui "is general director of Vitro, S.A., one of the world's leading glass producers. He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).

"From 2002-2003, Rodríguez was as chief executive officer of Farmacias Benavides (Far-Ben), the largest drugstore chain in Mexico. Prior to joining Far-Ben, he served as chief financial officer of Grupo Elektra from 1999-2002. In 1997, he wrote the business plan for Unefon, S.A. (Grupo Salinas) where he would later serve as chief financial officer from 1998-1999. As the CFO, he led Unefon’s efforts to raise over US $1 billion in start-up funds. Before his appointment with Unefon, Rodríguez worked for six years as a banker in Latin America, Europe, and the United States.

"Rodríguez currently serves on the boards of several organizations, including Acción International, the largest microfinance organization in the Americas, and Fundación Mexicana para la Salud (Funsalud), the Mexico Health Foundation.“ [1]

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