Mr. Francisco Aguilera Mendoza was appointed to the Board in August 2014. He is the Vice President for Trading Americas and Group Shipping for CEMEX. Mr. Aguilera Mendoza was appointed to the position in August 2011 and is responsible for the trading of cement and clinker for CEMEX in the Americas, including the Caribbean Region. He also oversees all the shipping activities for the company.
Mr. Aguilera Mendoza joined CEMEX in June 1996, and has held positions in various areas throughout CEMEX’s US operations including: Logistics Manager, Sales Administration Director, Aggregate Operations VP, and VP & General Manager for the Concrete Pipe Division. Prior to his current role, he was VP of Trading for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, based in Madrid, Spain. He has extensive experience in the building materials industry, especially in fields such as General Management, Logistics Operations, International Commerce and Post-merger integrations.
Mr. Aguilera Mendoza holds an MBA with a Major in Operations from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management of Northwestern University, and a B.Sc in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering from the Monterrey Institute of Technology, Mexico.