Bernardo Quintana Isaac
Bernardo Quintana Isaac has been a member of our Board of Directors since 1978. Mr. Quintana was appointed Chairman of our Board of Directors in 1994. He also acted as our CEO from December 1994 through 2006. Mr. Quintana currently sits on the board of directors of Cementos Mexicanos and of Banamex. He is a member of the Mexican Council of Businessmen and is active in various philanthropic organizations in the Mexican community including the ICA Foundation and the Letras Mexicanas Foundation. He was previously Chairman for the Mexican Energy Conservation Trust, or FIDE, until 2012 and also was the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, or UNAM, until 2009. He also sits on the Board of the Colegio Nacional de Educación Profesional Técnica, or CONALEP. In the United States, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Culver Educational Foundation in Indiana and the Board of Visitors of the Anderson School of Management at the University of California at Los Angeles, or UCLA. Mr. Quintana holds a degree in civil engineering from the UNAM and an MBA from UCLA. He has been distinguished by France's National Order of the Legion of Honor (Legion d'honneur), the highest decoration from the Republic of France. Likewise, in 2007, in recognition of his career in business, the Mexico-U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. awarded Mr. Quintana the "Good Neighbor Award," a recognition given to both public and private sector leaders. In 2009, he was honored as a Commander in the Order of Leopold II from the Government of Belgium. In 2011, Mr. Quintana awarded the National Engineering Price from the Mexican Association of Engineers and Architects. In 2012, he received the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa in Civil Engineering from Indiana Institute of Technology. He is the father of Mr. Alonso Quintana, Mr. Diego Quintana and Mr. Rodrigo Quintana.