Equipo Directivo

Board of Directors

Germán Larrea Mota-Velasco
President

Has served as our Chairman of the Board since December 1999, Chief Executive Officer from December 1999 to October 2004, and as a member of the Board of Directors since November 1999. 

 

He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Mexico (holding) since 1994.  Mr. Larrea has been Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Ferroviario Mexicano S.A. de C.V (railroad company) since 1997.  Mr. Larrea was previously Executive Vice Chairman of Grupo Mexico and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 1981.

 

He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Empresarios Industriales de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (holding), Compañia Perforadora Mexico, S.A. de C.V., (drilling company), Mexico Compañia Constructora, S.A. de C.V. (construction company) and Fondo Inmobiliario (real estate company), since 1992. 


He founded Grupo Impresa, a printing and publishing company in 1978, remaining as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until 1989 when the company was sold.  He is also a director of Banco Nacional de Mexico, S.A. (Citigroup), which forms part of Grupo Financiero Banamex, S.A. de C.V., Consejo Mexicano de Hombres de Negocios, and Grupo Televisa, S.A.B.

Genaro Larrea Mota-Velasco
Vice-president

Mr. Larrea was Southern Copper Corporation Commercial Vice President from December 1999 until April 25, 2002, and has been a Director since November 1999.


From April 1983 to August 2002, Mr. Larrea held several positions in the areas of finance, commercial and logistics with Grupo Mexico. He has been a Director of Grupo Mexico since 1994.

 

He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Corporacion Scribe, S.A.B.


Mr. Larrea has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Newport University and a Global Leadership Program certificate from Thunderbird University.

Oscar González Rocha

Has served as our President since December 1999 and our Chief Executive Officer since October 21, 2004. 


He has been our Director since November 1999.  Previously, he was our President and General Director and Chief Operating Officer from December 1999 to October 20, 2004.  He was a Director of Grupo Mexico from 2002 to January 2009. 

 

Previously he was General Director of Mexicana de Cobre, S.A. de C.V. from 1986 to 1999 and of Mexicana de Cananea S.A. de C.V. from 1990 to 1999. 


He was an Alternate Director of Grupo Mexico from 1988 to April 2002.

Xavier García de Quevedo Topete

Has served as President of Minera Mexico since September 2001 to date and President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern Copper Minera Mexico and our Chief Operating Officer since April 12, 2005. 

 

He also served as a member of our Board of Directors from November 1999 to the present.  He has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Americas Mining Corporation since September 7, 2007.  Mr. Garcia de Quevedo initiated his professional career in 1969 with Grupo Mexico. 

 

He was President of Grupo Ferroviario Mexicano S.A. de C.V., and of Ferrocarril Mexicano, S.A. de C.V. from December 1997 to December 1999, and General Director of Exploration and Development of Grupo Mexico from 1994 to 1997.  He has been a director of Grupo Mexico since April 2002.  He was also Vice President of Grupo Condumex for eight years.  Mr. Garcia de Quevedo was the Chairman of the Mining Chamber of Mexico.

Alfredo Casar Pérez

Mr. Casar Perez has been a Director of the Company since October 26, 2006.


He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Grupo Mexico since 1997. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Ferrocarril Mexicano, S.A. de C.V., an affiliated company of Grupo Mexico, since 1998 and its Chief Executive Officer since 1999.

 

From 1992 to 1999, Mr. Casar Perez served as General Director and member of the Board of Directors of Compania Perforadora Mexico, S.A. de C.V. and Mexico Compania Constructora, S.A. de C.V., two affiliated companies of Grupo Mexico.


Mr. Casar Perez served as Project Director of ISEFI, a subsidiary of Banco Internacional in 1991 and Executive Vice President of Grupo Costamex in 1985.

 

Mr. Casar Perez also worked for the Real Estate Firm, Agricultural Ministry, and the Mexican College. Mr. Casar Perez holds a degree in Economics from the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico, ITAM, and one in Industrial Engineering from the Anahuac University.


He also holds a Master's degree in Economics from the University of Chicago.


Secretary to the board of directors