CEO, Grupo Bimbo
Member Since: 2011
- Sustainable Food Security
- Subsidies study with Reforestamos
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Since joining Grupo Bimbo in 1982, Daniel has served the company in various Sales, Marketing and General Management roles. He is currently the company’s Chief Executive Officer, a position he has held since 1997.
Daniel’s leadership has propelled Grupo Bimbo to become a global player in the food industry. Through strategic acquisitions and start-ups in select markets, Grupo Bimbo’s products have become household brand names in 19 countries around the world. The company’s 125,000+ associates regard Daniel as an approachable, action-oriented and market-driven leader who has the passion to reach the company’s 2015 Vision of becoming the world’s best baking company and a leader in the food industry.
Constantly seeking answers, and posing challenging questions to his team and managers across the company, Daniel leads by example as he challenges the status quo. He is a curious, avid learner who wants to build a company where people grow, professionally and personally.
Daniel serves on the boards of Grupo Financiero Banamex, Coca-Cola- Femsa, Wal-Mart Mexico Advisory Board of Suppliers, Mexican Institute for Competitiveness A.C. (IMCO), The Consumer Goods Forum and the Latin America Conservation Council (The Nature Conservancy).
Daniel has a degree from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Outside of work, Daniel enjoys traveling, outdoor activities and practicing photography with his wife and three children.