BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors is responsible for management of our business, including:

  • Establish general business strategy;
  • Approve the annual business plan and capital budget;
  • Approve any capital investments outside the annual budget;
  • Propose increases in equity capital;
  • Approve the 5-year Master Development Programs for the airports and any modifications, to be presented to the SCT.
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As ratified by the Shareholders’ Meeting on April 26, 2024, the members of the Board of Directors are:

Nationality: French

Mr. Nicolas Notebaert is a member of the VINCI Group Executive Committee and serves as CEO of VINCI Concessions, and as President of VINCI Airports. Mr. Nicolas Notebaert oversees a network of transport infrastructures in over 22 countries, including more than 70 airports and 30 road infrastructures and a number of railway projects among which the South Europe Atlantique high-speed line between Tours and Bordeaux. As President of VINCI Airports, leads prominent projects globally, serving as a board member for London Gatwick, Aeroportos de Portugal (ANA) and Kansai Airports (Japan), and as Chairman of the Board of Cambodia Airports. Mr. Nicolas Notebaert joined the VINCI Group in 2002 as Head of Operations for the French road concession Cofiroute, before being appointed Director of Business Development for VINCI Concessions France in 2004. In February 2008, he became President of VINCI Airports, and CEO of VINCI Concessions in 2016. Prior to joining the VINCI Group, he held various positions in the French Ministry of Public Works and served as a cabinet member of the French Minister for Transportation and Infrastructure. Nicolas Notebaert started his career in 1994 as a consultant to the World Bank. Nicolas Notebaert is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique (X 89) and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (Ponts 94).

With his vast experience and proven leadership, as CEO of VINCI Concessions and President of VINCI Airports, which is the world’s first private airport operator, Mr. Notebaert holds executive management strategic positions in prominent projects worldwide and oversees a network of world-class transport infrastructures. 

With over 30 years of unparalleled experience and a strong track record, Mr. Notebaert, as Chairman of the Board of Directors, provides strategic and financial direction, fosters commercial development, and upholds the highest standards of governance within both the Board and the Company. His leadership continues to drive excellence and innovation in the Transportation and Infrastructure industry worldwide.

Nationality: French

Mr. Olivier Mathieu serves since 2012 as the Executive Vice President of VINCI Concessions. He began his career in 1995 as an adviser to the Chief Financial Officer of VINCI. He then successively became management controller at G+H Montage (VINCI Group – Germany), Chief Financial Officer of Sogea-Satom (Africa branch of VINCI Construction) and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer of VINCI Construction Filiales Internationales (Africa, Overseas France, Germany, Central Europe). Mr. Olivier Mathieu holds an MBA of the ESSEC.

With over 30 years of direct involvement in top management positions in the field of infrastructure development industry, and as Executive VP/CFO of VINCI Concessions, Mr. Olivier Mathieu has built a deep understanding of finance, spanning a wide range of businesses and possesses a breadth of experience in new business development and strategic projects. He brings to the Company strong support in strategic planning, and the formulation of innovative strategies to optimize its performance.

Nationality: French

Mr Mr. Rémi Maumon de Longevialle is the current Chief Financial Officer of VINCI Airports. Since 2021, he is also monitoring VINCI Airports' involvement in Costa Rica. He began his career as a member of the PPP and Project Finance team at PWC in Paris for two years. He joined VINCI in 2012 as a Project Manager in the Structured Finance team of VINCI Concessions, where he participated in the structuring and negotiation of the financing of major infrastructure projects in Europe and Latin America (freeways, railroads and stadiums). In 2014, Mr. Rémi Maumon de Longevialle joined the Development team of VINCI Airports as Project Manager where, from 2015 to 2016, he successfully managed the bidding, closing and operational takeover of the Kansai airports in Japan. He was then appointed Project Manager in charge of the Middle East and Central Asia regions, where he managed several airport acquisition projects, until he was appointment as Chief Financial Officer of VINCI Airports in 2018. Mr. Rémi Maumon de Longevialle is a graduate of the École Polytechnique and ENSAE and has also a Master of Public Affairs from Sciences-Po Paris.

Mr. Rémi Maumon de Longevialle enriches the board with his extensive global expertise in the financial and infrastructure sectors, accrued over a distinguished career spanning more than fifteen years. Renowned for his strategic acumen and successful management of large-scale infrastructure projects, he offers invaluable insights into risk management, finance, financial management, and corporate strategy. Mr. Maumon de Longevialle's track record of contributions to project development and oversight further strengthens the board's capacity to navigate complex financial and strategic challenges in the infrastructure industry.

Nationality: French

Mr. Guillaume Dubois is Technical Director of Vinci Airports and Hydrogen, Safety and Program Management Referent for VINCI Concessions since August, 2023. Mr. Dubois joined the VINCI Group in 2015 and previously held positions as Technical and Operations Director of VINCI Highways, Director of Asset Management in North America for VINCI Highways, and CEO of the Regina Bypass Project. Prior to VINCI, he held different senior management positions at the Bouygues Group. Mr. Dubois is a graduate of the École Nationale des Ponts de Chaussées (1999).

Mr. Dubois brings a wealth of executive management experience in transportation infrastructure to the board, having served as CEO for concession projects across multiple countries, including Jamaica, the United States, and Canada. His extensive knowledge of health, safety, and environmental regulations, combined with a deep understanding of technical airport operations, ensures a strong focus on safety standards and environmental sustainability within the board's oversight. With a track record of supervising projects on five continents and serving on various boards, Mr. Dubois offers invaluable insights into global project dynamics and governance. His expertise in infrastructure development and program management further enhances the board's ability to assess project feasibility, monitor progress, and address challenges effectively.

Nationality: French

Mr. Pierre-Hugues Schmit joined VINCI Airports in June 2017 where he supervises the airport business expertise on air service development, cargo, extra aeronautical activities and airport operations. Mr. Schmit graduated from École Polytechnique (Paris) in 2001 and the French National University of Civil Aviation (ENAC in Toulouse) in 2003. Mr. Schmit has also spent one year in UC Berkeley as graduate student in transportation engineering. After 7 years working for the French Civil Aviation Authority, Mr. Pierre-Hugues Schmit worked as an advisor to the French Transportation Minister (2010-2012). He then joined Aéroports de Paris as deputy director of the Le Bourget division. From 2014 to 2017 he was EVP at La Compagnie, a scheduled airline based in Paris delivering business class services to New York, which he had co-founded along with three partners.

With over 20 years of professional experience across the aviation industry, in different roles, organizations, and geographies, Mr. Pierre-Hugues Schmit provides the Board of Directors with significant aviation and airports operational, commercial and management expertise. Having served for over six years as director for various VINCI Airports ventures across three continents, Mr. Pierre-Hugues Schmit brings a wealth of experience and a strategic vision to international airport executive management.


Nationality: French

Ms. Emmanuelle Huon joined VINCI Airports in July 2015 as Senior Legal Counsel and has been Legal Manager at VINCI Concessions since 2021. She has extensive experience working in the field of airports and highways concessions and utilities projects. She led the legal tranche of the acquisitions of Aeropuertos Dominicanos Siglo XXI (Aerodom) in Dominican Republic and Airports Worldwide portfolio in the US, Costa Rica and Belfast. She previously worked as Senior Legal Counsel at Airbus Defence and Space and at SUEZ in the field of water and waste treatment concessions projects. Ms. Huon holds a Master Degree in International Business Law from the University of Burgundy and a Master Degree in Contracts from the University of Nantes (2004).

Ms. Emmanuelle Huon has accumulated vast experience in over 20 years of professional activity in the field of concessions, corporate affairs, mergers and acquisitions. She has given legal professional support to several companies (in a wide range of sectors including transport and infrastructure, aerospace and defense) in international project development and complex cross border issues. Ms. Emmanuelle Huon provides the Board of Directors with key guidance around legal and regulatory matters helping to ensure strict compliance of applicable laws.

Nationality: Mexican and German

Ms. Katia Eschenbach is a highly accomplished senior executive with over 25 years of experience in business development, trading, and general management. She is known for her strategic leadership skills and expertise in profitability, team building, and P&L management. With a deep understanding across the energy sector, Ms. Eschenbach has successfully designed and implemented commercial business opportunities and forged partnerships to drive growth. From 2010 to 2023, Ms. Eschenbach served as the CEO of Trafigura Mexico, a subsidiary of the multinational commodity trading company. In this role, she managed the oil and gas trading business for Mexico and Costa Rica, focusing on establishing short- and long-term commercial strategies, implementing infrastructure, and leading M&A processes. She successfully developed the wholesale market and achieved significant infrastructure developments, including the construction of storage facilities and a condensate-based splitter unit. Prior to her role at Trafigura Mexico, Ms. Eschenbach worked as a Trading Manager at PEMEX International, where she efficiently coordinated and expanded the Fuel Oil, VGO, Bitumen, and Condensate books. Ms. Eschenbach holds a Master of Science in Business Management from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México. She is fluent in Spanish, English, and German, and has a strong commitment to sustainability, regulations, compliance, and crisis control. Throughout her career, Ms. Eschenbach has mentored and developed employees to achieve corporate goals, demonstrating her dedication to team building and leadership. Ms. Eschenbach is an independent member of the Board of Directors of Fibra Prologis, public company leading Mexican real estate investment trust formed to acquire, own and manage Class-A industrial real estate in Mexico. She is also an Independent Member at the Audit, Practices and Financing Committees of such company.

Ms. Eschenbach brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the board, honed through her tenure as regional CEO of a leading multinational commodity trading company. Her background in overseeing health and safety processes during the construction of critical infrastructure for crude processing units and hydrocarbon distribution terminals underscores her commitment to operational excellence and regulatory compliance. With over 25 years in the Mexican energy sector, Ms. Eschenbach navigated the intricacies of a highly regulated market, ensuring adherence to all established requirements while spearheading commercial strategy and trading desks. In her executive role, Ms. Eschenbach demonstrated astute leadership at business development, while penetrating the Mexican trading market for a vast and diversified set of hydrocarbons. Her strategic vision and market acumen were instrumental in driving the company's growth and expansion, positioning it as a key player in the energy landscape.

Nationality: Mexican

Dr. Martin Werner Wainfeld is the founding partner of DD3 Capital Partners, an investment and advisory firm based in Mexico City. Dr. Werner was co-head of the Investment Bank for Latin America and General Director of Goldman Sachs in Mexico from 2000 to 2016. Previously, he was Undersecretary of Finance in Mexico for the period 1997-1999. He was in charge of the restructuring of Mexico’s external public debt after the 1994- 1995 financial crisis. Dr. Werner has 16 years’ experience in investment banking and participated in more than ninety merger and acquisition and financing transactions. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Yale University Business School. Dr. Werner holds an economics degree from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University.

Dr. Werner brings executive management expertise, with decades of experience and an outstanding track record as the founding partner of DD3 Capital Partners, as well as in his director roles at Goldman Sachs Mexico. With a distinguished professional career in financial management, mergers and acquisitions, and financing transactions for the Mexican government, Dr. Werner contributes extensive knowledge of the financial system to the Board of Directors. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Betterware.

    Independent Director

Nationality: Mexican

Mr. Solórzano is Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner of Acamar Partners. Mr. Solórzano has over 20 years of investment experience across various sectors. Mr. Solórzano has previously served on the boards of various public and private companies, including Shift Technologies, CarLotz, Inc., Acamar Partners Acquisition Corp II, Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, Acamar Partners Acquisition Corp I, Dufry, Latin American Airport Holdings, Aerodom, InverCap Holdings, and Viakem. Mr. Solórzano began his career with BankBoston Capital, where he spent 4 years making private equity investments and corporate loans across Latin America. In 2001, Mr. Solórzano joined Advent International becoming a partner and Managing Director in 2008. He served as Chairman of the Latin America’s Investment Committee from 2013 to 2017. During his tenure at Advent, Mr. Solórzano participated in various investments and management activities encompassing various of Advent’s private equity funds. He played a leading role in 15 investment transactions in various sectors, including retail and consumer, financial services, industrials, information technology and infrastructure. Mr. Solórzano also played a significant role in supporting portfolio companies in the design and implementation of various strategic, operating and financial value creation initiatives. Mr. Solórzano served as Chief Executive Officer and director of Acamar Partners Acquisition Corp I from its inception in November 2018 until the successful completion of its business combination with CarLotz, Inc., a leading consignment-to-retail used vehicle marketplace. Mr. Solórzano graduated with a degree in Economics (cum laude) from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico (ITAM) and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Mr. Solórzano brings distinctive expertise to the Board of Directors, drawing upon over 25 years of experience holding executive positions in investing and developing of both public and private companies across diverse sectors and geographies. Throughout his different professional experience, he has played a pivotal role in assisting businesses and management teams in corporate strategic and financial decision-making; overseeing overall growth initiatives; and implementing operational improvements. His direct investment involvement and contributions to the development of numerous airport concession and airport-related businesses, both in Mexico and internationally, uniquely position him as an expert in airport concession management. Additionally, Mr. Solórzano brings valuable expertise in financial markets and M&A processes, further enhancing his contribution to the Board of Directors.

 

Nationality: Mexican

Mr. Patiño has over 30 years of experience in the financial sector. From 2015 to 2018 he was Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Aeroportuario de la Ciudad de Mexico (GACM) responsible for the construction of the New Mexico City International Airport. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer of GACM. During this period, he was responsible for the financing of the new airport project. From 1980 to 2008, he served at Nacional Financiera (NAFIN), the Mexican Development Bank, where he held various positions, including NAFIN representative in Washington D.C., New York, and London UK, and was later General Director of Credit, General Director of Treasury, General Director of Regional Development and General Director of Investment Banking. In 2006 he was responsible for the creation of the Mexican Capital Investment Corporation (CMIC), with the purpose of promoting the development of Private Equity Funds in Mexico. Mr. Patiño was also the founder of the National Infrastructure Fund (FONADIN) from 2008 to 2012 with the purpose of promoting Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Mexico, as well as assisting in preparing the Mexican PPP Law (Ley de Asociaciones Público Privadas). Mr. Patiño is a member of the Board of Directors of Aktiva Capital and Club Marinazul.

Mr. Patiño brings unique skills to the Board of Directors, encompassing executive management qualifications, gained throughout his more than 40 years of experience in the infrastructure financing sector, including over 20 years in the airport development, financing, and management sector. His expertise extends to both the public and private sectors, granting him a profound understanding of the infrastructure development industry and the skills needed to manage and develop megaprojects such as the New Mexico City Airport and the securitization of toll roads, as well as dealing with multiple bondholders and stakeholders. Mr. Patiño is a strategic planner, leveraging his experience in developing and implementing long-term plans for organizations to achieve defined goals and objectives. He has demonstrated effective communications skills, creative problem-solving abilities, and efficient collaboration with diverse stakeholders across numerous projects over the years. Additionally, Mr. Patiño can identify opportunities for innovation and growth by supervising and actively participating in the successful implementation of new ideas.

 
     Independent Director

Nationality: Mexican and Spaniard

Ms. Katya Minerva Somohano serves as Planning and Sustainability Director at Iberdrola Mexico since June 2022. Ms. Somohano previously served as Energy and Sustainability Director at DEACERO from 2019 to 2022. In 2014 she joined Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE), the state-owned electric utility of Mexico, where she served as Head of the Investment Promotion Unit (2014-2016) and as Chief Executive Officer of CFE Calificados, a subsidiary of CFE, from 2016 to 2018. She also served as General Director of Hydrocarbons Boards for the Mexican Ministry of Energy from 2013 to 2014. Ms. Somohano's experience in the infrastructure sector includes having been Project Manager at Impulsora de Desarrollo Económico para América Latina (IDEAL). Ms. Somohano holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of Cambridge, and a Law Degree with Honors from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).

Ms. Katya Minerva Somohano brings substantial executive experience to the Board of Directors thanks to her diverse executive roles in the energy, steel and infrastructure industries. Ms. Somohano proficiency in implementing sustainability policies and criteria across various institutions underscores her unwavering dedication to upholding health and safety excellence standards, as well as addressing environmental and social concerns. She has a distinguished professional career in legal and regulatory compliance and extensive experience in infrastructure development, having participated in numerous tenders and public-private partnerships in water, energy health and road infrastructure in Mexico and Latin America which confirms her infrastructure development expertise.

 

    Independent Director

Member of the Corporate Practices, Finance, Planning and Sustainability Committee

According to Nasdaq’s listing rule 5606, disclosure of specific diversity metrics and composition of the Board are required. The matrix below shows the composition of OMA’s Board based on voluntary self-identification of gender identity and demographics.

Board Diversity Matrix as of April 20, 2024

Country of Principal Executive Offices

Mexico

Foreign Private Issuer

Yes

Disclosure Prohibited Under Home Country Law

No

Total Number of Directors

11

Female

Male

Non-Binary

Did Not Disclose
Gender

Part I: Gender Identity

Directors

3

8

0

0

Part II: Demographic Background

Underrepresented Individual in Home Country Jurisdiction

Not Applicable

LGBTQ+

Not Applicable

Did Not Disclose Demographic Background

Not Applicable