Welcome Day Panel: Sustainability Matters: Strategies and Impact in the Value Chain

  • Assessing the relevance of technology and how it helps the business work towards and achieve sustainability goals
  • Lessons learned from a company based in Mexico and with a presence in 34 countries
  • Exploring the most significant sustainability challenges that we will face in the future and how they can be addressed
  • Focusing on involving associates across the organization in purpose-driven strategies to ensure alignment across the value chain

Andrés López Frisbie
Global Logistics VP
Bimbo Bakeries

Andres Lopez Frisbie is the Global Logistics VP for Grupo Bimbo.

Andres is a Supply Chain executive with more than 33 years of experience in Logistics, Supply chain, Operational excellence, Process improvements, People development.

Prior to Grupo Bimbo, Andrés had Local, regional and global responsibilities at Procter & Gamble, The Clorox Company, Maderas & Sinteticos SA and DHL Supply Chain based in Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil and U.S.

Juan Pajon
Business Technology Global SVP
Bimbo Bakeries

Juan Jose Pajon is the Business Technology Global Senior at Grupo Bimbo, where he has been recognized as Mexico CIO of the Year in 2021 and one to the Top Ten Influencers in Latin America for Digital Transformation. He is one of the leaders responsible for GB’s digital transformation globally, where he leads Infrastructure, Cybersecurity, Apps and Cloud.

Prior to this role, he was CIO Global Operations IT Latin America for GE, where he was responsible for the digital transformation of General Electric´s Shared Service Center for Latin America and Corporate IT lead for the region. Previously, he led the Apps Globalizations team at Oracle for Latin America working directly with the ERP development’s team to ensure market competitiveness.

He has also extensive experience in relevant topics such as ERP, Applications, Blockchain, and recently, in all Web3 technologies including Metaverse. He currently gives CIO Certification classes in one of the most prestigious universities in Mexico.

Juan Jose earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting at the University of Buenos Aires, and a General Management certification degree at IPADE Business School (including a Stanford Graduate School of Business General Management certification).

He was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina and resides in Mexico City with his wife Laura and his children Juan Cruz and Lara. He is also an avid Boca Juniors’ fan.

Alejandra Vazquez Langle
Global Sustainability VP
Grupo Bimbo

Alejandra is the Global VP of Sustainability at Grupo Bimbo. She has over 22 years of experience in Grupo Bimbo, where she has held different positions and reached great achievements. She started her career in the Food Safety area and most of her professional experience was in the Sustainability area, achieving important improvements in sustainability management processes, water management, energy efficiency, waste management and regulations. Alejandra has the challenge of transforming the company to become sustainable by design.