Board of Directors

Javer's Board of Directors is comprised of eleven members, who are appointed by the shareholders and are entrusted with the management of the Company's business.

The Company's Board of Directors must meet at least once every quarter of the year on the dates set by the Board of Directors or its Chairman. The meeting may be called by the Chairman of the Board, by at least two members of the Board or by the Secretary of the Board. Also, the extraordinary meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Chairman and its members.

Currently, the Board of Directors is composed as follows:

  • Salomón Marcuschamer Stavchansky - Chairman

    Mr. Marcuschamer indirectly holds 24.88% of the Company's stock through Proyectos del Noreste, S.A. de C.V.

    He founded the Company 50 years ago and has been involved in the housing industry ever since. He is an active member of the National Chamber of the Housing Development and Promotion Industry (Cámara Nacional de la Industria de Desarrollo y Promoción de Vivienda, or CANADEVI by its Spanish acronym) and the Mexican Chamber of the Construction Industry (Cámara Mexicana de la Industria de la Construcción, or CMIC).He has other personal ventures, such as Pabellón M, Pabellón M Auditorium and Desarrollos Industriales Nexxus, S.A. de C.V.

  • Samuel Klein Marcuschamer - Director

    Mr. Klein is an Industrial and Systems Engineer from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, or ITESM by its Spanish acronym) and holds an MBA from the Panamerican Institute for High Business Management (Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresa, or IPADE). He joined JAVER in 2006 and was appointed Director of Planning and Acquisition of Land Bank in 2012. He is currently the CEO of Inmobiliaria Torre M, where its most important project is Pabellón M, located in Monterrey, Nuevo León. In addition, Mr. Klein is a member of the board of directors and advisor of CANADEVI and a member of the YPO Monterrey Chapter.

  • Joe Ackerman Braun - Director

    Co-founder and CEO of Pensam Capital, an alternative investment and asset management firm focused on retail and residential real estate throughout the United States. Since 2009, Pensam has invested more than USD$3.5 billion in 35,000 multi-family homes throughout the USA. Mr. Ackerman also serves as executive officer of Inmobilaria Torre M, a mixed-use project, and Desarrollos Industriales Nexxus, S.A. de C.V., focused on industrial facilities in Nuevo León. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance from Bentley University.

  • César Pérez Barnés - Director

    He has over 27 years of experience in senior management, consulting, and venture capital. He has been a partner of Southern Cross Group since 2007 and, in addition to JAVER, is a director of: Planigrupo, a shopping mall developer and operator; Axity, a leading IT services company operating México, Colombia and Chile; and Even Group, an integrated developer of telecommunications infrastructure. He previously worked at Advent International, Netjuice Capital, and McKinsey. In 2002, he established the Mexican office of Endeavor, a non-governmental organization that promotes entrepreneurship. He is currently a member of the YPO México City Chapter. He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the National Autonomous University of México (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, or UNAM), a Masters in Systems Engineering and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

  • Marcos Alfredo Mulcahy - Director

    Marcos Mulcahy is a partner at Southern Cross Group, one of the leading private equity firms in Latin America, with over Ps. 3.3 billion in capital raised. Mr. Mulcahy has over 20 years of professional experience in operations, M&A, and private equity investments. He was involved in the operation and is currently a member of the board of directors of seven of Southern Cross' portfolio companies: Planigrupo, a shopping mall developer and operator, Axity, a leading IT services company operating México, Colombia and Chile; Even Group, an integrated developer of telecommunications infrastructure; and Super Xtra, the biggest supermarket chain in Panama; BBT, an internet service provider in Argentina; and Esmax Real Estate, the real estate division of one of the main fossil fuels distributors in Chile and Javer. Prior to joining Southern Cross in 2008, he was CEO of Ecnex International, a technology services company that became the largest provider of broadband services to the hotel industry in Latin America. Prior to that, Mr. Mulcahy worked at BAM&A, an investment banking boutique in Argentina; and Pérez Companc, a leading Argentine energy conglomerate. He studied Economics at the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina.

  • Sebastián Agustin Villa - Director

    Sebastián Villa joined Southern Cross Group in 1999. He is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and has served as board member of hotelDO, MMCinemas, Planigrupo, Javer, MorePharma, the Port of Barranquilla, Ultrapetrol, Solaris, Brinox and Topico. Prior to joining Southern Cross, Mr. Villa worked at Three Cities Private Equity, the Boston Consulting Group, and Royal Dutch Shell. He holds an Economics degree from the Universidad de San Andrés and an MBA from Columbia University.

  • Alfredo Castellanos Heuer - Director

    Alfredo is a Managing Partner of Glisco Partners with more than 20 years of experience in Private Equity in Mexico and Latin America. He joined Protego in 2003 and has been part of the private equity business since the launch of Fund I. In 2015 he led the management purchase of Evercore Mexico Capital Partners, which allowed the creation of Glisco Partners. Currently, he is involved in all the companies in glisco's portfolio: Javer, Diavaz DEP, Grupo Hunan, Dimex, Grupo Arca, Mezcal Amarás, ZeBrands, Siete Leagues Automotive, UltraOrganics, Yalo and Kueski.

    Previously, he founded Actimart, a digital B2B company focused on LatAm. He has extensive experience in PE in Latin America (Banc of America Equity Partners), M&A (BT Wolfensohn) and strategic consulting (McKinsey). He is a former member of the Board of Directors of LAVCA and AMEXCAP. Alfredo holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from ITAM.

  • Sebastián Odriozola Canales - Director

    He has over 22 years of experience in business administration and capital investments. He is the founder and CEO of Arzentia Capital. Prior to that, he held several positions in Grupo IMSA, including Industrial Sales Manager of IMSA Acero, Strategic Planning Director of Stabilit and CEO of United Panel. Before to joining IMSA, he was Business Development Manager at Seminis Inc. He is a Biochemical Engineer from ITESM and holds an MBA with a Specialty in Finance from The Wharton Business School.

  • Rafael Gómez Eng - Independent director

    He has 35 years of professional practice at KPMG where he was the Northeast Regional Director and National Director of Markets. He chairs the audit committee of Javer and Fibra Inn and is a member of the audit committees of Grupo Financiero Afirme, Banca y Seguros Afirme. He serves on several boards of directors of his clients at Growth & Profit Consulting, where he is the managing partner since 2009. Mr. Gomez is a certified public accountant from the University of Guadalajara (Universidad de Guadalajara), a graduate of IPADE's AD2 senior management program and Wharton KPMG's International Business Program.

  • Víctor Manuel Requejo Hernández - Independent director

    Renowned for his career in the real estate and mortgages sector. In 1994, he created Hipotecaria Nacional, of which he was a Director, later becoming part of BBVA Bancomer. He has held key corporate positions, such as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banca Hipotecaria Bancomer. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banco Inmobiliario Mexicano, S.A., of which he was also founder and Chief Executive Officer. His expertise in the financial and real estate sectors spans 59 years. He holds a law degree from UNAM and a certification in business administration from IPADE, recently received a Master's Degree in Mexican History from the Universidad Iberoamericana.

  • Alfonso González Migoya - Independent director

    He has more than 45 years of experience in various companies and has a rich knowledge of financial and business management. Throughout his professional career he has been a director of several publicly traded companies. He is currently a member of the board of: FEMSA, Coca-Cola FEMSA, Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación (VOLARIS), and Regional, S.A.B. DE C.V. He holds a degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from ITESM and an MBA from Stanford University.