Bacardi adds directors to board

Bacardi adds directors to board

Bacardi has confirmed two directorial changes on its board.

The privately-held spirits firm said yesterday (22 July) that Francisco Carrera-Justiz and Theodore Walker have been elected to serve on its 16-member board.

They were both elected at the company’s annual general meeting on 8 July, in Hamilton, Bermuda.

Carrera-Justiz, 43, served on the board of directors of Bacardi as an alternate director from 2002 to 2003. He is a director of Private Banking at Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, prior to which he was vice president of Private Banking from 1999 to 2006.
Walker, 49, served on Bacardi's board as an alternate director in 2002 and 2003. He is president and CEO of PartnerRe US and is a member of the PartnerRe executive committee, having previously worked for Bacardi International for ten years, first as risk manager and then managing insurance investments.

No-one was available at Bacardi to detail who the two had replaced on the board.