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Juan Pablo Mata is an experienced director with a demonstrated history of working in the food & beverages industry. Skilled in market planning, business planning, entrepreneurship, market analysis, and team leadership. Juan Pablo studied finance & economics at Babson College where he graduated in 2008. After college, he joined Anheuser Busch InBev as a global management trainee in Brazil. There, he started his career as sales rep, sales supervisor, and sales manager in Sao Paulo. In 2012, Juan Pablo had the opportunity to manage the premium imported brands. In 2013, left ABI to do an MBA at the Wharton School of business in the University of Pennsylvania focused in strategic management graduating in 2015. He worked at The Boston Consulting Group in Mexico as an associate during the summer in 2014. After Boston Consulting Group, he joined CBC as the chief human resources officer heading the HR division with a headcount of more than 8,000 employees, 15 manufacturing plants, and 10 countries. As the CHRO. In September 2016, Juan Pablo became the chief strategy officer, where he developed a cohesive corporate strategy with both short term and long-term vision for the group heading the M&A activity for the group. In 2018 he assumed the role of General Manager for Guatemala and Jamaica operations. In 2020 He was appointed CEO of Apex where he leads the corporate units including the total societal impact agenda where he is leading the circular economy and social fabric strategy for the group. Juan Pablo is Guatemalan, married and a father of 4: Mikaela, Catalina, Ivannia, and Leo. He loves running marathons and playing golf. Juan Pablo is a Fellow of the fourteenth class of the Central America Leadership Initiative and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.