Carlos Ruiz Sacristán
CEO & Chairman of Board of Directors, Sempra Energy
Carlos Ruiz is the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Prior to his joining the Company, from 2007 to his appointment as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company in June, 2012, Carlos Ruiz Sacristán was a member of the Board of Directors of Sempra Energy. Since June, 2012, Carlos Ruiz Sacristán has been in charge of handling all the transactions of Sempra Energy in Mexico. Carlos Ruiz Sacristán is a partner in the consulting firm that provides advisory in infrastructure subjects and investment banking called Proyectos Estratégicos Integrales, S.C. Mr. Ruiz currently serves on the boards of directors of Southern Copper Corp., Banco Ve por Más, S.A. de C.V. and Grupo Creatica, S.A. de C.V. Prior to joining Proyectos Estratégicos Integrales, S.C. in 2001, Mr. Ruiz served as Mexico’s Secretary of Communications and Transportation during the administration of Dr. Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León from 1994 to 2000. During this time he oversaw the restructuring of the country’s communications and transportation sectors to increase investment, broaden competition and improve the country’s infrastructure. Previously he served in several posts at the Central Bank (Banco de Mexico) from 1974 to 1988, the Finance Ministry from 1988 to 1992, and at Petróleos Mexicanos in 1994. Mr. Ruiz holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Anahuac University in Mexico City and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Northwestern University in Chicago.