Alberto Ardura González

Director


Alberto Ardura González has served as Bite’s Chief Executive Officer since Bite’s inception and serves on the Bite Board, and has served as the Chairman of the Bite Board since December 31, 2022, has more than 35 years of experience in the financial industry and has advised numerous companies on M&A transactions and on structuring and underwriting public and private issuances of equity and debt. From 2002 to 2009, Mr. Ardura was the Chief Country Manager and Head of Fixed Income Currencies and Commodities at Merrill Lynch Mexico, S.A. de C.V., the leading investment bank in Mexico at the time. In 2009, Mr. Ardura joined Deutsche Bank, A.G. in New York City as Head of Latin America Capital Markets and Treasury Solutions, advising over 350 clients in raising several hundred billion dollars in debt and equity financing in the public and private markets, as well as advising several clients in restructurings transactions. During such time, Mr. Ardura was also responsible for Deutsche Banks’s local operations in Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Perú and Argentina, and was a member of Deutsche Bank’s Global Emerging Markets Committee, Latin America Investment Committee, and Americas Investment Banking Executive Committee. He was later appointed as Vice Chairman of Corporate Finance for Latin America. From 2017 to 2019, he was a Managing Director leading the Latin America Investment Banking and Client Coverage division at Nomura Securities. Inc. In 2019, Mr. Ardura founded his own advisory firm, Pier A Capital Solutions, Inc., focusing on M&A and private debt and equity financing transactions for clients across Latin America. Mr. Ardura has served on several boards of directors including Banca Promex, S.A. de C.V., Valores Finamex, S.A. de C.V. Merrill Lynch México, and Casa de Bolsa, S.A. de C.V. He currently serves as an independent board member of HSBC México, S.A., the banking subsidiary of Grupo HSBC, and also serves on the boards of its insurance, broker dealer and asset manager subsidiaries. Mr. Ardura is also an independent board member of Dimex Capital, SA deCV and FinMédica, S.A, and is also a board member of Eric Kayser México, S.A.P.I. de C.V. We believe that Mr. González is qualified to serve on the New Above Food Board because of his over three-decade career in the financial industry as well as his executive leadership experience and extensive board service positions.

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