Carlos Ruiz Sacristán has been serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors of IEnova and President of Sempra North America Infrastructure since September 2018. Prior to his appointment, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors for IEnova from 2012 to 2018, and as a member of the Board of Directors of Sempra Energy from 2007 to 2012. Carlos Ruiz Sacristán served as Secretary of Communications and Transportation in Mexico during the president Ernesto Zedillo administration from 1994 to 2000. Previously he held several posts and at Pemex in 1994, the Treasury Department from 1988 to 1992 and at the Mexican Central Bank (Banco de México) from 1974 to 1988. Carlos Ruiz Sacristán holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Universidad Anáhuac in Mexico City and an MBA from Northwestern University in Chicago. He currently serves on the Boards of Southern Copper Corp, Banco Ve Por Más, S.A de C.V, Grupo Creatica, S.A de C.V, and on the Technical Committees of the Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo Museum and of the Museo Nacional de Energía y Tecnología.
Tania Ortiz Mena is IEnova's Chief Executive Officer since September 2018 and member of the Board of Directors since January 2019. Tania began her career at IEnova in 2000, holding different positions, including Vice-president of External Affairs and Development, and Chief Development Officer.
From 1994-1999, Tania worked as Deputy Commercial Manager for Refined Products of PEMEX international subsidiary PMI.
Tania serves as Independent Board Member of the Mexican Stock Exchange and Member of its Corporate Practices Committee. She co-chairs the US - Mexico Energy Business Council and is Member of the US - Mexico CEO Dialogue. She is also Member of the Inter-American Dialogue, Board Member of the Mexican Natural Gas Association, Board Member of the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations COMEXI, and Founding Member of Voz Experta.
From 2015 to 2016 Tania chaired the Mexican Natural Gas Association and from 2015 to 2018 she was Member of the Advisory Board of the Energy Regulatory Commission. Tania holds a master’s degree in International Relations from Boston University and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Universidad Iberoamericana.
Carlos Mauer currently serves as IEnova’s Chief Financial Officer since September 2020. From March 2020 to September of the same year he served as Chief Development Officer, leading IEnova's energy infrastructure development projects. Prior to this position, Carlos was appointed as Vice President - South America for Sempra Energy, being responsible for Sempra’s investments in Chile and Peru as well as business development leader in the region. Mauer has also served as Vice president of the board of directors of Chilquinta Energia and Luz del Sur. Mauer joined Sempra in 2002 as Commercial Manager for Sempra Mexico and has held various roles of increasing responsibility in the areas of business development, financial planning and asset management. Mauer has extensive experience in the energy industry, especially in the gas and electric infrastructure segments in the US and Latin America. Earlier in his career, Mauer was involved in international trading operations of crude oil and petroleum products for Petroleos Mexicanos Internacional (PMI) based in Mexico City and London. Mauer has a degree in chemical engineering and management from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Monterrey, Mexico.
René Buentello has been IEnova’s General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer since September 2018. Previously he served as Chief Legal Counsel from 2016 to 2018, Vice President and General Counsel from 2014 to 2016 and General Counsel from 2010 to 2014. René Buentello began his corporate lawyer career at the industrial division of Grupo Carso, where he served as Legal Manager at Grupo Nacobre and Grupo Aluminio and Alternate Secretary and Secretary, respectively, of the Board of Directors of those companies from 1990 to 2002. And later he joined PEMEX, where he served in various positions in the transportation and logistical areas of Pemex-Gas and Pemex-Refining from 2002 to 2008. Subsequently, he served as Business Development Director at El Paso Corporation in Mexico from 2008 to 2010. RenéBuentello holds a law degree and graduate degrees in Economic and Corporate Law, Commercial Law and International Finance Law, all from the Universidad Panamericana.
Abraham Zamora Torres has been IEnova's Chief Sustainability, Corporate and Public Affairs Officer since December 2018. Before joining IEnova he worked as Chief of Staff of the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2017 to 2018, Chief Executive Officer in the National Bank of Public Works and Services (BANOBRAS) from 2015 to 2017, and Head of the Economic Productivity Unit at the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit from 2013 to 2015. From 2006 to 2013, Abraham served as Chief Corporate and Industry Affairs Officer at Aeromexico and as President of the National Air Transportation Association from 2011 to 2013. Between 1991 and 2004 he held several positions at Mexican Public Administration, including within the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit and the Ministry of Communications and Transportation. Abraham Zamora holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and has two master degrees in Public Policy and Administration from Columbia University and Political Economy from University of Essex.
Juan Rodríguez Castañeda is IEnova's Chief Natural Gas Operating Officer since September 2018 and he also serves as Board Member of TAG Pipelines Norte, Infraestructura Marina del Golfo and of the Asociación Mexicana de Gas Natural (Mexican Natural Gas Association). Previously to his current position at IEnova, he served as Chief Corporate Affairs & Human Resources Officer from May 2016 to 2018 and Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Human Resources from 2014 to 2016. Before joining IEnova he worked for 10 years in the aviation sector, where he served as Chief Corporate & Industry Affairs Officer from 2013 to 2014, Chief Human Resources Officer from 2010 to 2013 in Aeromexico, Chief Executive Officer in SEAT, currently Aeromexico Servicios in 2010 and Chief Executive Officer in Aeromexpress currently Aeromexico Cargo from 2004 to 2010. Additionally, he was appointed as President of the National Chamber of Air Transport in 2010. Juan Rodríguez Castañeda also served in the Mexican Federal Government from 1988 to 2004 including different positions within the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, Ministry of Communication and Transportation (SCT), PEMEX, and the Presidential Office. Among the most relevant, stand out having been Chief of Staff of three Ministers and General Coordinator of Planning in the Ministry of Communications and Transportation Juan Rodríguez Castañeda holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).
Carlos Barajas has been Chief Power and Storage Operating Officer since September 2018. Previously he served as IEnova’s Chief Operating officer from 2016 to 2018, Vice President of Operations from 2013 to 2016 and Vice President of Gas in 2013. Before joining IEnova, Carlos Barajas worked for LNG's Terminal in Altamira as General Director from 2007 to 2013. Director of Business Development for Shell Mexico from 2005 to 2007, Commercial Director for InterGen Mexico from 200 to 2005 and Commercial Manager for Energía Mayakan from 1997 to 2000. Carlos Barajas holds a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from the Instituto Politécnico Nacional in 1992 and a Master's Degree in Engineering from British Columbia University in 2000 and a Master's Degree in Business and Economics from the Universidad Anáhuac in 2007.
Jorge Molina Casellas serves as Chief Development Officer since September 2020. Previously Molina was appointed as Commecial Vice President since 2016, and from 2012 to 2016 served as Business Director. Jorge has held executive positions in the commercial, finance, project, regulatory and operations areas in different business units since he joined IEnova in 1997. Before joining IEnova, Molina worked as Financial Advisor for Bancomer from 1993 to 1997. Jorge Molina holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance from the Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior Campus Mexicali.