Monterrey, N.L. Mexico, December 18, 2012. www.gruma.com
Monterrey, N.L., Mexico, December 18, 2012 - GRUMA, S.A.B. de C.V. (GRUMA) (BMV: GRUMAB) (NYSE: GMK), hereby announces the resignation of Mr. Roberto González Alcalá as CEO of Gruma Mexico and Latin America. Mr. González Alcalá submitted his resignation to Mr. Joel Suárez Aldana, GRUMA's CEO, due to personal reasons, effective as of December 17, 2012.
GRUMA recognizes the professional career of Mr. González Alcalá and is grateful for his loyalty and excellence in carrying out his responsibilities as part of GRUMA's top management, wishing him success in his new professional endeavors.
GRUMA, S.A.B. de C.V., is one of the world's leading tortilla and corn flour producers. GRUMA was founded in
1949 and is engaged primarily in the production, marketing, distribution, and sale of tortillas, corn flour, and wheat flour. With leading brands in most of its markets, GRUMA has operations in the United States, Mexico,
Venezuela, Central America, Europe, Asia, and Australia and exports to more than 100 countries worldwide.
GRUMA is headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico, and has approximately 21,000 employees and 99 plants. In
2011, GRUMA had net sales of US$4.1 billion, of which 66% came from non-Mexican operations