Facundo L. Bacardi has been Chairman of the Board of Bacardi Limited since 2005 and a Director since 1993. He is the great-great grandson of Company founder Don Facundo Bacardí Massó and a fifth generation family member.
Mr. Bacardi is the managing director of Apache Capital LLC, an investment company based in Coral Gables, Florida, that invests in a broad diversified class of public and private assets.
Mr. Bacardi also serves on the board of trustees for Northwestern Mutual Insurance Company, the largest direct seller of life insurance in the United States; the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Miami Branch; the board of trustees of Emory University; and the advisory board of Noro-Moseley Partners, the largest venture capital firm in the Southeastern United States. In addition, Mr. Bacardi serves as the executive director of the Facundo and Amalia Bacardi Foundation. Other memberships include the Georgia Bar Association.
Mr. Bacardi received a B.S.B.A. in Finance from American University and a J.D. degree from Emory University Law School.Edward D. Shirley - President & Chief Executive Officer
Ed Shirley was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and was elected a Director by the Board in March 2012.
Mr. Shirley has more than 33 years of global management experience in the consumer goods industry including finance, sales, marketing, supply chain, and commercial operations.
He most recently served as Vice Chairman of Beauty & Grooming for Procter & Gamble (P&G). He is a 27-year veteran of Gillette and recognized as one of P&G’s most well-rounded executives. Mr. Shirley brings to Bacardi deep and broad experiences developed over a 33-year career across a number of brands and businesses in both mass and luxury products. In addition, he brings a global perspective, having led businesses and organizations throughout the world, including: Braun in Germany; Gillette Europe in London; Gillette Global Supply Chain, Global Marketing and International Commercial Operations in Boston; Oral-B North America in California; and P&G’s North American and Global Beauty & Grooming businesses based in Cincinnati.
Other board members:
Victor R Arellano, Jr.
Francisco V. Carrera-Justiz
Robert J. Corti
Adolfo L. Danguillecourt
Ignacio De La Rocha
Michael J. Dolan
John S. Galantic
Paul De Hechavarria
Barry E. Kabalkin
Theodore C. Walker