The company said Mr. Cavazos has “broad experience” in finance and planning at Gruma, where he has worked for 25 years. His most recent position was chief treasury officer.
Mr. Cavazos succeed as c.f.o. Alejandro Barrientos Serrano. Gruma said Mr. Barrientos resigned for personal reasons.
“Gruma recognizes the professional career of Mr. Barrientos and is grateful for his loyalty and excellence in carrying out his responsibilities as part of Gruma’s top management,” the company said.
Gruma is a major producer and marketer in the United States of corn flour and tortillas. The company operates 22 tortilla plants in the United States.