MEXICO CITY – Don Roberto Servitje Sendra will retire as chairman of the board of directors for Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V. on July 1, the Mexico City-based company said April 9 at its annual general shareholders meeting. Daniel Servite Montull, chief executive officer, was named to succeed him as chairman.
Mr. Servitje Sendra joined Grupo Bimbo in 1945. He has served as chairman of the board since 1994. He also was executive vice-president from 1974 to 1983 and chief executive officer from 1983 to 1997.