Luis Téllez was Chairman and CEO of the Mexican Stock Exchange (MSE) from May 2009 to December 2014. He served as Mexico’s Secretary of Communications and Transportation from 2006 to 2009 and Secretary of Energy from 1997 to 2000. He also served as Chief of Staff to President Ernesto Zedillo from 1994 to 1997. Since April 2015, he has led the operations in Mexico of KKR & Co. Inc. (a global investment firm) as Senior Advisor, Head of Mexico. From 2015 until March 2020, Mr. Téllez served as President of the NTT consulting firm Everis in Mexico (technology consulting), and since 2021 he has been a special advisor for NTT Data Services. Prior to the MSE, he was Managing Director of the Carlyle Group (investment firm) in Mexico (2003-2006) and Chief Executive Officer of Desc (2001-2003), a Mexican industrial conglomerate. Mr. Téllez was also Mexico’s Deputy Secretary of Agriculture from 1990 to 1993 and Head Economist at Mexico’s Treasury department from 1987 to 1990. Mr. Téllez earned a PhD in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Téllez currently serves as a director of two public companies in Mexico, Cultiva and Grupo Aereoportuario del Pacífico, and was a director of Sempra Energy from 2010 until 2015.
Mr. Téllez brings to the Board significant business, executive, public policy, government and international affairs expertise. His extensive experience and strong background in Latin America also provides the Board with valuable insights and perspectives on a key growth region for the Company. Mr. Téllez’s successful performance in board, executive and senior leadership positions over the past three decades in a variety of areas in both the private sector and public sector also provide additional value to understanding and providing oversight of the variety of business, legal and regulatory matters affecting the Company.
Source: Chubb Limited Proxy Statement filed April 4, 2022