Grupo Marti, operator of sporting goods stores and fitness centers, appointed Ramon Rozada as the new director of the company.
The company said that after a rigorous selection process, Rozada was selected because of his academic background, exemplary career track, widespread experience, as well as his extensive knowledge in financial and administrative matters.
The new Finance Director has over 10 years of experience in areas of accounting, finance, strategic planning and new business for companies such as Grupo Calidra, Gayosso Group, and McKinsey & Company. An inside source said that Ramon Rozada’s work experience made him a forerunner in the list of candidates for the position. Additionally, the company feels that his knowledge in the target market of the sporting goods industry will make him a valuable addition to the company.
On Monday, the prices of Grupo Marti shares in the local stock market remained unchanged,. It closed at 11.05 pesos per unit, same as it did the past days.
Last week, the company said that the majority shareholder, Alfredo Harp Helu, intends to acquire the shares of another company at a price of 11.80 pesos per share, and then delist the Mexican Stock Exchange. Harp Helu and family control about 85% stake in Grupo Marti.
A spokesperson of Harp Helu announced that their desire to acquire shares of another company should not be a cause of concern as it will not affect Grupo Marti in anyway.