Overall, Mr. Eduardo Posada has over twenty-six years of experience in the paper and packaging industry.
Mr. Posada holds a B.Sc. in Economics with specialty in International Trade and Economic Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
After fourteen years working as an entrepreneur in family owned businesses in Colombia he joined Smurfit Latin America in 1991, then moved to Smurfit México where he performed as General Manager, Regional Director of Corrugated Division, Vice President of Treasury & Strategic Planning, and Vice President of Folding Cartons.
In 2004 he joined Gondi Group as Chief Operating Officer, and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in 2007. Member of Gondi’s Board of Directors.
From that time until now, Gondi has been showing a steady, solid growth; with the acquisition of PCD, Grupo Garze (5 plants), Grupo Peosa (2 Plants) and ALP. The Joint Venture with WestRock has contributed with 3 additional plants, as well. All that, in addition to the construction of new converting and paper plants and strongly investing in state-of-the-art equipment.
One of the new plants will be in Yucatan. This plant will cover the Group’s current and future packaging needs for manufacturing clients, including the new ABI brewery located in Yucatan (Cervecería Yucateca), as well as new markets in Mexico’s southeast region and in Central America. The other one will be in Monterrey to produce corrugated and high graphic packaging. This plant will supply current and future needs for beverage, industrial and produce markets. The third one will be a new lightweight containerboard paper mill, with the capacity to produce over 350,000 metric tons per year of containerboard and will provide reliable, high-quality medium and linerboard for Gondi’s converting operations and third parties.
Therefore, Grupo Gondi has consolidated its position and has become a leading recycled paper and box producer in Mexico.