Mr. Fernandez joined the company in April 2009 as director of Finance and Administration. In 2013, he was promoted to CEO of SSA Mexico. Manuel is a doctoral candidate in Economics at the University of Chicago. He also holds an MA in Economics from the University of Chicago and a BA in Economics from I.T.A.M. in Mexico City, Mexico.
Prior to joining SSA Mexico, he was the CFO of Chrysler Mexico and Latin America. He also worked for the Mexican government as general director of Income Policy and International Fiscal Affairs in the Ministry of Treasury and as general director of Industrial Policy in the Ministry of Economy.
Manual presently oversees all financial reporting, taxes and legal affairs for SSA Mexico.