Mexico City, April 17, 2024 – Grupo Herdez®, a leader in the food industry in Mexico, announces the appointment of Angela Gómez Aiza as a new member of its Board of Directors.

Angela Gómez Aiza is an outstanding leader in the technology industry, with a track record of 28 years of experience and a solid commitment to the digitalization of the country. She is Co-Founder of SOS-TechIA-bility, a services company focused on sustainability and new technologies.

From January 2021 to February 2024, Angela served as the first President of SAP Mexico, consolidating the firm’s leadership in the Mexican market and promoting clients’ digital transformation. With a team of more than a thousand employees and a broad portfolio of cloud solutions, Angela drove growth and innovation in a highly competitive environment.

This appointment, ratified during the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting held on April 17, aims to maintain the diversity of the Board, as well as incorporate Angela’s experience into Grupo Herdez’s most ambitious digital transformation project so far. Angela Gómez will take the place of Anasofia Sánchez Juárez, who presented her resignation from the Council for personal reasons.

“We are excited to welcome Angela Gómez Ariza to our Board of Directors,” said Héctor Hernández-Pons Torres, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Grupo Herdez®. “His vast experience, as well as his commitment to innovation and excellence, will be very important elements for the Group at such an important moment in our digital transformation.”

Angela has a degree in Systems Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey and an MBA from the same institution. In 2023 she was named President of the Council of AMITI (Mexican Association of the Information Technology Industry), and has been recognized as one of the “100 Most Powerful Women in Business in Mexico” by Expansión magazine, and in the list of “The Most Powerful Women in the country” by Forbes Mexico in multiple occasions.

In 2023, the consulting firm HORSE included Angela among the top 20 places in the “CEOs Change Makers” ranking. More recently, the consulting firm Great Place to Work included her in its list of the “Best CEOs” thanks to her corporate and leadership practices.


  • 2020: We launched the first edition of Semillero Nutrisa. Together with Nutrisa and the Victoria147 business academy for women, we invited women entrepreneurs to participate in a training program to improve the management of their businesses and have the potential to become part of our supply chain.

We established our first technological alliance with Google, which will allow us to accelerate the digital transformation of Grupo Herdez through the use of Google Cloud Platform tools such as BigQuery ML, Looker, among others.

Through the Herdez® brand and Aires de Campo® we joined the “Sowing a New Normality” initiative, promoted by the civil society organizations Ríos Tarango and Ectágono, which aims to increase the vegetation cover of the environmentally valuable area Barranca de Tarango.

  • 2021: We developed the Group’s second proprietary e-commerce platform, with the Nutrisa® online store.

We updated the apps through which we manage the loyalty programs of our retail brands, Cielito Querido Café® and Nutrisa®, improving our customers’ in-store experience.

During the year, 15 formulas had their nutritional profile strengthened by reducing some critical added nutrients (sugars, sodium and saturated fats).

  • 2022: We expanded our capabilities into new categories through the acquisition of Interdeli and Deli, Dips & Snacks. Integrating brands such as Libanius, Flaveur, Liguria and Señor Cactus into our portfolio.

We Issued the first sustainability bond through which we
committed to a 25% reduction in our water consumption.

Together with our partner McCormick & Company, Inc. we
brought the most iconic Mexican cuisine to the tables of the United Kingdom
through meal kits, sauces and condiments under the Herdez® brand.
  In less than a year, we obtained a 5.5% shelf
share in the Tesco supermarket chain.

We consolidated the integration of Chilim Balam® into retail brands, a leading brand in the snack segment