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Fernando Aguirre

Former Chairman & CEO of Chiquita Brands International

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 Fernando Aguirre Biography

Fernando Aguirre is an owner in professional baseball. He is the sole owner and CEO of the Erie SeaWolves team, the Double AA affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. He is also the second largest owner and Vice-Chairman of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Advanced A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. He also owns a minority position in the Cincinnati Reds.

Aguirre served as Chairman & CEO of Chiquita Brands International for almost 9 years between 2004 and 2012, at the time a Fortune 500 global public company. Prior to Chiquita, Aguirre worked for more than 23 years at Procter & Gamble (P&G), in various marketing and general management roles in Mexico, Canada, Brazil and ending his career in Cincinnati when he was hired away by Chiquita in 2004.

He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of CVS Health. He is also a former board member of Aetna Inc, a Fortune 50 company, Barry Callebaut, the largest chocolate and cocoa producer in the world, and Coveris, a global flexible packaging company.

He is a member of the board of Duke University Fuqua's School of Business and Coach K Center on Leadership and Ethics (COLE). He is also on the Advisory Council of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte, North Carolina.

He uses his experience as a global business executive and leadership expert to speak publicly and provide advisory services on leadership, strategy, communication, marketing, branding, governance, and social media.

He joined YPO in 1991 and served as the President of the Mexico City chapter in 1997. He is currently a member of YPO's Intercontinental Chapter and of WPO's Rebel chapter (Charlotte/Atlanta). He attended the prestigious YPO Harvard President's seminar for ten years earning HBS graduate status in 2009.

He previously served on the boards of Coca Cola Enterprises, Levi Strauss & Co, and Univision Communications. He also served on the International Board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. In 2001, Aguirre was a founder and the first Chairman of the advisory board to the Marshall School of Business at USC.

A native of Mexico, Aguirre obtained a baseball scholarship at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He earned a business degree with a marketing major in 1980. At SIUE, he was elected to the Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007 and the alumni Hall of Fame in 2009. In 2012, Aguirre received an honorary doctoral degree from SIUE.

Aguirre is married and has two sons. In 2010, Aguirre became the first Hispanic CEO to participate in the CBS series Undercover Boss. In 2011 he was recognized as one of the 100 Influentials by Hispanic Business Magazine, and was also honored with the Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award by the NFL. Aguirre and his family became naturalized US citizens in 2009.

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Former Chairman & CEO of Chiquita Brands International

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Fernando Aguirre Biography

Fernando Aguirre is an owner in professional baseball. He is the sole owner and CEO of the Erie SeaWolves team, the Double AA affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. He is also the second largest owner and Vice-Chairman of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Advanced A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. He also owns a minority position in the Cincinnati Reds.

Aguirre served as Chairman & CEO of Chiquita Brands International for almost 9 years between 2004 and 2012, at the time a Fortune 500 global public company. Prior to Chiquita, Aguirre worked for more than 23 years at Procter & Gamble (P&G), in various marketing and general management roles in Mexico, Canada, Brazil and ending his career in Cincinnati when he was hired away by Chiquita in 2004.

He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of CVS Health. He is also a former board member of Aetna Inc, a Fortune 50 company, Barry Callebaut, the largest chocolate and cocoa producer in the world, and Coveris, a global flexible packaging company.

He is a member of the board of Duke University Fuqua's School of Business and Coach K Center on Leadership and Ethics (COLE). He is also on the Advisory Council of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte, North Carolina.

He uses his experience as a global business executive and leadership expert to speak publicly and provide advisory services on leadership, strategy, communication, marketing, branding, governance, and social media.

He joined YPO in 1991 and served as the President of the Mexico City chapter in 1997. He is currently a member of YPO's Intercontinental Chapter and of WPO's Rebel chapter (Charlotte/Atlanta). He attended the prestigious YPO Harvard President's seminar for ten years earning HBS graduate status in 2009.

He previously served on the boards of Coca Cola Enterprises, Levi Strauss & Co, and Univision Communications. He also served on the International Board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. In 2001, Aguirre was a founder and the first Chairman of the advisory board to the Marshall School of Business at USC.

A native of Mexico, Aguirre obtained a baseball scholarship at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He earned a business degree with a marketing major in 1980. At SIUE, he was elected to the Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007 and the alumni Hall of Fame in 2009. In 2012, Aguirre received an honorary doctoral degree from SIUE.

Aguirre is married and has two sons. In 2010, Aguirre became the first Hispanic CEO to participate in the CBS series Undercover Boss. In 2011 he was recognized as one of the 100 Influentials by Hispanic Business Magazine, and was also honored with the Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award by the NFL. Aguirre and his family became naturalized US citizens in 2009.

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  • SIUE - 2012 Commencement Speaker - Fernando Aguirre

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  • How to book Fernando Aguirre?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Fernando Aguirre for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Fernando Aguirre, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Fernando Aguirre or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Fernando Aguirre?

    Booking fees for Fernando Aguirre, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Fernando Aguirre, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Fernando Aguirre?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Fernando Aguirre for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Fernando Aguirre for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Fernando Aguirre or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Fernando Aguirre or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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  • "The American Dream": Fernando Aguirre, Former Chairman & CEO ...
    Feb 25, 2013 ... Darden's Senior Associate Dean for Degree Programs and Chief Diversity Officer , Peter Rodriguez, hosts a Fireside Chat with Fernando ...
    SIUE - 2012 Commencement Speaker - Fernando Aguirre
  • SIUE - 2012 Commencement Speaker - Fernando Aguirre

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