Fernando Aguirre joined the Board of Barry Callebaut in 2013.
From 2004 to 2012 he was Chairman and CEO of Chiquita Brands International, Inc., a leading international food company. Prior to Chiquita, Fernando Aguirre spent more than 23 years with Procter & Gamble Company in various leadership roles, including President of several businesses and divisions.
In November 2018, Fernando Aguirre became a member of the Board of Directors of CVS Health and was elected to the Board of Directors of Synchrony Financial in July 2019.
He previously served on the boards of Aetna, Inc. (2011 to 2018), Levi Strauss & Co. (2010 to 2014) and Coca-Cola Enterprises (2005 to 2010). He has also been involved in philanthropy as a member of the International Board of Directors of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (2006 to 2012) and is currently the owner and CEO of the Erie Sea Wolves professional baseball team.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and was awarded Harvard Business School graduate status in 2009.