Luis M. Briola
 
Luis M. Briola  is the General Counsel and Secretary of the Board at Grupo Bimbo, S.A. de C.V.  (“Grupo Bimbo”), the second largest bakery company in the world. He is focusing his practice on corporate, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust law, intellectual property and litigation in Mexico and coordinating all legal work on 14 countries where Grupo Bimbo has operations.
Mr. Briola received an Attorney degree from the Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico City in 1994, a Diploma in Finance from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City in1995, and an LL.M. degree from Columbia University in 1997.
Before becoming an officer of Grupo Bimbo, he practice law as a partner of Briola & Asociados, S.C. and as an associate of White & Case, S.C. in México City and as foreign associate of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, LLP. in New York City.