|Alvaro Garcia-Tunon |
Alvaro Garcia-Tunon, age 63, retired as the Chief Financial Officer of Wabtec Corporation, or Wabtec, a provider of products and services for the global rail industry, effective January 1, 2014. He remains with Wabtec as a strategic advisor. Mr. Garcia-Tunon was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Wabtec in February 2012. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Wabtec since December 2010. Prior thereto, he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Wabtec since 2003. Having served as the Chief Financial Officer of a public company with global operations, Mr. Garcia-Tunon has leadership skills in international business, corporate governance, risk management and legal matters. He also provides the Board and the Audit Committee, of which he is a member, the strong financial and accounting skills required to be considered a financial expert. Mr. Garcia-Tunon currently is serving on the Board of Directors of MSA Safety, a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures since 2012, and Matthews International, a leading supplier of brand solutions and memorialization and industrial products, since 2009. He is also a board member of the Senator John Heinz History Center, where he serves as its Treasurer and the William & Mary Law School Foundation. Mr. Garcia-Tunon graduated from the College of William and Mary with a Juris Doctor degree and is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce and Accounting. He is a CPA and a member of the Virginia State Bar.