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Grupo Viva Aerobus appoints Gian Carlo Nucci new CEO

Published Friday, June 9, 2017

Mexico City, December 7, 2016. - Grupo Viva Aerobus appoints Gian Carlo Nucci as Chief Executive Officer, position to be effective on January 9, 2017. Gian Carlo, who has more than one year collaborating within the group, has led important changes that have contributed to achieve a year of historical results for Viva Aerobus. His contribution during this term has made possible to establish the basis for new projects to come.

Among other tasks within Grupo IAMSA, Gian Carlo will provide his vision in order to consolidate the growth of Viva Aerobus in the framework of the enlargement of its fleet to 52 aircraft.

With 10 years of operations, Viva Aerobus has gotten the preference of its clients by con-solidating a low cost model, successfully adapted to Mexico thanks to the market knowledge and experience of Grupo IAMSA.

Gian Carlo has had a successful professional career. He had carried out, both nationally and internationally, operational and strategic roles in Walmart Mexico businesses as Vice President of Vips Restaurants, Vice President of Superama, Senior Vice President of Sam's Club, Executive Vice President of Formatos Especializados, General Director of Operations of Walmart Mexico and President and General Director of Walmart Chile.

"Grupo Viva Aerobus represents a great challenge in my career. This opportunity to con-tribute with the company’s vision and strategy, makes me full of excitement and pride. I am certain that, with the support of the talented team of Viva Aerobus, we will strengthen our model in the industry", mentioned Gian Carlo Nucci.

Juan Carlos Zuazua continues in his current position as General Director of Viva Aerobus, leading the operations of the airline; and he is part of the team that will report to Gian Carlo Nucci.

About Viva Aerobus

Viva Aerobus is Mexico's low-cost airline. It started operations in 2006 and today operates the youngest Latin American fleet with 21 Airbus 320, including two A320neo on 63 routes in Mexico and three in the United States. With a clear vision to give all people the opportunity to fly, Viva Aerobus has democratized the airline industry with the lowest rates in México and the lowest costs in Latin America, making their flights the best value offer.

About Grupo IAMSA

Grupo IAMSA is the leading passenger transportation company in Mexico. It operates a fleet of 11 thousand buses in 22 states and transports more than 300 million passengers per year, reaching to more than the 70% of the population. It employs more than 24 thousand people.