OMA Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

MONTERREY, Mexico, July 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA (NASDAQ:OMAB) (BMV:OMA), announces that its Board of Directors yesterday named the Company's Treasurer and head of Financial Planning, Vicsaly Torres Ruiz, as the new Chief Financial Officer. She succeeds Jose Luis Guerrero, who has made a personal decision to leave the company to continue his development and professional career. The change is effective Monday, July 27, 2015.

Vicsaly Torres has more than 12 years' experience in the finance and administration area. She joined OMA in 2006 as part of the team that carried out OMA's Initial Public Offering, and was responsible for the creation of the Investor Relations area. In 2010, she became head of Strategic Planning. In 2011, she became Corporate Treasurer and Manager of Financial Planning. In 2013, her responsibilities expanded to take responsibility again for the Investor Relations area. Prior to joining OMA, Ms. Torres worked for three years for a foreign exchange brokerage. She earned an undergraduate degree in international commerce from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) and an MBA with a specialty in finance from the Universidad Regiomontana. She has also received certifications and taken advanced studies in management and airport administration at the IPADE Business School, the Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN), the ITAérea Aeronautical Business School, and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), among others.

Diego Quintana, the Chairman of OMA's Board of Directors, commented, "The Board expresses its appreciation to Jose Luis Guerrero for leading OMA's finance and administration area for the past six years, and for the commitment and dedication he has always shown. The appointment of Vicsaly Torres, who has been a part of the finance area for the past nine years, ensures a successful transition. We are confident that the finance area will continue to develop under her leadership, meeting its objectives and optimizing OMA's finance and administration processes."

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About OMA

Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA, operates 13 international airports in nine states of central and northern Mexico. OMA's airports serve Monterrey, Mexico's third largest metropolitan area, the tourist destinations of Acapulco, Mazatlán, and Zihuatanejo, and nine other regional centers and border cities. OMA also operates a hotel inside Terminal 2 of the Mexico City airport. OMA employs over 1,000 persons in order to offer passengers and clients, airport and commercial services in facilities that comply with all applicable international safety, security standards, and ISO 9001:2008. OMA's strategic shareholder members are ICA, Mexico's largest engineering, procurement, and construction company, and Aéroports de Paris Management, subsidiary of Aéroports de Paris, the second largest European airports operator. OMA is listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange (OMA) and on the NASDAQ Global Select Market (OMAB). For more information, visit

CONTACT: OMA Headquarters: + Chief Financial Officer Jose Luis Guerrero Cortes Ext.308 Investor Relations in USA: Daniel Wilson / Zemi Communications +1.212.689.9560 Investor Relations in Mexico Vicsaly Torres / / +52 81 8625 4309 Emmanuel Camacho / / +52 81 8625 4308 Manuel Higinio de Leon / / +52 81 8625 4334Source:Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte S.A.B. de C.V.