Eduardo M. Sardiñas served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bacardi U.S.A., Inc. from 1996 until his retirement in 2006. Mr. Sardiñas served as Chief Executive Officer of Bacardi USA and, beginning in 2000, he also served as President of the North American Region and a member of the Executive Committee and Director of Bacardi Limited. From 1973 through 1996, Mr. Sardiñas served in various management capacities for the Bacardi organization, in the United States and internationally, including Managing Director of Europe from 1992 through 1995. From 2006 until 2007, he served as a consultant to Bacardi Ltd.
Sardiñas is a graduate of St. Benedict’s College where he received his bachelor’s degree and from the American Institute of Foreign Trade where he received his Master’s degree in International Management.