GUSTAVO TORO QUINTERO 20 JUNE 1928
HE WAS BORN IN TITIRIBÍ- ANTIOQUIA
ROSA QUINTERO AND GUILLERMO TORO
ÉXITO Stores Inc. In 1949 Opens in Medellin at a local 4 square meters and
with capital of fifteen thousand pesos. Very soon it was expanding its
facilities to fill, the mid-60s a whole block of the populous area of Guayaquil
Thus, under the low prices slogan emerged the new Colombia Street store
and began the growth of the chain, with the subsequent opening of the
store El Poblado Envigado in 1974 and in 1981.
In 1989, ÉXITO opened the first
of several warehouses located
outside the city of Medellin.
success Calle 80 opened in the
city of Bogota.
Since 1994, the company began
a process of opening equity, and
developed a strategy of growth
and consolidation to meet the
challenges of the next
opening new stores in the cities
of Bogota, Cali and Medellin.
MEDELLÍN- ANTIOQUIA - COLOMBIA
Formatos Hipermercado of Great Living: ÉXITO
Warehouses: ÉXITO Neighbor.
Supermarkets: ÉXITO Super, Carulla
Discount stores: Surtimax
Convenience stores: ÉXITO Express.
Specialist: Home Mart, techno ÉXITO
Incially, ÉXITO was founded just by GUSTAVO TORO but trough time Éxito allied and
sell part of it stocks to:
• The French group Casino. It is the largest shareholder and owns 54.8% of the
shares, after a hammer held in the Colombia Stock Exchange, where the French
company acquired the shares belonging to the Toro family, the founders of Success
• The GEA Group owns 20.3% (Pension Funds)
• 10% belongs to other large shareholders.
• The 10% of the shares are owned by small shareholders.
• The 4.9% is the ADR Program.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Felipe Ayerbe Muñoz
A Doctor of Law graduated at Universidad
de Los Andes with additional studies at
Harvard Summer School and Universidad
Nacional de Colombia.
He has been a member of the Board of
Directors of Compañía de Financiamiento
Comercial Internacional S.A., Aseguradora
del Valle S.A., and Carulla-Vivero S.A..
Currently, he is a member of the Board of
Directors of Banco de Occidente S.A.
Guillermo Valencia Jaramillo
Mr. Valencia is currently CEO of Industrias
el Cid, one of largest apparel companies in
Colombia. He is also the Chairman of
Luisa Fernanda Lafaurie
In Colombia, she is the advisor of German
Efromovich, president and owner of
Synergy. She's member of different boards
of directors: Isa Colombia, Emgesa,
Conconcreto in Colombia, and CTEEP in
Brasil. She has been an external advisor for
Grupo Éxito, an independent consultant
and Minister of Mines and Energy of
Colombia, among others.
Plans to end the year with a
payroll of 33,000 employees
directly linked, Exito makes
the company that generates
more jobs in the country.
This, according to chief
operating retail trade chain,
Carlos Mario Giraldo,
constitutes one of the main
challenges that the company
has made in its history.