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1 DAVID HERRERA -- CURRICULUM VITAE (1/2009) David Herrera E-mail:

Academic background University of San Diego, San Diego, California, U.S.A. Doctor degree (Ed.D.) in Leadership Studies, magna cum laude (2004) University of Louvain, Louvain, Belgium. Master degree in Applied Ethics to Business and Economics, magna cum laude (1995). Master degree in European Studies, magna cum laude (1994) . Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., U.S.A. Diploma in International Senior Management Program (1988). Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City Campus. Master of Business Administration degree, graduated with honors (1978). University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, U.S.A. Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering (1966). Palomar College, San Marcos, California, U.S.A. Associate of Arts degree (1962).

Publications “Laborem Exercens, ‘Traditional’ Organizations and the Democratic Mondragón Model.” Chapter in Work as Key to the Social Question. The Great Social and Economic Transformations and the Subjective Dimension of Work (2002). Vatican City: Librería Editrice Vaticana. “Mondragon: A For-Profit Organization that Embodies Catholic Social Thought.” Article in Business Journal (2003). New York: St John University. “Mondragón: A Paradigm of Justice and Solidarity at the Workplace.” Michael Naughton and Stephanie Rumpza (Eds). Chapter in Business as a Calling: Interdisciplinary Essays on the Meaning of Business From the Catholic Social Tradition (2005). E-book available at website:


Award 2005 Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Award from the University of San Diego

Professional background University of San Diego Adjunct Faculty at the Graduate School of Leadership and Education Sciences (SOLES). Professor of annual graduate study-abroad summer course in Participatory Models of Management and Leadership in Mondrag贸n, Spain (1998-present). Professor of Ethics and Leadership in the Leadership Studies program and Ethics and Diversity in the Literacy and Educational Technology program at SOLES masters and doctorate programs (2005-present). Professor of Research Design and Methodology for Leaders and Research Methods in Counseling (2009) Sonoco Products Company Management responsibilities: Vice-President, Sonoco International - Industrial Products and Paperboard Divisions (1991-1993). Responsible for European operations ($200 MM US Dlls), including 23 manufacturing facilities in nine countries. Vice-President, Sonoco International - Industrial Products Division (1990-1991). Responsible for global operations in Asia-Pacific, European and Latin American regions ($140 MM US Dlls), including 18 manufacturing facilities. Also responsible for Global Marketing and Global Technology Divisions. Vice-President, Latin American Region - All Sonoco Products Company divisions (1986-1991). Responsible for regional operations ($50 MM US Dlls), including 10 manufacturing facilities in 5 countries. President and General Manager - Sonoco de Mexico (1980-1985). Responsible for all Mexican operations ($35 MM US Dlls). Five manufacturing facilities. Membership in Boards of Directors: -Executive Officer of Sonoco Products Company, Hartsville, South Carolina (1991-1993) -Member of the Board of Directors of Sonoco International, Hartsville, South Carolina (1990-1993) -Chairman of the Board, Sonoco Lhomme, France (1992-1993) -Chairman of the Board, Sonoco Argentina (1988-1991) -Chairman of the Board, Sonoco Venezuela (1987-1991) -Member of the Board, Sonoco Colombiana (1986-1991) -Chairman of the Board, Sonoco de Mexico (1981-1991) Reynolds Metals Company

3 Operations Manager - Mexican subsidiary (1978-1980). Responsible for all operations including manufacturing, technology management, quality assurance, engineering and labor relations. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company – Mexico City Manufacturing Manager - Mexican subsidiary (1967-1978). Responsible for all operations, including manufacturing of plastic and rubber products. Accountable for results in four divisions with 1500 employees. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company Training Center - Akron, Ohio, USA Goodyear Squadron Management Training Program - Corporate Training Center, U.S. Corporate Headquarters in Akron, Ohio (1966-1967).

Personal Data Married, two children. Have been exposed to many cultures, having lived, worked and traveled extensively in the United States, Mexico and Europe. Have traveled to all countries in South America except Bolivia, and to various Asia-Pacific countries, India, the Middle East, Africa and the former Soviet Union. Fluent in English and Spanish.