Board of Director Decisions

The Chief Executive Officer of Grupo SURA S.A., Gonzalo Alberto Pérez Rojas, after 42 years of working with the companies belonging to the SURA Business Group, has resigned today from his position before the Company’s Board of Directors, in the first board meeting to be held after his 65th birthday, as established in the Company's Code of Good Governance.

The Board of Directors accepted his resignation and asked him to remain in office until the transaction previously announced to the market on June 15 is completed, this comprising of a series of operations that, among other effects, will produce changes in Grupo SURA's shareholder base. Mr. Perez thanked the Board for their confidence, requesting in any event that his term of office should not extend beyond April 30, 2024.

In accordance with the succession plans established for the Company's Senior Management, the Board of Directors shall continue with the process of evaluating candidates for the post of the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and will inform the market once a decision is made. This process will take into account, among other matters, the profiles and skills of the candidates required for this position, this in order to ensure that the appointed candidate provides a good fit with Grupo SURA’s corporate culture, and that his or her qualities allow him or her to continue leading the Company’s sustainable development.

Grupo SURA’s Board of Directors gave special recognition to Mr. Perez for his 40 years with the SURA Business Group, during which time he has made a decisive contribution to the growth of Grupo SURA and the companies that form part of its portfolio.

Most notably, during the last 3 years in which he has served as Chief Executive Officer of Grupo SURA, his leadership has stood out in building in conjunction with Grupo SURA’s Senior Management team and employees, a new strategic direction, defining the Company as an Investment Manager, with two main objectives: to obtain a return above the cost of capital for shareholders and to help build a more harmonious level of development for the societies in which the Group's companies are present.

Mr. Perez's social awareness, human sensitivity and admiration for knowledge have left an indelible mark on the corporate culture of the companies belonging to the SURA Business Group, all of which is a token of his inspiring leadership. Mr. Perez has distinguished himself for his ethical principles, among his many other virtues, which have given particular value to fairness, responsibility, transparency and respect, always showing gratitude to all those with whom he has interacted throughout his career.

Please click on the following link to view Mr. Perez´s letter of resignation.