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Alejandro Santo Domingo

financier , philanthropist , business executive

Alejandro Santo Domingo is the public face of the Santo Domingo family, which inherited a massive beer fortune when his father Julio Mario died in 2011.

Net worth: $4.6 billion (Forbes Magazine, 2015)


This gentleman is a financier and is also the son of Julio Mario Santo Domingo and Beatriz Davila. Davila went to the exclusive Hotchkiss School and completed his degree in History at Harvard University, a step which became crucial to Alejandro Santo Domingo Davila net worth.


Alejandro Santo Domingo Dávila, BA, serves as the Managing Director at Quadrant Capital Advisors, Inc. Mr. Dávila was employed at Violy, Byorum & Partners, Investment Bankers, from 1999 to 2002, where he was focused on mergers and acquisitions for telecom, media, and consumer goods. He is a businessman and financier at Grupo Santo Domingo. Previously, as the former President of Bavaria’s Executive Committee, Mr. Dávila spearheaded its regional expansion and restructuring process. He serves as the Chairman of Backus & Johnston. He serves as the Chairman of Bavaria S.A. He served as the Chairman of Union de Cervecerias Peruanas Backus y Johnston SAA since 2002. Mr. Dávila serves as a Chairman of SABMiller Plc. for Latin America. He sits on the Boards of many of the companies controlled by the Santo Domingo Group. He serves as a Director of Union de Cervecerias Peruanas Backus y Johnston SAA. He serves as a Director of Compan’a de Cervezas Nacionales S.A., Cervecer’a Andina S.A., Cervecer’a Nacional S.A., Refrescos Nacionales S.A., Aguila Trading, Cerveceria San Juan, Cervesur, and Backus & Johnston. He has been a Non Executive Director at SABMiller Plc since November 9, 2005. Mr. Dávila serves as a Director of Valores Bavaria, Bavaria S.A., Cromos S.A., Comunican S.A., BellSouth Colombia, Valorem S.A., Media Capital, Invernac, América TV, and Caracol Television S.A. He serves as a Member of the Latin American Advisory Board at JER Partners L.L.C. He serves as a Member of the Board of Aid for AIDS and DKMS. He is a graduate of Harvard University.

He serves as the Vice-Chairman of the Latin American arm of the brewing company and is also a Board of Trustees member for the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


  • Davila busies himself being a part of the Board of Directors of Colombia’s Endeavor which is an international non-profit development organization that aims in finding and supporting high-impact entrepreneurs within emerging markets and is likewise a member of the Latin America Conservation Council of The Nature Conservancy.

    He is also the part of the Board of Directors of DKMS Americas which is a non-profit organization and is considered to be the biggest bone marrow donor center in the whole world. There are more than 3.6 million registered donors, the Delete Blood Cancer is the forerunner in fighting against blood cancer through empowering individuals who can take action, save lives, and give bone marrow.

    Alejandro Santo Domingo joined the board in 2005, as a nominee of the Santo Domingo Group following completion of the Bavaria transaction.

    He has a detailed knowledge of the global beverage industry and of the Latin America region.

    He is the treasurer of Aid for AIDS Charity, a member of the board of trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and is also a member of the board of the US-based DKMS Americas Foundation, WNET (Channel Thirteen) and the Wildlife Conservation Society.


He has a reputation for being a warm, caring person. Evidence of this, perhaps, can be seen in his charitable efforts. He spends a quarter of his time “on the social-responsibility side,” including overseeing his family’s foundation in Colombia and serving as treasurer of Aid for aids in New York. He is also a generous donor and has championed ecological and conservancy causes.


He is engaged to Lady Charlotte Wellesley, the wedding is scheduled for early 2016.

Julio Mario Santo Domingo - Colombia - businessman , diplomat

He controlled more than 100 companies in the diversified portfolio of the "Santo Domingo Group."

Beatrice Dávila - Colombia - socialite