With 14 years of experience in the industry, Laura holds a bachelor´s Degree in Foreign Trade 2005 from the Tec de Monterrey Campus Chihuahua, with a Specialty in international commerce from the Corvinus University of Budapest. Between 2005 and 2008 she was Purchasing Coordinator and later Export Manager at Grupo Bafar in the food industry, having in charge the group's international sales. In 2008 she started in the automotive industry at TRW Automotive, OSS division in Chihuahua, Chih. Between 2008 and 2011 she held several different positions within the purchasing area, such as Commodity Buyer, Product Line Purchasing Coordinator, among others. In 2011 Laura moved to Koblenz Germany and joined Central Purchasing at TRW Automotive holding different positions in the area for the following 3 years. In 2014 she was promoted by TRW Automotive to the city of Querétaro, to take the leadership of the purchasing area for the NABS region (North America Braking Systems). For the first time in TRW, such key position from the purchasing group was placed directly in the operations site. Later TRW was acquired by ZF Group and Laura is currently leading different activities and global projects for the development and localization of suppliers within the region in parallel with her position as Purchasing Manager for North America.