Cesar L. AlvarezCo-Vice Chairman
Cesar L. Alvarez rejoined the Board in 2017 after having previously served as a Watsco director from 1997 to 2015. Mr. Alvarez is Senior Chairman of the international law firm of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. (“Greenberg”). He previously served as Greenberg’s Chief Executive Officer from 1997 until his election as Executive Chairman in 2012. During his 15-year tenure as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman, he, together with his partners, led the firm to become one of the top ten law firms in the United States by leading its growth from 260 lawyers to approximately 1,850 lawyers in more than 36 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Mr. Alvarez holds degrees in law, as well as a Master in Business Administration. He brings significant entrepreneurial expertise, management experience, and knowledge from his many years of corporate governance experience, both counseling and serving on the boards of directors of other publicly traded companies. Mr. Alvarez serves on the boards of Intrexon Corporation n/k/a Precigen, Inc. (chair of the nominating and governance committee) and The St. Joe Company (member of the governance committee). He also served as Chairman and director of Mednax, Inc. through July 2020. Mr. Alvarez serves as our Co-Vice Chairman of the Board and is a member of the Nominating & Governance Committee and Strategy Committee.