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Board of Directors

POSITION TYPE
Chairman
M. Carlos March Delgado Proprietary
1st Vice Chairman
M. Juan March de la Lastra Proprietary
2nd Vice Chairman
M. Juan March Juan Proprietary
CEO
M. Santos Martínez-Conde Gutiérrez-Barquín Executive
Coordinating Director
M. José Domingo de Ampuero y Osma Independent
Members of the Board
M. Ramón Carné Casas Executive
Ms. María Eugenia Girón Dávila Independent
Ms. María Luisa Guibert Ucín Independent
Ms. Ana María Plaza Arregui Independent
Ms. Claudia Pickholz Independent
M. Antón Pradera Jáuregui Independent
Company Secretary
M. José Ramón del Caño Palop Executive

 

Chairman

 

M. Carlos March Delgado
Chairman

 

Member of the Appointments and Remunerations Committee
Category: Proprietary Director

First appointment: 22-06-1988
Last renewal: 18-06-2020

Law graduate
Director of Banca March, S.A.
Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Juan March Foundation and the Juan March Study and Research Institute.
He has been a Director of Carrefour, S.A., Chairman of the Spanish section of the Board of Directors of the Association for the Monetary Union of Europe, founding member and first Chairman of the Institute of Economic Studies, Chairman of the Spanish group on the Trilateral Commission, member of the International Committee of JP Morgan and of the International Advisory Board of Columbia University.

He has been granted the Legion of Honour by the French Government.

Boards of Directors of listed companies:
Not a member of the Board of Directors of any other listed company in Spain or abroad.

Company shares: 11,584,348 shares
Direct stake: 10,866,810 shares
Indirect stake: 717,538 shares

Options over Company shares:
No options over Company shares held.

 

1st Vice-Chairman

 

Juan March de la Lastra
1st Vice-Chairman

 

Member of the Investment Committee
Category: Proprietary Director

 

First appointment: 28-05-2008
Last renewal: 18-06-2020

 

Degree in Business Administration and Management from Carlos III University, Madrid.
Master in Global Markets (JP Morgan, New York).

He is currently Chairman of Banca March, S.A. and Director of Viscofan, S.A.

He is entrusted with the representation of Banca March, S.A. on the Board of Directors of Corporación Financiera Alba, S.A.
He began his professional career at JP Morgan and has been Managing Director and Chairman of March Gestión de Fondos SGIIC, S.A. and of March Gestión de Pensiones SGFP, S.A. He has also been Director of Indra Sistemas, S.A., ACS, Actividades de Construcción y Servicios, S.A. and Acerinox, S.A.

Boards of Directors of listed companies: Director of Viscofan, S.A.

Company shares: 4,126,740 shares
Direct stake: 3,454,600 shares
Indirect stake: 672,140 shares

 

Options over Company shares:
No options over Company shares held.

 

2nd Vice-Chairman

 

Juan March Juan
2nd Vice-Chairman

 

Member of the Investment Committee
Category: Propietary Director

First appointment: 23-03-2011
Last renewal: 17-06-2019

Degree in Business Administration and Management from CUNEF, and Executive MBA from the IESE.
He is currently a Director and member of the Executive Committee of Banca March, S.A. and Vice-Chairman of Artá Capital, SGEIC, S.A.U.

He was previously employed at Goldman Sachs, London, at the departments focusing on consultancy in the Natural Resource and Energy, Industry, Transport and Infrastructure sectors.
He was a member of the Boards of Directors of Cobra, of Pepe Jeans/Hackett Group, and of Mecalux among others.

Boards of Directors of listed companies:
Not a member of the Board of Directors of any other listed company in Spain or abroad.

Company shares: 2,632,130 shares
Direct stake: 1,901,436 shares
Indirect stake: 730,694 shares

Options over Company shares:
No options over Company shares held.

 

CEO

 

Santos Martínez-Conde Gutiérrez-Barquín
CEO

 

Member of the Investment Committee
Category: Executive Director

First appointment: 27-09-2006
Last renewal: 18-06-2018

Civil Engineer
Master’s in Business Management and Administration from ICADE; Diploma in Nuclear Technology from ICAI
CEO of Corporación Financiera Alba, S.A. since 2006.

He is currently Director of Banca March, S.A., Artá Capital, SGEIC, S.A., Acerinox, S.A., Indra Sistemas, S.A. and CIE Automotive, S.A.

He was a member of the Boards of Directors of ACS, Actividades de Construcción y Servicios, S.A. and Unión Fenosa, S.A.
Before joining the March Group he was employed at Sener Técnica Naval e Industrial, S.A., Técnicas Reunidas, S.A., Bestinver, S.A., Corporación Borealis & Banco Urquijo, S.A.

Boards of Directors of listed companies:
Director of Acerinox, S.A.
Director of Indra Sistemas, S.A.
Director of CIE Automotive, S.A.
Company shares: 2,004 shares
Direct stake: 2,004 shares

Options over Company shares:
No options over Company shares held.

 

Coordination Director for Independent Directors

 

José Domingo de Ampuero y Osma
Coordination Director for Independent Directors
Chairman of the Investment Monitoring Committee

 

Chairman of the Investment Committee

Member of the Appointments and Remunerations Committee

Category: Independent Director

First appointment: 29-05-2013
Last renewal: 19-06-2017

Industrial Engineer (Higher School of Engineering of Bilbao) and Master of Business Administration (University of Southern California).
Among other positions, he has been a Director of San Telmo Ibérica Minera, Vice-Chairman of Naviera Vizcaína, Chairman of S.A. de Alimentación, Vice-Chairman of BBVA Bancomer, Chairman of Bodegas y Bebidas, Vice-Chairman of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Vice-Chairman of Iberdrola, Chairman of Cementos Lemona,, Director of Tubacex, S.A. as well as a member of the Executive Board of the Association for Management Progress, and a member of the Executive Board of Executive Board of the Círculo de Empresarios Vascos.
He is currently Chairman of Autopista Vasco-Aragonesa S.A., Chairman of Viscofan, S.A. and a member of Fundación Consejo España-Estados Unidos.

Boards of Directors of listed companies:
Director of Viscofán, S.A.

Company shares: 15,000 shares
Direct stake: 15,000 shares

Options over Company shares:
No options over Company shares held.

 

Directors

 

Ramón Carné Casas
Director

Category: Executive Director

First appointment: 25-05-2011
Last renewal: 17-06-2019

Industrial Engineering degree from Barcelona Technical University, and MBA from INSEAD.
He is currently Chairman and Managing Director of Artá Capital, SGEIC, S.A. He previously worked at Procter & Gamble, Torras Papiers France, and was a partner at Mercapital (from 1992 until 2011).
He is a member of the Board of Directors of Terberg Ros Roca Ltd, Satlink and Alvinesa.
He has previously been a member of the Board of Directors of ACS Servicios, Comunicaciones y Energía, Continental Auto, Vías y Construcciones, Yoigo, Bodegas Lan, Grupo Lasem, Emergia, Grupo Hospitalario Quirón, Pepe Jeans, Flex, Panasa, Energyco/Gascan and Mecalux.

Boards of Directors of listed companies:
Not a member of the Board of Directors of any other listed company in Spain or abroad.

Company shares:
No Company shares held.

Options over Company shares:
No options over Company shares held.

 

 

María Eugenia Girón Dávila
Director

Member of the Audit and Compliance Committee
Chairwoman of the Appointments and Remunerations Committee
Category: Independent Director.

First appointment: 08-06-2016

Last renewal: 18-06-2020

Senior Industrial Engineering qualification from ICAI and Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
She began her professional career at First National Bank of Chicago, Spain, before moving to Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.
From 1992 to 1997 she was Director of the Strategy and International Divisions of Loewe S.A., since 1996 part of the LVMH Moët Hennsessy Louis Vuitton Group. In 1999 she led the purchase of Carrera y Carrera, S.A. together with 3i, and was CEO of the company for six years.
In 2012 she became Chairman of Le Chameau SAS, following the Sivercloud Investments acquisition.
A member of the International Board of Oceana, of the Advisory Board of Suarez, Pedro Garcia and South Summit, the Boards of Trustees of the Royal Tapestry Factory and IE University, Chairman of the Diversity Foundation and member of YPO (Young Presidents’ Organisation), WCD (Women Corporate Directors), IWS (International Women’s Forum), Go Beyond Early Stage Investments and Rising Tide, and a member of the Executive Board of the Institute of Board Members and Directors.
The author of several books on the premium sector, and a lecturer at IE and other business schools.

Boards of Directors of listed companies:
Not a member of the Board of Directors of any other listed company in Spain or abroad.

Company shares:
No Company shares held.

Options over Company shares:
No options over Company shares held.

 

María Luisa Guibert Ucín
Director

Member of the Investment Committee

Category: Independent director.

First appointment: 17-06-2019

Graduated in Law and in Business Sciences by ICADE.
President of Algeposa Grupo and President or Director of participated companies, dedicated to port and railway logistics.
She is also a Director of Rugui, S.L. and Atusa Grupo Empresarial, S.A.
Since 2010, she has been a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee of Iberpapel Gestión, S.A.
Vice-Chairman of the Matía Foundation and member of the Board of Trustees of the San Sebastián Aquarium.
He is a member of the Executive Board of the Círculo de Empresarios Vascos, of the Governing Council of the APD Zona Norte and of the Association of Family Businesses of the Basque Country.
He has been Vice-President of the Gipuzkoa Chamber of Commerce and member of the Pasaia Port Authority Council.

Boards of Directors of listed companies: Director of Iberpapel Gestión, S.A.

Company shares:
No Company shares held.

Options over Company shares:
No options over Company shares held.

 

Ana María Plaza Arregui
Director

 

Chairman of the Audit and Compliance Committee

Category: Independent director.

First appointment: 17-06-2019

Degree in Economics and Business and in History and Geography.
In 1991 she started working as an auditor at Pricewaterhouse.
In 1995 she joined Abengoa as Head of Internal Audit and Consolidation, where she remained until 1999.
Between 1999 and 2008, she was responsible for Telvent’s financial management, investor relations and corporate development.
In 2008, she joined the Microsoft Spain team as Chief Financial Officer, a position she held until 2012, when she joined the Spanish Confederation of Business Organizations (CEOE), first as Chief Operating Officer and later as General Manager.
She is currently Director General of Immune Coding Institute.
Since 2012, she has also been a member of the Board of Trustees and President of the Executive Committee of the Loyola Andalucía University.
She has been an Independent Director and President of the Audit Committee of the Isolux Corsán Group.

Boards of Directors of listed companies: Not a member of the Board of Directors of any other listed company in Spain or abroad.

Company shares:
No Company shares held.

Options over Company shares:
No options over Company shares held.

 

 

Claudia Pickholz
Director

 

Member of the Audit and Compliance Committee
Category: Independent Director

First appointment: 08-06-2016

Las Renewal: 18-06-2020

 

Born in the USA, she graduated in Economics at Rutgers University (New Brunswick, USA), obtained her MBA at Harvard School of Business Administration (Boston, USA), and completed the TCL Programme at INSEAD (Fontainebleau, Francia).
She began her professional career at the Irving Trust Company, as Analyst for Europe and Latin America, subsequently joining McKinsey & Company, as a Consultant.
In 1987 she joined SC Johnson Wax Española, S.A. and was ultimately promoted to Marketing Director.
Subsequently, in 1994 she joined Coca-Cola, first in Spain, as Marketing Director and Planning and Control Director, then in the United Kingdom, as Client Marketing Director for Europe. She was Managing Director of McCann-Erickson Madrid, before joining Kodak, S.A. in 2003, where she held such senior positions as Marketing and Communications Director and Strategic Products Director for Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
More recently she served as Managing Director for Spain and Latin America at Elsevier, S.A., and is currently an Independent Director of Quabit Inmobiliaria, S.A. and Managing Director for the Iberian Peninsula of TCC (The Continuity Company).

Boards of Directors of listed companies:
Director of Quabit Inmobiliaria, S.A.

Company shares:
No Company shares held.

Options over Company shares:
No options over Company shares held.

 

Antón Pradera Jaúregui
Director

Member of the Investment Committee

Category: Independent Director

First appointment: 10-06-2015

Last renewal: 17-06-2019

Civil Engineer.
In 1979 he began work as a manager at Banco Bilbao, where he remained until 1985.
In 1988 he was appointed Executive Director of Nerisa, a position he held until 1993.
In 1993 he joined SEAT as Strategy Manager.
In 1995 he played a key role in the founding of Instituto Sectorial de Promoción y Gestión de Empresas, S.A. (INSSEC), where he was appointed CEO, a role which he held until 2010.
He is currently Chairman of the Board Directors of Cie Automotive, S.A., Chairman of Global Dominion Access, S.A. and Consejero de Tubacex, S.A.

Boards of Directors of listed companies:
Chairman of Cie Automotive, S.A.
Chairman of Global Dominion Access, S.A.
Director of Tubacex, S.A.

Company shares:
No Company shares held.

Options over Company shares:
No options over Company shares held.

 

Secretary Director

 

José Ramón del Caño Palop
Secretary Director
Secretary of the Board Committees

 

Category: Executive Director

First appointment: 27-05-2009
Last renewal: 19-06-2017

State Attorney (on extended leave of absence).
He has been Secretary of the Board and Legal Services Director of the Spanish National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) and of the Bank of Spain, and also a member of various working parties of the European Commission and the European Central Bank. Secretary of the Board of Corporación Financiera Alba, S.A. and of its Committees, and member of the Board of Directors of various companies of the March Group.

Boards of Directors of listed companies:
Not a member of the Board of Directors of any other listed company in Spain or abroad.

Company shares: 1,961 shares
Direct stake: 1,961 shares

Options over Company shares:
No options over Company shares held.

 

Contact






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+34 91 436 37 10

alba@corporacionalba.es

 

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