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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consists of professionals who represent a diverse array of knowledge and experience in different fields, as well as age and gender. These professionals are selected after analyzing the needs of this governing body. This page features the professional profile of each member.

Manuel Manrique Cecilia

Manuel Manrique Cecilia

Chairman and CEO

Kind:

Executive

% Capital:

1,535 %

Professional and biographical profile:

Born in Navas de San Juan (Jaén). He studied Civil Engineering at the Technical Engineering School of Madrid. He joined Ferrovial after finishing his degree.

He is part of the founding members of Sacyr. He began his career in Sacyr as a Delegate in Andalusia, and later rose to the post of Regional Director.

Manuel Manrique was named Sacyr's Director of International Construction in 1998.

In 2000 he was named Sacyr's General Manager of Construction.

In 2003, coinciding with the merger with Vallehermoso and the creation of the Sacyr Vallehermoso Group, Manrique was appointed President and CEO of the holding company's construction division.

In November 2004, Manrique was elected CEO of the Sacyr Vallehermoso Group and he was appointed President of the Sacyr Vallehermoso Group (Sacyr today) in October 2011.

He was named member of the Board of Directors and Second Vice President of Repsol on April 25, 2013.

Other boards of directors:

  • Director of Sacyr Construcción S.A.U., and Valoriza Gestión S.A.U.
  • President of Sacyr Concesiones
  • Director of Sacyr Fluor, S.A.
  • Director and 2nd Vice Chairman of Repsol, S.A.
  • Manager of Tebalsa Construcciones e Inversiones, S.L and Cymofag, S.L.
  • Representative of the Only Manager of Sacyr Vallehermoso Participaciones Mobiliarias, S.L.
  • Representative of the Only Manager of Sacyr Finance, S.A.
Demetrio Carceller Arce

Demetrio Carceller Arce

1st Vice Chairman

Kind:

Proprietary (represented to the significant shareholder Disa Corporación Petrolífera, S.A.)

% Capital:

12,593 %

Professional and biographical profile:

1962. He holds a degree in Business Studies from Madrid Complutense University and a Masters in Business Administration specialising in finance. MBA (Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. Durham, Carolina del Norte).

Other boards of directors:

  • Vice Chairman of Ebro Ebro Foods, S.A.
  • Executive President of the Limited Company DAMM
  • President of Disa Corporación Petrolifera, S.A.
José Manuel Loureda Mantiñán

Prilou, S.L.

Director

Kind:

Proprietary

% Capital:

3,333 %

Professional and biographical profile:

Born in 1939 in Betanzos (La Coruña). PhD in Civil Engineering, class of 1964. He worked at Ferrovial from 1965 until 1986, holding a range of positions from Site Manager to Assistant Construction Manager and actively participating in all civil works built by Ferrovial in that period.

Founder of Sacyr, where he was CEO until 2000 and President until 2003. After Sacyr's merger with Vallehermoso, from 2003 to 2004 he served as President of the Sacyr Vallehermoso Group until November 10, 2004.

Other boards of directors:

José Manuel Loureda Mantiñán (represented)

  • Presidente de Valoriza Gestión, S.A.U.
  • Consejero de Sacyr Construcción, S.A.
  • Consejero de Repsol, S.A. 
Juan María Aguirre Gonzalo

Juan María Aguirre Gonzalo

Director

Kind:

Independent

% Capital:

0,006 %

Professional and biographical profile:

Born in 1962.

Degree in Economics and Business Studies from ICADE. Master's Degree in Financial Management from the IE Business School in Madrid.

1985/1989: BANCO DE PROGRESO, S.A. Department of Risk, Management and Planning

1989/1990: FINANCING AND LEASING COMPANY FOR MERCEDES-BENZ CFO 

1990/2005: TORREAL, S.A.: CEO.

Responsible for the Torreal Group's financial investments and member of the Board of Directors of companies in which Torreal has a share:

INOVA, SCR, S.A. (President). Venture capital for new technologies

BECASA. Outsourcing and Mortgages

EL MOLINAR, S.A; Nayla and Urnova. Real estate agency

ARBARIN S.I.M.C.A.V, S.A., NAIRA SIMCAVF, MACKEREL SIMCAV.  BODEGAS CVNE, SAR.  Care Services for Seniors.

Since 2006: QUANTICA ASESORES, S.A: Financial advice to Family and Institutional Groups. Director General Manager.

Other boards of directors:

  • Director of Merlin Properties, member of his Audit Committee.

  • Director of CRB Inverbio.

  • Director of SICAVS: Maltisa, Quantop and Gardama.

  • Director of EOM Perú and CGU Colombia.

Tomás Fuertes Fernández

Grupo Corporativo Fuertes, S.L.

Director

Kind:

Propietary (in representation of Grupo Empresarial Fuertes, S.L.)

% Capital:

6,294 %

Professional and biographical profile:

Represented by Tomas Fuertes Fernández. 1940. Business Management Graduate by the University of Murcia and by the Chamber of Commerce of Murcia and Commercial management Graduate.

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food granted him the number commendation to food merit in 2006 for his important role in the development and modernization of Spanish food sector.

Best business career in 2003 according to the publication Actualidad Económica.

Entrepreneur of the year 2004 chosen by Ernst and Young, IESE and the newspaper ABC.

In 2008 the publication Dirigentes awarded him by his Business Career. 

Manager of the year of the food sector by Club Dirigentes de la Industria y la Distribución 2008.

Best business career in 2009 by economic magazine Capital. 

In 2010 Club Financiero Génova appoints him Best Businessman of the year and the Federation of Associations of radios and Televisions in Spain grants him the Antena de Oro 2010 as best businessman. Second businessperson who received this award in its history.

In 2011 he has been awarded the Gold Medal for Merit in Labour.

In 2013 is recognised with the Murcia Gold Medal

The Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness has granted him the Medal for Merit in Trade in 2013.

In 2014, named Gold Medal of the CROEM (Confederation of entrepeneurs of the region of Murcia)

Prize COFIDES (Spanish Company for Development Funding) for his boost for the internationalisation in 2015.

He takes part in the Executive Bodies of the following institutions; 

Member of the Executive Committee of the Chamber of Commerce in Spain; member of the Executive Committee of the Confederation of entrepreneurs of the region of Murcia, CROEM; President of the Association for the progress of the Management in the region of Murcia, APD and Honorary President of The Murcia Association of Family Business (Amefmur).

Other boards of directors:

Javier Adroher Biosca

Javier Adroher Biosca

Director

Kind:

Proprietary (in representation of Disa Corporación Petrolífera, S.A.)

% Capital:

0,006 %

Professional and biographical profile:

1963. Graduate in Business Management (Specialized Company's economics) at C.U.N.E.F. (Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros – University College of Financial Studies) by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Executive M.B.A. at I.E.S.E. (Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Empresa – Enterprise Higher Studies Institute) Madrid.

He has studied advanced courses of financial advisory, technical analysis and valuations of companies in the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles (I.E.B)

Other boards of directors:

Director of Rincasa (representing Bicar, S.A.), director of Istria Capital SCR and director of Bicar, S.A.

Augusto Delkader Teig

Augusto Delkader Teig

Director

Kind:

Independent

% Capital:

0,00 %

Professional and biographical profile:

1950. He studied Law, Journalism and Business Management.

Fellow of the Spanish promotion of the German Marshall Found.

His profesional activity has been focused in the management of the communication companies, leaders in the Spanish-speaking markets. As CEO of Prisa Radio, he realized the implantation and development of the company in Latin America.

Other boards of directors:

  • President of Prisa Radio.

  • Council vowel of Caracol Radio.

  • Member of the Social Sciences Council of the Fundación Ramón Areces.

María Jesús de Jaén Beltrá

María Jesús de Jaén Beltrá

Director

Kind:

Independent

% Capital:

0,00 %

Professional and biographical profile:

She holds a Degree in Economics from the University of Alicante and an MBA from the University of Houston, and she has spent most of her professional career in the international banking risk sector (Santander Bank, Bankia). In recent years, she has developed an advisory role for the financing of sustainable green economy projects as Risk Management Consultant in the Green Climate Fund, and as an independent consultant in climate change mitigation projects.

Other boards of directors:

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Luis Javier Cortés Domínguez

Luis Javier Cortés Domínguez

Director

Kind:

Other External

% Capital:

0,00 %

Professional and biographical profile:

Born in 1955.

Law degree, University of Granada. Doctor of Law, University of Bologna (Italy), awarded Domenico Belvedere and Leone Bolaffio Awards. 

1978/1979: Grant holder from Real Colegio de San Clemente de los Españoles in Bolonia

1980: Grant holder from Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst.

1980/1985: Professor of Commercial Law and Companies’ Law at CEU and CUNEF, and at the Spanish Central Bank (1982-1985)

1982: Associate professor of commercial law at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

1984: Professor of Commercial Law at Universidad Autónoma of Barcelona, Pompeu Fabra University (1990) and Alcalá University (Madrid) (1994).

1986: Visiting Professor at Miami University (Florida, USA) 

1987:  Distinguished Professor at the Institute of Higher Business Studies (IESE) 

2004/2016: Director of the Master of Business Law of CIFF (International Center for Financial Studies) 

Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Commercial Law, founded in 1947

Member of the Bar since 1987

National and international arbitrator.

1987: Founding Partner and President of “Cortés, Abogados”.

1996-1998: Member of the Advisory Committee of the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV).

Author of various books and articles on corporate law, commercial contracts and financial markets since 1979.

Corporate Governance advisor

Other boards of directors:

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José Joaquín Güell Ampuero

José Joaquín Güell Ampuero

Director

Kind:

Independent

% Capital:

0,00 %

Professional and biographical profile:

With a degree in Economics from Harvard and from Sciences Pro (Paris, France), he is a Senior Member of the Industrial Advisory Board of Investindustrial and has extensive experience in investment banking (at Lazard as Managing Director, Santander Investment and Merrill Lynch) and business management (as CFO and General Director of Recoletos Group). He has participated in national and international mergers and acquisitions for over 20 years, and has extensive experience in financial and capital markets.

Other boards of directors:

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Isabel Martín Castella

Isabel Martín Castella

Director

Kind:

Independent.

% Capital:

0,00 %

Professional and biographical profile:

She holds a Degree in Economics and Business Studies from the Complutense University, and in 1977 she passed the Senior Corps of Commercial Technicians and Economists of the State entrance exam.

From 1977-1985 she held a number of positions in the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Trade and Tourism. She participated in negotiations on several chapters of the Treaty of Accession of Spain to the European Communities. She is also a professor for the postgraduate course in International Trade at the National University of Distance Education (UNED).

From 1985 -1987 she served as the Chief of Staff for the Vice President of the National Industry Institute (INI) and is the Chairwoman on the Boards of Directors for several companies in the INI Group and member of the Economic and Social Committee of the European Communities.

From 1987-2000 she served as Deputy Director General at Banco Central Hispano and Banco Santander, responsible for stock investments, privatization financing and international operations as well as project financing in general and concessions in particular. She has also sat on the Board of Directors of CESCE, COFIDES and Central Hispano Puerto Rico Inc.

From 2000-2006 she held the position of Vice President and Member of the Board of the European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union’s financial agency to which all member states belong.

From 2006-2011 she held the position of manager of the Madrid International Financial Centre Association, which includes major Spanish banks, the Madrid Stock Exchange, the Community of Madrid and the Madrid City Council, to promote Madrid’s financial center.

From 2012-2013 she served as CEO of Spanish state-run company Expansión Exterior, whose shareholders are ICEX and SEPI.

Since 2013, she has served as a member of the Supervisory Boards of ING GROEP N.V., and ING Bank Holding company and banking group with presence in over 40 countries.

From May 2013 to September 2015 he was also member of the Supervisory  Board of ING Verzekeringen N.V holding of insurances of ING Groep N.V, at the present  Nationale Nederlanden N.V.

Other boards of directors:

Member of Supervisory Board ING Groep N.V. and of ING Bank N.V. Holding Company.

Elena Jiménez de Andrade Astorqui

Elena Jiménez de Andrade Astorqui

Director

Kind:

Independent

% Capital:

0,00 %

Professional and biographical profile:

Madrid, 1968. Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (CEU San Pablo) GMP (General Management Program) at IESE Business School, Qualified Insurance Broker – Broker for the Ministry of Economy (General Directorate of Insurance and Pension Funds).

Corporate consulting experience in the fields of innovation and digital transformation, promoting change in all evolutionary processes of the insurance industry and the digital ecosystem of insurance distribution.

Extensive expertise in project management for the implementation of new digital business models, involving mission-critical IT services and business continuity, as well as risk management and direction of the corporate global strategy for R+D.

Other boards of directors:

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Raimundo Baroja Rieu

VOCAL

Kind:

Propietary

% Capital:

0,000 %

Professional and biographical profile:

Born in 1942 in Tenerife. A Civil and Structural Engineer graduated from the University of Sheffield, UK, he began his professional career in construction in England, working with John Laing, and then moved on to the world of consultancy with Heredia & Moreno and Torán & Cía. in Spain and in the Middle East (Iraq). Subsequently, he joined the Australian group Pioneer Concrete, linked to the manufacturing and distribution of construction materials and ready-mixed concrete, undertaking management tasks in Spain and Austria, where he held the position of Country Manager.

Following the legalisation of gambling in Spain, he was hired by the Hon. Cabildo Insular de Tenerife for the implementation and management of gaming casinos through a public company owned by the regional government, developing and managing a network of three casinos on the island (Casinos de Tenerife).

He joined the Disa Group in 1988, where he was Commercial Director, General Manager and later Chief Executive Officer (CEO), leaving the position of CEO to currently hold the position of Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee of Disa Corporación Petrolífera, S.A., and Chair of the DISA Foundation. He is also a director and member of the Audit Committee of the brewing company, S.A. DAMM.

He has been Chair of AOGLP (Spanish Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Operators) and member of the Hydrocarbons Advisory Council of the National Energy Commission; member of the Board of Directors of the Corporación de Reservas Estratégicas de Productos Petrolíferos (CORES); director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Compañía Logística de Hidrocarburos S.A (CLH) and director and member of the Audit Committee of Sacyr S.A. He has also been Chair of the Social Council of the Universidad de La Laguna (Tenerife).

At European level, he has been Vice-President of the Union Pétrolière Européenne Indépendante in Brussels (UPEI) and policy coordinator for Strategic Stocks of Petroleum Products.

Other boards of directors:

• Vicepresidente de Disa Corporación Petrolífera, S.A.

• Consejero de SA. DAMM

Ana María Sala Andrés

Ana María Sala Andrés

Secretary non director

Kind:

% Capital:

Professional and biographical profile:

She joined CORTÉS ABOGADOS in 2005 and she has been a Partner in the Firm since 2014.

Degree in Law, Autonomous University of Barcelona; Master’s Degree in Comparative Law, Autonomous University of Barcelona; LL.M. University of California at Berkeley (USA); Doctor in Law, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona. Assistant Professor, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona; Director of Law Studies at the Virtual University UOC, Barcelona.

Author of books and publications on Commercial Law.

Extensive experience in corporate practice, mergers and acquisitions operations, in the contract area, and in participation in national and international arbitrations. He develops his professional practice at the national and international level. She has advised, in particular, on corporate governance and sustainability to listed and unlisted companies in Spain, has participated in the restructuring and refinancing of national and international corporate groups, has advised Family Offices in the development of its activities, has participated in OPVs and OPAs, and has extensive practice in international arbitration.

Other boards of directors:

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Alfonso Aguirre Díaz-Guardamino

Alfonso Aguirre Díaz-Guardamino

Vice secretary non director

Kind:

% Capital:

Professional and biographical profile:

Five years degree of Law from the CEU San Pablo University of Madrid, 

He has been an internal lawyer of the company "Sacyr" (1991/1995); legal advisor of "Auxini, S.A." (1995/1998); member of the Legal Advisory of "ACS Proyectos Obras y Construcciones, S.A." (1998/2000); Director of the Legal Advisory of "Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios, S.A." (2000/2015) and Director of the Legal Department of "ACS, Servicios Comunicaciones y Energía, S.L." (2015/2016).. 

He has been a member of the Boards of Directors of numerous companies integrated in the Corporate ACS Industrial Group.

He currently holds the position of Vice- Secretary of the Boarding Directors Meeting of Sacyr, S.A. and its Committees, member of the Regulatory Compliance Unit and Director of the Legal Business Advisory of the Sacyr Group.

Other boards of directors:

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