- Josep Piqué i Camps
Josep Piqué i Camps resigned as Non-Executive Chairman of Vueling in 2013, and took over the position of Vice Chairman and CEO of Obrascón Huarte Lain (OHL), one of the largest international concession and construction groups. He started his career as an economist of the studies service “la Caixa” and became General Director of Catalan Industry in 1986. Two years later, he joined the company Ercros, where he eventually became CEO and Chairman. After serving several years within the Circle of Economics of Barcelona, he led it as Chairman (1995-96). In the following years, Mr Piqué was successively appointed Minister for Industry and Energy (1996-00), Government Spokesperson (1998-00), Minister of Foreign Affairs (2000-02) and Minister of Science and Technology (2002-03). Furthermore to his engagements, he served as Deputy, Senator and President of the Popular Party of Catalonia (2003-07). Mr Piqué holds a PhD in Economics and Business Studies and is a law graduate from the University of Barcelona, where he also serves as a lecturer of economic theory.
Current mandates in addition to the one listed in the chart above are set forth below:
– Advisory Board of Seat, Volkswagen Group
– Member of the Board of Directors of Circulo de Economia
– Chairman of Spain–Japan Council Foundation
– Chairman of Vertice 360 Servicios Audiovisuales, S.A.
– Member of the Board of Directors of Plasmia Biotech, S.L.
Former mandates for the last five years:
– Chairman of Mixta Africa (until 2010)
– Member of the Board of Directors of Applus Technologies Holding, S.L. (until 2012)
– Chairman of Vueling (until 2013)
– Member of the Board of Directors of Ezentis, S.A. (until 2013)
– Member of the Board of Directors of Grupo San Jose, S.A. (until 2013)