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Portrait de José Ignacio Sánchez Galán
Age : 67
Public asset : 75,137,272 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Iberdrola SA - Avangrid Inc

Summary 
Mr. José Ignacio Sánchez Galán is Chairman at Avangrid, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Iberdrola SA, Chairman at Scottish Power Ltd., Chairman-Social Council at University of Salamanca, a Member at Círculo de Economía, a Member at Círculo de Empresarios, a Member at Círculo de Empresarios Vascos, a Member at Consejo Empresarial Para La Competitividad, a Member at Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership, a Member at GlobalScot Network, a Member at La Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección and a Professor at Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid.

He is on the Board of Directors at Bodega Matarromera SA, Aspen Institute Spain Foundation, Fundacion Carolina, Fundación Cotec, Fundación General de la Universidad de Salamanca, Fundacion Iberdrola, Fundacion Museo Guggenheim de Bilbao, Fundación Príncipe de Girona, Fundacion Universitaria Comillas, Museo Nacional Del Prado, Real Instituto Elcano and The Prince of Asturias Foundation. Mr. Sánchez Galán was previously employed as Chairman-Electricity Cluster by World Economic Forum, Chairman by Iberdrola Renovables SA, Chairman by Iberdrola USA, Inc., Chief Executive Officer by Airtel Movil SA, Chairman by EuroJet Turbo GmbH, Chairman by Desafio Espanol 2007 SA, Chairman by Iberdrola Inmobiliaria SAU, Director & General Manager by Industría de Turbo Propulsores SA, Member-Supervisory Board by Nutreco NV, Chairman by Scottish Power UK Plc, and Chief Executive Officer by Vodafone Espana SAU.

He also served on the board at Grupo Matarromera SL, Page Iberica SA and Red Eléctrica Corp. SA.

He received his undergraduate degree from the Instituto Catolico de Administracion y Direccion de Empresas and an undergraduate degree from Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería.


Current positions of José Ignacio Sánchez Galán 
NameTitle Since
Iberdrola SA
(Electric Utilities)
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 2001
Avangrid Inc
(Multiline Utilities)
Chairman 2015
Scottish Power Ltd. Chairman 2000
Bodega Matarromera SA Director -
Museo Nacional Del Prado Trustee -
Fundación Príncipe de Girona Trustee -
Fundación Cotec Trustee -
Fundacion Carolina Trustee -
Fundacion Museo Guggenheim de Bilbao Trustee -
Fundacion Iberdrola Trustee -
Real Instituto Elcano Trustee -
The Prince of Asturias Foundation Trustee -
Fundacion Universitaria Comillas Trustee -
Fundación General de la Universidad de Salamanca Trustee -
Aspen Institute Spain Foundation Trustee -
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid Professor -
University of Salamanca Chairman-Social Council -
Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership Member -
Círculo de Empresarios Member -
La Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección Member -
Círculo de Empresarios Vascos Member -
Círculo de Economía Member -
Consejo Empresarial Para La Competitividad Member -
GlobalScot Network Member -


Holdings of José Ignacio Sánchez Galán 
NameEquities%Valuation
Iberdrola (IBE)
Electric Utilities
8,992,3980.14%73,464,564 USD
Avangrid Inc (AGR)
Multiline Utilities
106,4000.034%5,183,808 USD


José Ignacio Sánchez Galán : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Francisco González Rodríguez Real Instituto Elcano
The Prince of Asturias Foundation
Fundacion Carolina
Museo Nacional Del Prado
Fundación Príncipe de Girona
José Sáinz Armada Iberdrola SA
Avangrid Inc
Scottish Power Ltd.
Pedro Azagra Blázquez Iberdrola SA
Avangrid Inc
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
Santiago Martínez Garrido Iberdrola SA
Avangrid Inc
Fundacion Iberdrola
Juan Carlos Rebollo Liceaga Iberdrola SA
Avangrid Inc
Scottish Power Ltd.
Antonio Huertas Mejías Consejo Empresarial Para La Competitividad
Fundacion Carolina
The Prince of Asturias Foundation
University of Salamanca
Josep Oliu Creus The Prince of Asturias Foundation
Círculo de Economía
Fundación Príncipe de Girona
Antonio Brufau Niubó Consejo Empresarial Para La Competitividad
Real Instituto Elcano
Círculo de Economía
Antonio Llardén Carratalá Aspen Institute Spain Foundation
Real Instituto Elcano
Fundación Príncipe de Girona
Neil Clitheroe Iberdrola SA
Scottish Power Ltd.


Biography of José Ignacio Sánchez Galán 
José Ignacio Sánchez Galán (Salamanca, 1950) is a Spanish businessman. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Iberdrola, a multinational group with a presence in dozens of countries comprising major companies including ScottishPower in the UK, Iberdrola USA and Elektro in Brazil.

Biography
Born in Salamanca, Spain in 1950, married and the father of four children. He then moved to Madrid where he graduated in electro-mechanical industrial engineering from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería (ICAI) at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas.

He also graduated in Business Administration and Foreign Trade from the Instituto Católico de Administración y Dirección de Empresas (ICADE) at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Madrid) and obtained a degree in General Business Administration and Foreign Trade from the Escuela de Organización Industrial (EOI) of Madrid. He speaks English, French and Italian.

Career

Galan began his professional career in 1972 at Sociedad Española del Acumulador Tudor, where from various executive posts he managed the company’s international expansion.
In the early 1990s, Ignacio Galán managed Industria de Turbopropulsores (ITP)

[Ignacio Sánchez Galán.jpg|thumb|Ignacio Sánchez Galán, visiting the works at Maine Power Reliability Program (U.S.A.).]

He is also a visiting lecturer at Strathclyde University in Glasgow and he has been a lecturer at ICAI’s Industrial Engineering College. In 2011 he was given an Honorary Degree by the University of Edinburgh and by the University of Salamanca, in recognition to his capacity for innovation, constant change and strategic vision throughout his professional career. Best CEO in the European utilities sector in the 2011 All-Europe Executive Team ranking, prepared by Institutional Investor Research; 2008 Business Leader of the Year award from the Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce; and the 2008 International Economy Award from the Cristóbal Gabarrón Foundation.

Source @ Wikipedia




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The Institute of International Finance, Inc.
Fundación Conferencia Anual Francisco Fernández Ordóñez
Asociación Española de Fundaciones
Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia


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