May 2010. Re-elected June 2017
Key areas of experience:
consumer, sales/marketing, finance, governance.
Current external appointments:
Member, Advisory Board of the Franklin Institute. Member, Cooperation Board of Loyola University. Trustee, Nantik Lum Foundation.
Previous relevant experience:
Chairman, Iberia 2012-2013. Chairman and CEO, Iberia 2009-2011. Chairman and CEO, Altadis Group 2005-2008. Chairman, Logista 2005-2008. Director, Iberia 2005-2007. Chief Operating Officer and other various positions, Cigar Division of Altadis Group 1993-2005. Various positions at Osborne 1978-1983 and Domecq 1983-1993. Began his professional career in consultancy at Arthur Andersen & Co.