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Isidro Faine Casas, Vice Chairman of the Board


Mr. Isidro Faine Casas serves as Vice-Chairman of our Board of Directors. For over 40 years, Mr. Faine has worked in several financial institutions, including amongst others: Banco Atlantico, S.A., (1964), Banco de Asuncion (Paraguay) (1969), Banca Riva y Garcia, S.A. (1973), Banca Jover, S.A. (1974), and Banco Union, S.A. (1978). In 1982, he joined la Caixa as Deputy Executive General Manager, subsequently taking on various positions of responsibility. In April 1991, he was appointed Deputy Executive Managing Director and in 1999 rose to General Manager of the bank, before becoming Chairman from June 2007 to June 2014. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of CaixaBank since 2000, presiding from 2009 until his resignation in 2016. Mr. Faine is currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Fundacion Bancaria Caixa d'Estalvis i Pensions de Barcelona la Caixa, of Criteria Caixa, S.A.U., and of the Spanish Confederation of Savings Banks (CECA). He is also Chairman of the European Savings Banks Group (ESGB). Additionally, he is Deputy Chairman of the World Savings Banks Institute (WSBI). Furthermore, he is a member of the Boards of Directors of the Bank of East Asia and of the Suez Environment Company. He is currently the Chairman of the Spanish Confederation of Executives (CEDE), the Spanish Chapter of the Club of Rome and the Circulo Financiero. In 2008, he was appointed Honorary Chairman of Gas Natural, SDG, S.A. Mr. Faine holds a Doctorate degree in Economics, a Diploma in Senior Management from IESE Business School and an ISMP certificate in Business Administration from Harvard University. He is a member of the Royal Academy of Economics and Finance and of the Royal Academy of Doctorate Holders.

Board Membership

Company Name Board Member Since Board Committees
Telefonica SA 1994 BOARD
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