Board of Directors
Carlos has a degree in economic and business sciences from the University of Deusto, having studied doctorate in economics at the same university.
He began his professional career in the industrial multinational glass manufacturer BSN Gervais Danone, located in Paris and in Gelselkirchen, Germany. Subsequently, he developed a career in the banking sector, assuming different management responsibilities in the bank currently called BBVA, highlighting, in chronological order: deputy director of Banco de Vizcaya en Castilla y León, regional manager of Indubán, CEO of the subsidiary in Belgium of the group Gesbanque, CEO of Privanza, manager of institutional banking at BBVA.
He has also been a board member of Argón, Compañía Nacional de Oxígeno, Compañía Navarra de Oxígeno, Fiseat, Gestión de Activos Inmobiliarios, Solete Hispania, and president for 15 years of the industrial company Sibelco Hispania, a subsidiary of one of the world's leading companies in the minerals sector for industrial uses.
Carlos Delclaux is currently an independent director, Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, and member of the Audit Committee of Vocento, a listed company and leading group in the media sector in Spain. He is also a non-executive director of Talleres de Amurrio and Amurrio Ferrocarril y Equipos, active companies in the railway material sector. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Board of Rioja Alta, S.A., a winery of reference in Europe.
Carlos has been non-executive chairman of the Board of Directors of Vidrala since 2002.
Eduardo holds a degree in business and marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (London), and a MBA from IEDE Business School (Madrid).
He has been the CEO of Workcenter, a leading company in the reprography sector, for the last ten years. Since then, he has been responsible for the restructuring of the business, focusing on its profitability, a constant cost control and sales growth.
Prior to Workcenter, he founded various businesses and has a long experience in the retail sector, having been involved in the management of companies as K-tuin and Área Pc.
Eduardo is non-executive director of Vidrala since 2005. With experience in the creation of new businesses, as well as in their management, he provides Vidrala with a strategic vision focused on business development.
Esteban, born in Vera de Bidasoa, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Suffolk University, Boston. He has completed the upper insurance course to obtain the Insurance Intermediary diploma, and is a graduate of the Association of Insurance Intermediaries of Madrid.
He has developed his professional career in the insurance sector, having worked for more than twenty years in this segment, advising companies on their risk hedging policies.
Jan, born in Stockholm, has a degree in business administration from the School of Business, Economics and Law of Göteborg, Sweden.
He developed his professional career in the United Kingdom, reaching senior management positions mainly related to the financial area or general management. Among other roles, he was chief financial officer (CFO) of Commodore International and Hertz (Europe), and chief executive officer (CEO) of Axus International.
Subsequently, he has accumulated extensive experience as board member of different international companies, having been a non-executive director of Lavendon Group Plc, PHS Group Plc and Northgate Plc; and chairman of CRC Group Plc, Car Park Group AB, easyHotel Plc and Speedy Services Plc. He currently serves as chairman of the French company Via Location S.A.
Jan was appointed as independent director of Vidrala in 2016. He is currently chairman of the nomination and remuneration committee and member of the audit and compliance committee.
Luis has a degree in economic and business sciences from the University of the Basque Country, having studied post-graduate course at the University of Berkeley.
Luis has professional experience in controlling, investments –including different financial instruments–, and the promotion and development of renewable energy projects, highlighting the creation –among others– of Ceconat Energy G.m.b.H., based in Hamburg.
He has been a finance professor in several institutions, such as ICADE; consultant at Serbal, S.A. (subsidiary of Creditanstalt-Bankverein AG) and CP Consultores S.A.; and member of the board of directors of Norton P.H., S.A., Postensa, S.A. y Llucalari Hotel, S.L.
Ramón, born in Bilbao, has a degree in economic and business sciences from CUNEF.
He has developed his professional career in the financial sector, where he has accumulated twenty-five years of experience working for BBVA, in functions related to the areas of corporate banking for large companies, capital markets, structured financing solutions and, more recently, global transaction banking, cash management and digital transformation.
Ramón is currently a member of the strategy committee.
Teresa holds a degree in business administration and management from CUNEF, Madrid.
She has developed her professional career in the financial sector, where she has more than twenty-five years of experience in areas such as financial analysis, asset management and investment, having held positions of responsibility in Banco BANIF and Santander Private Banking, where she currently provides her professional services.
Teresa was appointed non-executive director of Vidrala in 2014, within the category of independent director. She is currently member of the audit and compliance committee and of the nomination and remuneration committee.
Virginia, born in Bilbao, has a degree in economic and business sciences from the University of the Basque Country, having completed postgraduate studies in business management at Inside.
She has developed her professional career in the field of business internationalization, having worked for thirteen years in the Chamber of Commerce of Bilbao, and twelve years in Pronet Consulting and Fatronik System. She currently works as an internationalization and business development consultant.
Aitor was born in San Sebastián. After studying business sciences at the University of the Basque Country, he completed postgraduate course at Wharton University in the field of Integration Management.
He began his professional career in the logistics sector, reaching the position of chief operating officer (COO) at DHL Iberia. Currently, he is a board member in several companies and managing partner of Ekolo Productos Ecológicos, Parque Solar Cabanillas and Limaskoa.
Aitor has been a non-executive director of Vidrala since 2008, representing Addvalia Capital, S.A.
Rita Maria de Noronha e Melo Santos Gallo, born in Lisbon, has a degree in management from the Lusíada University in Lisbon, having obtained a postgraduate course in financial management from the same center.
Rita has developed her professional career in the area of marketing with a special presence in the segment of audiovisual media and new technologies. She has worked, among others, on tasks related to the projects “Arte Corebusiness – Gestão de Patrocínios e Publicidade Lda Utopia Filmes”, “Lisboa 94 – Capital Europeia da Cultura” and “Portfruit – Sociedade Portuguesa de Exportação de Legumes e Frutas Lda”.
She currently manages the family holding Noronha Gallo S.à r.l., while working as consultant in Imohahn, S.A. Moreover, Rita is a non-executive director of Vidrala representing NORONHA GALLO SGPS SA.
Fernando Gumuzio Iñíguez de Onzoño
Fernando has a degree in law and economic sciences from the University of Deusto. He is founding member of Grupo Azora and board member of Azora Capital and its subsidiaries. He has been a promoter and board member since the constitution of Hispania Activos Inmobiliarios, Socimi.
Prior to the founding of Grupo Azora, he was general manager responsible for the asset management, private banking and insurance division of Santander Group and member of its executive committee, as well as director of several Santander Group companies.
Fernando has also been, among others, independent director of the bank Caixa Geral, chairman of the board of Sample Test, laboratory of clinical analysis and diagnostic services, executive vice-president of Eolic Corporation CESA, renewable energy company, president of Transmol Logística, hydrocarbons logistics and natural gas management services company, and independent director of listed companies Cortefiel and Zeltia.
Fernando was appointed as independent director of Vidrala in 2019. He is currently chairman of the audit and compliance committee.