Corporate governance

Jaime Echegoyen Enríquez de la Orden

President

Jaime Echegoyen Enríquez de la Orden

A graduate in Law from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Jaime Echegoyen has 35 years of experience in the national and international financial sector, in which he has occupied various executive positions. He was the CEO of Barclays in Spain and Portugal (2011-2013) and prior to that CEO of Bankinter (2002-2010), where he began working in 1988.

Prior to joining Bankinter, Echegoyen worked for nine years at Bank of America, in the New York and London headquarters.

He joined Sareb in 2014 as CEO and was named Executive Chairman in 2015.

Juan Ignacio Ruiz de Alda
Propietary Director

Juan Ignacio Ruiz de Alda

Juan Ignacio Ruiz de Alda holds a degree in Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid-CEU and benefits from more than 30 years of experience in the real estate sector. He has headed up development, refurbishment and property sales projects, both in Spain and overseas. He was Deputy Director of Corporación Inmobiliaria Hispamer / Vallehermoso and Founding Partner of Parkhabitat Tasaciones. He has also held various positions at Grupo Santander and was a Board Member at Metrovacesa.

Eduardo Aguilar Fernández-Hontoria
Propietary Director

Eduardo Aguilar Fernández-Hontoria

Eduardo Aguilar Fernández-Hontoria is Trade Specialist and Economist for the Spanish Government, and among other roles he has been Managing Director of BNP Paribas, Financial Director for the National Energy Commission (CNE), Managing Director of Insurance Companies and Pension Funds, and Head of External Debt for the Treasury. He also has a wealth of corporate governance experience, and has sat on the Board of Directors for the ICO, CESCE, Consorcio de Compensación de Seguros and OMICLEAR, and is currently Director at OMEL, among other roles.

Joaquín Vilar Barrabeig
Propietary Director

Joaquín Vilar Barrabeig

Joaquín Vilar Barrabeig, has a degree in Business Sciences and a Master’s in Business Administration from ESADE. He began his professional career in 1985 at Arthur Andersen as an advisor/auditor for financial institutions.

In 1996 he joined “la Caixa”/CaixaBank, where he was a member of the Management Committee between 2004 and 2018. He has performed management duties in the areas of administrative and financial monitoring, and since 2011 he has held the position of Assistant General Manager of Internal Auditing. He currently acts as an advisor to the senior management at CaixaBank.

Enric Rovira Masachs
Propietary Director

Enric Rovira Masachs

Enric Rovira is currently Deputy Managing Director of Banco Sabadell, as well as heading up the Asset Conversion, Industrial and Real Estate Holdings Department at the bank. He also previously managed the Corporate Banking and Global Operations Unit at the bank.

Jorge Mondéjar López
Propietary Director

Jorge Mondéjar López

Jorge Mondéjar López has been Accounts Auditor and Managing Director for Risks at Caixabank since November 2016, and is responsible for global risk management, internal monitoring and foreclosed asset management. He was previously Managing Director of Intervention, Management Control and Capital for the bank. Prior to joining CaixaBank in April 2000, he worked at Arthur Andersen in accounts auditing and on banking consultancy projects. He is a board member of the Club de Gestión de Riesgos (Risk Management Club) and Buildingcenter.​​​

FROB: represented by Jaime Ponce Huerta
Propietary Director

FROB: represented by Jaime Ponce Huerta

Jaime Ponce Huerta holds a degree in Economics and Law from Carlos III University and a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from the School of Industrial Organisation and the Institute of Fiscal Studies. He belongs to the Higher Corps of Civil Administrators of the State (2005) and is currently the Managing Director of the Fund for Orderly Bank Restructuring (appointed on 14 February 2015) and Spanish member of the EU Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM).

Ponce Huerta has spent almost his whole professional career at the General Secretariat of the Treasury, more specifically designing and implementing financial policies, both Spanish, as well as international, in the banking and capital markets sectors. Until he joined the FROB, he was Deputy-Managing Director of Legislation and Financial Policy at the General Secretariat of the Treasury in the Ministry of Economy and Competitivity. Jaime Ponce has also taught extensively, both as a lecturer in various different forums and institutions and as a professor at the Financial Studies Centre.

Up until February 2015, he was also a member of the ICO's Board of Directors.

Jaime Rodríguez Andrade
Propietary Director

Jaime Rodríguez Andrade

Jaime Rodríguez Andrade, currently Managing Director of the NPA (Non-Performing Assets), Restructurings and Corporate Stakeholdings area at Banco Santander, boasts a lengthy international career in investment banking and consultancy. Prior to joining Banco Santander in January 2017, Jaime held various positions in financial markets at Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank and was also a consultant at McKinsey &Co. Jaime holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the ICAI at Universidad Pontifica Comillas and an MBA from Columbia University (New York, USA).

Francisca Ortega Hernández-Agero
Propietary Director

Francisca Ortega Hernández-Agero

Francisca Ortega holds a degree in Economics and Business Studies from CUNEF and an MBA from IESE.

She has more than 30 years of experience in the national and international finance sector. She was Head of Corporate Banking Risk at Banco Central Hispano (1996-1999) and in 2000, when BCH merged with Banco Santander; Francisca Ortega held various different positions in the new bank. From 2009 she held the position of Head of the Client Restructuring Area.

Javier García-Carranza Benjumea
Propietary Director

Javier García-Carranza Benjumea

Javier García-Carranza holds a degree in Business Administration from the Universidad Carlos III in Madrid, and currently serves as Group Senior Executive Vice-President at Banco Santander. He oversees Corporate Stakeholdings and the Distressed Asset Business at a global level.
Prior to joining Banco Santander in February 2016, he spent 17 years working as both investo r and advisor for real estate transactions. During his last few years at Morgan Stanley, he served as Co-Head of the Real Estate investment banking business for the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa). He boasts an extensive track record in real estate and corporate transactions, with experience as an investor, advisor and lender for stock flotations, M&As and debt/capital issues with a combined value of USD75,000 million.
Javier García-Carranza sits on various boards of directors, with roles including: Chairman of the Board of Directors at Merlin Properties Socimi. Board Member and Executive Committee Member at the Management Company for Assets Arising from the Banking Sector Reorganisation (Sareb), Board Member at Metrovacesa, S.A., Board Member at Santander Mexico, Santander Spain and Quasar, S.A.

Iñaki Goicoetxeta González
Independent Director

Iñaki Goicoetxeta González

Holds a degree in Law from the Universidad de Deusto, as well as a degree in Business Economics from the Universidad Autónoma de Bilbao. He specialises in Public Law, has occupied several managerial positions in local, provincial and regional authorities in the Basque Country. Since 1992, as well as his work at the Acies Abogados law firm, he lectures at the Universidad de Deusto Law School.

Idoia Arteagabeitia González
Independent Director

Idoia Arteagabeitia González

Idoya Arteagabeitia is a State Attorney, currently on leave of absence. Her most recent professional appointments have included partnerships at two law firms, and she has previously held the position of Director of Legal Services at Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO), as well as acting as Secretary on the ICO’s General Council.

She has extensive professional experience in the international arena through her work with the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), where she held the position of Director of Legal Services and coordinated a number of foreign projects. She is currently the Partner responsible for the financial law department at an international firm.

Carmen Motellón
President

Carmen Motellón

Carmen Motellón has a degree in Civil Engineering from Madrid Polytechnic University and an MBA from Instituto de Empresa, and she currently works for the state administration.


Among other positions, she has worked as coordinating advisor on loans for the office of the Vice President and the Ministry of the Economy, Deputy Director General for payments and receipts at the State Treasury, and has sat on the board of the National Mint and Minas de Almadén y Arrayanes. She is currently a director of Cecabank.

Pedro Antonio Merino García
Independent Director

Pedro Antonio Merino García

Pedro Antonio Merino holds a degree in Economics from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and an MBA from the Instituto de Administración de Empresas.
He is a member of The State Economists Corps, hence the most of his professional career has been spent in the public sector. Merino joined Repsol in 1999, where he held various different positions. In 2014 he was appointed as Head of the Technical Secretariat and Economist at Repsol.

Francisco Javier Bartolomé Delicado
Independent Director

Francisco Javier Bartolomé Delicado

CEO of the Spanish multinational Multiasistencia and the Managing Director of the majority of its international subsidiaries. He was previously a manager at The Boston Consulting Group and Director of Logistics and Distribution at Pepsico. He holds a degree in Economics and Law, as well as an MBA from INSEAD.

Marisa García Camarero
Secretary of the Board

Marisa García Camarero

Marisa holds a degree in Law and Economics and Business Administration (E-3) from ICADE (Universidad Pontificia de Comillas). She has more than 15 years of experience managing the legal and tax advisory services of national companies, primarily in the finance sector. She was previously the Director of Legal and Tax Advisory Services at Caja de Burgos, as well as Secretary of the Board of Directors of some of its subsidiaries. After the merger of the company with Banca Cívica, she held the position of Director of Tax Advisory. She began her career as a tax advisor at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. 

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