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Portrait de José Ignacio Sánchez Galán
Age : 67
Public asset : 78,284,885 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Iberdrola SA - Avangrid Inc

Summary 
José Ignacio Sánchez Galán is a businessperson who founded Grupo Matarromera SL and Bodega Matarromera SA and who has been at the head of 11 different companies. Presently, he is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Iberdrola SA and Chairman at Scottish Power Ltd. and Chairman of Avangrid, Inc. (both are subsidiaries of Iberdrola SA).

He is also Member of Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership, Chairman-Social Council at the University of Salamanca, Professor at Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid, Member of La Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección, Member of Círculo de Empresarios Vascos, Member of Círculo de Economía, Member of Consejo Empresarial Para La Competitividad, Member of GlobalScot Network and Member of Círculo de Empresarios and on the board of 12 other companies.

In the past he was Chairman of EuroJet Turbo GmbH, Chairman for Iberdrola Renovables SA, Chairman at Desafio Espanol 2007 SA, Chairman for Iberdrola Inmobiliaria SA, Chairman for Scottish Power UK Plc, Chairman for Iberdrola USA, Inc., Chief Executive Officer at Airtel Movil SA, Chief Executive Officer at Vodafone Espana SAU, Director & General Manager at Industría de Turbo Propulsores SA, Chairman-Electricity Cluster at Forum Mondial de L'Economie and Director at Grupo Matarromera SL.

He received an undergraduate degree from 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
9,774,5060.15%73,035,109 USD
Avangrid Inc (AGR)
Multiline Utilities
106,4000.034%5,249,776 USD


José Ignacio Sánchez Galán : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
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.
Francisco González Rodríguez Fundacion Carolina
Real Instituto Elcano
Fundación Príncipe de Girona
The Prince of Asturias Foundation
Museo Nacional Del Prado
Fernando Becker Zuazua Iberdrola SA
Scottish Power Ltd.
Anthony Luzzatto Gardner Iberdrola SA
Scottish Power Ltd.
Francisco Martínez Córcoles Iberdrola SA
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
Neil David Clitheroe Iberdrola SA
Scottish Power Ltd.
Ángel Jesús Acebes Paniagua Iberdrola SA
University of Salamanca


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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José Ignacio Sánchez Galán : Connections 
International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Soc
Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid
Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas
Real Academia de Jurisprudencia y Legislación
Iberdrola Brasil SA
European Financial Services Round Table
Fundación de Estudios de Economía Aplicada
Iberdrola Energia do Brasil Ltda.
International Advisory Panel
Fundacion Iberdrola
Corporación IBV Participaciones Empresariales SA
Student Residence Foundation
Iberdrola Finanzas SA
International Monetary Fund


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