Member of the Executive, the International, and Technology, Productivity and Quality Committees.
Born in 1942.
Graduate in Law and Economics.
He was appointed for the first time a Director of the Bank on 11 July 1994. He was re-elected by the General Meetings of shareholders of 1995, 1998, 2000, 2003 and of 17 June 2006.
Other relevant posts: formerly CEO and first Vice Chairman of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya and Chairman of Banesto.
At present, he is non-executive Vice Chairman of Compañía Española de Petróleos (CEPSA), non-executive Director of San Paolo IMI S.p.A. and Director of France Telecom España, S.A.