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José María Álvarez-pallete López


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Biography

Mr. José María Álvarez-Pallete López has been the Chief Executive Officer of Telefónica Latinoamérica, a subsidiary of Telefonica S.A. since 2002. Mr. López has been Chief Executive Officer at Telefónica, S.A. since April 2016. In addition, he holds the position of Representative of Telefónica as an Advisor of TPI, Telefónica Móviles SA, Telefónica Data SA, Inmobiliaria Telefónica and Telefónica de Argentina S.A. Mr. López served as the Chief Operating Officer at Telefónica, S.A. from September 17, 2012 to April 2016. He served as an Executive President of Telefónica International S.A., a subsidiary of Telecomunicacoes de Sao Paulo SA since July 24, 2002. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Telefónica Internacional, S.A.U. since 2002. He served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Telefónica International, S.A. since July 24, 2002. He served as an Advisor of Telefónica Holding de Argentina S.A. and TELEFóNICA INTERNATIONAL S A. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Telefónica International S.A. since February 1999. He served as the Corporate Chief Financial Officer at Telefónica S.A. since September 1999. Mr. López joined Telefónica in February 1999 as General Manager of Finance. He served as General Manager of Corporate Finance at Telefónica, S.A. since September 1999. In 1995, Mr. López joined Cía. Valenciana de Cementos Portland (CEMEX) as head of the Investor Relations and Studies department. He served as Financial Manager of Spain and General Manager of Administration and Finance at the CEMEX since 1996 and since 1998 respectively. He began his professional career with the auditor firm Arthur Young in 1987. He joined Benito & Monjardín/Kidder, Peabody & Co. in 1988. Mr. López took a company associate course in New York and was subsequently involved in several of GE's investment projects in Spain. Mr. López serves as Vice Chairman of Telefonica de Argentina S.A and has been its Director since 2003. He serves as Chairman of the Board at Compania Internacional De Telecomunicaciones, S.A. He has been the Executive Chairman of Telefónica, S.A. since April 8, 2016. He has been Chairman of Telefónica Holding de Argentina S.A. since 2002. He has been Vice Chairman of Telecomunicacoes de Sao Paulo SA - TELESP since March 27, 2003. He serves as a Member of the Board of Director of Telefonica Larga Distancia De Puerto Rico, Inc. He serves as Member of Executive Committee and Chairman of Telefnica International SA at Telefónica del Perú, S.A.A. since November 2002. Mr. López has been a Non-Executive Director of China Netcom Group Corp. (Hong Kong) Ltd. since September 12, 2005. He has been a Director of Telefónica International since January 2001. He serves as an Executive Director of Telefónica, S.A. Mr. López also serves as Member of the Board of Directors of Telefónica Datacorp., Telefónica Mundo, Colombia Telecom and Brasilcel, N.V. He served as Deputy Chairman/Vice-Chairman of Telefonica Brasil, S.A. and Telefónica Chile, S.A. since April 22, 2003. He served as the Chairman of Supervisory Board at Telefónica Czech Republic AS (formerly name Telefonica 02 Czech Republic) until November 5, 2012. He served as Vice Chairman of Telefonica of Argentina, Inc. He has been an Executive Director of Telefónica Latinoamérica since July 26, 2006. Mr. López served as Non-Executive Director for China Netcom Group Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited since September 12, 2005. He served as a Director of Telefónica Europe plc (Telefónica O2 Europe plc) since September 19, 2006, Telefónica de España since January 2000, Telefónica Data since April 2000, Inmobiliaria Telefónica since April 2001, TPI since April 2001, Telefónica de Argentina since September 2002, Telefónica Perú since November 2002, Telefónica Móviles México since February 2000 and Cointel since November 2002. He served as a Director of Telefonica Moviles SA since February 14, 2000. He served as a Member of Supervisory Board at Telefónica Czech Republic AS until November 5, 2012. He served as a Director of Telefónica Chile, S.A. since April 22, 2003. He served as Director of hibu Connect, S.A. He served as a Director of Portugal Telecom SGPS SA from February 12, 2008 to September 27, 2010. In 2001, he was granted the best “CFO Europe Best Practices” award in the Mergers & Acquisitions category for the year 2000. In April 2003, he was appointed Member of Merit at the Ibero-American Forum of the Fundación Carlos III and in July 2007 he was awarded the Gold Master of the Executive Management Forum. On October 4, 2011 he received the Personality of the Year in Economics Award, granted by Spanish newspaper “El Economista”. Mr. López holds a degree in Economics from Complutense University of Madrid. He also studied economics at the Université Libre in Belgium, completed the International Management Program (IMP) at the Instituto Panamericano de Desarrollo de Directivos (IPADE) and holds the Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) from the Department of Financial Economics and Accounting of Complutense University of Madrid. He served as a Member of Supervisory Board at Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG until May 12, 2015.

Research Interest

Mr. José María Álvarez-Pallete López has been the Chief Executive Officer of Telefónica Latinoamérica, a subsidiary of Telefonica S.A. since 2002. Mr. López has been Chief Executive Officer at Telefónica, S.A. since April 2016. In addition, he holds the position of Representative of Telefónica as an Advisor of TPI, Telefónica Móviles SA, Telefónica Data SA, Inmobiliaria Telefónica and Telefónica de Argentina S.A. Mr. López served as the Chief Operating Officer at Telefónica, S.A. from September 17, 2012 to April 2016. He served as an Executive President of Telefónica International S.A., a subsidiary of Telecomunicacoes de Sao Paulo SA since July 24, 2002. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Telefónica Internacional, S.A.U. since 2002. He served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Telefónica International, S.A. since July 24, 2002. He served as an Advisor of Telefónica Holding de Argentina S.A. and TELEFóNICA INTERNATIONAL S A. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Telefónica International S.A. since February 1999. He served as the Corporate Chief Financial Officer at Telefónica S.A. since September 1999. Mr. López joined Telefónica in February 1999 as General Manager of Finance. He served as General Manager of Corporate Finance at Telefónica, S.A. since September 1999. In 1995, Mr. López joined Cía. Valenciana de Cementos Portland (CEMEX) as head of the Investor Relations and Studies department. He served as Financial Manager of Spain and General Manager of Administration and Finance at the CEMEX since 1996 and since 1998 respectively. He began his professional career with the auditor firm Arthur Young in 1987. He joined Benito & Monjardín/Kidder, Peabody & Co. in 1988. Mr. López took a company associate course in New York and was subsequently involved in several of GE's investment projects in Spain. Mr. López serves as Vice Chairman of Telefonica de Argentina S.A and has been its Director since 2003. He serves as Chairman of the Board at Compania Internacional De Telecomunicaciones, S.A. He has been the Executive Chairman of Telefónica, S.A. since April 8, 2016. He has been Chairman of Telefónica Holding de Argentina S.A. since 2002. He has been Vice Chairman of Telecomunicacoes de Sao Paulo SA - TELESP since March 27, 2003. He serves as a Member of the Board of Director of Telefonica Larga Distancia De Puerto Rico, Inc. He serves as Member of Executive Committee and Chairman of Telefnica International SA at Telefónica del Perú, S.A.A. since November 2002. Mr. López has been a Non-Executive Director of China Netcom Group Corp. (Hong Kong) Ltd. since September 12, 2005. He has been a Director of Telefónica International since January 2001. He serves as an Executive Director of Telefónica, S.A. Mr. López also serves as Member of the Board of Directors of Telefónica Datacorp., Telefónica Mundo, Colombia Telecom and Brasilcel, N.V. He served as Deputy Chairman/Vice-Chairman of Telefonica Brasil, S.A. and Telefónica Chile, S.A. since April 22, 2003. He served as the Chairman of Supervisory Board at Telefónica Czech Republic AS (formerly name Telefonica 02 Czech Republic) until November 5, 2012. He served as Vice Chairman of Telefonica of Argentina, Inc. He has been an Executive Director of Telefónica Latinoamérica since July 26, 2006. Mr. López served as Non-Executive Director for China Netcom Group Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited since September 12, 2005. He served as a Director of Telefónica Europe plc (Telefónica O2 Europe plc) since September 19, 2006, Telefónica de España since January 2000, Telefónica Data since April 2000, Inmobiliaria Telefónica since April 2001, TPI since April 2001, Telefónica de Argentina since September 2002, Telefónica Perú since November 2002, Telefónica Móviles México since February 2000 and Cointel since November 2002. He served as a Director of Telefonica Moviles SA since February 14, 2000. He served as a Member of Supervisory Board at Telefónica Czech Republic AS until November 5, 2012. He served as a Director of Telefónica Chile, S.A. since April 22, 2003. He served as Director of hibu Connect, S.A. He served as a Director of Portugal Telecom SGPS SA from February 12, 2008 to September 27, 2010. In 2001, he was granted the best “CFO Europe Best Practices” award in the Mergers & Acquisitions category for the year 2000. In April 2003, he was appointed Member of Merit at the Ibero-American Forum of the Fundación Carlos III and in July 2007 he was awarded the Gold Master of the Executive Management Forum. On October 4, 2011 he received the Personality of the Year in Economics Award, granted by Spanish newspaper “El Economista”. Mr. López holds a degree in Economics from Complutense University of Madrid. He also studied economics at the Université Libre in Belgium, completed the International Management Program (IMP) at the Instituto Panamericano de Desarrollo de Directivos (IPADE) and holds the Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) from the Department of Financial Economics and Accounting of Complutense University of Madrid. He served as a Member of Supervisory Board at Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG until May 12, 2015.

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