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José Arnau Sierra

Deputy Chairman
Board of Directors


A Law graduate from the University of Santiago de Compostela and State Tax Inspector, Mr Arnau has been the chief executive of Grupo Pontegadea since 2001, a Director at GARTLER, S.L. from 1997 through 2015, date when it was absorbed by the company Pontegadea Inversiones, S.L., and a Director at this latter since its incorporation in 2001. Likewise, he has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Fundación Amancio Ortega Gaona since 2001. He was the director of Inditex's Tax Department and member of its Steering Committee from 1993 through 2001 and he also served on the Board of Directors of the company from 1997 through 2000. Previously, he held different positions in the Tax Administration. He has also served on different Board of Directors representing Pontegadea, and has been Profesor Asociado (part-time instructor) of Tax Law at the University of Corunna from 1993 through 1996. He was appointed to the Board of Directors in June 2012, ratified by the AGM held on 17 July 2012 and re-elected during the AGM held on 18 July 2017. He is the direct holder of 30,000 shares in Inditex´s share capital.

Research Interest

Tax Administration. Law

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