Second Deputy President (Dominical Director)
corporate and executive duties
A graduate of the Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Reims (France), he completed a European Management Program (ICADE E4 - European Management) from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas and an International MBA (Instituto de Empresa de Madrid). He has spent 22 years performing corporate and executive duties at the international level, especially in the venture capital, industrial and technological sectors. He has been the Executive Vice President of NAJETI CAPITAL, S.A. since June 15, 2002, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of ORYZON, and member of the Board of Directors of PALAU PHARMA, S.A. since October 31, 2006. At the corporate level, he has been a founding member of NAJETI, S.A.S. since 1994. He is currently a member of the Family and Heritage Board, a member of the Board of the “La Maison de Pierre” Foundation for people with disabilities, a member of the Governing Board and member of the Investment Committee of NAJETI FRANCE & NAJETI US (with 20 mid-market subsidiaries) since 1997 and 2001, respectively. He has also been a founding member since 2012 of BOARDKEEPER, S.L., a corporate governance advisory firm. He has also been a member of the board of directors of the risk capital management firm GED Iberian Private Equity and of the investment committee of the Spanish mid-market fund GED V since 2015. At the executive level, he has been the Vice President and CEO of NAJETI CAPITAL, S.A. since 2000, and has intensive experience in the Spanish venture capital market, where he has launched 3 new businesses and financed 12 projects (biotechnology, software and services). He has also made 2 investments in more advanced stages in the U.S. market (renewable energy and microchips). He has been a member of the Board of Directors of two (2) subsidiaries since December 1, 2010: ORYZON and PALAU PHARMA. Between 1994 and 1999, before launching Najeti in Spain, he was a shareholder and member of the Supervisory Committee, as well as Sales Manager for the markets of France, Spain and Italy, of ARC INTERNATIONAL, a world leader company in the manufacture of glass and utensils. Between 1998 and 2000 he was a director, advisor and professor of entrepreneurship at Instituto de Empresa, where Najeti sponsored the Family Entrepreneurship and Business Chair. He is also an active member of ASCRI and ADEFAM (since 2004) and IC-A, NACD and YPO since 2014.
renewable energy and microchips) and in the manufacture of glass and utensils.