Shareholders and investors
The Board of Directors is the Company’s highest administrative and representative body. It is also a supervisory and control body that carries out its duties with unity of purpose and independently of the management, treats its shareholders equally and puts the Company’s corporate interests before everything else.
As part of the Company's commitment to its shareholders, the Board of Directors carries out its activities in accordance with corporate governance regulations set out, principally, in the Company's Articles of Association, the Regulations for the General Meeting of Shareholders, the Regulations for the Board of Directors and in its various Corporate Policies.
As the body that supervises and controls the Company’s activities, it has the authority to establish management strategies and guidelines, to implement and see to the establishment of the appropriate information procedures for shareholders and markets in general, and to make the appropriate decisions on especially important business and financial transactions, among other things.
Besides the above, it is also the body responsible for approving Corporate Policies, including those for Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Risk Control and Management, Regulatory Compliance and Information Security.
In accordance with its Regulations, it entrusts the management team and corresponding executive bodies with the Company’s day-to-day business management.
In addition, it also set up the Executive Committee, the Appointments, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee, the Audit Committee and the Sustainability and Climate Action Committee.
Aena's Board of Directors is currently made up of 15 directors: 6 independent directors, 6 proprietary directors appointed by the majority shareholder ENAIRE, 1 proprietary director appointed by the TCI Group’s shareholders and 2 executive directors, one being Aena’s current Chair and CEO.
Chairman and CEO
Chairman & CEO
Before joining Aena he held various executive positions in the public and private sector. He began his professional career as an economic analysis consultant at Solchaga, Recio & Asociados, where he worked from September 1999 to May 2004.
In the public business sector, he was General Manager for the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) from July 2004 to May 2010, and CEO for Ingeniería de Sistemas para la Defensa de España (ISDEFE) from May 2010 to February 2012. He was Chairman of the European Space Agency Board (ESA) from July 2008 to June 2010.
In the private sector, his roles include Banco Sabadell Director of Equity and Prudential Management from June 2016 to October 2017, and Director of Prudential Regulation and Public Policy from November 2017 to July 2018. Furthermore, he was a member of parliament and spokesman for the Socialist Parliamentary Group in the Government of Catalonia from December 2012 to October 2015.
In academia, he was an associate professor in the Department of Economics at Carlos III University in Madrid. He has been Chairman and CEO of the Board of Directors of Aena SME, S.A. since 16 July 2018 and President of the Executive Committee.
Ángel Luis Arias Serrano
Since May 2015, he has been the managing director of ENAIRE and the president of CRIDA (Reference Centre for ATM Research, Development and Innovation).
From January 2012 until May 2015, he held the position of General Director of Civil Aviation. During this time, he performed the duties of Chairman of the Governing Council of the Air Safety Agency (AESA), and was a member of the Boards of Directors of ENAIRE and SENASA (State Corporation for Civil Aeronautical Training) and of the Governing Council of INTA (National Institute of Aerospace Technology), and Vice-Chairman of the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (EUROCONTROL).
Since Aena was created in 1991 until 2011, he worked at this organisation, holding the positions of Director of Strategic Planning, Assistant Director of the President's Office, Director of Planning and Control, and Director of Strategy, Innovation and Sustainability. Between 1984 and 1991, he was an Air Force military engineer in Aeronautical Infrastructures, and later performed a range of duties at the Civil Aviation Authority. His career has included involvement in and membership of various international work groups and committees concerning civil aviation.
Between 1998 and 2012, he lectured in Air Navigation to undergraduate students of Aeronautical Management at the Autonomous University of Madrid. On 25 January 2018, he was appointed as Proprietary Director of Aena SME, S.A. On 25 January 2018 he was appointed as a proprietary director of Aena SMA, S.A, and he is a member of the Appointments, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee.
Pilar Arranz Notario
She has been part of the Senior Body of State Civil Administrators since 1992. From May 2008 to 2010 she was director of the National Institute of Public Administration (INAP). From December 2000 to May 2009 she was the director of Air Navigation Training and Studies at SENASA.
From 1991 to 2000, she held different positions in the Ministry for Social Affairs, the Ministry for Home Affairs, at Aena as the head of the Air Navigation HR Planning division, in the Ministry for Public Administrations as the deputy director for Personnel, and in Correos y Telégrafos as the deputy director for HR Management. Until July 2016, she was an advisory member of the State Secretariat for Infrastructure, Transport and Housing of the Ministry of Public Works.
From July 2016, she is an advisory of the cabinet minister of for Transport, Mobility and Urban Development.
On 19 November 2012 she was appointed as director of Aena, S.A. (previously Aena Aeropuertos, S.A.) and was re-elected for a last period on 16 April 2019. She is also a member of the Sustainability and Climate Action Committee.
Manuel Delacampagne Crespo
He currently holds the position of Deputy Director of Sector Analysis in September 2021.
A career civil servant, he began his professional experience at the Secretary of State for Commerce. Subsequently, he was appointed as representative of Spain on the Executive Board of the African Development Bank Group in Tunisia between 2010 and 2013.
Until 2015, he remained linked to matters related to multilateral financial institutions and development cooperation policies at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness in Madrid.
In 2020 he began to work in the General Directorate of Economic Policy, in regulatory matters, being appointed Deputy Director of Sector Analysis in September 2021.
In addition to his career in the General State Administration, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Sociedad Estatal Correos (Spanish Postal Service) and the Sociedad Hipódromo de la Zarzuela (Zarzuela Hippodrome Society), being also Chairman of the Auditing Committee of the latter.
He was appointed a director of Aena, SME, S.A. and a member of the Audit Committee on 28 October 2021.
Juan Ignacio Díaz Bidart
He is currently Office Minister at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism. He was general secretary and manager of Marcas de Restauración, member of Serving Europe and chairperson at the CEOE Assembly.
He was a member of the PAOS Code Monitoring Committee, the Observatory for Nutrition at the AECOSAN and the Monitoring Committee of the “More food, less waste” strategy from the Ministry of Agriculture. He was a member of the HIP (Hospitality Innovation Planet) board, the AECOC-HORECA committee and the European Union Agency ETF on an international project regarding professional qualifications in Tourism in the south of Europe and North Africa.
He has collaborated on projects providing assistance to catering companies in their international projects. Until June 2018, he performed the role of treasurer of the Asociación de Profesionales de las Relaciones Institucionales (Association of Institutional Relations Professionals).
Since 2006, he has been an associate professor at UC3M where he gives lectures on Public Economy, Industrial Organisation, Financial Management and Game Theory. At a postgraduate level, he has given classes for the Consumer Affairs European Master's and the Creation of Catering Companies Master’s at CEU-Gasma.
He was appointed as member of the Board of Directors of Aena SME S.A. on 30 October 2018.
Raúl Míguez Bailo
His professional career has always been closely tied to his experience in railway infrastructures and he currently holds the position of Cabinet Director of the State Secretariat for Transport, Mobility and the Urban Agenda.
He began working in the private sector at a construction company helping to build the Madrid-Barcelona high speed line. He subsequently moved to an engineering firm specialised in tunnel construction, working on the Guadarrama tunnels for the Madrid-Valladolid high speed line.
Following these professional experiences, he joined ADIF via a public employment offer, where he developed his career for 17 years until his appointment at the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and the Urban Agenda. While at ADIF (the Spanish railway infrastructure administrator), he began his time in the public sector as Works Director to later go on to hold positions of responsibility in the field of high speed line construction. He has also held the ADIF positions of Operations Monitoring Director, Internal Auditing Director and Assistant Director to the Chairmanship in the period 2018-2021.
For several years, he taught classes for the AETOS-UPM Master’s Degree in Tunnels and Underground Works.
In September 2021, he was appointed as Member of the Board of Directors of the public business entity ADIF AV.
On 28 September 2021, he was appointed as a member of the board of directors at Aena, S.M.E., S.A., as well as a member of the Audit Committee and the Executive Committee.
Angélica Martínez Ortega
She has over 15 years of experience in the public sector (General State Administration Services), undertaking the planning, supervision and control of various public spending areas, preparing reports on provisions and economic-financial management activity, and taking part in working groups for the preparation of regulatory projects related to the various areas of public spending.
She has been the Technical Secretary-General at the Ministry of for Transport, Mobility and Urban Development since June 2018. From February 2010 to June 2018, she held the post of Subdirector-General for Intervention and Fiscalisation at the Comptroller General’s Office, being responsible for the planning and coordination of pre-court control activities in various areas of public spending.
Previously, she held responsibilities in various other positions at the Comptroller General’s Office (Intervention Delegate at the Ministry of Science and Technology, Intervention Delegate at the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, Subdirectorate-General for Intervention and Fiscalisation).
She was previously a member of the Boards of Directors of CETARSA and RUMASA. She was appointed to the Board of Directors of Aena SME, S.A. on 16 July 2018 and she is a member of the Executive Committee.
Juan Río Cortés
His strong professional career, with over 20 years’ experience in TMT, has enabled him to dedicate nearly a decade to emerging markets in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. He has worked in over 20 countries in four continents with various types of teams.
Mr Rio's experience, ranging from technology to the telecommunications industry, provides with a deep understanding of the digital scene, including the development of commercial models, associations and digital-service assessments.
He is currently the senior General Manager at the San Francisco headquarters of the US consultancy firm, FTI Consulting, where he is part of the Strategic Consultancy team in telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) in the United States.
He was previously the Chair of Delta Partners Corp., a leading multinational in consultancy and investment in TMT, and the manager of its office in Silicon Valley. Delta Partners was acquired in July 2020 by FTI Consulting.
In addition, he has also worked as an executive director in several multinational firms and corporations, such as McKinsey & Co, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch and Oliver Wyman. He was appointed a director of Aena, SME, S.A. and a member of the Audit Committee on 22 December 2020.
Irene Cano Piquero
She has been the General Manager of Facebook Spain and Portugal since June 2012, where she heads the Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp strategy in the Spanish and Portuguese markets.
She joined Facebook in January 2010 as Commercial and Business Development Manager, after more than 10 years of experience in the sector, where she has worked for the most prestigious technology companies. Before managing the Facebook Spain team, she developed her professional career at Google, firstly as head of operations in 2003 and then as Manager of Agencies in 2006.
Previously, she had worked for 3 years in Yahoo!´s commercial department. Over the course of her professional career, she also managed the Commercial Department of Orange Spain in 2009. She actively collaborates with various NGOs, including Fundación Vicente Ferrer.
On 29 October 2020 she was appointed as director of Aena S.M.E., S.A. She has also been the President of the Sustainability and Climate Action Committee since 28 April 2021 and is a member of the Appointments, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee.
Josep Antoni Duran i Lleida
His career in politics started when he became Deputy Mayor of Lleida. The following year he became Managing Director of Interdepartamental Affairs of the Generalidad de Cataluña (Catalonia region).
Between 1982 and 1993, he was member of the Parliament for Lleida Constituency. Between 1986 and 1987, he was deputy in the European Parliament. In 1999 he was elected deputy in the Parliament of Cataluña being appointed Catalan region’s Minister of Governance, until 2001. Between 2004 and 2015 he was member of the Parliament for Barcelona Constituency.
He was spokesman for the Catalan Parliamentary Group in the congress, and from 2001 until 2014 he was CiU general secretary. Also, he was Chairman of the Governande Committee of Unión Democrática de Cataluña (UDC) (Catalonia Region Democratic Union), from 1982 to 1984 and from 1987 until his resignation.
In 2004, he was elected Chairman of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies, which he became again in 2008 and 2011. Also, he was vice president of the Internacional Demócrata Cristiana (International Christian Democrats) and currently he is Honorary Chairman of the Chile’s Chamber of Commerce.
He is also Visiting Professor at the Santiago de Chile Universidad Miguel de Cervantes and he works as lawyer at the Colls Law firm. On the other hand, he is the Spanish coordinator of the Italian-Spanish Dialogue Forum and vice president of the Hispano-Moroccan Economic Committee set up by Their Majesties Kings of Morocco and Spain.
On 29 January 2019 he was appointed as director of Aena, S.M.E., S.A. and he is a member of the Appointment, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee and the Sustainability and Climate Action Committee.
From October 2019, he is member of the Board of Directors of Mapfre Internacional.
José Antonio Duran i Lleida has 30 Aena's shares.
Leticia Iglesias Herraiz
She began her career in 1987 in the Audit Division of Arthur Andersen. Between 1989 and 2007, she developed her professional career at the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV).
From 2007 to 2013, she was CEO of the Instituto de Censores Jurados de España (ICJCE). Between 2013 and 2017 she was also an independent director, member of the Executive Committee, chair of the Global Risk Committee and member of the Audit Committee at Banco Mare Nostrum, S.A. (BMN).
During 2017 and 2018, she held the positions of independent director in Abanca Servicios Financieros, EFC, and president of the Mixed Audit and Risk Commission. Since May 2018, she has been an independent director, chair of the Audit and Compliance Committee and member of the Integral Risk Committee of ABANCA CORPORACION BANCARIA,S.A.
Since October 2018, she has been an independent director and chair of the Audit and Control Committee of LAR ESPAÑA REAL ESTATE SOCIMI, S.A. On October 2020, she was appointed independent director and member of the Audit Comitte of ACERINOX, S.A.
On April 9, 2019, she was appointed director of Aena, SME, S.A. and chair of the Audit Committee. She is also a member of the Sustainability and Climate Action Committee.
Amancio López Seijas
Es presidente y consejero delegado de las sociedades del Grupo encabezado por la sociedad Hoteles Turísticos Unidos, S.A., compañía a la que ha dedicado toda su carrera profesional y que dirige desde su fundación en 1977, que posee una división de explotación hotelera compuesta por una cartera de más de 140 establecimientos.
Es Presidente del Consejo Social de la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC), miembro del Consejo Asesor Turespaña y del Consejo Consultivo de la Patronal Catalana, Foment del Treball, Copresidente de la Comisión de Turismo de AMCHAM y componente del Consejo Directivo Consejo Directivo del Círculo Empresarial Alianza por Ibeoamérica (CEAPI) y de la Junta rectora del Gremio de Hoteles de Barcelona, además de integrante de la Mesa de Turismo.
Fue nombrado consejero de Aena S.A. el 3 de junio de 2015. Es presidente de la Comisión de Nombramientos, Retribuciones y Gobierno Corporativo desde el 9 de abril de 2019.
Jaime Terceiro Lomba
Assistant Professor (1978), Associate Professor (1978) and Professor (1980) of Econometrics and Statistical Methods in the Economic and Business Faculty at the Complutense University. Vice Chancellor at the Complutense University (1980-1981). Academic member of the Royal Academy of Moral and Political Sciences. Awarded the King of Spain Award for Economics (2012).
Diplom Ingenieur in Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm (MBB) (1970-1974). General Manager of Expansion and General Manager of Planning and Investments at the Banco Hipotecario de España (Spanish Mortgage Bank) (1981-1983). Executive Director of Caja de Madrid and Chairman of the Caja de Madrid Foundation Board (1988-1996). Independent Director of Bankinter until 2020; currently Advisor to the Board and its Committees.
On 3 June 2015 he was appointed as director of Aena, S.A. and is also a member of the Audit Committee, and the Executive Committee.
TCI Advisory Services LLP - Christopher Anthony Hohn
En 2003, fundó The Children’s Investment Fund Management (UK) LLP, que en 2015 pasó a denominarse TCI Advisory Services LLP y en la que trabaja en la actualidad como socio y director de gestión de carteras.
Previamente, Christopher Anthony Hohn ejerció como gestor de carteras en Perry Capital Limited y fue asociado en Apax Partners y director de la división de Financiación Corporativa de Coopers & Lybrand en Londres.
Christopher Anthony Hohn es consejero de Administración de las siguientes empresas: TCI Fund Management Limited, TCI Fund Services (Finance) LLP (Member), The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (UK), TCI Fund Management (UK) Limited, TCI Fund Holdings Limited, TCI Fund Services (UK) Limited, The Children's Investment Master Fund, The Children's Investment Fund y The Chindren’s Investment Fund (GP) Ltd.
The Children’s Investment Fund Management (UK) LLP (ahora TCI Advisory Services LLP) fue nombrado consejero de Aena, S.A. el 20 de enero de 2015, y fue reelegido el 9 de abril de 2019. Asimismo, es miembro de la Comisión Ejecutiva, de la Comisión de Nombramientos, Retribuciones y Gobierno Corporativo y de la Comisión de Sostenibilidad y Acción Climática.
TCI advisory Services LLP posee el 2,968% de las acciones de Aena como representante de TCI LUXEMBOURG y CIFF CAPITAL, UK LP.
Javier Marín San Andrés
Managing Director – Airports and Executive director
Currently, he is Board Member and Managing Director – Airports at Aena, Managing Director at Aena Internacional, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aeroportos do Nordeste do Brasil S.A (ANB). As Managing Director, he is responsible for the Spanish airports network and those airports that Aena manages abroad through its subsidiary, Aena International.
He is also President of ACI Europe (Airport Council International), Executive Committee Member of ACI World and member of the Madrid Territorial Council of IESE, Alumni Association.
He has held a number of management positions since joining Aena in 1991: Managing Director - Aena (2014-2017), Managing Director- Aena Aeropuertos S.A (2011-2014) and Director of Spanish Airports (2004-2011). He was also previously Managing Director - Air Navigation Services and Director of Corporate Development.
He has been a member of the Boards of Directors of different aeronautical infrastructure companies: Centros Logísticos Aeroportuarios SA. (CLASA), Ingeniería y Economía del Transporte SA (INECO), London Luton Airport Operations Limited (LLAOL), of the mexican companies, Aeropuertos Mexicanos del Pacífico SA de CV(AMP) and Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico SA de CV(GAP), of the colombian companies, Aeropuertos del Caribe SA(ACSA), Sociedad Aeroportuaria de la Costa SA (SACSA) and Aerocali, SA. He has also been a member of the ACI World Governing Board.
Prior to joining Aena, he worked for the Universidad Politécnica of Madrid, the Spanish Civil Aviation Authorities, the Paris-based Eurocontrol Experimental Centre and Indra.
On 29 October 2020 he was appointed as director of Aena, S.M.E., S.A. Javier Marín San Andrés has 340 Aena's shares.
Juan Carlos Alfonso Rubio
Prior to joining Aena, he held a number of different positions in both the public and private sectors: as a State attorney he had many different responsibilities. He was Secretary of the Board of Directors and Legal Director at Spanish Post Office, Partner in charge of Telecommunications and Public Law area at KPMG Abogados, Legal Director at Sogecable (Spanish main pay Tv), Coordination Director at the Spanish Lotteries, Deputy General Director of Gambling Regulation at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, General Secretary and Board Secretary at ICEX España Exportación e Inversiones, and most recently, General Secretary and Deputy Secretary of the Board of Directors at CESCE.
He has been General Secretary of Aena SME SA since 9th January 2018, and took on Secretary of the Board of Directors on 15th January 2018.
María de los Reyes Escrig Teigeiro
Since 2002 she has been Head of the Legal Department of Aena Internacional, secretary and legal advisor of the Board of Directors and the Audit and Control Committee, as well as director in several airport concessionaire companies, subsidiaries of Aena Internacional, such as Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico or Aeropuertos Mexicanos del Pacífico (Mexico), Aerocali (Colombia) or the group London Luton Airport Holdings (United Kingdom).
From 1995 to 2002 she worked as associate lawyer in the Corporate and Commercial Department of the law firm Iberforo - Alzaga, Caro, Marañón, Sánchez-Terán & Asociados Abogados (Madrid), where she worked temporarily with the law firm Esche Schümann Commichau (Hamburg, Germany). She has been secretary of Boards of Directors such as Chevron Oronite España or Compañía Canariense de Tabacos.
She began her career in the law firm Isidro D. Bustamante (Madrid). She has also been secretary of several Foundations’ Boards of Trustees, such as Fundación El Greco 2014, Real Fundación de Toledo, Fundación Real Fábrica de Tapices, Fundación Caja de Castilla-La Mancha or Fundación Teatro de La Abadía.
From March 2019, she is Deputy Secretary of the Aena SME, S.A. Board of Directors, and from 1 April 2019, Head of International Legal Advice and Compliance of Aena.
Published on 1 October 2021 at 12:00 PM.