Spain's El Corte Inglés Appoints New President To Face Future 'Challenges'
The board of directors of large Spanish retailer, El Corte Inglés, has appointed Jesús Nuño de la Rosa as president.
The board said it 'considers a change of leadership necessary to face the challenges of the future'.
The new president will report to CEO Víctor del Pozo, who has worked with the company for more than 25 years. Nuño de la Rosa replaces Dimas Gimeno, who became president in 2014.
Business Sector Knowledge
Nuño de la Rosa, who was born in Madrid in 1963, has a degree in economics and business administration from the Complutense University of Madrid and holds many years of experience in business and finance.
For most of his career, he has worked at the company's travel arm, Viajes El Corte Inglés, filling the position of CEO between 1998 and 2017.
The company said that he 'has stood out for his knowledge of the business sector, the hotel and tourism sector, and international markets.'
Ability To Innovate
Nuño de la Rosa said of his new position, "El Corte Inglés is a leading company that has always stood out for its ability to innovate and adapt to the new needs of its customers.
"We have before us important and exciting challenges for which we have a great team of professionals."
Nuño de la Rosa is also a patron of the Ramón Areces Foundation, an organisation focusing on scientific patronage, training and education.
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