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FCC executive appointments<br />

08/10/2013

FCC executive appointments

• Gonzalo Rodríguez Mourullo and Olivier Orsini appointed as members of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee

• Agustín García Gila appointed Chairman of FCC Medio Ambiente, and Eduardo González and Félix Parra appointed Chairman and CEO, respectively, of FCC Aqualia
 

 

FCC executive appointments<br />

The Board of Directors of FCC, chaired by Esther Alcocer Koplowitz, yesterday appointed Agustín García Gila and Eduardo González as Chairmen of the Environment and Water divisions, respectively. The Board also appointed directors Gonzalo Rodríguez Mourullo and Olivier Orsini as members of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee.

The Board of Directors accepted the resignation of Juan Castells for reasons of age, after 47 years of service at the Citizen Services Group, initially as an executive and finally as a member of the Board. The Board thanked Castells for his extraordinary contribution to the Group's development and his commitment to shareholders.

Rodríguez Mourullo obtained a PhD in Law from the University of Santiago. He is currently a professor emeritus at the Autonomous University of Madrid and a full member of the Spanish Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation. He holds the Castelao medal, the highest honour granted by the Galicia regional government, for his contribution to jurisprudence. He has been a member of the Madrid Bar since 1962.

Olivier Orsini has an extensive international track record. He is currently Head of International Development at Électricité de France (EDF). He was Chairman of Proactiva from December 2002 until June 2013, when Veolia, one of the company's founding shareholders, acquired 50% of the company from FCC. He was formerly general secretary and deputy general manager of Veolia Environnement, the world's largest environmental services group, where he spent almost his entire career up to April 2012. He holds a degree in Applied Economics and a diploma from the École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris, and has considerable international experience in environmental services and infrastructure management.

Agustín García Gila, the recently-appointed Chairman of FCC Medio Ambiente, replaces José Luis de la Torre, who is retiring after 44 years' service to the company. García Gila obtained a degree in Industrial Engineering from ICAI and started his career as a project engineer at Material Auxiliar de Electrificación (MADE). Two years later, he transferred to FCC, where he has spent his entire career in the Environment division, scaling from Supervisor to his current position as General Manager.

Eduardo González, formerly chief executive of FCC Energy (currently in the process of being divested), has been appointed Non-Executive Chairman of FCC Aqualia. González graduated in Industrial Engineering from the Technical University of Madrid and commenced his career in Iberduero (later Iberdrola), where he held several senior management positions. He is also a former Chairman of the Spanish Nuclear Industry Forum and of Foratom. In 2008, he joined FCC as Chairman and General Manager of the Energy division, a position which he currently holds.

Félix Parra has been appointed General Manager of FCC Aqualia. He graduated in Geology from Madrid Complutense University in 1977. From 1980 to 1993, he held several positions at Geoservices, S.A., an oilfield services company. In 1993, he joined the Générale des Eaux Group (currently Veolia) in Spain, where he was Deputy Regional Manager for Andalucía, Head of Development, and finally Regional Manager for Central Spain from 1998. In 2000, he was appointed Manager for Central Spain by Aqualia. At the end of February 2013, he was appointed Deputy General Manager of Aqualia.

Additionally, Romain Dvorak has been appointed as Comptroller within the Finance area. An economist, Dvorak obtained an MBA from Murdoch University in Australia and has also completed the Advanced Management programme at IE Business School in Madrid. Antonio Alfonso Avello has been appointed as Deputy Manager – International, reporting to the Head of the International Environment division. Avello is currently Managing Director of Alpine Energie and will maintain that position alongside his new responsibilities until that company has been divested.

Guillermo Moya has been appointed as Head of Real Estate Management and Development. He was formerly Head of Investments. Also in the Construction division, Jaime Freyre has been appointed Project Director of the Riyadh Metro Consortium, Alvaro Senador as Project Director of the subway construction group, and Tomás Arranz as Project Manager.