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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chairman

Rafael del Pino

Executive and Proprietary Director. Executive Committee

  • Civil Engineer (Polytechnic University of Madrid, 1981). MBA (Sloan School of Management, MIT, 1986).
  • Chairman of Ferrovial since 2000 and CEO since 1992. Chairman of Cintra from 1998 to 2009.
  • Member of the MIT Corporation, member of the International Advisory Board of Blackstone, IESE and MIT Energy Initiative, and of the Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan European Advisory Boards.
  • Former member of the Board of Banesto and Uralita.

Deputy Chairmen

Santiago Bergareche

Independent. Executive Committee. Appointments and Remunerations Committee

  • Graduate in Economics and Law (Deusto University).
  • Director of Ferrovial since 1999. He joined Ferrovial in 1995 as Chairman of Agroman; from February 1999 to January 2002 he was CEO of Ferrovial. Chairman of Dinamia Capital Privado and CEO of Vocento, Maxam, and Deusto Business School. Has been Chairman of Cepsa, Managing Director of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), and Chairman of Metrovacesa.

Joaquín Ayuso

External. Executive Committee. Audit and Control Committee

  • Civil Engineer (Polytechnic University of Madrid).
  • He joined Ferrovial in 1982; appointed Managing Director of Construction in 1992. CEO of Ferrovial Agroman between 1999 and 2002. He was CEO of Ferrovial and Deputy Chairman of Cintra between 2002 and 2009.
  • Director of Bankia and National Express Group. Member of the Advisory Board of the Benjamin Franklin University Institute for North American Research and member of the Advisory Board of A.T. Kearney for Spain and Portugal.
  • Former Director of Holcim España, S.A.

CEO

Íñigo Meirás

Executive. Executive Committee

  • Degree in Law from (Complutense University, Madrid); MBA from Instituto de Empresa.
  • CEO of Ferrovial since 2009. Joined Ferrovial in 1992. Former Managing Director of Autopista del Sol and Director of Toll Roads for Cintra. CEO of Ferrovial Services from 2000 to 2007; after that, CEO of Ferrovial Airports.
  • Formerly he worked with the Holcim Group and Carrefour Group.

Directors

Jaime Carvajal

Independent. Executive Committee. Appointments and Remunerations Committee

  • Graduate in Law (Complutense University, Madrid); Master’s Degree in Economics from Cambridge University.
  • Director of Ferrovial since 1999.
  • Special Partner of Advent Internacional. Chairman of ABB (Spain); Director of Aviva (Spain) and Maxam.
  • He has been Chairman of Ford España and Ericsson España and Director of Telefónica, Repsol YPF and Unión Fenosa.

Portman Baela, S.L.

External Proprietary. Audit and Control Committee
Proprietary Director represented by Leopoldo del Pino

  • Graduate in Civil Engineering (Politécnica University, Madrid); MBA from INSEAD.
  • Representative of Portman Baela, S.L. on the Ferrovial Board since 2010.
  • Sole Administrator of Estacionamientos Iberpark, S.A. and member of International Advisory Board of INSEAD.
  • Among his previous positions are: Executive Vice-Chairman of Empark and Vice-Chairman of its Executive Committee; Director and member of the Executive Committee of Ebro Foods; Country Manager for Spain and member of the Management Committee of Cintra; Chairman of Ausol, Autema, Autopista Madrid Levant, Autopista Alcalá O’Donnell and Esli; Chairman of ANERE; Vice-Chairman of ASESGA; Vice-Chairman of Autopista Trados 45 and of EULSA; Director of AUSSA and EGUISA; Managing Director of Cintra Aparcamientos and Dornier, and Managing Director of Industry, Energy and Mining in the Madrid Regional Government.

Juan Arena

Independent. Audit and Control Committee. Appointments and Remunerations Committee

  • PhD in Engineering from ICAI, Graduate in Business Studies from ICADE, Degree in Psychology, Diploma in Fiscal Studies and the AMP at Harvard Business School.
  • Director of Ferrovial since 2000.
  • Director of Laboratorios Almirall, Everis, Meliá Hotels International, PRISA and PANDA. Chairman of Fundación SERES, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Consulnor and Marsh, Member of the Advisory Board of Spencer Stuart, the Professional Council at ESADE, and the European Advisory Board at Harvard Business School. Director of Deusto Business School and Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School (2009-2010).
  • Former CEO and Chairman of Bankinter and Director of TPI and Dinamia.

María del Pino

External Proprietary. Executive Committee

  • Graduate in Economics and Business (Complutense University, Madrid); PDD from IESE.
  • Director of Ferrovial since 2006.
  • Chairwoman of the Rafael del Pino Foundation. Rotation Chairwoman/Vice-Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Casa Grande de Cartagena, S.L.U. Princesa de Asturias Member of the Board of Trustees. Member of the Boards of Trustees of the Codespa Foundation and of the Scientific Foundation of the Spanish Association Against Cancer.
  • Former member of Governing Board of the Association for Management Progress (APD).

Santiago Fernández Valbuena

Independent. Audit and Control Committee

  • Graduate in Law (Complutense University, Madrid) and PhD and Master’s in Economics from Northeastern University of Boston.
  • Director of Ferrovial since 2008.
  • Strategy Manager at Telefónica; Chairman of Fonditel and Director of Telefónica S.A. since 2012. Former Chairman of Telefónica Latinoamérica; Managing Director of Strategy, Finance and Development at Telefónica, Managing Director of Société Générale Valores and Stock Market Manager at Beta Capital.
  • Professor of Applied Economics at Complutense University and Professor at Instituto de Empresa.

José Fernando Sánchez-Junco

Independent. Executive Committee. Audit and Control Committee
Lead Director

  • Graduate in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Barcelona. ISMP graduate of Harvard Business School. Member of the State Industrial Engineer Service.
  • Director of Ferrovial since 2009. Director of Cintra from 2004 to 2009.
  • Chairman and Managing Director of Maxam Group.
  • Former Director General for the Iron, Steel and Shipbuilding Industries and General Director for Industry at the Ministry of Industry and Energy.

Karlovy, S.L.

External Proprietary.
Director represented by Joaquín del Pino

  • Graduate in Economics and Business; MBA from IESE.
  • Representative of Karlovy, S.L. on the Ferrovial Board since 2010.
  • Rotating Chairman/ Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Casa Grande de Cartagena, S.L.U. Legal representative of Soziancor, S.L.U. Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pactio Gestión, SGIIC, S.A.U. Member of the Executive Board of SECOT and member of the Board of Trustees of the Rafael del Pino Foundation and Plan España Foundation.
  • Former Director of Banco Pastor.

Howard L. Lance

Independent

  • Graduate in Industrial Engineering from Bradley University. MBA from Krannert School of Management, Purdue University.
  • Director of Ferrovial since 2014. Advisor to The Blackstone Group. Chairman of Summit Materials, Inc. Chairman of Emdeon, Inc.
  • Former Chairman and CEO of Harris Corporation, Director of Stryker, Inc., and Director of Eastman Chemical Company.

Secretary

Santiago Ortiz Vaamonde

  • Spanish State Attorney; PhD in Law from Complutense University, Madrid.
  • General Secretary of the Board of Directors of Ferrovial since 2009.
  • Former partner in Trial Law, Public Law and Regulatory Law at Cuatrecasas and Ramón y Cajal; Agent for the Kingdom of Spain before the Court of Justice of the European Communities; professor at the Diplomatic School and at the Carlos III University.