Formalisation of the posts amongst the Board of Directors

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The new FC Barcelona Board of Directors met on Friday to formalise the posts held by the directors and the new arrivals.  Below, the composition of the Board of Directors and their roles:  JOAN LAPORTA I ESTRUCHPresident RAFAEL YUSTE I ABELFirst vice president. Sporting area ELENA FORT I CISNEROSVice president. […]

The new FC Barcelona Board of Directors met on Friday to formalise the posts held by the directors and the new arrivals. 

Below, the composition of the Board of Directors and their roles: 

JOAN LAPORTA I ESTRUCH
President

RAFAEL YUSTE I ABEL
First vice president. Sporting area

ELENA FORT I CISNEROS
Vice president. Institutional area

EDUARD ROMEU I BARCELÓ *
Vice president. Economic area

FERRAN OLIVÉ I CÀNOVAS *
Treasurer

JOSEP CUBELLS I RIBÉ
Secretary 

JOSEP MARIA ALBERT I TURCÓ
Board Member

XAVIER BARBANY I CANALETA
Board Member

MIQUEL CAMPS I FONT
Board Member

ALFONS CASTRO I SOUSA
Board Member

ANTONIO ESCUDERO I MARTÍNEZ
Board Member

JULI GUIU I MARQUINA
Board Member

JORDI LLAURADÓ I CONEJERO
Board Member

JOSEP IGNASI MACIÀ I GOU
Board Member

AURELI MAS I RALDIRIS
Board Member

XAVIER PUIG I HERNÁNDEZ
Board Member

ÀNGEL RIUDALBAS I CODINA *
Board Member

JOAN SOLÉ I SUST
Board Member

JOAN SOLER I FERRÉ *
Board Member

*New members of the Board of Directors, they will have to be approved by the General Assembly of Members’ Representatives

Furthermore, the Board of Directors have agreed to name Jordi Casals i Vilalta as president of Barça B. He was president of Santboià (2001-2009) and the Catalan Football Federation (2009-2010). 

Below a short profiles of each of the members of the FC Barcelona Board of Directors: 

JOAN LAPORTA I ESTRUCH

President

Member 13.352

A graduate in Law from the University of Barcelona, he also has a master’s degree in Company Law and Taxation Expertise from the Instituto de Estudios Superiores Abat Oliba in Barcelona. He is a founding partner and owner of the Laporta & Arbós Advocats AsMemberats legal firm; a member of the of the Barcelona Bar Association and, among other positions, is a patron and member of the executive commission of the Lluch Foundation and a patron of the Johan Cruyff Welfare Foundation.

He was president of FC Barcelona between 2003 and 2010.

Board of Directors.

Board of Directors.

RAFAEL YUSTE I ABEL

First vice president. Sporting area

Member 9,977

Barcelona, 1962. Yuste is the founding partner of AQIPA Iberia, a subsidiary of GMBH Austria, with offices in 13 countries. He is also a consultant in international business. Since 1983 he has been active in business in Europe, the US, Africa, Canada, Asia and South America. 

He was a director at FC Barcelona between 2005 and 2008 and sporing vice president between 2008 and 2010. 

ELENA FORT I CISNEROS

Vice president. Institutional area

Member 8,297

Barcelona, 1970. A graduate in Law from the University of Barcelona. A lawyer specialising in public law and urban issues, she is the founding partner of BRF Advocats SLP. She was a member of the Catalan parliament from May 2019 to December 2002. She is a member of the Barcelona Bar Association. 

She was a director at FC Barcelona between 2008 and 2010. 

EDUARD ROMEU I BARCELÓ

Vice president. Economic area

Member 28,514

Romeu is a graduate in Economics and has worked at Banco de Santander and Bankia. In 2015 he joined the Audax Energia group as a corporate director and currently is vice president of the administration committee at Audax Renovables, an independent energy group which focuses on 100% renewable energy production, as well as the supplying of 100% renewable electricity and gas. 

FERRAN OLIVÉ I CÀNOVAS

Treasurer 

Member 70,169

Barcelona, 1958. Olivé is a Medicine and Surgery graduate from the Autonomous University in Barcelona. President of Hestia Alliance SL, a management group that is a leader in social health care and mental health. 

JOSEP CUBELLS I RIBÉ

Secretary

Member 37,182

Barcelona, 1964. Cubells is a graduate in Law from the University of Barcelona. A lawyer with more than 25 years of professional experience, he is a founding partner of the Iuris Grup Advocats, former president of finance at the University of Barcelona, member of the procedure section of Icab, a member of the of the Tribunal for Sporting Arbitration in Catalonia and also holds a Masters in international business. 

He was a director at FC Barcelona between 2003 and 2010 and secretary of the Board between 2008 and 2010. 

JOSEP MARIA ALBERT I TURCÓ

Board Member

Member 92,435

Sant Boi de Llobregat, 1969. Albert was director general and sales director at JVC Spain and director general of acquisition for MediaMarkt Iberia. Currently, he is CEO of Ersax Trade, a distributor of electronic goods. He is cofounder of the brand Youin which specialises in urban mobility. 

XAVIER BARBANY I CANALETA

Board Member

Member 98,973

Riells i Viabrea (Girona), 1967. Barbany is a graduate in Technical Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. He worked at Entrecanales and Tavora SA in the management and carrying out of the work for the Olympic Ring and the Olympic Village for Barcelona 1992; executive director of Constricciones Barbany, a firm at which he is delegate-councillor; cofounder of IER-1, a business dedicated to renewable energy and founder of Virene, a real estate business. Currently, he is president of Infinita Holding. 

MIQUEL CAMPS I FONT

Board Member

Member 33,976

Sant Vicenç dels Horts (Barcelona), 1975. Camps is the manager of the family business Miquel Camps SA, manager and administrator of Miquel Camp Instal·lacions SL. He was the manager and founder of Tadexa SL, president of PIMEC young business, president of PIMEC metal and currently is a member of the Executive Committee of PIMEC and presidential assistant at PIMEC. 

ALFONS CASTRO I SOUSA

Board Member

Member 44,477

Barcelona, 1963. Castro a law garduate and a business man in the real estate and financial sectors. 

He was a director at FC Barcelona between 2003 and 2010. 

ANTONIO ESCUDERO I MARTÍNEZ

Board Member

Member 65,203

Salobre (Albacete), 1957. Escudero is a director and one of the administrators of the Grup Escudero, owner of the weekly Hora Nova in Figueres, president of the Hostelry Federation for the regions of Girona, vice president of the Spanish Confederation of Hotels and Tourist Accommodation, vice president of the Confederation of Hostelry and Restaurants, member of the Girona Chamber of Commerce, member of the Executive Commission of PIMEC Girona, member of PIMEC Tourism, councillor on the Costa Brava Pirineu Girona Tourist Board. He was also president of Girona FC from 1998 to 2001 and founder of the first ‘outlet’ in the province of Girona. 

JULI GUIU I MARQUINA

Board Member

Member 97,409

Barcelona, 1975. A law graduate from the University of Columbia (USA). President and administrator of Clipper’s Group (Edicions Musicals Clipper’s, Clipper’s Live Promotora and Clipper’s Management). He is also administrator of Clipper’s Projectes Immobiliaris, director of the Festival de Cap Roig, Suite Festival and Room Festival.

JORDI LLAURADÓ I CONEJERO

Board Member

Member 19,501

Barcelona, 1972. Llauradó is a member and senior partner at ACI Capital Partners, founder and member of MET Constructora, member and CEO of Civitas Pacensis and member and partner of the Administration Council of PHI 4 Technology. Son of former vice president Jaume Llauradó , Jordi Llauradó was a Board Member of Fòrum Samitier and secretary of the Assessor Council of the Fòrum Fundació FC Barcelona.

JOSEP IGNASI MACIÀ I GOU

Board Member

Member 12,758

Vilanova de Bellpuig (Lleida), 1961. Macià has more than 32 years of experience in the banking sector occupying positions of responsibility in the commercial network such as office director Caixa d’Estalvis de Sabadell, Unnim and BBVA.

He was a director at FC Barcelona between 2009 and 2010. 

AURELI MAS I RALDIRIS

Board Member

Member 47,928

Barcelona, 1965. Mas is director general of MASIFILL, a property company, and consultant at Advero Properties Socimi SA. He was manager at ICAE SL, an IT company. He is a property manager and estate agent and an insurance analyst. 

XAVIER PUIG I HERNÁNDEZ

Board Member

Member 65,823

Barcelona, 1962. Fellow lawyer at Laporta & Arbós in the legal and financial department, he was also a lawyer at Jurídic Iberinform, lawyer and director of the subsidiary of Crédito y Caución, head of the Legal Department and director of payments at Crédito y Caución (North East Territory). Cofounder of ASEGUBARNA, insurance company and CEO of Credicaución, a leading brand in interior credit in insurance. 

ÀNGEL RIUDALBAS I CODINA

Board Member

Member 97,495

Lleida, 1972. Riudalbas is a graduate in Business Administration from the University of Barcelona, a diploma in Business Science from the Univeristy of Lleida, Master of Business Administration (MBA) EADA, PADE (IESE Business School) and Masters in Financial Management from the Pompeu Fabra University. He is co-owner and CEO of B&B Trends SL (Ufesa, Zelmer, Di4), a leading firm in the production and small home electrical goods, co-owner and CEO of Indox Energy Systems SL which makes cryogenic cisterns and tanks and fuel tanks, owner of Lifevit SL, a company which makes medical tanks, and Precintia Seguridad SL, aleading company in security deposits. He was CEO and shareholder of Taurus Group and president of Mallory, LTDA. 

JOAN SOLÉ I SUST

Board Member

Member 17,065

Badalona, 1958. Solé is a graduate and doctor in Dentistry. A businessman from the health section of the hotel industry. Founding partner of Centre Mèdic Quirón Salud Digest in Badalona and the Radigest Centre Radiology. He is a founder of the Centre Odontològic Digest where he currently practices. He is a consultant of Centres Mèdics Gestió de Salut Ponent SL and collaborative consultant in the Grup Quirón Salud in Badalona.

JOAN SOLER I FERRÉ

Board Member

Member 83,703

Vilafranca del Penedès, 1974. Soler has a Masters in Business Management and Financial Management and he is director of the firms Grup Giró Soler, Logística Girand and Ecomerç la Pescaderia de Maria SI and Advice Soan SL. He is also president of FC Vilafranca. 

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