Joan is President of several organizations, associations and companies both in the food sector and in other business sectors. Among others, he is the president and founder of the national organization in the food sector named Fegram, also in several guilds and associations within the sector. Joan is fully member of the Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona where he has been part of his executive commission for more than 12 years in different mandates. He is also part of the Board of Labor Promotion, Consulado de Mar and belongs to several boards of administration both in the industrial and financial sectors. He has more than 40 years of experience in the management of the Family Business, where has managed various corporate operations.
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Xavier is Managing Director in AV, with experience in Financial & Risk Management, HR Management & M&As. processes. Before he developed the role of CDG Business Development Manager in Towers Watson for the Spanish Market for three years. During this period, he participated in several international M&A processes. Previously, he worked in the banking sector in Spain for more than 20 years. He was appointed as Deputy General Manager in Caixa Girona (actually Caixabank) , leading in that period the departments of Strategy, Technology, Marketing & HR of this savings Bank . Xavier Plana has an Economics & Actuary degree from University of Barcelona and a Certified of Financial Analyst. He is also member of the Board of the Catalan Actuaries College where develop the role of President of his Professional Section and member of different committees, both in the IAA (International Actuarial Association) as in the European Actuarial Association.
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Jordi has more than 25 years of experience in the financial sector, he has
developed management positions in management, planning, financial and
control areas. He has developed his career at Caixa Girona where he joined
the General Management in the period 2008-10, and previously as Deputy
General Management and as General Secretary. He has belonged to the Board of
Directors of several insurance companies, stock exchange and collective
investment companies such as Grupo Gaesco, Estalvida or CaixaGirona Gestió
He has a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University
of Barcelona and a PhD in Economics. He also holds a Law Degree from the
University of Barcelona and a lawyer colleged. He is a tenured professor at
the University of Applied Economics at the University of Barcelona on leave