Management team

Xavier Plana

CEO

Xavier Plana is Chief Executive Officer at AV Group, he is an Economist and Insurance Actuary from the UB. It has the C

Xavier Plana

CEO

Xavier Plana is Chief Executive Officer at AV Group, he is an Economist and Insurance Actuary from the UB. He holds the Certificate of Financial Analyst and the title of Futures Market Operator. He has taught classes for the universities of Barcelona (UB), Tarragona (URV) and Girona (UDG). He is currently Vice-President of the Professional Section of the College of Actuaries of Catalonia, whom he represents in the International Actuarial Association and in the Actuarial Association of Europe.

Ângela Martins

People Director & HR Consultancy Manager

Ângela is People Director & HR Consultancy Manager at AV Group, with experi

Ângela Martins

People Director & HR Consultancy Manager

Ângela is People Director & HR Consultancy Manager at AV Group, with experience in Change Management, Benefits and implementation of Human Capital Management (HCM). She holds a degree in Organizational Psychology from the Higher Institute of Applied Psychology (ISPA) and a master's degree in Business Administration from the Portuguese Catholic University (UCP). Ângela is certified in Project Management by IPMA and in ExO Sprint Coach by The Valley Business Digital School.

Antonio Barriendos

Innovation Director

Antonio is Innovation Director at AV Group, an executive with more than 25 years of experience in insurance, in diverse

Antonio Barriendos

Innovation Director

Antonio is Innovation Director at AV Group, executive with more than 25 years of experience in insurance, in various geographies of America and Europe, specialist in Auditing and Information Technology. He was Director of Audit at Zurich Latin America.

He has a degree in Computer Science from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and has been Certified as a Fraud Examiner (CFE).

Eduard De la Rosa

IT Director

Eduard has extensive experience in the management of Information and Communication Systems. It has been Direc

Eduard De la Rosa

IT Director

Eduard has extensive experience in the management of Information and Communications Systems. He has been Director of Technology for RACC defining the technological architecture and infrastructure standards (platforms, operating systems, database, middleware, workstation, etc.) and leading the different phases of the relationship with outsourcing providers (RFPS, business case, hiring, monitoring based on SLA, renewal or transfer of the service). His active role in the management of technological innovation in RACC systems and as a leader of projects under development stands out, both for business line applications (Cobol, J2EE and Visual Studio) and corporate ones (ERP, BI, CRM and BPM). Eduard has a Bachelor of Computer Science and a Master in Information Technology Management from La Salle-URL University. It also has Post-graduate courses.

Javier Pozuelo

Development Director

Javier directs the IT Development area of ​​AV Group and brings his experience and vision to the growth of so

Javier Pozuelo

Development Director

Javier directs the IT Development area of ​​AV Group and contributes his experience and vision to the growth of the entity's technological solutions. With more than 20 years of experience in the sector, Javier began his career as a programmer for several companies working for IBEX 35 clients, developing with different languages, databases and programming methodologies. His professional development is complemented with training in agile methodologies, SCRUM, ITIL, progressively acquiring project management responsibilities.

Ricardo Correa

Latam Region Representative

Ricardo is Latam / Andean Region Representative at AV Group, an executive with more than 18 years of experience in d

Ricardo Correa

Latam Region Representative

Ricardo is Latam / Andean Region Representative at AV Group, executive with more than
18 years of experience in various industries, half of this period in the sector of
insurance, occupying local and regional managerial roles in different countries of America
Latina, specialized in Finance, M&A, Project Management and Audit. Richard
worked in different multinational companies such as Deloitte, Caterpillar, Verizon and
Zurich, where he executed various IT systems implementation projects and
Finance, implemented a regional HUB for the Finance area for Caterpillar in
South America, coordinated the integration of multidisciplinary teams, processes and
Finance manuals for the Zurich-Santander Joint Venture in Latin America,
developed the business case to start Zurich's operations in Colombia and
then coordinated the implementation project of said operation, coordinated the process of
Due diligence for the purchase of QBE Seguros in Colombia and led the integration of
said operations with Zurich Colombia among other large projects. Ricardo is
accountant (CPA) from the University of Buenos Aires and has a Master's degree in
Business Administration (MBA) at the Universidad del CEMA in Buenos Aires.
He speaks 4 languages, Spanish, English, Portuguese and German.

Pere Pasteller

Actuarial Director

Actuary and Senior Economist with more than 30 years of experience in financial sector entities, with extensive

Pere Pasteller

Actuarial Director

Actuary and Senior Economist with more than 30 years of experience in financial sector entities, with extensive knowledge of the insurance sector. His experience ranges from coordination of multidisciplinary teams to the development of all types of insurance, Life, Accident and Non-Life. He also has experience in the development of the actuarial, technical, Solvency II, IFRS9 and 17 function and in the control and training of technical actuarial and financial teams.