President, Eurecat

Xavier Torra is the President of Eurecat and ESADE and Professor at the Department of Marketing at ESADE since 1985. Mr Torra is an Adviser in family businesses: ENCOFRADOS ALSINA, ROQUET, GIBBAU, BORGES and RELATED and member of CAREC – Generalitat de Catalunya. Mr Torra is also a Member of the Committee on Industry and the Tax Committee of the Cercle d’Economia and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the OXFAM-Intermon Spain Foundation. Previously Mr Torra held several executive positions, in Dupont de Nemours, British Petroleum, and Union Carbide (Argon) and he has been the CEO of SIMON HOLDING (1994-2014). Xavier Torra is an industrial engineer from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (1973) and he has received a Master’s Degree in Marketing Management from ESADE (1984).