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Jury 2019-07-19T10:45:29+00:00

ALEJANDRO SERRANO

Professor of Production, Technology and Operations Management · IESE Business School.

Alejandro Serrano holds an industrial engineering degree from the University of Zaragoza, an MBA from IESE Business School, and master and Ph.D. degrees in logistics and supply chain management from MIT-Zaragoza LC. He teaches operations at IESE Business School and supply chain management at the Zaragoza Logistics Center, where he also serves as a research affiliate.

Outside the academic realm, he consults for leading Spanish and international firms. He worked in the private sector for more than 10 years in various leadership roles before joining academia. Alejandro has been an inbound student at MIT, Harvard Business School and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

GRACIA SÁNCHEZ-VIZCAÍNO

CIO · Indra

Gracia Sánchez-Vizcaíno has a degree in computer science, as well as executive education certificates from ESADE, Wharton, IE Business School and ICADE. Gracia joined Indra in 2005 and currently serves as CIO. She held various leadership roles prior to this position, including the global head of eGovernment, director of competence centres in Mexico and project director for the design and launch of Minsait, an Indra company focused on digital transformation. Gracia is a member of the Executive CIO Council and collaborates with various forums aimed at increasing female representation in IT.

 

PALOMA PEINADO

CIO · Airbus

Paloma Peinado holds a degree in industrial technical engineering from the University of Seville. The CIO of Airbus Defence and Space Spain, she also serves in various roles within the Airbus Group, including Digital Technical Office Business Partner and VP of Information Management Military Aircraft. Since joining Airbus in 2003, Paloma has worked in diverse positions in the area of production, quality and continuous improvement. She is also a member of the Executive CIO Council.

 

GEMMA HERNÁNDEZ

CIO · Cosentino Group

Gemma Hernández earned a degree in economics from the University of Malaga and studied various post-graduate courses in EADA, IE Business School and ISDI Digital School. Gemma is the CIO of the Cosentino Group, where she previously served as the IT director of Cosentino North America. Before joining Cosentino, she worked at ICM Software Consulting Munich as a consultant and project director. Gemma is also a member of the Executive CIO Council.

JORGE MOTJÉ

CEO · Miebach Consulting Group

Jorge Motjé earned a degree in industrial engineering from the University of Barcelona and completed the Advanced Management Program at IESE Business School. Jorge is the CEO of Miebach Consulting Group, where he began his career in Barcelona in 1990 as a project manager specialized in supply chain systems. He worked in the Frankfurt office from 1993-96 before leaving to launch the company’s operations in India in 1996, where he served as general manager until 1998. Jorge returned to Barcelona in 1999 to lead Miebach Spain as its general manager and later as CEO starting in 2011. His extensive international experience includes projects in Europe, the United States, Latin America and Asia.

JESÚS MARÍA CABET MUÑOZ

CIO · Abengoa

Jesús María Cabet Muñoz holds a degree in computer science from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and an MBA from IE Business School. Currently the CIO of Abengoa, he has dedicated his entire career to technology, information systems and digital transformation in prominent firms, including Telefónica and Deloitte. Jesús María has served in various IT leadership roles within Abengoa since joining the company in 2008.

 

CARLOS RUIZ ALONSO

Director of Sustainability and Risk · Enagás

Carlos Ruiz Alonso holds degrees in industrial engineering degree from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and Deusto Business School’s Corporate Leadership Programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He is a member of the corporate advisory board of SERES Foundation and a professor at the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles (Institute of Market Studies).

Carlos joined Enagás in 2008, where he serves as the sustainability and risk director, responsible for the monitoring the firm’s carbon footprint, leading the energy-efficiency plan and fostering sustainability throughout the value chain. Prior to joining Enagás, he worked in various consultancy firms for nearly a decade, including Soluziona, KPMG and everis Global.

MAURICIO DOMÍNGUEZ-ADAME

Corporate Social Responsibility Director · Heineken España

Holder of a business and economics degree from the University of Seville, Mauricio Domínguez-Adame earned an MBA and certificate from the Agri-Food Companies Management Programme at the San Telmo International Institute. He joined Heineken España in 1988 (at the time Grupo Cruzcampo), where he has led in various roles, including director of strategic planning, manager of the presidential cabinet and head of strategic planning and control. Mauricio has served as the CSR director since 2015. He also teaches at the University of Seville.

GERMÁN GRANDA

Managing Director · Forética

Germán Granda holds degrees in economics and business (CUNEF) and political science and sociology (UNED), in addition to a master’s in business strategy and sustainable development from the University of Bradford. He also completed the Strategy & Innovation Program at MIT Sloan and IESE Business School’s Program for Management Development.

Germán is the director-general of Forética and a member of the State Board of CSR. He has also served as an executive board member of CSR Europe, Spainsif, the Spanish Network of the UN Global Compact and EBEN Spain, and as a consultant in sustainable strategy at more than 100 companies, countries and regional governments. An associate professor at IE and EOI, he is the author of numerous research papers and articles on corporate social responsibility.

Forética is the leading CSR and sustainability business association in Spain and Latin America, dedicated to promoting social, environmental and good governance practices in corporate strategy and management. It currently encompasses more than 200 members, including 40% of the companies listed on the IBEX 35 exchange. Forética is the representative of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development in Spain and a partner of CSR Europe.

MARÍA TENA

Logistics and Transportation Director · AECOC

María Tena holds a degree in industrial engineering with an emphasis in industrial organization from the Polytechnic University of Cataluña. The manager of logistics and transportation at AECOC, María has in-depth knowledge on the current supply-chain challenges impacting the consumer goods sector.

She leads the Logistics Committee at AECOC, an association dedicated to promoting and coordinating synergies among suppliers, distributors, logistics operators and transport companies to enhance efficiency throughout the value chain in benefit of end consumers. Before joining AECOC, María worked as a consultant in re-engineering and system implantation processes.

AECOC is the Association of Consumer-Goods Companies, one of Spain’s largest business associations and the only one that brings together industry players and distributors to jointly develop good practices and technological standards aimed at delivering added value to consumers by helping firms become more efficient and competiveness. The Association’s membership includes a range of companies, from large corporations to SMEs, from diverse sectors, such as food and beverage, electronics, hardware and DYI, health, and hospitality, among many others. AECOC has more than 30,000 corporate members whose collective turnover represents 20 percent of Spain’s GDP.

FRANCISCO ARANDA

Secretary-General · UNO

A member of the College of Economists in Madrid, Francisco Aranda holds a master’s degree in marketing from the José Ortega y Gasset Foundation and an executive education certificate from IESE Business School’s Strategic Management and Social Leadership Program.

The current secretary-general of UNO and vice-president of CITET (Logistics and Transport Innovation Centre), he also serves as the spokesperson for the Independent Business Confederation of Madrid (CEIM-CEOE), member of the Spanish Confederation of Employers’ Organizations (CEOE) and an EU advisor on the digital economy. In 2018, he was invited to attend the 1st Summit on Technological Innovation and Circular Economy in Spain, an event organized by the Advanced Leadership Foundation which included the participation of former U.S. President Barack Obama.

 

UNO is a logistics and transport organization comprised by companies that design, organize, manage and control one or more phases on the supply-chain process (supply, transport, storage, distribution, final packaging, inter-modality, last mile delivery, air cargo, urban mobility, etc.) using own and third-party physical, technological, IT infrastructures.

JOSÉ LUIS GALIANA

Founding Partner · Forum of Logistics Experts

José Luis Galiana is an industrial organization engineer certified by Eur-Ing and the U.S. Association for Operations Management (APICS). He also holds an MBA from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. With broad experience in engineering, operations and logistics in the FMCG sector, José Luis serves as a consultant and senior trainer in supply-chain systems.

He is a founding partner of LOGISTUN and SELOG, founder of the Forum of Logistics Experts (Foro de Expertos Logísticos), co-author of the “Red Book of Logistics” and author of the “Management Manuals for Logistics Professionals” series (Manuales de Gestión para Logísticos). He previously served as a member of Unilever Spain’s executive management team as the director of supply chain and external relations of the Personal and Home Care Division. The recipient of numerous accolades in the logistics field, he is the president of AECOC’s National Logistics and Transport committee and a guest professor at various academic institutions.

 

The Forum of Logistics Experts (FELOG of Caleruega) is an independent, non-profit logistics organization founded by logistics specialists as a channel to “share frontline knowledge and good practices in logistics, provide practical and evidence-based information on the latest supply-chain innovations and developments, and offer insights to a diverse body of professionals in the logistics community.