Telefónica, S.A.
Member of the Board of Directors of Telefónica, S.A.
Born in Vilafranca del Penedés (Barcelona), 24th September 1954.
Mr. Antonio Massanell Lavilla received his degree in economics from the University
of Barcelona.
Mr. Massanell has been CaixaBank`s Deputy Chairman since June 2014.
He is also the Chairman of Barcelona Digital Centre Tecnològic (formerly Fundación
Barcelona Digital) and the non-executive Director of Cecabank.
Additionally, he is a member of the following Boards of Directors: BPI*, Boursorama,
S.A. (representative of Fundación Bancaria “la Caixa”), Deputy Chairman of
Mediterranea Beach & Golf Community, S.A., and SAREB (Sociedad de Gestión de
Activos procedentes de la Reestructuración Bancaria). Moreover, he is a member of
the Plenary Body of the Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona (since 2010) and
member of the ERPB (Euro Retail Payments Board) on behalf of the European
Savings and Retail Banking Group (since April 2014).
In 1971, he joined the Caja de Ahorros y Pensiones de Barcelona (“la Caixa”),
where he has developed several posts. In 1990 was appointed Assistant Manager
and Secretary of its Steering Committee. From 1999 to June 2011 he served as
Senior Executive Vice-President, and then was appointed Caixabank´s General
Manager till June 2014.
During his career he has performed, among other duties, as: Director of the
Sociedad Española de Medios de Pago (1990-1992), Chairman of the Governing
Body of the Sistema 6000 of the Confederación Española de Cajas de Ahorros
(1992-1994), Director of Visa España (1995-1998), Director of Autema (Autopista
Terrasa-Maneresa SACGC) (1991-2003), Director of Inmobiliaria Colonial (19922003), Director of Baqueira Beret (1998-2006), Director of Occidental Hotels
Management, B.V. (2003-2007), and President of Port Aventura Entertainment, S.A.
(* ) Still to be registered in the Registry of Senior Officers in order to take up his post.