Rosa García, appointed member of SENER's Board of Directors10/10/2019 (International)
The SENER engineering and technology group has appointed Rosa García as a member of its Board of Directors. As an independent Director, she undertakes to contribute her knowledge in defining and monitoring the Group's strategy, as well as applying her training in corporate governance and providing value to shareholders and stakeholders.
With over three decades of combined international experience in the Information Technology, Energy, Infrastructure and Industry sectors, the executive shared her satisfaction with this appointment, stating: "For me it is a great honour that SENER, a benchmark Spanish private company in the generation of advanced engineering solutions, has selected me to be a member of its Board of Directors. I share in SENER's values and in its way of doing things."
Rosa García, who holds a degree in Mathematics from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), has spent most of her career at Microsoft, where she held the positions of Executive President of Microsoft Iberica and Vice-president of the Consumer division for Europe, among others. Later, she would be appointed by Siemens as Executive President in Spain.
As a result of the work undertaken in this previous stage, she stated that she had "had the pleasure of carrying out joint projects with SENER, in which I have always been impressed by the excellence with which the company operates." She also praised SENER for "its attention to clients' needs, its commitment to a continuous process of innovation and the way in which it supports the development of its professionals and forms strategic partnerships with its suppliers."
In Rosa García's words, joining SENER's Board means being a part of "a company with excellent corporate governance that is always seeking to generate long-term sustainable value, coupled with a strong commitment to society and the environment."
Rosa García is currently on the Board of Directors of Mapfre and Tubacex. Previously, she was a member of the Boards of Banesto, Bolsas y Mercados Españoles, Acerinox and Bankinter.
The President of SENER, Jorge Sendagorta, has been awarded the Honorary Member's medal, which is granted by the Spanish Institute of Engineering (Instituto de Ingeniería de España, IIE). This institution decided to give the distinction to Jorge Sendagorta after he was nominated by the Spanish Association of Naval and Ocean Engineers, in recognition of his professional career. According to the institution: “It's a prize to the engineer, but undoubtedly also to the engineering carried out at SENER, which is spearheading Spanish engineering around the world and in the most innovative sectors."[+]