Finance Monthly - Global Awards 2022

Finance Monthly Global Awards 2022 Spain 59 About GonzaloGortázar Gonzalo Gortázar, born in Madrid in 1965, has been CEO of CaixaBank since June 2014. Mr Gortázar holds a dual degree in Law and Business from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) and an MBA with distinction from the INSEAD Business School. He is also currently board member of Banco BPI. Mr Gortázar served as CaixaBank's Chief Financial Officer prior to being appointed CEO in June 2014. Before that, he was CEO of Criteria CaixaCorp between 2009 and June 2011. From 1993 to 2009, he worked at Morgan Stanley in London and Madrid, holding several posts in the investment banking division and leading the European Financial Institutions Group until he joined Criteria in mid-2009. Previously, he held various corporate and investment banking positions at Bank of America. He has been Chairman of VidaCaixa, First Vice-Chairman at Repsol and a board member of Grupo Financiero Inbursa, Erste Bank, SegurCaixa Adeslas, Abertis, Port Aventura and Saba. About CaixaBank We are the leading retail banking financial group in Spain, a position that was further strengthened following the merger with Bankia, and one of the most important financial services providers in Portugal, where we control 100% of BPI. We operate a socially responsible universal banking model focused on providing high quality customer-centric services. Our mission To contribute to the financial well-being of our customers and to the progress of society. CaixaBank offers its customers the best tools and expert advice to make decisions and develop habits that form the basis of financial well-being and enables them to appropriately address recurring expenses, cover unforeseen events, maintain purchasing power during retirement or to turn their dreams and projects into reality. We do this with: • Specialised advice • Personal finance simulation and monitoring tools • Comfortable and secure payment methods • A broad range of saving pension and insurance products • Responsible lending • Overseeing the security of our customers' personal information Besides contributing to our customers' financial well-being, our aim is to support the progress of the whole of society. We are a deeply committed retail bank in all areas in which we work. For this reason, we help communities where we conduct our business thrive. We contribute to the progress of society: • Effectively and prudently channelling savings and financing, and guaranteeing an efficient and secure payment system. • Through financial inclusion and education; environmental sustainability; support for diversity; with housing aid programs; and promoting corporate voluntary work. • Additionally, through our collaboration with the Obra Social of “la Caixa” Banking Foundation, whose budget is partly nourished through the dividends that CriteriaCaixa earns from its share in CaixaBank. A major part of this budget is funnelled into local needs identified through the CaixaBank branch network in Spain and BPI in Portugal. CEO | CaixaBank Gonzalo Gortázar CaixaBank Tel: 34 935 82 98 03 Website: Gonzalo Gortázar

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