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Chairman

Antonio Brufau

Antonio Brufau
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Chairman of the Delegate Committee
  • Outside Director
Antonio Brufau Niubó has been Chairman of Repsol since 2004. His extensive experience in the business world and his expertise in the energy sector have enabled him in the last decade to lead the company's transformation process towards a more global and integrated model. Repsol boasts assets in 40 countries and is present across the entire oil and gas value chain, from the exploration and production of hydrocarbons to their transformation and marketing.
Antonio Brufau's ties to Repsol date back to 1996, when he joined the Board of Directors. He remained a company director until he was appointed chairman on October 27th, 2004. 
Antonio Brufau has a degree in Economics from the University of Barcelona and was named Doctor Honoris Causa by the Ramon Llull University in Barcelona.
He began his professional career at Arthur Andersen, where he became Partner and Director of Auditing. In 1988, he joined “la Caixa” Group as Deputy Managing Director, where he was also the Managing Director between 1999 and 2004. Moreover, he was Chairman of the Gas Natural Group from 1997 to 2004.
Antonio Brufau is member of the Board of Acción Empresarial of CEOE, Asociación Española de Directivos, Círculo de Economía, and Honorary Chairman of the Inter-Institutional Consortium GLOBALleida. Furthermore, he is a trustee of Fundación Privada Instituto Ildefons Cerdà, Fundación CEDE (Spanish Confederation of Directors and Executives), Real Instituto Elcano, FUNSEAM (Foundation for Energy and Environmental Sustainability), COTEC (Foundation for Technological Innovation), and Fundación Princesa Girona.
He also serves as Chairman of Fundación Repsol.
Antonio Brufau has been a Director of Repsol since he was first appointed by the Board of Directors on July 23rd, 1996 and was subsequently ratified at the Annual General Meeting held on June 6th, 1997. He was reelected at the Annual General Meetings held on March 24th, 1999, April 4th, 2003, May 9th, 2007, April 15th, 2011, and April 30th, 2015.