Ms. Ganyet was appointed director of Repsol at the Annual General Meeting on May 11, 2018, and re-elected at the Annual General Meeting on May 6, 2022.
Background: Ms. Ganyet is an economic sciences and business administration graduate from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. In addition, she completed post studies at ESADE Business School.
Experience: She is a specialist in corporate finance, M&A, and capital markets. She began her professional career at Arthur Andersen. In 1995, she was appointed head of Investment and Management Control of the Financial, Property and Insurance Group of Caixa Holding (currently Criteria). In 1999, she led Colonial’s IPO, and in 2000, she was appointed CFO, joining its Management Committee. In January 2009, she was appointed corporate general manager. She is also on its ESG Committee.
During those years, she led the international extension through the takeover bid for Société Foncière Lyonnaise (property company listed on the Paris Stock Exchange) and the financial restructuring of Colonial and executed several corporate transactions consolidating Colonial as one of the largest and leading pan-European office property companies. Moreover, Ms. Ganyet has teaching experience as a lecturer in the Faculty of Business Administration of the Universitat Ramon Llull.
She has been an independent director of Instituto Catalán de Finanzas (ICF) and SegurCaixa Adeslas and a proprietary director of SIIC de Paris. She has also received several awards and recognitions for her professional career.
Other notable positions: Ms. Ganyet is currently the corporate general manager of Inmobiliaria Colonial and a member of its Steering Committee. She is on the Board of Directors of Société Foncière Lyonnaise and holds the position of chairwoman of its Audit Committee. She is also on the Board of Directors at Círculo de Economía, member of the Diversity Advisory Board at Caixabank, member of the Board at Ethos Ramon Llull- Ética y Empresa, member of the Board at ULI-Barcelona, member of the Board of Directors Esade-Alumni, and member of the Executive Committee at Barcelona Global.
Board committees: Member of the Delegate Committee.