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Gabriel López Escobar

Board member

Committee member

  • Category External and independent
  • First designation October 30, 2014
  • Last designation May 8, 2019

Born in Madrid in 1956, Gabriel holds a licentiate in business, a master’s in economics and a postgraduate degree in economics and European studies from Nancy-University (France). He is registered on the Official Accountants Charter (ROAC) and the roster of the PCAOB (USA).

He joined PwC in 1984 and was a partner in the company until 2014. He has extensive experience in all types of auditing, financial advisory and financial research services. He has been in charge of auditing major Spanish groups as well as subsidiaries of international groups, providing services to companies such as Abengoa (IBEX 35, Nasdaq), Deutsche Bahn, Kraft Foods, Marsans, Nacex, Randstad, RIU, Quirón, Securitas, Telvent (Nasdaq), ThyssenKrupp, TUI, and Volkswagen / Seat.

During his last years at the firm he was also chairman of PWC España’s supervisory committee.

In 2015 he was the counsel to the Family Board of Grupo Empresarial Fuertes, S.L.

Since May 2018 he serves as an adviser to the Audit Committee of Corporación Químico-Farmacéutico Esteve, S.A.

Since July 2020 he serves as independent member of ‘Bansabadell Vida’, of ‘BanSabadell Seguros Generales and of ‘BanSabadell Pensiones’.

He joined Fluidra’s board as an independent member in October 2014.

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