- First designation May 10, 2023
Manuel Puig Rocha holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (UPC).
Manuel Puig Rocha has held various executive positions in Puig over more than 35 years, being responsible for the creation of several international subsidiaries and the creation of what is now the Derma division of the Puig Group. During his professional career in Puig, Manuel Puig Rocha was in charge of the management of several fashion brands and during the last ten years participated in significant acquisition processes. After the joint-venture with Prada for the development of fragrances, he was a member of the Board of Prada N.V. from 2002 to 2006. Since 2007, Manuel Puig Rocha has served as Vice Chairman of Puig, and since February 2021, as Chief Sustainability Officer and Chairman of Puig Board ESG Committee.
In addition, he holds the office of member of the Boards of Directors of Exea Empresarial, Isdin, Flamagas and RACC, and he is also member of the Advisory Board of GBI2 (Georgetown University) and the Supervisory Board of Iris Ventures. Manuel Puig Rocha has an active participation in several ESG organizations and internationally renowned climate task forces, serving as member of the Board of Trustees of Fundación Empresa & Clima.