Mr. Gonzalo Urquijo Fernández de Araoz

Mr. Gonzalo Urquijo Fernández de Araoz

Mr. Urquijo is currently the Executive Chairman of Abengoa. He was appointed to the Board on 22 November 2016. He joined Abengoa in August 2016 as an independent advisor, without executive functions, to the Board of Directors in matters related to the Viability Plan and the monitoring of compliance with the conditions set out in the restructuring agreement that the Company entered into in September 2016. Mr. Urquijo graduated in Yale in Economics and began his career in the banking sector, first in Citigroup and then in Credit Agricole. In 1992 he joined Aristrain (now Arcelor), a company within the Steel Industry, as financial director and in 2005 he was appointed member of the executive committee. He took part in the takeover launched by Mittal Steel in 2006. In 2010 he was appointed Chairman of ArcelorMittal España and in 2015 advisor to the Chairman of the whole Group.

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