Dubai, 27th January, 2020
Amazing evening for the Spanish Business Council and their members at the Annual General Meeting celebrated on the 26th of January, hosted by Kempinski Hotel. The Chairman of the SBC, Guillermo Cobelo, explained the excellent results achieved in 2019, highlighting that for the first time in the history of the Spanish Business Council the achievement of 100 corporate members. He also remark the growth of social media audience that has increase more than 300 % in some platforms.
We counted with the presence of the Ambassador of Spain in the UAE H. E. Antonio Álvarez Barthe; Deputy Head of Mission of Spain in the UAE, Jaime Iglesias; the Economic and Commercial Counselor of Spain in UAE, Erik Rovina and the Commercial Attache Julieta Casanovas. Dubai Chamber was also present with Mohammed Bin Sulaiman, Senior Manager-Business Relations.
Afterwards, the election of the executive committee of 2020 started, where the members had the opportunity to elect the candidates and give their approval of the annual accounts of 2019 and the budget for 2020. Later on the attendees had the opportunity to enjoy a cocktail in the bar NOIR.
We welcome our new Executive Committee:
99 sushi bar– Jaime Castañeda
Amadeus– Agustín Rodríguez
CaixaBank– Pradeep Bhargava
CEPSA– Ramón Areitio
Cosentino– Miriam LLano
Safety Horizon– Jose F. Fernández
SanJose– Miguel Bravo
Schlüter Graf– Albert Jové
Royal Arrow– Ramon Merino
Técnicas Reunidas– Guillermo Cobelo
Whitehall– Luis Felipe Arango