Dubai, Media One Hotel, 21th January 2018
2017 results were presented and the new 2018 committee was elected.
More than 30 companies were present at the Spanish Business Council Annual General Meeting celebrated at Media One Hotel, Dubai. The presentation was conducted by Mr. Ricardo Fisas, CEO of Natura Bissé and current President of SBC and Mrs. Irene García Lasala, Executive Director of SBC. Among the attendees H.E. Antonio Álvarez Barthe, Ambassador of Spain in UAE, Mr. Erik Rovina, Economic and Commercial Counsellor of the Embassy of Spain in UAE.
The most significant achievements in 2017 are the members’ growth, the new website design as a main platform for Spanish companies in UAE and more and bigger events, more exposure. In line with the 2018 objectives the Spanish Business Council will celebrate his Second Inter Business Councils Infrastructure Event jointly with 4 other business councils.
Regarding 2018 objectives it is important to note that SBC is a platform that helps members to connect with companies related to their commercial activities, with business councils and with other members. SBC offers also a customized service to each one of its members.
The new committee has been constituted with the following members: Amadeus (Agustin Rodriguez), BBVA (Anouar Zaoudi), Caixa Bank (Maya Khelladi), Cepsa (Ramón Areitio), Cosentino(Miriam Llano), Safety Horizon (José Francisco Fernández Serna), Schluter Graf (Alber Jové), Técnicas Reunidas (Guillermo Cobelo),Televés (David Goldar), Ucam (Soledad Blanco), Wafi Hospitality (Mariano Andrés), Spanish Economic and Commercial Office (Erik Rovina) will have and advisory power but not be entitled to vote, Doctor Vending (Juan Pablo Nabas) will also be part of the committee as a permanent guest.
The President and Vice President will be elected during the first board meeting in the following weeks.
Download here 2017 EVENTS PRESENTATION