Former socialist minister Cristina Garmendia, new president of Mediaset Spain | EUROtoday

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The former minister Cristina Garmendia has been appointed this Wednesday as the brand new president of Mediaset Spain, thus changing the top of the Spanish subsidiary of the media group Borja Pradowho left workplace on the finish of final 12 months.

Doctor in Biological Sciences, Garmendia She was Minister of Sciences and Innovation between 2008 and 2011 throughout the second authorities of José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero and was already current on the board of the media group since 2017 as an unbiased director and member of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee and the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Company.

Since her departure from the Government, the now president of Mediaset Spain has mixed her presence on the boards of essential Spanish firms together with her profession within the space of ​​innovation, the place she chairs the COTEC Foundation and the place she based the startup Satlantiscentered on offering gear for the satellite tv for pc subject.

Garmendia is current on the boards of CaixaBank and Logistathe place she holds the rank of vp, and can be a proprietary director of Ysios Capital Partners. In parallel, he acts as a member of the Space Advisory Council of the European Commission and in a number of philanthropic organizations and was a part of the board of administrators of the Spanish Confederation of Business Organizations (CEOE).

Now, the physique will start a brand new stage marked by the company transformation that the merger with the Italian guardian firm entails within the holding Media For Europe and the profound transformation of the Telecinco grid, the group's flagship community that within the final 12 months has fired a few of its flagships akin to Salvame and transferred to Ana Rosa Quintana within the afternoons to compete on this slot with Antena 3.

Additionally, the group, led by co-CEOs, Alessandro Salem and Massimo Musolinohas additionally renewed the information staff with Carlos Franganillo because the star signing to preside over the third version of the information program.