This year to the Spanish business representation in the 50th edition of the World Economic Forum which will be held in the Swiss town of Davos between January 21 and 24, will have a large representation of Ibex 35 the presence in the Swiss town of the presidents of the two large Spanish banks, Santander and BBVA, as well as those responsible for companies such as Iberdrola, Repsol, Ferrovial or Acciona.
According to the list of participants, released on Tuesday, in the absence of less than a week for its inauguration, the Spanish business delegation in Davos will feature figures such as the president of Santander, Ana Botínas well as with that of Carlos Torres, Chairman of BBVA, who will be accompanied by the CEO of the entity, Onur Genc.
Other representatives of Ibex 35 at the World Economic Forum will be José Manuel Entrecanales, president and CEO of Acciona, accompanied by Rafael Mateo, CEO of Acciona Energy, and Luis Castilla, chief executive of Acciona Infraestructuras.
Also included among the representatives in Davos of Spanish companies listed the president of Ferrovial, Rafael del Pino, as well as the president of Iberdrola, Ignacio Sánchez Galán, together with the head of Innovation and Sustainability of the electricity company, Agustín Delgado.
Likewise, the CEO of Repsol will also go to Davos, Josu Jon Imaz, who will be accompanied by Angel Bautista, director of institutional relations of energy, in addition to the president and CEO of Naturgy, Francisco Reynés.
Outside the Ibex 35
Outside of the listed Spanish companies, Demetrio Carceller He will go to Davos in his role as president of Grupo Disa, accompanied by María Carceller; Gloria Fluxá She will participate as Vice President of the Iberostar Group in the company of Sabina Fluxá, Vice President and CEO of the company.
Also, other Spaniards present in Davos will be the president and CEO of Pepsico, Ramón Laguarta, as well as Enric Sala, resident explorer of National Geographic.
Pedro Sánchez and Calviño
In a more political terrain, the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez It will begin to deploy its international agenda in Davos, as La Moncloa reported yesterday. Participants also include the Minister of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation, Nadia Calviño, which will be a luxury squire for the chief executive in the Swiss town.
The 50th edition of the World Economic Forum focuses on the cohesion and sustainability and this year it will be attended by the President of the United States, Donald Trump, as well as the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, or the Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, in addition to the President of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde.
Also, among the more than 650 speakers who plan to intervene in the framework of the Davos Forum, the Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, the former US vice president Al Gore or the English anthropologist Jane Goodall.