The PSOE gains weight on the Enagás board of directors with the appointment of Arturo Gonzalo Aizpiri as new executive CEO of the company, and the departure of former popular leaders Isabel Tocino and Antonio Hernández Mancha, as well as Gonzalo Solana. Only Ana Palacio, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, remains.
Gonzalo Aizpiri, until last week General Director of Communication, Institutional Relations and Repsol Presidency, will replace Marcelino Oreja Arburúa, son of former Minister of Foreign Affairs Marcelino Oreja Aguirre and cousin of also Minister Jaime Mayor Oreja, who has held this position since 2012.
Aizpiri will assume executive functions, which are currently held by the president of the group Antonio Llardén since 2007, according to the proposal that Llardén himself will make to the board of directors
Enagás, manager of the gas system 5% owned by the State through the public holding company SEPIwill present its results for 2021 tomorrow.
Aizpiri was general secretary for the Prevention of Pollution and Climate Change in the Ministry of the Environment cwith the socialist Cristina Narbona as minister. In her sector, her good relationship with the Minister for the Ecological Transition, Teresa Ribera, is commented.
The board has approved the renewal of Ana Palacio as independent director and the appointment -also as independent directors- of David Sandalow, María Teresa Costa Campi, Manuel Gabriel González Ramos and Clara García Fernández-Muro replacing Ignacio Grangel, Antonio Hernández Mancha, Isabel Tocino and Gonzalo Solana, whose mandate expires this year.
Hernández Mancha was president of Alianza Popular between 1987 and 1989 and Tocino Minister of the Environment (1996-2000). Gonzalo Solana was president of the Court for the Defense of Competition (2000-2005)