Óscar Fanjul

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Óscar Fanjul Martín
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Born 1949
Santiago, Chile

Óscar Fanjul Martín (born 1949, in Santiago) is a Spanish economist.[1][2][3][4]


Fanjul was born in Santiago, Chile in 1949.[2] He started his professional career at the Instituto Nacional de Industria in 1972, and has also worked at the Confederación Española Cajas de Ahorros. He served during 1983 and 1984 as Technical Secretary General and Undersecretary of the Ministry of Industry and Energy. He was the Founder Chairman and CEO of Repsol, S.A., from its creation in 1986 until 1996, and is currently Honorary Chairman of the company.

Fanjul is currently the Vice Chairman of Omega Capital, a private investment firm in Spain, as well as an International Advisor to Goldman Sachs. He is also a Director of Acerinox, Lafarge (Vice Chairman), Deoleo (Chairman), and Marsh & McLennan Companies. He is a former Director of Unilever, the London Stock Exchange and Areva. Fanjul is a Trustee of the es:Fundación Amigos del Museo del Prado.

Fanjul holds a Ph.D in Economics and is a Professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He is also a visiting professor at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Trilateral Commission and has been a member of the Competitiveness Advisory Group to the President of the European Commission.


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  2. ^ a b "Óscar Fanjul: alternate expert member of the Board of Directors". European Investment Bank. March 18, 2005. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Biography of Mr Oscar Fanjul". European Corporate Governance Institute. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Oscar Fanjul". Forbes. Retrieved October 5, 2013.