Javier Fernández Fernández
|Javier Fernández Fernández|
|8th President of the Principality of Asturias|
26 May 2012
|Monarch||Juan Carlos I
|Preceded by||Francisco Álvarez Cascos|
January 7, 1948 |
Mieres, Asturias, Spain
Javier Fernández Fernández (January 7, 1948 in Mieres, Asturias) is a Spanish politician, mining engineer, and civil servant. He is the secretary general of the Federación Socialista Asturiana, the regional socialist party affiliated with the national Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE).
Fernández has served as the President of the Principality of Asturias since May 26, 2012, the result of a coalition government stemming from the 2012 Asturias General Council election held in March. A parliamentary pact was made between the PSOE and the centrist Union, Progress and Democracy (UPyD). Fernández was elected president on May 23, 2012, and took office three days later. He appointed five women and three men to his cabinet, including economist Dolores Carcedo as the Minister of Finance.
- "Javier Fernández, presidente de Asturias con el apoyo de IU y UPyD" (in Spanish). El País. 23 May 2012. Retrieved 25 May 2012.
- "Javier Fernández entrega la cartera de Hacienda a la economista Dolores Carcedo". ABC (newspaper). 2012-05-25. Retrieved 2012-05-29.
Francisco Álvarez Cascos
|President of the Principality of Asturias
26 May 2012 -