María Luisa Martínez (Barcelona, 1964) has been a member of CaixaBank’s Management Committee since May 2016.
She holds a degree in Modern History from the University of Barcelona and in Information Sciences from Barcelona Autonomous University. She has also completed the Senior Management Program at the IESE Business School.
She joined ”la Caixa” in 2001 to head up media relations. In 2008 she was appointed Head of Communication with responsibility for corporate communication and institutional management with the media. In 2014, she was appointed Corporate Head of Communication, Institutional Relations, Brand and CSR and since 2016 she has the category of Executive Managing Director in charge of the same areas.
María Luisa Martínez Gistau is also chairwoman of Autocontrol (the self-regulatory organisation of the advertising industry in Spain) and chairwoman of Dircom Cataluña (the professional association that brings together communications executives and professionals from companies, institutions and consultancies).
Last updated: June 2019.