Gonzalo Gortázar, born in Madrid in 1965, has been CEO of CaixaBank since June 2014.
Mr Gortázar holds a dual degree in Law and Business from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) and an MBA with distinction from the INSEAD Business School.
He is currently Chairman of VidaCaixa and board member of Banco BPI.
Mr Gortázar served as CaixaBank's Chief Financial Officer prior to being appointed CEO in June 2014. Before that, he was CEO of Criteria CaixaCorp between 2009 and June 2011. From 1993 to 2009, he worked at Morgan Stanley in London and Madrid, holding several posts in the investment banking division and leading the European Financial Institutions Group until he joined Criteria in mid-2009. Previously, he held various corporate and investment banking positions at Bank of America.
He has been First Vice-Chairman at Repsol and a board member of Grupo Financiero Inbursa, Erste Bank, SegurCaixa Adeslas, Abertis, Port Aventura and Saba.
Latest update: December 2019.