María Amparo Moraleda.
María Amparo Moraleda (Madrid 1964) has been a member of the Board of Directors of CaixaBank since 2014.
She graduated in Industrial Engineering from the ICAI and holds an MBA from the IESE Business School.
She is an Independent Director at several companies: Faurecia, S.A. (since 2012), Solvay, S.A. (since 2013) and Airbus Group, S.E. (since 2015).
She is also a member of the Supervisory Board of the Spanish High Council for Scientific Research (since 2011) and a member of the Advisory Boards of KPMG España (since 2012) and SAP Ibérica (since 2013).
Between January 2009 and February 2012 she was Chief Operating Officer of Iberdrola SA's International Division with responsibility for the United Kingdom and the United States. She also headed Iberdrola Engineering and Construction from January 2009 to January 2011.
She was General Manager of IBM Spain and Portugal between July 2001 and January 2009, with the area for which she was responsible extended to encompass Greece, Israel and Turkey from July 2005 to January 2009. Between June 1999 and 2001 she was assistant executive to the President of IBM Corporation. From 1998 to 2000 Ms. Moraleda was General Manager of INSA (a subsidiary of IBM Global Services). From 1995 to 1997 she was HR Director for EMEA at IBM Global Services and from 1988 to 1995 held various professional and management positions at IBM España.
She is also a member of various boards and trusts of different institutions and bodies including the Academy of Social Sciences and the Environment of Andalusia, the Board of Trustees of the MD Anderson Cancer Centre in Madrid and the International Advisory Board of the Instituto de Empresa.
In December 2015 she was named a full academic member of the Royal Academy of Economic and Financial Science.
In 2005 she was inducted into the Women in Technology International (WITI) organisation's Hall of Fame, established to recognise, honour, and promote the outstanding contributions women make to the scientific and technological communities that improve and evolve society, while her numerous distinctions include: the Values Leadership Award (FIGEVA Foundation – 2008), the Javier Benjumea Award (Engineering Association of the ICAI – 2003) and the Award for Excellence (Spanish Federation of Female Directors, Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs – Fedepe – 2002).
Last updated: January 2017.