Gestamp, the multinational company specialized in the design, development and manufacture of highly engineered metal components for the automotive industry, has agreed to appoint Miguel Escrig as its Finance Director. With this decision, the Group strengthens the organization to continue to accomplish its future growth plans.
Miguel Escrig holds a degree in Industrial Engineering and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from IESE Business School (Barcelona). He has spent most of his professional career at Telefónica where he was the Group’s Financial Director between 2010 and 2016. Prior to Telefónica he held several positions in the banking sector in companies such as JP Morgan, Banco Santander and Banco Popular.
Escrig replaces Francisco López Peña as Finance Director, who held the position since 2008 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Gestamp last December.
Organizational changes announced in December 2017
Gestamp, which made its debut as a publicly listed company on April 7th 2017, announced the appointment of Francisco López Peña as its new CEO at the end of 2017. He has assumed the oversight of the industrial operations within the Group, finance direction and other corporate duties.
Francisco J. Riberas role as Executive Chairman of Gestamp remains unchanged. Mr Riberas focuses on the Strategy and Corporate Development, as well as key commercial relationships with Gestamp’s customers. He also leads Corporate Governance issues and institutional representation of the Group.
About Gestamp Automoción
Gestamp is an international group dedicated to the design, development and manufacture of metal automotive components. The Group specializes in developing innovatively designed products to achieve increasingly safer and lighter vehicles, thereby reducing energy consumption and environmental impact.