CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Gonzalo Gortázar, Chief Executive Officer of CaixaBank.
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.
Mr. Gortazar is Chairman of VidaCaixa and Board Member of Grupo Financiero Inbursa, Repsol and Erste Bank.
Prior to being appointed CEO, Mr. Gortázar served as CaixaBank’s Chief Financial Officer. Between 2009 and June 2011, he was the CEO of Criteria CaixaCorp.
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 banking and investment banking positions at Bank of America.