Juan Manuel Negro Balbás

Juan Manuel Negro Balbás

Member of the Board of Directors. Independent Director.

Born in Madrid, 1972.

Member of the Board of Directors of CriteriaCaixa since January 2021.

Graduated in Business Administration and Management from the Complutense University of Madrid and completed the IESE Business School's General Management Program (PDG) in 2014. Has completed various specialist programmes in capital markets and investment. He has contributed to various IESE Business School publications and is a regular contributor to various specialised media in the insurance sector.

His entire career has been spent in the financial and insurance industry. He began his professional career in the Finance Department of the US insurer Chubb Insurance Company. In 2002 he joined the American International Group (AIG), where he held various positions in Madrid and Paris within the Financial Lines Department. In 2009 he joined Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), the corporate risk insurance company of the Allianz Group, as Head of Financial Lines for Spain, Portugal and Latin America. In 2013 he was appointed Deputy CEO for Spain and Portugal. In 2014 he was appointed Member of the European Regional Management Council and CEO of the company, positions he held until 2020.

He was a member of the Allianz Mentors Panel and has played an active role in various volunteer initiatives including programmes of organisations such as Junior Achievement, the Adecco Foundation and Plan International Spain.

Latest update: February 2021.