Marcelino Armenter Vidal
CEO. Executive Director.
Born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 1957.
He is currently CEO and member of the Executive Committee of Criteria Caixa, S.A.U. He has held both of these posts since March 2019.
He holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in Business Administration and Management from ESADE Business School.
He began his career at Arthur Andersen, before joining Hidroeléctrica de Cataluña. He has worked with "la Caixa" since 1985 holding various positions and responsibilities. From 1985 until 1988 he was the Director of Internal Audit and Control of the Caixa Group. From 1988 to 1995 he was the Manager of the Investee Area. From 1995 to 2001 he held the role of Chief Executive Officer of Banco Herrero. From 2001 to 2007 he was the Managing Director of Caixa Holding. From 2007 to 2011 he held the post of Executive Deputy Managing Director of "la Caixa". From 2011 to 2013 he was the Managing Director of Risk at CaixaBank. From 2013 until March 2019 he held the position of Managing Director of Criteria Caixa, S.A.U. From 2017 to 2019 he was Board Member of Grupo Financiero Inbursa, S.A.B. de C.V. and from June 2019 until April 2020 he was Board Member of CaixaBank, S.A. He was also Board Member of Naturgy Energy Group, S.A. since September 2016 until May 2021.
Other posts which he currently holds include Chairman of Mediterranea Beach & Golf Community, S.A.U. since February 2017 and CEO since September 2017, Board Member of Inmo Criteria Caixa, S.A.U. since October 2017, CEO of the management firm Caixa Capital Risc, S.G.E.I.C., S.A. since February 2002, Executive Deputy Chairman since October 2018 and Board Member of Saba Infraestructuras, S.A. since September 2018.
Latest update: June 2021.