Francisco Javier García Sanz

Member of the Board of Directors. Independent.

Born in Madrid, 1957.

Since October 2011, member of the Board of Directors of Criteria CaixaHolding, a company merged with Servihabitat XXI in December 2013, when he was appointed member of the Board of Directors of the current company CriteriaCaixa (the company arisen from the merger).

PhD Honoris Causa in Economics and Social Studies from the University of Stuttgart.

He began his professional career carrying out technical and management roles in Opel and GM in Germany, Spain, Turkey and the USA. In 1993 he joined the Volkswagen Group, where he has held different executive positions in purchasing until April 2018.

He is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of Hochtief AG.

He chaired the Spanish Association of Car and Truck Manufacturers (ANFAC), the employers' organization for the sector (2008-2012).

In 2010 he was decorated with the Gran Cruz of the Order of Civil Merit. 

Latest Update: June 2018.