Javier Godó Muntañola

Deputy Chairman II of the Board of Directors. Proprietary director.

Born in Barcelona, 1941.

Second Vice-President of the Board of Directors of CriteriaCaixa since June 2014 and Trustee of the Fundación Bancaria Caixa d’Estalvis i Pensions de Barcelona "la Caixa" since June 2014.

Graduated in Economics from the University of Barcelona.

Currently he is president of the Multimedia Group Grupo Godó de Comunicación, S.A., editor of La Vanguardia, honorable president of El Mundo Deportivo's Board of Directors, and president of the Real-Estate Holding company Torre Bcn 477, S.L.

Member of the Advisory Council of the Spanish Chapter of the Club of Rome.

He is also Vice-Chairman of the Conde de Barcelona Foundation and of the Barcelona Economic Society of Friends of the Country, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA), board member of the Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA), member of the Board of Trustees of Ramon Llull University and member of the Advisory Board of Telefónica Spain.

He was General Adviser of “la Caixa's” Assembly on behalf of the Barcelona Economic Society of Friends of the Country (2003-2014), and member of the Board of Directors of “la Caixa”. He was appointed Third Vice-Chairman of “la Caixa” in June 2009 and Second Vice-Chairman in May 2012. He is a Trustee of the Fundación Bancaria having been Deputy Chairman of the Fundación “la Caixa” (2013-2014). He was also spokesperson for CaixaBank's Board of Directors (2011-2014).

Latest update:  April 2017.