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 chairman of the Conde de Barcelona Foundation, first deputy chairman of the Barcelona Economic Society of Friends of the Country, trustee of the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA), Board member of the Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA) and member of the Advisory Board of Telefónica Spain.

He was general adviser of the Assembly of Caja de Ahorros y Pensiones de Barcelona, ”la Caixa” on behalf of the Barcelona Economic Society of Friends of the Country (2003-2014), and member of the Board of Directors of Caja de Ahorros y Pensiones de Barcelona, ”la Caixa”, serving as third vice-chairman of the Board since June 2009 and as second vice-chairman since May 2012. He also was deputy chairman of the Fundación ”la Caixa” (2013-2014), member of the Board of Directors of CaixaBank (2011-2014) and trustee of Ramon Llull University.