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Fernando Rodés

Fernando Rodés

Fernando Rodés (Barcelona 1960), is a businessman dedicated to investing and managing companies in the communication industry.

With economics studies, he began his professional career at Manufacturers Hanover Trust (1985-89) and then at Banesto (1989-94) where he was director of business banking. In 1994 he joined the Media Planning Group, and was the CEO until 2006. That same year he was appointed CEO of the Havas group in Paris, France.

In 2011 he became the executive president of ISP, a family holding company dedicated to managing marketing services companies such as In-Store Media and Rebold (formerly Acceso, Digilant & Antevenio).

He was a director of Acciona (2009-2018), and also president of the Advisory Council for Sustainable Development (CADS) of Catalonia (2012 – 2019). He is founding patron of Fundació Natura, and Fundació Catalunya Cultura. He is founding partner and president of the board of directors of the publishing company of ARA newspaper.

He is married, has five children, and lives in Barcelona.