Florentino Pérez Rodríguez CEO of ACS Group - CEO of the Year 2018 Infrastructure Development Industry
Florentino Pérez Rodríguez
Born in Madrid in 1947, he holds a degree in Civil engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.
Professional experience: He began his professional career in 1971 in the private sector, rising to head the Spanish Highway Association, until switching to the public business sector. From 1976 to 1982 he held various positions in the Public Administration, such as Delegate for Sanitation and Environment for the City of Madrid, Deputy Director-General at the Ministry of Industry and Energy, Director-General of Transport Infrastructure at the Ministry of Transport, and President of the National Institute for Agrarian Reform and Development (IRYDA) at the Ministry of Agriculture.
In 1983 he returned to the private sector, when he headed Construcciones Padrós, S.A., as well as being one of its leading shareholders. Since 1993 he has been the Chairman of ACS, Actividades de Construcción y Servicios, S.A. He is also the Chairman of Real Madrid.
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