Corporate governance

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors has been nominated the 25th May 2017 as a part of the restructuration process finalized on july 2017.

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN – Don David Prats Palomo

Executive director

He has an Executive MBA from the Craig School of Business at California State University, a BS in Technical Management from DeVry University (USA), and a PDD (Management Development Programme) from IESE.

He was CEO of Star Fine Foods Inc., as well as the general manager of OAO Kropotkinskiy Elevator (Russia). He sat on the boards of directors of Olive Glenn Orchards (USA) and ONO Catalunya. He was nominated as a European Dynamic Entrepreneur for Europe’s 500.

Over the last 28 years, he has developed his professional career at the Borges International Group. He is currently the Executive Chairman of Pont Family Holding.

First appointment: 01/12/2014


Independent director

Industrial engineer from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales de Barcelona – UPC. He has a master’s degree in marketing from ESADE and a master’s degree in financial management from Halbridge Business School (UK).

He was CEO of Simon Holding for 22 years. He previously held several executive positions at DuPont, British Petroleum and Unión Carbide (Argon).

He is a director of Encofrados Alsina, Roquet and Girbau, MTG, SECE, Girnet Internacional y Albath Company. He is chairman of the board of ESADE and Eurecat. He is a member of the board of directors of the Ship2B Foundation and Universitat Ramon Llull.

First appointment: 25/05/2017

SECRETARY BOARD MEMBER – Don Àngel Segarra i Ferré

Independent director

Bachelor’s degree in law and economic and business sciences.

Chartered accountant, member of the Official Registry of Accounting Auditors and the Registry of Expert Accountants at the Association of Economists of Catalonia.

He sits on the board of directors of Mutua Fiatc and the public company Compañía Española de Viviendas en Alquiler (CEVASA). He is also a member of the Pension Plan Control Committee at CEC.

First appointment: 25/05/2017

BOARD MEMBER – Don Joan Ribé Arbós

Dominical Director

Graduate by the Institute of Higher Business Studies – PDD IESE Business School – University of Navarra; International Course for Owners and Senior Managers – IMD; Graduate in Bookkeeping and Commercial Documentation. Works for more than 44 years in the Borges International Group, occupying different positions, the most relevant being: Chief Financial Officer and IT, General Manager of the Nuts Division, Director of Corporate Control and Management. He has been a member of several Boards of companies in of Borges Group, as well as a General Conselor of Caixa de Catalunya for 5 years. He currently occupies the position of Director of Corporate Strategy, M&A, Legal Advice, Internal Audit and Corporate Communication at Borges International Group. He is a member of the Management Committee of Borges International Group. He has actively participated in the process of due diligence and acquisition in national and international companies; creation of strategic alliances and Joint Venture; as well as in the foundation of international subsidiaries.

First appointment: 30/12/2020