SENER celebrated the 50th Anniversary of its Space Division at the Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid. This event, entitled ‘In the Best Company’, was attended by notable local and international figures from the institutional, community, and economic spheres.[+]
Itziar Urrutia, SENER's new International General Manager14/02/2017 (Spain)
The SENER engineering and technology group has named Itziar Urrutia as its new International General Manager, replacing Álvaro Lorente and working directly under the company's general management.
A Bilbao native, Urrutia holds a Degree in Architecture from the Technical University of Madrid’s Superior Technical School of Architecture and a Master's Degree in General Management from the IESE Business School. She began her career at SENER in 1989, when she was director of the "Y Vasca" Territorial Sector Plan and of the Palacio Euskalduna project in Bilbao. From 1998 to 2010 she was head of Sociedad de Gestión de Proyectos GESTEC S.A., a company that SENER ultimately purchased to add to its Valencia Division. Since 2010 she has been the director of SENER's Bilbao Division.
Urrutia is currently a member of the board of trustees of the SENER Foundation; since 2016 she has represented SENER on the Board of Directors of the Basque innovation agency Innobasque; she has been a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Basque Council of Science, Technology and Innovation since 2014; she won the 2013 Business Award of the Association of Business Leaders and Executives of Vizcaya; from 2010 to 2016 she worked with the Industry and Transport Council of the Tecnalia Research Center and from 2010 to 2014 she worked with Innobasque's Eco-Innovation Expert Committee.
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