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Corporate information

Corporate Governance

Fundación Bancaria Caixa d’Estalvis i Pensions de Barcelona, “la Caixa”, is a nonprofit organization, and its heritage is bound to the compliance with general interest purposes. It is the result of transforming Caixa d'Estalvis i Pensions de Barcelona (“la Caixa”) into a banking foundation and, coming from this transformation, the organization maintains its legal personality, with full legal and working capacity.

The Foundation focuses its main activity on the attention and development of Obra Social and to the appropriate management of its shares in CaixaBank, as well as other shareholdings, through Criteria CaixaHolding.

Fundación Bancaria Caixa d’Estalvis i Pensions de Barcelona, ”la Caixa”, will mainly carry out its activities throughout the Spanish territory, without prejudice of a special dedication due to its origin to Catalonia and the Balearic islands, as well as the possible development of its activity at a national scale.

The Foundation is registered in the Foundations Registry and is bound by Law 26/2013 of 27 December on savings banks and banking foundations, by Law 50/2002 of 26 December on foundations, by the rest of the applicable regulations and by its Statutes. Additionally, the Foundation is under the protection of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, and the Bank of Spain carries out the supervision tasks assigned to it by the current regulations.

Governing Bodies

According to the Law, the government bodies of the Foundation are the Board of trustees and the CEO. The Board of trustees is the highest government body and representation of the Foundation, and they have the task of complying with the foundation purposes and diligently managing the assets and rights which make up the Foundation's heritage, while maintaining its performance and usefulness. The Board of trustees is the body that names the CEO.

Board of trustees of the “la Caixa” Banking Foundation:

Isidro Fainé Casas

Deputy Chairman and Deputy Secretary
Alejandro García-Bragado Dalmau

Salvador Alemany Mas
Jaime Lanaspa Gatnau
Javier Solana Madariaga
Josefina Castellví Piulach
César Alierta Izuel
María Teresa Bassons Boncompte
Javier Godó Muntañola
Francesc Homs Ferret
Juan José López Burniol
Carlos Slim Helú
Francisco Javier Ventura Ferrero (designated by the Societat Econòmica Barcelonesa d’Amics del País)
Eugenio Gay Montalvo (designated by Caritas Diocesana of Barcelona)
Antonio Aguilera Rodríguez (designated by Cruz Roja Española)

Secretary (not member)
Óscar Calderón de Oya

President and C.E.O. of "la Caixa" Banking Foundation
Jaume Giró Ribas

Deputy General Manager
Elisa Durán Montolio