Josep Samitier named as new Director of IBEC

There were a total of nine candidates, four of them from abroad, of which three were selected for consideration by the Board.

“As Director I will maintain a continuity of IBEC’s main objectives, while also a reviewing and renewing our direction to incorporate new ideas to meet present challenges,” said Josep on his appointment. “This will require the solid cooperation of the whole IBEC community.”

In his farewell message to staff, outgoing Director Josep A. Planell described his seven years at IBEC as ‘the most fulfilling of my life from a professional point of view’, and conveyed his confidence in Josep Samitier’s ability and dedication to help IBEC progress towards even higher achievements.