Maite Aranzabal Harreguy
Mrs. Aranzabal is a Spanish executive with an international career and relevant experience on Boards of public and private companies and NGOs. She began her career at McKinsey & Company in Spain and Argentina where she consulted with clients in multiple industries, including retail banking. Following this, she joined Grupo Cortefiel, a family-owned retailer, where she successfully led franchise marketing, strategy and international growth. Focusing on the fashion retail business, she collaborated with Advent International, the private equity firm, as retail expert, supporting analysis of potential acquisitions in the fashion and retail spaces, as well as leading the turnaround of one business (KA International, €40 million in sales). She currently leads her own consulting company, which specializes in retail and real estate businesses, Alir Consulting and Trade, and participates as a member of the Board of Adolfo Dominguez SA (listed company). Mrs. Aranzabal is a graduate in Business Administration by ICADE, Spain, and holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.