Mr. Césareo Alierta Izuel is a Chairman at Consejo Empresarial Para La Competitividad, a Chairman-Social Board at Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, an Executive Chairman at Fundación Telefónica and a General Manager-Capital Markets at Banco Urquijo SA.
He is on the Board of Directors at Iberia SA, Telefonica Audiovisual Digital SL, Telefónica Internacional SAU and Fundación Bancaria Caixa d'Estalvis i Pensions de Barcelona. Mr. Alierta Izuel was previously employed as an Independent Director by Mediobanca SpA, an Independent Non-Executive Director by International Consolidated Airlines Group SA, a Non-Executive Director by China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd., a Non-Executive Director by China Netcom Group Corp. (Hong Kong) Ltd., an External Director by Telefónica SA, a Chairman by Compañía de Distribución Integral Logista Holdings SAU, a Chairman by Tabacalera SA, a Chairman by Beta Capital Sociedad De Valores SA, a Chairman by Spanish Financial Analysts' Association, a General Manager-Capital Markets Division by Banco Urquijo Sabadell Banca Privada SA, a Member by Columbia Business School, a Chairman by Altadis SA, a Chairman by Beta Capital Group LLC, and a Trustee by The Conference Board, Inc.
He also served on the board at Telecom Italia SpA, Sociedad Rectora de la Bolsa de Valores de Madrid SA, Iberia Líneas Aéreas de España SA and Plus Ultra Compania Anonima de Seguros y Reaseguros.
He received his graduate degree from the University of Zaragoza and an MBA from Columbia University.