The Board of Directors of PRISA agreed yesterday to convene the 2021 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on June 29, at 1:00 p.m. In the event that the required quorum is not achieved at the first meeting, a second meeting will be held the following day at the same time.
The agenda of the 2021 AGM includes proposals to approve the accounts, the non-financial information statement and the performance of the Board of Directors in 2020.
The AGM will also be addressing changes to the composition of the Board of Directors, including the appointment of Carmen Fernández de Alarcón as a director representing significant shareholder Vivendi. In addition, shareholders will be asked to greenlight the re-election of Manuel Mirat as an executive director, as well as the appointment of Carlos Núñez as an executive director. Finally, the Board will seek the ratification of the appointments by co-option of independent directors Rosauro Varo, Javier Santiso and María José Marín.
The shareholders will also be asked to approve the remuneration policy of the Board of Directors, as well as changes to Company Bylaws and to the Regulations governing the General Meeting of Shareholders.
Following the effective incorporation, on May 24, of the new Executive Chairperson of PRISA Media, Carlos Núñez, as part of the operational reorganization undertaken by the Group, the CEOs of PRISA Radio and PRISA Noticias, Pedro García Guillén and Alejandro Martínez Peón, respectively, will be departing the Group in the coming days. Meanwhile, Augusto Delkáder will end his tenure as Editorial director of the Group. The Board of Directors of PRISA thanked all concerned for their work during their time in the Group.
Carmen Fernández de Alarcón has a degree in Economic and Business Sciences (Icade E-2) from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas. She has more than 25 years of professional experience, at both national and international level, in the design, development and management of sales, marketing and communication strategies in key sectors such as retail, entertainment, telecommunications, tourism, CSR, energy, media, finance, automotive, luxury and e-commerce. She has wide expertise in the transformation and digitization of businesses and brands. She began her professional career at Procter & Gamble, where she spent seven years, and later held posts at JWT Total Communications (WPP Group), DEC Madrid (BBDO Group) and EHSBRANN (Media Planning Group), where she was Managing Director and member of the Executive Committee at each. At Havas Media Group (formerly Media Planning Group) she held a range of positions, including Chief Commercial Officer and CEO of Havas Sport & Entertainment. She combined the latter position with that of Head of Global Business Transformation. She is currently the CEO of Havas Spain, one of the world’s largest advertising-content and media groups with a presence in more than 100 countries.
She was one of the 40 female business leaders selected to participate in the second edition of the initiative "Women to Watch" 2018 organized by PWC (a program which seeks to help women managers become directors). She is currently a member of the Alumni Board of said program. In addition, she has made the list of the 100 Women Leaders in Spain in the Senior Management category (2019). She is a member of the Executive Committee of ACT (Transformative Creativity Association) and sits on the Board of Fashionalia (Fashion Marketplace).
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