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Carlos Ortega Arias-Paz

Mr Ortega Arias Paz, of Spanish nationality, is the President of the Board of Directors of Acerinox since 2022.

He holds a Cum Laude Degree in Economics from Harvard University. He subsequently completed an MBA at Harvard Business School.

In 2017 he joined Corporación Financiera Alba, S.A. as Director of Strategy, leading the company’s international strategy and collaborating on investments in Spain.

He is currently the General Director of Corporación Financiera Alba, President of Deyá Capital IV SCR, S.A. and Artá Partners, S.A. Furthermore, he is a member of the Board of Directors of Artá Capital SGEIC, S.A. Rioja, S.à.r.l., Verisure Topholding AB, KKR Apple Holdings Corporation and Harvard Club of Spain.

Previously he was consultant in McKinsey & Company and he holds more than 23 years of experience in international investment banking in Goldman Sachs and Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank, in differents cities such as New York, London and Madrid.


  • Member of the Board of Directors since 9 May 2022 and Chairman of the Board of Directors since 16 June 2022. Owner of 11,111 shares (as of 31 December 2022).
  • External Proprietary representing Corporación Financiera Alba, S.A.