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Donald Johnston

Mr. Donald Johnson, of North American and British nationality, is Independent Director, member of the Executive Committee since 2015 and member of the Audit Commission since 2014 in which he has served as Chairman from 2018 to 2022. Likewise, he is Lead Independent Director since June 2022.

He has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Sciences from the Middleburg College and a Master of Arts in International Economy and Latin American Studies from the Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Johnston is currently Independent Director of Merlin Properties Socimi and Lead Independent Director of Banco de Sabadell, S.A.

All along his career he has held positions such as those of European President of the M&A Group of Deutsche Bank, Director of the Bankers Trust International and Member of the Board of its Global Executive Committee. He has also worked as Managing Director in Salomon Brothers offices in New York and London. Mr. Johnson has more than 35 years of experience in investment banking in the United States, Europe and Latin America.


  • Member of the Board of Directors since 29 October 2014, reelected on 11 April 2019 and 23 May 2023. Owner of 6 shares (as of December 31, 2022).
  • External Independent Coordinator
Committees of the Board of Directors
Executive Committee
Appointments, Remuneration & Corporate Governance Committee
Audit Committee
Sustainability Committee