Jesús Sainz

Non-executive Chairman

Jesús is ADARA’s Non-executive Chairman since its inception in 2005. Throughout his career, Jesús has been developing many different tasks, with 35 years of experience in the corporate sector and 15 years with the Spanish Central Administration. Jesús has served in several boards, including companies listed on NYSE and the Spanish Stock Exchange. Until June 2018 he has been serving for 5 years as Secretary General of Círculo de Empresarios, the pre-eminent business think tank in Spain.

Since 2016 Jesús is helping the French group Puy du Fou – as VP of Puy du Fou Spain – to develop a historical theme park in Toledo, similar to the one operating in France since 1988, in the region of la Vandée.
Jesús is an active philanthropist, serving currently as Chairman of Club Empresarial ICADE, and Fundación Créate (www.fundacioncreate.org). He is also Vice Chairman of the King Juan Carlos Center at N.Y.U. Foundation and is a recipient of the presidential medal from New York University.

Experience

Secretary General
Círculo de Empresarios (Madrid)

Chairman
PromoMadrid (Madrid)

Chairman
Parque Warner (Madrid Warner Bros. theme park)

Chairman/Owner
Compañia General de Sondeos (Madrid)

Executive Vice President
Ogden Corporation (New York)

Education

Comillas Pontifical University/ICADE
Business Administration

Universidad Complutense (Madrid)
Law