Antonio Brufau Niubó
(born 1948) is the CEO and Chairman of the multinational oil and gas company Repsol, a role he has been in since 2004.
After education, Brufau worked in Arthur Andersen where he became a partner and a director of auditing. In 1988, he joined La Caixa, as deputy general manager and head industrial entity. Within this capacity, along with then President Josep Vilarasau and Isidre Faine, he assisted in the amalgamation of the Pension Fund of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands and Box de Ahorros y Monte de Piedad Barcelona. In 1994, on behalf of La Caixa, he became president of Port Aventura.
In July 1997, he was appointed the president of the natural gas division at Repsol, a post he held until 2004. From 1996 to 2004, Brufau was a member of the Board of Directors of Repsol.
In July 2002, he was appointed president of Circulo de Economía de Barcelona, a position that he held until July 2005.
In 2004, he was appointed CEO of Repsol YPF. Since his appointment at Repsol, the company has revamped its organizational structure and set the priorities for growth in upstream growth, downstream growth and liquefied natural gas.
In addition to his roles at Repsol, Brufau is the vice chairman of Gas Natural Fenosa.
Brufau was awarded the 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year award by the Federation of Spanish Chambers of Commerce in Europe (FEDECOM) in recognition of his stewardship of Repsol’s increasing activity outside the its country of origin.
Education and personal details
Brufau has a degree in Economics from the University of Barcelona and an MA in Economics from IESE.
He was the only Spanish member in the Executive Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce until December 2005.
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