About Círculo Fortuny

Círculo Fortuny is a non-profit organization with the aim of bringing together the Spanish prestigious cultural and creative brands in a common forum to collectively promote and defend their shared values.

In addition, the association enhances the image of Spanish luxury brands beyond their borders, and represents and defends the particularity of this sector as a powerful engine of the Spanish economy.

Círculo Fortuny members are a balanced representation of different sectors that make up the Spanish high-end industry based on the highest standards of excellence in their productive processes and in the services offered.

Current sectors represented in Círculo Fortuny are: Design & Furniture, Fashion, Gastronomy, Health & Wellness, Hotels & Resorts, Jewels & Watches, Leather Goods, Perfumes & Cosmetics, Wines & Spirits, Craftsmanship Gunmakers.

Círculo Fortuny currently gathers 57 brands and institutions.

Organization

The Association is governed by the General Assembly, highest decision-making body of the association comprising all the membership, and by the Board that develops the strategies approved by the General Assembly.

Organizational structure

_Honorary Chairman

Mr. Enrique Loewe

_Executive Chairwoman

Ms. Xandra Falcó

_Secretary General and General Counsel

Ms. Almudena Arpón de Mendívil (Gómez- Acebo & Pombo)

_Managing Director

Ms. Patricia Gil Pérez-Ullivarri

_Board Chairs

Ms. Xandra Falcó
Mr. Enrique Valero – Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine
Mr. Álex Aranzabal – AYA-Aguirre y Aranzábal
Mr. Ignacio Osborne – Cinco Jotas
Mr. Pablo del Pozo – Grupo Nuba
Mr. Pedro Gómez de Baeza – LA Organic
Mr. Alexander Wit – Lladró
Ms. Eva Baquedano – Loewe
Mr. Vicente Cebrián-Sagarriga – Marqués de Murrieta Estates And Wines
Mr. Joaquín Serra – Natura Bissé
Mr. Juan Nuñez-Insausti – Puerto Banús
Ms. Rosa Tous – Rosa Oriol Atelier Tous
Mr. Isidoro Mínguez – Sotogrande
Mr. Eduardo Laviña – Bodegas y Viñedos Sierra Cantabria
Mr. Antonio Menéndez – Vega Sicilia
Mr. Jacobo Cestino – Zagaleta

Work Commissions

_Executive Commission

Ms. Xandra Falcó, Executive Chairwoman
Ms. Almudena Arpón de Mendívil, Secretary General
Mr. Pedro Gómez de Baeza, Board Member
Mr. Alexander Wit, Board Member
Ms. Beatriz González-Cristóbal, President of the International Commission
Ms. Elena Serra, President of the Communication Commission
Ms. Eva Baquedano, Board Member
Mr. Joaquín Serra, Board Member
Mr. Pablo del Pozo, Board Member
Mr. Fernando Caruncho, President of the Craftsmanship and New Talents Comission
Mr. Evelio Acevedo, Co-President of the Craftsmanship and New Talents Comission

_Communication Commission
Ms. Elena Serra, President of the Commission

Ms. Rosa Tous, Board Member
Mr. Enrique Valero, Board Member
Mr. Evelio Acevedo, Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

_Fortuny Club Commission
Mr. Joaquín Serra, President of the Commission

Mr. Isidoro Mínguez, Board Member
Ms. Rosa Tous, Board Member
Mr. Fernando Caruncho, Caruncho Gardener & Architecture

_Sponsorship Commission
Mr. Alexander Wit, President of the Commission

Mr. Pablo del Pozo, Board Member

_Finance Commission

Mr. Pedro Gómez de Baeza, President of the Commission
Mr. Ignacio Osborne, Board Member
Mr. Eduardo Laviña, Board Member

_New members Commission

Mr. Pedro Gómez de Baeza, President of the Commission
Mr. Enrique Valero, Board Member
Mr. Antonio Menéndez, Board Member

_Commission of Studies
Ms. Eva Baquedano, President of the Commission

Mr. Alexander Wit, Board Member
Ms. Beatriz González-Cristóbal, Rosa Oriol Atelier Tous
Mr. Enrique Valero, Board Member

_International Commission
Ms. Beatriz González-Cristóbal, President of the Commission

Ms. Caterina Geremei, LVMH
Mr. Joaquín Serra, Board Member
Mr. Alejandro Aranzabal, Board Member
Mr. Antonio Menéndez, Board Member

_Craftsmanship and New Talents Commission
Mr. Fernando Caruncho, President of the Commission
Mr. Evelio Acevedo, Co-President of the Commission
_Tourism and New Consumers Commission

Mr. Pablo del Pozo, President of the Commission
Mr. Juan Núñez-Insausti, Board Member
Mr. Jacobo Cestino, Board Member
Mr. Javier Fernández Andrino, El Corte Inglés