León Grau García, Vice President of AITEX since 2016, was appointed President of the Institute at an Extraordinary Assembly held on June 19. Rafael Pascual Bernabeu has held this position for the last four years.
León Grau García expressed his gratitude for the confidence placed in him, and pledged to continue working for the improvement and growth of the Institute.
León is a leading businessman and has a degree in law from the University of Valencia and a Master’s degree from the Instituto de Empresa in legal consultancy to companies. In 1992 he began his career at Courtaulds Fibres in England. In 1993 he joined the textile company Hilaturas Miel and Enrile. In 2000 he was a founding partner of Verema.
From 2004 until now he has held several positions in associations, such as President of ACETEX, in 2014 he was a member of the Valencian Association of Businessmen – AVE and President of ATEVAL between December 2015 and May 2017. In 2016 he became Director of Union Alcoyana Seguros and from 2016 to present he has been Vice President of AITEX.