Juan Barbolla has been appointed senior vice president Strategic Planning and Investor Relations at Parques Reunidos. Juan Barbolla will be in charge of the Group’s strategic planning and the relations with the existing and potential investors, both equities and fixed income, and with the Spanish regulator (Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores).
Barbolla has been executive director in Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking Division since 2007, with a broad experience in M&A, equity and debt capital markets. Previously, he worked at Merrill Lynch, in London, as an associate in the Investment Banking Division and was business analyst at McKinsey & Company, advising different large and medium-size Spanish corporates.
Juan Barbolla has an MBA by MIT Sloan School of Management and two Bachelor degrees, Electronic Engineering and Physics, by Universidad de Valladolid.
Juan Barbolla said: “I am looking forward to being part of a great company like Parques Reunidos, a global leader in the leisure park industry, especially in this key moment for the Group, as a new listed company and with a strong growth potential for the next few years.”
Parques Reunidos CEO Fernando Eiroa said: “We are very excited to incorporate such a great professional as Juan Barbolla; he is the best fit for one of the most important moments for the company. Juan’s impressive track record will be key to the company’s growth and in the relation with our investors.”