CEO of Siemens Spain joins UEM's Advisory Council

09/01/2012


Rosa Garcia Joins UEM's Advisory Board

Universidad Europea de Madrid is proud to announce that Rosa Garcia, CEO of Siemens Spain and one of the most successful Spanish executives in the world, has joined UEM's Advisory Council. The Advisory Council is the highest advisory body at Universidad Europea de Madrid and is composed of prestigious professionals such Luis Bassat, Peter L. Alonso, Carmen Posadas and Manuel Campo Vidal.

Garcia has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to joining Siemens, Garcia spent a large part of her career at Microsoft, where she became President and CEO of the Microsoft Spain and then Vice President of Consumer & Online Division of Microsoft Western Europe for the fourteen countries of the region. She has also worked for other multinationals like NEC in Germany and WordPerfect in Spain. She is also a member of the board of directors of Banesto and BME (Spanish Exchanges and Markets) and is a member of the Senior Management Forum, among other positions.

Throughout her career, Rosa García's work has stood out because of her ability to establish relationships with political, economic and societal actors to ensure all people have access to information technology and her strong commitment to innovation and investment in research & development.

According to Miguel Carmelo, president of UEM and the Mediterranean Region of the Laureate International Universities network, "It is for us a privilege to have the knowledge and insight of a professional like Rosa Garcia in our institution. Innovation and proximity to the professional world is in UEM's DNA. Welcoming Rosa to the Advisory Council reaffirms our commitment to offering our students a comprehensive education, training professionals prepared to respond to the needs of a global world, where new technologies play a key role."

"I am proud to be part of UEM's advisory board and to help continue to improve education. I am convinced that it is a key to the development of our country, as students of today will take important decisions in the future as they become our future employees and our future customers," said the CEO of Siemens Spain.

The Advisory Council of the European University of Madrid is the university's main advisory body and helps the school to better incorporate the changes occurring in the work place by helping to make sure the university is at the forefront of developments. Comprising a total of nine prestigious professionals from various fields, UEM's Advisory Council also complies with the objective of maintaining the institution in touch with the realities of the professional world.