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Ignacio González, CEO of Nueva Pescanova, new Vice President of AECOC

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Barcelona, 27 March 2018.-. The CEO of Nueva Pescanova, Ignacio González, has been appointed Vice President of the Association of Mass Market Retailers AECOC, thus replacing Tomás Pascual, President of Calidad Pascual, who has held that position for the past seven years.

AECOC’s Governing Board is the governing body responsible for the management, governance, administration and representation of said business association, made up of more than 28,000 companies which, as a whole, represent 20% of the national GDP and have more than 4.5 million employees in our country.

A graduate in Business Sciences from ICADE (E-2), Ignacio (Nacho) González started his professional career in Centros Comerciales Continente. From then on, and for 19 years, he had a long career in Grupo Carrefour, where he held various positions in the Marketing, Sales and Commercial departments to eventually join its international Executive Committee, after being appointed the Group’s Purchasing Manager and its Sales Manager in France.

After nearly two decades in the French multinational company, he joined Grupo Campofrío, where he was the CEO of Campofrio Spain and the General Manager for Southern Europe (Spain, Italy and Portugal) and the USA of Campofrio Food Group, from March 2012 to January 2016.

Since February of that year, Ignacio González has been the CEO of Nueva Pescanova, a Galician leading multinational company specialized in the fishing, farming, processing and commercialization of seafood products with more than 11,000 employees in 24 countries of 4 continents.

Since December 2012, Ignacio González has been the President of ECOEMBES, a non-profit company whose object is the recycling of packaging waste, and he is also a representative in the Instituto San Telmo and IESE’s Food & Beverage Advisory Board.


Tesa Díaz-Faes
Directora Corporativa de Comunicación y
RRII de Grupo Nueva Pescanova
Tel. +34 986 818 100
Paloma Fernández
Tel. +34 91 563 77 22 (ext. 2111)