Antonio López-Esparza García – Alumni of the Month – February

Full name:
Antonio López-Esparza García

IE program studied and graduation year:
MBA 1998-1999

Current position:
COO-Chief Operations Officer at Bidfood

Proudest achievement:
Succesful Business Unit development between Spain and Portugal, from both cultural and financial perspectives

Careers Tip:
Be ambitous but humble, treat others as you’d like to be treated

Favorite quote, or your own:
“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

Fondest memory from your time at IE:
A great group of friends

What are your aspirations for the future?
Keep on enjoying the things I do

How did IE make an impact on your life?
I met a great group of professionals and friends with whom I keep in touch; MBA gave me the tools and perspective to successfully face the professional challenges I had planned

What did you like most about Madrid?
Everything is possible in Madrid

What is the biggest challenge you have faced, and how did you tackle it?
I have had the chance to work and live in different countries and cultural environments. Making a deep dive, understanding the main cultural aspects and habits of each place, learning the language and putting myself in the shoes of my teamplayers made it work. I took back home a lot of learnings in my baggage that I could apply in the following challenges I faced

Song which reminds you of your time at IE:
Promises-The Cranberries

What gets you out of bed in the morning?
The passion and energy I put in everything I do

(Visited 5 times, 1 visits today)

Leave A Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *