Antonio López-Esparza García
IE program studied and graduation year:
COO-Chief Operations Officer at Bidfood
Succesful Business Unit development between Spain and Portugal, from both cultural and financial perspectives
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:
What gets you out of bed in the morning?
The passion and energy I put in everything I do