A family-owned company managed by a professional team.

Throughout the company’s history, our business management model has evolved, betting on good governance mechanisms that allow us to manage the three realities that coexist in the organization, family, property and the company, independently and professional. Our governance model has always been governed by ethics, transparency and responsibility to create long-term value and benefit for our stakeholders.

Discover in this section more information on how Uriach is governed.

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Owners Council

This is the highest governing body that brings together the company's shareholders, and also has the participation of an independent external member. Its purpose is to generate a joint space to reflect the wills and needs of the owners, which are subsequently expressed to the Board of Directors in a unitary manner.

Juan Uriach Marsal
Advisor

Juan Uriach Marsal

Honorary President of Uriach and the URIACH FOUNDATION, dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of knowledge and scientific research in the History of Health Sciences.

A fourth generation member of the Uriach family, Juan Uriach was president of the company, as well as the driving force of its first research and development department. The success of its products made with proprietary molecules led to the construction of its own manufacturing plant and transformed Uriach into one of the leading pharmaceutical laboratories in Spain.

Juan Uriach studied Pharmacy and, in 1965, was awarded a doctoral degree by the University of Barcelona. His interest in the development of the pharmaceutical industry led him to train at IESE Business School. Thanks to his industrial activity, he was appointed Vice President of the Agrupación de Laboratorios Farmacéuticos de Barcelona (Association of Pharmaceutical Laboratories of Barcelona) and was a founding member of FARMAINDUSTRIA, the association of pharmaceutical companies.

His artistic personality with a marked cultural vocation has led him to be linked to the business, social and cultural network. As an art collector, he is also a member of the Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts i de Sant Jordi. He has received the Creu de Sant Jordi and the Cruz del Orden Civil de Sanidad, as well as many other recognitions.

Enrique Uriach
Chairman

Enrique Uriach Torelló

President of the Owners Board of Uriach, the highes governing body that brings together the company's shareholders. Its mission is to enable the shareholders to formulate their wishes together and express themselves with a single voice and a single vision. He is also a member of the company's Board of Directors.

A fifth generation member of the Uriach family, he worked in the group for nearly 25 years: from 1991 to 2015. He was Executive President and CEO of the company from 2006 to 2012, at a stage in which the strategic reorientation towards Natural Consumer Healthcare began. He has previously held various positions within the organisation (Finance, Commercial, Corporate Services, etc.).

As for his training, he studied at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, pursuing a degree in Business Studies. Subsequently, he completed a Master's Degree in Auditing and a General Management Programme (PDG) at IESE. Between 1988 and 1991, he worked as a finance consultant at Price Waterhouse, now PwC.

Since 2013, Enrique Uriach has also chaired Urilaria, the company that binds the Uriach familiy’s Family Office (investment platform).

Joaquin Uriach
Advisor

Joaquin Uriach Torelló

Member of the Owners Board of Uriach, the highest governing body that brings together the company's shareholders, and of its Board of Directors, the corporate body responsible for the leadership of all the firm's businesses. He presided over Uriach from 2012 to 2021.

With a degree in Law from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in 1988 and an MBA from ESADE in 1994, Joaquim Uriach complemented his training with studies in International Law at the London Polytechnic School in 1987 and a PDG at IESE in 2004.

Joaquim Uriach joined the group in 1993, after gaining experience in firms such as Jufresa-Martell Abogados Asociados and Holco Trading Company (Mann Group). He served as Head of the Legal Department at Uriach from 1993 to 2003 before becoming Secretary General. In 2012, he assumed the presidency until 2021.

A great lover of music, since 2022 he has chaired the Orfeó Català Association and the Orfeó Català-Palau de la Música Catalana Foundation. He is also patron of the Pau Casals Foundation, benefactor of the Liceu and member of the Board of Directors of the Cercle del Liceu and of the Board of Trustees of the Fundació Victòria dels Àngels.

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Advisor

Juan Uriach Torelló

Patron of the URIACH FOUNDATION, dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of knowledge and scientific research in the History of Health Sciences.

Juan Uriach Torelló, a fifth generation member of the Uriach family, joined the company in 1986 as Director of the Purchasing Department and Head of Production, positions he would hold until 1997. Later, from 2001 to 2009, he was part of the group's Board of Directors, the corporate body responsible for the leadership of all the firm's businesses.

Juan Uriach Torelló graduated in Pharmacy from the University of Barcelona in 1983 and worked in its Department of Galenic Pharmacy until 1984. From then until 1986, he worked at Laboratorios Leti (Caracas, Venezuela), the pharmaceutical laboratory Squibb (New Jersey, USA) and Smith Kline & Beecham (Philadelphia, USA).

In 1986, he joined Uriach, and in 1991, he obtained a Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of Barcelona for the galenic development of Tranilast, a new anti-asthmatic active ingredient. In 1992, he completed his training by enrolling in the General Management Programme (PDG) at IESE.

Alongside his experience at Uriach, he was a partner and president of the biotechnology company Salupharma.

Marta Uriach
Advisor

Marta Uriach Torelló

Member of the Owners Board of Uriach, the highest governing body that brings together the company's shareholders. In the past, she also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Uriach.

Marta Uriach Torelló graduated in Interior Design from the University of IADE in 1983 and worked as an interior designer at Estudios Sañes from 1984 to 1988. That same year, she decided to launch her own interior design studio, which she ran until 1999. In 1992, she completed her training by pursuing an SEP (Senior Executive Programme) at ESADE/BABSON College.

Marta is highly committed to various associations that strive to have a positive impact on society, for this reason she serves as Patron of the Vila Casas Foundation and MACBA Foundation. In addition, she is a very active collaborator of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

Sofia Uriach
Advisor

Sofía Uriach Antón

Member of the Owners Board of the Uriach.

Sofía Uriach Anton is a designer and yoga, pilates and hypopressives instructor. She has her own studio (The Awakening House), where she offers yoga, pilates, and hypopressive classes, chiromassage and workshops linked to personal and spiritual growth, since September 2023.

In 2019, she also founded Sofia Uriach (Leather bags and SLG brand), through which she designs and creates timeless accessories, supporting local suppliers and artisans in Spain and working with the best local artisans to achieve a high-quality product, limiting productions to guarantee the sustainability of the process.

She has worked as a graphic designer at BarcelonArtStudio, as a personal shopper and as a designer of bags and accessories for brands such as Massimo Dutti.

Sofía Uriach trained as a designer at the University of Arts London and obtained a Master of Fashion Accessories at LCI Barcelona – Escuela Superior.

Guillermo Quintero
Advisor

Guillermo Quintero

Member of the Owners Board of the Uriach.

Guillermo Quintero, a sixth-generation member of the Uriach family, is a strategic marketer with over 14 years of global experience in driving transformation to accelerate business growth. He has worked with brands, agencies, and as an international consultant in sectors such as education, travel, and media. Currently, he is the Head of Marketing and Admissions at Affinitas Education, a group of private schools with over 13,000 students. Previously, he held various positions at companies such as Inspired Education, Dentsu Aegis Network, InterContinental Hotels Group, and Accor.

Guillermo Quintero completed a combined undergraduate and master's program in business administration at ESADE Business School and later earned a master's degree in digital marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing in London.

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Secretary

Javier Uriach Torelló

Vice President and patron of the URIACH FOUNDATION, dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of knowledge and scientific research in the History of Health Sciences, and member of the company's Board of Shareholders.

Javier Uriach joined the group in 1988. First, at the chemical plant (Urquima, Sant Fost de Campsentelles). He would later become Head of the Industrial Division of the family group. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Uriach from 2001 to 2012. He presided over Urquima from 2001 to 2021. From 2006 to 2012, he was also Executive President of the Uriach Family Office.

After studying Veterinary Medicine in Zaragoza, Javier Uriach graduated in Business Studies in 1988. He then furthered his training in taxation and tax consulting at Esine, and later, in 1993, he completed the General Management Programme (PDG) at IESE.

Joaquim Agut
Independent Advisor

Joaquim Agut Bonsfills

Member of the Owners Board of the Uriach.

After serving as CEO of the company, Joaquim Agut has been Executive President of the CIRSA Group since 2018.

In September 2000, he joined the Telefónica Group and served as President and CEO of Terra Lycos until December 2003. In January 2004, he was appointed President and CEO of Endemol BV, a leading Dutch company in audiovisual creation and production. At the Telefónica Group, Agut was also a member of the Corporate Executive Committee and was on the Board of Directors of various Group companies.

Joaquim Agut was previously President of the Corporate Executive Council of General Electric in Europe (GE), a company he joined in 1992. From 1982 to 1992, he led the development and growth of Agut SA, a family business that was later acquired by General Electric. In 1980, Agut joined Synthese, a subsidiary of the Dutch AKZO Group, as Director of Business Development, and later became CEO of the company.

Joaquim Agut has carried out important work in the business world, contributing greatly to the integration of the Spanish electricity industry in the EEC. He has also given numerous lectures and presentations on business management at prestigious institutions and universities in Europe, Asia and America.

Regarding his training, Joaquim Agut graduated in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and has an MBA from IESE Business School (University of Navarra).

Owners Council

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the highest administrative body and operates as the corporate body that manages the leadership of all Uriach businesses and management, in charge of supervising, controlling and supporting the management of its health businesses. Its members are chosen by the Council of Owners, among family members and independent parties, based on the required qualities.

The Board of Directors is organized through the following delegated Committees: People and Talent Committee, Audit and Compliance Committee.

All these committees and councils operate with constant communication and coordination to promote knowledge and internal transparency of Uriach's important issues and, in turn, improve efficiency in the management of the company's projects and activities.

The members of the Board of Directors are:

Luis Cantarell
Chairman

Luis Cantarell Rocamora

President of the Board of Directors of Uriach since 2021, the first not linked to the family. He has been a member of the board since 2013.

Luis Cantarell is also President of the Scientific Committee of the Board of Christian Hansen AS (Denmark), a world-leading biosciences company that develops natural products and ingredients for the nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural food industries. In addition, he is an adviser to firms such as Werfen, a leader in in vitro diagnostics, and Senda Biosciences (Boston), which focuses on the creation of programmable drugs.

Luis Cantarell, who holds a degree in Economic Sciences from the University of Barcelona and is a graduate of the Executive Development programme from IMD Switzerland, was linked to Nestlé from 1976 to 2020. He started in the Systems Department, later becoming Global Marketing Manager of the coffee unit; CEO of Nestlé Portugal; Vice President of Nestec S.A.; Executive Vice President of Nestlé SA; President and CEO of Nestlé Health Science S.A.; CEO of Nestlé Nutrition and President of Froneri Ltd, a company also belonging to the Swiss multinational, among other positions.

Enrique Uriach
Advisor

Enrique Uriach Torelló

President of the Owners Board of Uriach, the highes governing body that brings together the company's shareholders. Its mission is to enable the shareholders to formulate their wishes together and express themselves with a single voice and a single vision. He is also a member of the company's Board of Directors.

A fifth generation member of the Uriach family, he worked in the group for nearly 25 years: from 1991 to 2015. He was Executive President and CEO of the company from 2006 to 2012, at a stage in which the strategic reorientation towards Natural Consumer Healthcare began. He has previously held various positions within the organisation (Finance, Commercial, Corporate Services, etc.).

As for his training, he studied at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, pursuing a degree in Business Studies. Subsequently, he completed a Master's Degree in Auditing and a General Management Programme (PDG) at IESE. Between 1988 and 1991, he worked as a finance consultant at Price Waterhouse, now PwC.

Since 2013, Enrique Uriach has also chaired Urilaria, the company that binds the Uriach familiy’s Family Office (investment platform).

Joaquim Uriach
Advisor

Joaquin Uriach Torelló

Member of the Board of Directors of Uriach, the highest governing body that brings together the company's shareholders, and of its Board of Directors, the corporate body responsible for the leadership of all the firm's businesses. He presided over Uriach from 2012 to 2021.

With a degree in Law from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in 1988 and an MBA from ESADE in 1994, Joaquim Uriach complemented his training with studies in International Law at the London Polytechnic School in 1987 and a PDG at IESE in 2004.

Joaquim Uriach joined the group in 1993, after gaining experience in firms such as Jufresa-Martell Abogados Asociados and Holco Trading Company (Mann Group). He served as Head of the Legal Department at Uriach from 1993 to 2003 before becoming Secretary General of the Board of Directors. In 2012, he assumed the presidency until 2021.

A great lover of music, since 2022 he has chaired the Orfeó Català Association and the Orfeó Català-Palau de la Música Catalana Foundation. He is also patron of the Pau Casals Foundation, benefactor of the Liceu and member of the Board of Directors of the Cercle del Liceu and of the Board of Trustees of the Fundació Victòria dels Àngels.

Guillermo Quintero
Vocal Advisor

Guillermo Quintero

Member of the Board of Directors of Uriach.

Guillermo Quintero, a sixth-generation member of the Uriach family, is a strategic marketer with over 14 years of global experience in driving transformation to accelerate business growth. He has worked with brands, agencies, and as an international consultant in sectors such as education, travel, and media. Currently, he is the Head of Marketing and Admissions at Affinitas Education, a group of private schools with over 13,000 students. Previously, he held various positions at companies such as Inspired Education, Dentsu Aegis Network, InterContinental Hotels Group, and Accor.

Guillermo Quintero completed a combined undergraduate and master's program in business administration at ESADE Business School and later earned a master's degree in digital marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing in London.

Montse Munoz
Independent Advisor

Montse Muñoz Abellana

Independent member of the Board of Directors of Uriach since 2021 and President of the company's Audit and Compliance Committee.

Her background in healthcare and consumer goods in very different and challenging business contexts has given her extensive experience in operations, strategic transformation and general management. Montse Muñoz began her professional career at Procter & Gamble, where she held different positions throughout Europe. For 17 years, until the end of 2022, she was a Senior Executive at Danone, where she served as Vice President of Operations, General Manager of Iberia Medical Nutrition and Vice President of Digital Transformation of the Global Value Chain.

Montse Muñoz Abellana has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Institut Químic de Sarrià in Barcelona (Ramon Lull University) and has completed different Executive Development Programmes at IESE, INSEAD and The London Business School.

Carlos Muคoz
Independent Advisor

Carlos Muñoz Baeza

Independent member of the Board of Directors of Uriach.

Carlos is founder and CEO of Volotea, the airline that connects small and medium-sized European cities with direct flights at very competitive prices. Since its birth in 2012, it has transported 55 million passengers throughout Europe. Headquartered in Barcelona, it now has operational bases in 19 European cities in France, Italy, Spain, Greece and Germany.

Before launching Volotea, he was also the founder of Vueling Airlines (now one of the largest low-cost airlines in Europe, part of the IAG Group), where he served as CEO from 2002 to the end of 2007, leading the company to a successful IPO in 2006.

Carlos Muñoz began his professional career at the family-owned Antonio Muñoz y Cía (AMC) citrus and juice business, but in 1998 he moved to San Francisco to work as a consultant for McKinsey&Co until 2000.

He holds a degree in Business Administration from ICADE in Madrid (Universidad de Comillas, 1992) with a specialisation in Finance and an MBA (1998) from Harvard Business School.

Oriol Segarra
CEO

Oriol Segarra

Managing Director and CEO of Uriach since 2012. As the person most responsible for defining and executing Uriach's strategy, he has spearheaded the company's transformation over the last decade.

He has developed his career in the healthcare and consumer goods sector, holding positions such as Finance & HR & IT Director, followed by Managing Director at Synthon Hispania, Chief Operations Officer, member of the Executive Committee and global operations lead at the Synthon headquarters in the Netherlands, as well as previously serving as Financial Controller and Director at Menarini and Lu Biscuits (Danone).

He carried out his training, which revolves around management, in several business schools such as ESADE, IESE, Harvard, Stanford, IMD and Singularity University.

His passion and expertise lie in leadership, not only implementing it in his day-to-day work but also researching and sharing about the topic as a speaker, lecturer and professor at a number of universities and business schools. He is also the author of several books, the latest being La evolución del liderazgo peregrino, published by Libros de Cabecera, in which he describes in part his experience at Uriach.

Daniel Marin
Secretary

Daniel Marín Moreno

Secretary of the Board of Directors of Uriach.

Daniel Marín is Partner – Director of Gómez-Acebo & Pombo’s Barcelona office. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, advising strategic and financial buyers and sellers, restructuring transactions, acquisitions of companies in special situations and, in general, investments in and from Spain. He also specialises in corporate governance.

He has a Master’s Degree in Law from ESADE and an LL.M. from Columbia University in New York, where he received the Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar award for academic excellence. He has also completed the Leadership in Law Firms programme at Harvard Law School.

Daniel Marín is recognised in the prestigious Chambers & Partners legal directory as one of the leading practitioners in the areas of Corporate/Commercial Law (Barcelona), Corporate and M&A Law, General Business Law, etc.

He is a regular lecturer and has published several articles on mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment in Spain and corporate restructuring.

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is in charge of executing the strategy and business plan approved by the Board of Directors. It is led by the Uriach CEO and composed of the directors of functional and business areas and also the country directors of each affiliated company.

Oriol Segarra
CEO

Oriol Segarra

Managing Director and CEO of Uriach since 2012. As the person most responsible for defining and executing Uriach's strategy, he has spearheaded the company's transformation over the last decade.

He has developed his career in the healthcare and consumer goods sector, holding positions such as Finance & HR & IT Director, followed by Managing Director at Synthon Hispania, Chief Operations Officer, member of the Executive Committee and global operations lead at the Synthon headquarters in the Netherlands, as well as previously serving as Financial Controller and Director at Menarini and Lu Biscuits (Danone).

He carried out his training, which revolves around management, in several business schools such as ESADE, IESE, Harvard, Stanford, IMD and Singularity University.

His passion and expertise lie in leadership, not only implementing it in his day-to-day work but also researching and sharing about the topic as a speaker, lecturer and professor at a number of universities and business schools. He is also the author of several books, the latest being La evolución del liderazgo peregrino, published by Libros de Cabecera, in which he describes in part his experience at Uriach.

Alicia Espriu
Chief Growth Officer

Alicia Espriu

Chief Growth Officer and member of the company's Executive Committee.

She is a marketing professional with more than 20 years of experience in the health and consumer goods market. An expert in strategic marketing, branding, product innovation and business development.

Before joining Uriach in 2016, she held different positions as a marketing and brand manager in companies such as Omega Pharma (Perrigo), Vanity Fair, Roca and Indo.

Alicia Espriu graduated in Business Administration and Management and furthered her studies at the Universitat Autònoma with a postgraduate degree in Advertising and Communication. She completed the Executive Master in Marketing and Sales at ESADE and furthered her training by completing the Management Development Programme (Programa de Desarrollo Directivo) at IESE.

Lluis Marc Carpentier
Corporate Development Officer

Lluis Marc Carpentier

Corporate Development Officer of Uriach and member of the company's Executive Committee.

He has been a Corporate Development Executive in the Consumer Healthcare industry since 2013, when he joined Uriach. Expert in mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, negotiation, business integration and the execution of post-acquisition business synergies. Before joining Uriach, Lluís-Marc Carpentier was Head of M&A at Lacer, a Consumer Healthcare company, Senior M&A Manager at the consulting firm PwC, investment analyst for hotel and tourism projects at THR International Tourism Consultants, and market operator of the Financial Futures and Options Exchange at MEFF.

He graduated in Business Administration and Management from the Universities of Barcelona (ES) and Wolverhampton (UK); he furthered his studies with an Executive MBA at the University of Chicago (US) and a Master of European Studies at the University of Leuven (BEL). He has also completed several strategy and leadership programmes for managers at the IMD Business School (CH), Singularity University (US) and CTI Leadership Institute (US).  

Javier Salom
Chief Financial Officer

Javier Salom

Chief Financial Officer of Uriach and member of the company's Executive Committee.

He is a manager with extensive experience in all aspects of financial management, management control and internal control in complex, multinational environments. An expert in change management, teamwork and leadership.

He joined Uriach in 2014 after 14 years at Menarini, where he served as director and head of management control. He had previously worked at Banca Catalana (now BBVA) for more than 4 years as an investment analyst, company manager, office manager and deputy to the financial director.

He trained in Business Administration at ESADE, completed a master's degree at HEC Paris, a General Management Programme (Programa de Dirección General) at IESE Business School and a business transformation programme at Singularity University.

David Cantallops
Chief People Officer

David Cantallops Jimenez

Chief People Officer at Uriach since 2023 and member of the Executive Committee.

David Cantallops has more than 20 years of experience as a People Manager in the retail sector. He is an expert in people and organisations and how to make their goals align. He defines himself as passionate about people and advocates the creation of a corporate culture where people are genuinely placed at the centre of strategy.

Before joining Uriach in 2023, he worked at Inditex for 20 years, first as head of Logistics and Central Services and then as Global People Director. There, he developed the cultural transformation project and team engagement with the organisation at an international level.

He studied Art History at the University of Girona and later redirected his studies towards the area of People, studying Industrial Relations and Labour Sciences at the University of Barcelona, marketing for Human Resources and executive coaching and team coaching; he is also a lecturer for the master’s degree in HR Management at the UB.

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Chief Operations Officer

Adrià Bullon Casals

Chief Operating Officer at Uriach since 2023 and member of the company's Executive Committee.

Adrià Bullón has gathered extensive experience in the field of Operations in different environments and industries. He began his professional career in the Operations Department of Mercedes Benz, during which time he developed multiple projects in the company's manufacturing plants over a period of four years. Following this experience, he spent fifteen years working as a consultant in companies such as Everis, in a variety of environments and industrial fields. Before joining Uriach, he served as Supply Chain Director, forming part of the Management Committee at Laboratorios Ordesa, positions he held for the six years prior to joining Uriach.

He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and has supplemented his training with a Master in Supply Chain from ICIL and an Executive MBA from ESADE.

Executive Committee