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Addition of new members in the Board of Directors

Laporta with his entourage at the Camp Nou/ FC Barcelona
Laporta with his entourage at the Camp Nou/ FC Barcelona

At its ordinary session of 30 March 2021, the FC Barcelona board appointed several new members

Following is the composition of the new members and their positions :

*Antonio Escudero

Vice President, Social Area

*Juli Guiu

Vice President, Marketing Area

Elena Fort

Spokesperson for the Board of Directors

Miquel Camps

Deputy spokesperson

Josep Cubells 

Director, Basketball

Joan Solé

Director, Handball

Xavier Barbany

Director, Rink Hockey

Aureli Mas

Director, Futsal

 Xavier Puig

Director, Women’s football

Joan Soler

Director, Youth football

Josep-Ignasi Macià

Director, Social area

 Jordi Llauradó

Director, Espai Barça

Alfons Castro

Director, Security

Josep Maria Albert

Director assistant to the Delegate Councellor

*These vice-presidencies are in addition to those agreed at the previous meeting: Rafael Yuste, first vice-president for the Sports Area; Elena Fort, vice-president for the Institutional Area, and Eduard Romeo, vice-president for the Economic Area.

A quick look at the profiles of some of the prominent newly elected members :

Antonio Escudero

Albacete, 1954. In 1972 he emigrated to Catalonia to work in the world of hospitality and later began working in the Customs Agency dispatching trucks. From 1983 to 2001 he was a councilor for the Jonquera City Council for the Socialist Party of Catalonia. As a sports leader from 1998 to 1999 he was president of Girona Fútbol Club , a period in which the Girona team was in the Catalan first division, and shortly thereafter they were promoted to the third division.

Elena Fort

Barcelona, ​​1970. Fort has a degree in Law from the University of Barcelona. A lawyer specialized in public law and urban planning, she is a partner and founder of BRF Abogados SLP. She was a deputy in the Parliament of Catalonia (May 2019 – December 2020) and also a member of the Barcelona Bar Association.

She was a director of FC Barcelona between 2008 and 2010.

Josep Cubells

Barcelona, ​​1964. Cubells has a degree in Law from the University of Barcelona. A lawyer with more than 25 years of professional experience, he is a founding partner of the law firm Iuris Grup Advocats, former president of the finance club of the University of Barcelona, ​​a member of the procedural section of Icab, member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport of Catalonia and Master in international trade. He was a director of FC Barcelona between 2003 and 2010 and secretary of the Board between 2008 and 2010.

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