Information published on 29 November 2016 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 526.

Spain: New Chairman appointed for ADIF

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Mr Juan Bravo Rivera, former CEO of Metro de Madrid (Madrid underground network), was appointed as new Chairman of ADIF on 18 November.

Previously, he held relevant positions such as Vice-Minister in Spain’s Department of Justice, Vice-Minister of the Treasury in the Regional Government of Madrid and Commissioner of the Treasury and Public Administration in the Madrid City Council. During his term in Madrid, he coordinated important infrastructure projects, such as the expansion of Metro of Madrid and Metrosur.

UIC expresses its warmest congratulations to Mr Juan Bravo Rivera on his appointment and conveys its very best wishes.

Mr Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, Director General of UIC, said in his letter of congratulations:

“Collaboration between railway companies has always been essential to the development of rail transport, with the aim of maintaining the necessary competitiveness to enable rail to serve society within the context of a sustainable transport system.

I hope that our successful, long-standing relationship with ADIF continues and develops with this new management.”

(Source: ADIF)