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Juan Vindel Cottereau


Juan Vindel Cottereau



For over twenty years John Vindel has combining Teaching business and managerial functions. He was Director of Corporate Development Investment in Union Fenosa and he had an active presence in the Liberalization of Telecommunications Sector in Spain. He also participated in the release of companies like Airtel (now Vodafone), Retevisión… etc. Later, as director NEFINSA Investment, he was Director and CEO of Nefitel and Member of Board of Directors of several companies.

In 1999 he took charge of the Commercial Department of Amena (now Orange) at launch. Following the success and recognition, John Vindel occupied the Operations Directorate Xfera (now Telstra). In the year 2002, he joined the France Telecom Group, responsible for the Residential Division Uni2 and Wanadoo. In 2005 occupies the position of Director of Strategic Marketing at Orange.

He started teaching as a full-time professor at IE. He is also professor of FT University, author of several articles, white papers and case studies, partner with consulting firms, major companies personal adviser and several publications.

Corporate Experience

• 2009 – present. CEO, Euroforum

• 2006 – 2009. Head of Strategic Marketing, Orange

• 2005 – 2006. Managing Director France Telecom. España

• 2003 – 2005. Chief Commercial Officer Uni2 (France Telecom)

• 2002 – 2003. Chief Operations Officer, Xfera (today Yoigo)

• 1999 – 2003. Chief Commercial Officer Amena

• 1996 – 1999. Board Member & Investments & Strategic Development Director , NEFINSA

• 1996 – 1999. Shareholder, Board Member- and CEO. Nefitel

• 1990 – 1996. Corporate Development Director, Unión Fenosa Inversiones

• 1988 – 1990. Director ExMBA , IE

• Lawyer, BCI (Banco Crédito Industrial)

Academic Experience

• 1988 – today. Adjunct Professor of Strategy, IE Business School

• Visiting Professor. FT University

Academic Background

• Degree in Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

• Master in Business Administration (M.B.A.). Instituto de Empresa (Madrid)

• Master in Law. Universidad Complutense de Madrid

• Currently taking a Doctorate in Economics, Universidad Complutense de Madrid