Corporate governance

Corporate governance

External Independent director

María José García Beato

María José García Beato
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Born May 27, 1965.

Degree in Law from the Universidad de Córdoba. Spanish State Attorney.


  • General Secretary-Director of Banco Sabadell, S.A.
  • Non-Director Secretary of the Board of Directors of Sabadell Consumer Finance S.A.U.
  • Trustee of the Fundació Privada Banc Sabadell.
  • Trustee of the Fundación AEB.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Fundación Cajasur.


  • State Attorney at the Madrid High Court.
  • Head of the Legal Office at the Data Protection Agency.
  • State Attorney at the Advisory Services Office of the Directorate for State Legal Services.
  • State Attorney at the General Secretariat for Communications of the Ministry of Public Works.
  • Secretary of the Board of Directors of Retevisión, SA.
  • Director General of the Ministry of Justice Office.
  • Board member of: Infoinvest S.A.; Sociedad Estatal de Gestión Inmobiliaria de Patrimonio, S.A. (SEGIPSA); Sociedad Estatal para Exposiciones Internacionales, S.A. (SEEI); Sociedad Estatal Correos y Telégrafos, S.A.; Banco Guipuzcoano, S.A. and of Banco CAM, S.A.
  • Unders-Secretary of Justice.
  • State Attorney in the Legal Department at the National Court.
  • Director of the Legal Department of Banco Sabadell.
  • Secretary of the Board of Directors of Banco Urquijo, S.A.
  • Director of the Board of Directors of Banco Gallego, S.A.
  • Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for the Study of Applied Economics (FEDEA).
  • Secretary of the Board of Directors of Sabadell United Bank (Miami).
Name María José García Beato

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Last appointment


Election procedure

General Shareholder´s Meeting

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Type of Director

External Independent

Audit Committee/post


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Sustainability Committee/post


Presence in Boards of other Spanish listed companies