MTS has appointed Carlos San Basilio Pardo as Head of Participation and member of the Committee of the CEO of MTS S.p.A. and Chief Executive Officer of MTS Spain.
“We are very pleased to welcome Carlos San Basilio Pardo as a member of the MTS family, and in particular, of MTS Spain,” says Pedro Schwartz, Chairman of MTS Spain. “He has been an integral part in the development of the Spanish debt market during his time at the Spanish Treasury, and we are certain that his knowledge and expertise will further lead and enhance the development of the group of MTS companies.”
San Basilio, said he was delighted and privileged to be part of a Group that has “played a significant role in the creation of an efficient and liquid European debt marketplace and one that has contributed to its integration.”
As Head of Participation and a member of the Committee of the CEO of MTS S.p.A., San Basilio will manage the business and financial aspects related to the participations held by MTS S.p.A. in the group of MTS companies. He will also be responsible for relationships with European sovereign issuers and, as member of the Committee of the CEO, will contribute to strategic planning and new initiatives.
The Committee of the CEO, composed of Gianluca Garbi, CEO of MTS S.p.A., Philippe Rakotovao, Deputy CEO, Francesco Margini, Deputy CEO and Ciro Pietroluongo, Executive Director, aims to ensure and monitor the efficient coordination of the company’s activities and projects, identify new market opportunities and coordinate the boards of the MTS Markets and its governance procedures. As CEO for MTS Spain, San Basilio will lead the overall business management of the company, as well as the relationships with the Spanish financial community.
San Basilio was previously the Director of the Technical Secretariat for Communication of Grupo Santander from 2002 to 2004. Prior to this, he held various positions in the public sector, as Head of Public Debt at the Spanish Treasury, from 1999 to 2001, Advisor to the Minister of Trade and Tourism, from 1995 to 1996, and General Manager of the company created by the Ministry of Finance for the IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings in Madrid, from 1993 to 1994.
San Basilio holds a Master in Public Administration on International Economy and Financial Markets from Harvard University and a degree in Economics and Business from the Universidad Autnoma de Madrid. He also holds a General Managers Program from the IESE Business School.