Leire Barañano Orbe, new general manager of Neiker-Tecnalia

leire-barananoAt its last Board meeting, the Basque Government authorized the appointment of Leire Barañano Orbe as Director General of the public company NEIKER TECNALIA S.A.

She has a degree in Business Administration and Management from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at the University of the Basque Country. She is from Durango and has almost twenty years of work experience, during which she has held various positions of responsibility in Eroski and Azti .
In the food cooperative she managed and directed the general secretariat of the Group and the Strategic Marketing Directorate.

She joined Azti in 2012 as Value manager, with the task of structuring and boosting advanced innovation projects for the Basque agri-food sector.

Barañano also has a Master Degree in Food Business Management from the San Telmo Institute and another in Foreign Trade from the University of the Basque Country, in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce Industry and Navigation of Bilbao and the Basque Government.