Business Policy Department

Ruben Llop is a Doctor of Economics and Management from University of Deusto and a Doctor of Chemistry from the University of Barcelona. He has also taken a diploma in PDD and PDG at IESE, the International Management Programme at IMD, the Top Management Programme at INSEAD, the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School and has been awarded a Masters degree in International Trade from CEDEIN. In the last twenty years he has held the positions of CEO and General Manager in the United States, England, Portugal, Spain and some South American countries in different industrial and service companies. He is professor of the Business Policy Department.

Academic Background

Ph D candidate, Universitat de Barcelona

Ph.D in Economics and Business Administration, Universidad de Deusto

Advanced Studies Diploma in Economics and Business Administration, Universidad de Deusto

International Management course from EDP Top Management Programme, INSEAD

Advanced Management Programme, AMP-162, Harvard Business School

PDG, IESE - Universidad de Navarra

Joint Development Programme (International Management), IMD (Institute for Management Development)

PDD. Programa de Desarrollo Directivo, IESE - Universidad de Navarra

Master in International Trade, Centro de Estudios de Economía Internacional, Generalitat de Catalunya.

Ph.D in Chemical Science, Universitat de Barcelona

Bachelor in Chemical Science, Universitat de Barcelona

Academic and Professional Experience


CEO and External advisor, Mágnum Capital Industrial Partners (2007-)

CEO and External advisor, EDP, Hidrocantábrico, Naturgas Energia (2004-2007)

General Deputy Manager of the General Cable Europe, General Cable Corporation. Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA (2002-2004)

Vice President and General Manager , General Cable Corporation. Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA (2000-2002)

New Developments Manager, General Cable Europa, Barcelona (1999-2000)

Managing Director , FIOL (Fiber in Overhead Lines). BICC Communications, Chester, England. (1998-1999)

Factory Manager, BICC General Cable, Barcelona (1997-1998)

Commercial Director of Industrial Area, BICC General Cable, Barcelona (1994-1998)

Marketing Director (Europe) and Sales Director (Spain), Culligan (1992-1994)

Export Manager, General Cable Corporation (1988-1992)


Professor, Deusto Businness School. (2011-2012)

Professor, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Universitat de Barcelona. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. (1998-1999)

Visiting Professor

Guest Professor, IESE (2008-2009)

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