Strategy, Leadership and People Department

Ruben Llop holds a PhD in Economics and Management from the University of Deusto, a PhD in Chemistry and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Barcelona. He has completed the Management Development Program and the General Management Program at IESE, the “International Management Program” at IMD (Lausanne, Switzerland), the “Top Management Programme” at INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France), the “Advanced Management Programme” in Harvard Business School (Boston, USA) and has obtained a Master in International Trade in the CEDEN (Centre for International Economics). For twenty years, he has developed different managerial responsibilities and has been Chief Executive Officer or Managing Director in the United States, England, Portugal, Spain and some countries in South America. Additionally, he was member of different Boards of Directors (such as Naturgas and Hidroeléctrica del Cantábrico, EDP Group). His main areas of expertise, always in international and multicultural environments, are: Strategic Management, Business Transformation, Change and Crisis Management, Leadership and Contemporary Ethics, having various publications and presentations, both at national and international level. He is Professor of Strategy, Leadership and People Management at EADA, Visiting Professor at Deusto Business School and works as a consultant or trainer in national and international companies and corporations (among others: Telefónica, Novartis, Medtronic, Boehringer Ingelheim, EDP, Hidroeléctrica del Cantábrico, Naturgas, Magnum Capital Industrial Partners, Mediterranea Capital Partners, Santiveri, etc.).

Academic Background

Ph D - Doctor of Philosophy, Facultad de Filosofía. 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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Calendar / Events
« September 2016 »

Tuesday, September 27

16:30. Demo Day - Programa MAP EADA - ACCIÓ

Wednesday, September 28

09:00. Imagine Barcelona IoT - are you an EADA Dreamer?

Thursday, September 29

18:00. Jornada Executive Education

Thursday, October 06

10:00. Meet us in Warsaw, Poland

16:30. Meet us in Vienna, Austria

Wednesday, October 12

10:00. Meet us in Bogota, Colombia

Thursday, October 13

10:00. Meet us in Cali, Colombia

19:00. 2GROW “¿Estás preparado para impulsar tu búsqueda de empleo?”

Saturday, October 15

10:00. Meet us in Moscow, Russia

Monday, October 17

10:00. Meet us in Lima, Peru

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