Following the retirement of Pedro Ruíz de Aguirre after 8 years in the position, Jóse Pérez Berdud has been chosen to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer of Fagor Automation, as of July 1, 2016.
José Pérez is 49 years old, a native of Zumarraga (Gipuzkoa), and an Electronics Engineer with an MBA from Mondragon Unibertsitatea. He has spent his entire career at Fagor Automation, since he started work in 1993 as a technician in the Research and Development department. He has been employed in different positions in the company, always in relation to manufacturing, logistics and purchasing. Since 2005, he has held the position of Industrial Director and he is now immersed in this new era as CEO.