Francisco Martinez-Cosentino will be the Chairman of the Cosentino Group and receive the Kingdom of Spain Award in Business Career this morning at Maestro Padilla Auditorium. This award was presented by the Circle of Entrepreneurs Circle of Economy, Circle of Basque Entrepreneurs and Circle of Basque Entrepreneurs last March with the support of King Felipe VI.
Carme Riera (member of the Royal Spanish Academy, Professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona) was the president of the jury. The award will be presented on Friday of this month.
Its contribution to Spain's economic and social development over many decades of work, creating jobs, internationalizing its activities, and improving the country's well-being, and by combining its professional interests with artistic, social, and cultural causes. It is a model for the future.
During its six editions to date, the Kingdom of Spain Award has aimed to highlight the example for future generations of a relevant business figure that has carried out an important work in Spain in terms of job creation, investment and internationalization, and has contributed to the progress and well-being of Spanish society as a whole.
In previous editions, Enrique de Sendagorta Aramburu, Jose Ferrer Sala, Jose Antolin, Mariano Puig and Placido Arango were recognized. This award is a replica of a medal honoring Carlos III, whose original date was 1764.
Riera was joined by the Jury members, who were all prominent Spanish civil society representatives: Santiago Munoz Machado, director of the Royal Spanish Academy; Sara de la Rica, director of ISEAK; Victoria Camps, Emeritus Professor of Moral and Political Philosophy, Autonomous University of Barcelona); Victoria Prego, associate director of El Independiente.com; Maria Blasco, director of the National Institute of Cancer Research; Nuria Cabuti, CEO of Penguin Random House; Juan Manuel Bonet, poet and museologist, author, and critic of Spanish art and literature, poet and museologist, and poet and museolo of Spanish poetry and s of s of s of s of s of s of Applied Economics and Jose Luis Garcia Delgado, Professor of Applied Economics and Dr.