Grupo Prisa continues with the remodeling of its executive leadership.

The company's Board of Directors approved on Tuesday the appointment of

Joseph Oughourlian

as non-executive chairman of the group, at the proposal and prior report of the Appointments, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee (CNRGC), as reported by the company in a statement.

Oughourlian held the vice-presidency since April 2019 and his appointment as president has been carried out within the framework of the Succession Plan launched by the Board of Directors after the resignation, last December, of the previous Chairman of the Board.

As a result of the condition of proprietary director of the Chairman of the Board, the appointment of the independent director

Rosauro Varo

as vice chairman of the Board of Directors and the continuity of

Béatrice de Clermont-Tonnerre

as coordinating director and chair of the Appointments, Remuneration Committee and Corporate Governance.

Departure of Javier de Jaime

On the other hand, the independent director

Javier de Jaime

has announced his resignation as a member of the Board and, consequently, as a member of the Executive Committee, by means of a letter dated today, February 23, 2021, in the anticipation that Your current professional situation will make it difficult for you to meet your responsibilities as a director and member of the Executive Committee of Prisa,

The Board has also agreed to appoint

Pepita Marín Rey-Stolle

as director, with the category of independent, to fill the vacancy left by Javier de Jaime.

"Pepita Marín's professional profile and experience fit with the competency matrix prepared by the CNRGC, providing the professional and personal skills required by the Board of Directors, in particular, experience in E-commerce and digitization, auditing, entrepreneurship, and renewal generational ", includes the note written by the company.

After his appointment, Joseph Oughourlian assured that "with the changes in the Board of Directors we want to initiate a stage of transformation and generational change within the Board itself and the organization."

"The profiles incorporated into the positions of the Board will allow us to promote, together with the CEO of the Group, Manuel Mirat, the company's roadmap", he says.

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