The lawyer and businessman José María del Nido Benavente, president of Sevilla FC from 2002 to 2013 and the club’s largest shareholder, announced this Monday the signing of Ricardo Galán for his possible Board of Directors at the Nervion club.

“We are already working on the Sevilla that will mark an era, with Sevillian and Sevilla talents that shine in the world and with whom we are going to rebuild a legendary club,” he said. “I am proud to announce these signings of professionals of the highest level, who support and add to the ‘Champions’ project that we have to forge the most exciting and successful Sevilla FC in history,” he added.

After the announcement of his first signing, Antonio Gallego, director of MIGASA, Del Nido indicated that “the backing and support” he is feeling is “overwhelming.” “It gives me more energy if possible. Sevillismo is clear that the board of directors has “I have to leave no matter what, so that the club once again has a solid, ambitious and professional management, at the level of a European elite team like our Sevilla Fútbol Club,” he stated.

Ricardo Galán de Vega (Seville, 1974), has a PhD in Industrial Engineering and a degree in Law, as well as an MBA from ESADE, a Master in Industrial Organization and Business Management and a Master in Management and Administration of Non-Profit Entities, currently being the Managing Director of the Ayesa Foundation.

Galán is one of the strong men of José Luis Manzanares, president and founder of Ayesa, in charge of the important social arm of the company. Ayesa is a global provider of technological and engineering services, with more than 12,000 employees and a direct presence in 23 countries in Europe, America, Africa and Asia, being a world leader in the new economy based on digitalization, sustainability and transition. energy.

Ricardo Galán’s career has been linked to the field of R&D, being a researcher at the University of Seville and at the Manufacturing Engineering Center in the United Kingdom. In 2006 he joined Ayesa as Director of R&D, a position he held until 2010 when he was named Managing Director of the Foundation, an entity that he has guided from its constitution to becoming a benchmark in its sector.

He currently combines his professional activity with teaching at the University of Seville, in the area of ​​business organization, and at the Loyola Andalusia University, in Law and Engineering subjects.