100 Inspirational Alumni, Business Beyond Usual

Juan Diaz-Andreu | "Inspirational 100" Alumnus

 

Juan Diaz-Andreu, MBA 1996

Juan Diaz AndreuJuan Diaz-Andreu ('96), is native of Madrid, Spain who started his finance career in 1992 in Spain's Repsol Group (Oil and Gas). After graduating from UCLA Anderson, he worked for 2 years in Banco Santander's Corporate Banking division, 3 years in Multitel, a Telecom/Internet Private Equity Spanish firm, and 10 years in the IT company Amadeus, performing M&A, Strategy, and Commercial role. Juan joined in 2010 the Executive Search firm Norman Broadbent and is currently based in Madrid, Spain.

He received an MBA in finance and international business from the UCLA Anderson School as a Fulbright Scholar. He also has graduate studies in Harvard and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA in Business from CUNEF, Madrid, Spain.

Mr. Diaz-Andreu takes an active role in numerous associations. He is the current chapter President of the UCLA Anderson Alumni Network of Spain, President of the Spain Fulbright Alumni Association, President and Founder of the Ryder Club Spain (an association of alumni clubs of 40+ American and European Universities), and serves in the Board of Directors of CUNEF Alumni and the Board of "Spain's Navy Reserve Officers Association". In addition, Mr. Diaz-Andreu is a visiting professor in "Entrepreneurship" and "Information Systems" in Instituto de Empresa Business School; EOI, ENME and in CUNEF in Madrid, Spain.

He is married to Leticia Gonzalez (also a Fulbright scholar to the USA), and has two sons—Francisco, 10 years old, and Juan, 8—and a daughter—Carolina, 5.