Alexander Arriola Lizarriturri
Degree in Engineering, specialising in Industrial Organisation, from the University of Deusto, Bilbao. Diploma in Computer Engineering for Management from the University of Deusto, Bilbao.
Since 2013: General Manager of Sociedad para la Transformación Competitiva/Eraldaketa Lehiakorrerako Sozietatea, S.A. –SPRI-, the Basque Government Business Development Agency, whose purpose is to support and promote the Basque business fabric. www.spri.eus
01.04.2010 – 21.03.2013: Purchasing
Manager for Gamesa Wind. Tianjin –China-, world leader in the
design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of wind turbines. GAMESA has
30 factories distributed throughout the world and 7,200 employees.
22.07.06 – 31.03.10: Purchasing
Manager for Cie Automotive China. Shanghai, -China-, a stock exchange listed company and international supplier
of components and subassemblies for the automotive sector, which employs more
than 15,000 workers around the world.
01.10.03 – 20.07.06: Purchasing
Manager for Cie Automotive Udalbide. Izurza –Bizkaia-, responsible for developing purchasing strategy,
negotiating conditions, prices, quality and delivery requirements, reviewing
contracts to achieve cost improvement (price, quality and service) and creating
01.10.02 – 15.06.03: VERC (Virtual
European Recycling Center) Project Coordinator, as part of the European Union
6th Framework Programme, at Fundación Gaiker, Zamudio –Bizkaia-, a non-profit company
research and development centre.