Aciturri has been recognized as part of the IX El Economista Awards, failed during the “Night of the Economy” organized yesterday by the specialized media in CaixaForum Madrid.
Our company has awarded for the “Best Business Operation” for the purchase, last July, of 75.94% of Alestis Aerospace. A strategic acquisition that has turn us the leading aerostructures Tier1 of 100% Spanish capital, with an aggregate turnover of almost 600 million euros in 2018.
Federico Linares, president of EY, handed the prize to Ginés Clemente, CEO of Aciturri. Our founder highlighted during his speech the origins of our company, which today integrate more than 3,000 people after being founded in 1977 with a loan of 250,000 pesetas and 36 bank drafts to buy four machines,
Juan Luis Arregui, honorary chairman of Ence, was awarded the “Alfonso de Salas” award for being the most relevant personality; Iberdrola received the “Contribution for Equality 'award for promoting women's sports, helping to make the role of women in society visible; and Meliá Hotels International won the 'Internationalization Award' for its bet on the Asia-Pacific region as a growth vector abroad.
The University of Navarra was recognized in the “Best Training Initiative” chapter for its national growth and its projection abroad; Mango with the prize for digital innovation for its impulse to the online channel; and Abertis as the company that has best developed its Corporate Social Responsibility for its collaboration with UNICEF in reducing child road accidents in high-risk countries.
More than 400 entrepreneurs and personalities attended this event which, under the sponsorship of CaixaBank, Aena, El Corte Inglés, EY, Naturgy and Telefónica and with the collaboration of Damm, Renfe, Siemens Gamesa and the Community of Madrid, constitute a reference appointment of the Spanish economic and financial sector.