| CEO and Chairman of the Board
Fernando Candela has been the CEO of Iberia Express since May 2013.
In this post, Fernando has been at the helm of Iberia Express’ development, consolidating its position as a market leader in operations and as a leading example of an efficient and innovative business model; a remarkable feat given the increasingly competitive nature of the market.
As well as holding the CEO post in Iberia Express, since September 2012 Fernando has been lecturing in Business Administration & Management at EDEM, a private university located in Valencia.
Fernando completed his professional training through various executive programmes, including those held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), IMD, INSEAD, Instituto de Empresa and IESE Business School.
Before embarking on his career at Iberia Express, Fernando spent 18 years in charge of Management Control and Planning at Air Nostrum, where heacquired not only a great deal of experience but also an outstanding level of expertise in the airline industry.
As his career has progressed, Fernando’s extensive knowledge of the air transport sector has shone through. He has consistently demonstrated his ability to adapt perfectly to changes in the business with his over twenty years’ worth of experience.