Mr. Josep Vila, CEO of the Spanish Insurance company PLUS ULTRA and current President of OFESAUTO, passed away last Saturday at the young age of 55.

Bachelor in Science (BSc) from the University of Barcelona, he had a Master in Business Administration and Economy from the IESE Business School, complemented with postgrade studies at the Georgia State University (Atlanta), Bentley College (Boston) and the International University of Cataluña, where he was also acting as a teacher.

In 1999 he started his career at the Spanish insurance group CATALANA OCCIDENTE as a consultant. In 2000 he was nominated as Manager of the Motor Area of the company and in 2004 he became Director of the Insurance Area.  Recently, in March 2015 he was nominated as CEO of the insurance company PLUS ULTRA.

He was an active member of the board of OFESAUTO from 2000 and he was appointed as President in 2010.

All the family of OFESAUTO, board members and employees are grateful for his contribution. We shall always remember him as a hardworking colleague and more than anything we’ll never forget his extraordinary interpersonal skills. May he rest in peace.