Spain Appoints New Competition Director

Spain’s Board of the National Markets and Competition Commission (CNMC) has appointed María Luisa Tierno as Director of Competition and Patricia Cordovilla for Transport.

The plenary session of the CNMC has approved the Appointments of the new Competition and Transport / Postal Directors, who also join the regulator’s management team.

The CNMC has explained in a statement that these appointments have been carried out through public tender. The appointments were made at the proposal of the president, Cani Fernández, replacing Beatriz de Guindos in Competition and José Jaime Bernárdez in Transport, whom he thanked “the excellent work done in recent years.”

Thus, María Luisa Tierno will join the Directorate of Competition on September 1. She has a degree in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid and a master’s degree in European Law from the Free University of Brussels, as reported Europa Press.

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