Mr. Juan Luis Cebrián is the CEO and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Spanish Media Group Prisa, as well as Vice President of Prisa TV and Chairman of the daily newspaper El País. Prisa is the largest group in education, communication, media and entertainment fields in the Spanish and Portuguese speaking worlds. The group is present in 22 countries across Latin America.
In 1976, he became the founding Editor-in-Chief of El País, which has been the leading paper in the Spanish-speaking market for more than three decades. From 1986 to 1988, he was also President of the International Press Institute (IPI). In 1988, he became CEO of El País and Grupo Prisa. He was named Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Prisa in 2008, and recently appointed Chairman of El País.