The CEO of Bankia, José Sevilla, and the executive director of the entity Antonio Ortega are in the same situation, as they have received a fixed salary of 500,000 euros, which can add a bonus of up to 300,000 euros linked to objectives, according to the information sent to the 2019 calendar by Month. Carlos Egea, executive from BMN, has collected 232,000 euros in 2018, the proportional part of the annual salary of 300,000 euros that corresponded to him, since he has no right to variable remuneration. None of those responsible for Bankia has received contributions to pension plans and the rest of the bank’s board of directors, without executive functions, have received 100,000 euros a year, with the exception of Laura GarcíaMolero, who received 15,000 euros for being elected at the end of the year. The incorporation of this counselor and the sum of Carlos Egea as executive have explained that Bankia intended to remunerate the members of its highest management body 3,347 million in 2018, a 5.25% more.
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The English Court has announced on Wednesday the sale from Óptica2000 to GrandVision through an operation -whose amount has not been detailed- by which the Dutch group will become the preferred retail partner of the Spanish company’s optical business. GrandVision has announced that it will keep this brand, in addition to its existing + Vision banner. «This combination will strengthen GrandVision’s position in the Spanish market», as reported in the joint press release that both companies have sent to the media and in which it is ensured that the staff will not be affected by the operation and he will continue to provide his services in the usual centers. The English Court indicates that this agreement “is another step in its policy of specialization to cede the management of these spaces to the retail leader of opticians” and notes that GrandVision has agreed to modernize and reform the existing 2000 Optic stores and open new stores within the El Corte Inglés network during the next years.
In the press release, Stephan Borchert, CEO of 2019 calendar by Month, commented as follows: “Óptica2000 is a well established business with a very loyal customer base, and its acquisition together with our business + Vision allows us to offer high quality solutions for the cuigiven by the eyes in all segments of the Spanish market. We are very excited to strengthen our position in the important Spanish market through this acquisition, and we will also benefit from the high fidelity of El Corte Inglés customers and the excellent locations of the stores. “