With a degree in Economics from the University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU), he extended his studies at the London Business School and the IESE Business School..
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Javier Ormazabal Echevarria
Javier Ormazabal has developed his entire professional career in the Velatiafamily business, of which he is President. This industrial group, whose main brands are Ormazabal e Ikusi, has a turnover of 573 million Euros and a workforce of 3,000 people worldwide. Through the commitment of each of the people who make up of Velatia, this family group created in 1967 has become a benchmark worldwide, competing with large multinationals, thanks to its ability to integrate and specialize in network optimization, as well as its innovative solutions.
In 2017 Velatia celebrated its 50th anniversary.
He is currently the President of Velatia. In April of this year he was elected president of the Basque Business Circle and since 2015 he is a founding member and president of Aefame (Basque Association of Family Businesses).
He combined the activity of the previous positions with his participation in governing bodies of Associations and Institutions of recognized prestige, such as: Basque Energy Cluster, Innobasque, APD and the Biscay Federation of Metal Companies (FVEM). For six years he has been President of Tecnalia Research and Innovation.