José Antonio Lago, new director for Puertos del Estado
- Extensive knowledge of port operations, he was General Director for EBHISA, and General Director for the Port Authority of Gijón.
08-03-2022 (Public Entity Puertos del Estado). José Antonio Lago has been appointed as the new director for Puertos del Estado, filling the position left vacant by the Galician Mar Chao after her departure to a private company.
José Antonio Lago, from El Bierzo, holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Oviedo (1983), and a Master's Degree in Commercial Management and Marketing from the Instituto de Empresa (IE) in Madrid.
In 2006 and for 5 years he held the General Directorate of the Solid Bulk Terminal of the port of Gijón, EBHISA.
Subsequently, in 2012, under the presidency of Rosa Aza, he was appointed General Director of the Port Authority of Gijón, a position he held until 2015.
For over 8 years he has been an Associate Professor of Applied Economics and International Trade at the University of Oviedo.
Until now he was a member of the Board of Directors of several investee companies and responsible for the intermodal logistics strategy for the port of Gijón.