Patricia Abril developed her professional career in several multinational companies such as Kodak, Unilever Spain, Colgate, Palmolive Spain, Gillette and Burger King.
She then joined McDonald’s Europe as Vice President for Business Development & Integration where she led the strategic planning of new restaurants including the creation of new restaurant designs and digital concepts. Patricia also led McDonald’s Spain, as Managing Director in 2005 and as President and Managing Director from 2006 until 2014. She is now a McDonald’s franchisee, operating two restaurants in Palma de Mallorca.
Patricia also chaired the Spanish Advertisers Association from 2009 to 2011 and has received many awards including: Most Admired Executive 2008 from leading Spanish publication Mujer Hoy, Executive of the Year 2010 from the Madrid Chamber of Commerce and 2011 Female Executive of the Year by Premio Funde. She holds two university degrees in Business Economics and Law by the Comillas University.
Patricia Abril, Non-Executive Director