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trade association administrator

José M. Figueras, Spanish trade association administrator. Named member of the Order of the Rising Sun, Japanese Government, 1982, Commander of the Order of the Belgian Crown, Belgium Government, 1983; Numerary Academician, San Jorge Royal Academy of Arts, Barcelona, 1985, Commentatore Republica Italiana, Italian Government, 1986; recipient decoration Peace Through Commerce, United States Government, 1988.

Background

Figueras, José M. was born on December 18, 1928 in Barcelona, Spain.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Barcelona, Spain, 1954. Bachelor of Science in Economics, Political Science, University Madrid, 1954.

Career

President Barcelona Chamber of Commerce, Spain, from 1979. President Spanish Supreme Council Cs of Commerce, Industry and Navigation, Madrid, 1979-1985. Chairman Barcelona International Trade Fair, 1979-1986.

President Spanish Committee International Chamber of C., Barcelona, since 1988.

Membership

President Foundation Center for the Study of Contemporary History, Barcelona, 1966. Member Committee for 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, 1987. Vice president Foundation Barcelona Museum of Comtemporary Art.

Connections

Son of José and Montserrat (Bassols) F. M. Mercedes Costa; children: Bruno, Virginia, Carlos, Roman, Berta.

father:
José Figueras

mother:
Montserrat (Bassols) Figueras

child:
Bruno Figueras

child:
Virginia Figueras

child:
Carlos Figueras

child:
Roman Figueras

child:
Berta Figueras