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Biography 30 May 2018

Carlos Torres Vila

CEO of BBVA

Carlos Torres Vila (born in Salamanca, 24 February 1966) is the CEO of BBVA. Carlos Torres Vila joined BBVA in 2008 as head of Strategy and Corporate Development and a member of its Executive Committee. In 2014 he became head of Digital Banking until May 2015 when he was appointed as Group’s CEO.

In 1988 he earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he later also received an M.S. at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He also received a B.A. in Law from UNED (Spain) in 1994.

Carlos Torres Vila joined BBVA in 2008 as head of Strategy and Corporate Development and a member of its Executive Committee. In 2014 he became head of Digital Banking until May 2015 when he was appointed as Group’s CEO.

Before joining BBVA, he was Corporate Director of Strategy with Endesa since 2002 and CFO since 2007. He previously worked at McKinsey & Company for 12 years, where he became partner in 1997.

Carlos Torres Vila is a member of the Board of Endeavor España and of the Governing Board of the Association for the Progress of Management (APD).

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