Josep Maria Bartomeu has finally chosen his successor for the 2021 elections and the vice president in-charge, Emili Rousand. After Vice President Jordi Mastre parted ways with Josep Maria Bartomeu’s board in July last year, the board has finally filled its vacant chair with Emili.
The Barça statement explains, “Emili Rousaud i Parés (Barcelona, April 27, 1966), partner 31,011 of FC Barcelona, He has a degree in Business Studies and an MBA from ESADE, a degree in Business Management and Administration from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and a Master in Tax Consulting and Management (AGT) from ESADE. On a professional level, he is the founder and general director of Factor Energía, SA, the first electricity trading company born in the liberalized market, and combines Factorenergia management with the vice presidency of the Catalan employers’ association PIMEC. He is also a member of the Plenary Session of the Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona, as well as a member of the Market Agents Committee of the Spanish Electricity Market, being a promoter and founding member of the Association of Independent Energy Marketers (ACIE), of which he currently He is 2nd vice president. He is vice president of the Catalan association Grup de Gestors Energètics (GGE). On the other hand, he is an associate professor at Pompeu Fabra University in subjects related to the marketing area in the Faculty of Journalism and Audiovisual Communication ”.
Emili Rousaud, a renowned figure in electical industry will contest in the 2021 elections against Jordi Cardoner, a fellow Barca board member. Emili holds FC Barcelona’s partner number 31,011 and has had a little experience when it comes to football. Emili Rosaud’s late appointment signals the continuation of Bartomeu’s philosophies, with Rousaud being the new flag bearer.