Jose Ignacio Leyún is the Global CEO of Amrop, world Association of Executive Search companies, with 84 offices in 58 countries. Partner also of Amrop Seeliger y Conde since 2001. He is specialized in Financial Services and Professional Services, among others.
José I. Leyún started his professional career in banking in 1983, attaining responsible positions in organizations such as Bankinter, Operations Manager for Continental Bank in Madrid, Investment Bank Manager for Latin America and Development Manager for IBOS in Europe (Banco de Santander). His last position in Banking was Managing Director of the international network of Argentaria (US, Latin America, Europe and Asia) with headquarters in New York (1996-1999).
After his experience in banking, in 2000 he was appointed Managing Director of Vending Pizza (Telepizza Group) and finally became General Manager for "A tu hora", a joint-venture between Terra and Telepizza for a B2C company.
He holds a BSc in Law and Economics from ICADE as well as a Program for Management Development Degree from IESE. Certified in Executive and Group Coaching by the ICF (International Coach Federation) as ACC ( Acredited Certified Coach) and expert in Sinergología (Body Language) applied to coaching.