FEINDEF Foundation has approved in their first meeting of its Board of Trustees the designation of Julián García Vargas as the new president of the foundation with the aim of promoting the Spanish defense industry and favoring its internationalization.
This designation, which has taken place at the headquarters of the Ministry of Defense, is produced as proposal of the founder and president of the foundation, the Secretary of state for Defense, Esperanza Casteleiro Llamazares, and unanimously by the Board of Trustees, formed by the TEDAE and AESMIDE associations and the Ministry of Defense.
Julián García Vargas has transferred his commitment to make the FEINDEF Foundation a true instrument that allows the Spanish industry and especially the Defense industry to occupy the prominent place that corresponds to it in Spain and project an external image of modernity and innovation in accordance with reality.
On behalf of the Foundation´s Board of Trustees and as Founding Trustees, were attended by Ms. Esperanza Casteleiro Llamazares, Secretary of State for Defense, and Mr. Ricardo Martí Fluxá and Mr. Gerardo Sánchez Revenga, Presidents of the TEDAE and AESMIDE associations, and Mr. Pedro Méndez de Vigo y Montojo, Deputy Director General of International Relations of the DGAM.
The Secretary of State for Defense, Esperanza Casteleiro Llamazares, has highlighted the important mission that the FEINDEF Foundation has in promoting awareness of issues related to Security and Defense, noting the importance of defense industry and technology and its commitment to scientific and technical research and innovation, as an engine for economic, technological and social integration development.
In the first act of the FEINDEF Foundation, has also been approved the takeover by the managing direction of the executive direction and operational management of the FEINDEF Foundation, in addition to the financial report, the Action Plan and the Communication Plan.