Jose Manuel Soria Lopez

Minister of industry, energy and tourism

Government of Spain

Along with his current role, José Manuel Soria López has been Chairman of the Popular Party of the Canary Islands since 1999. He is also a member of the Popular Party's National Governing Board and National Executive Committee. Other political positions have included Mayor of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, President of the Island Council of Gran Canaria and member of the Regional Parliament of the Canary Islands. MinisterSoria López’s business experience includes Chairman of the Consignataria Oceanic shipping agency from 1989 - 1995 and Vice-president of the Caja de Ahorros de Canarias savings bank from 1995 – 1999.

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