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Ignacio Sánchez Recarte

Secretary General, Comité Européen des Entreprises Vins

Dr Ignacio Sánchez Recarte was named Secretary General of CEEV, the association representing the interests of European wine companies, in June 2015.
Before that he served as Director for Internal Market & Sustainability at spiritsEUROPE, the European representative body for spirit producers, and as Director of Environment affairs and Innovation, at Bodegas Chivite, a Spanish wine group.
For the previous 7 years, Ignacio worked for the International Organization of vine and wine (OIV), the scientific and technical intergovernmental organization in the field of wine, first as Head of the Viticulture Unit, then as Head of the Economy and Law Unit.
Prior to this, he was a researcher in the Food Technology Department of the Public University of Navarra.

Ignacio is an Agronomic Engineer from the Public University of Navarra and obtained his PhD in Engineering at the University of Lleida. A Spanish citizen, Ignacio is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Italian.

Session: Thursday, 22 October, 11:00 - 12:30 (CET). Plenary - Digital Journey: Manage the elementary particles of data