Managing Director of TESLA for Southern Europe (2016-2019). Expert in Disruption, Sustainability and Transformation
Pere Brugal is a leader specialized in transformation and the creation of new sustainable business models, in his career he has held high-level positions in the fields of electric mobility, sports, fashion and retail.
As a speaker, he is a respected voice on topics including the Green Economy, as well as the integral transformation of companies. During his impressive professional career, his was Managing Director of TESLA for Southern Europe (2016-2019), where he led the operations and expansion of the company in Europe. Under his direct leadership, the company established itself in the Spanish and Portuguese markets, and accelerated its growth in Italy and France. With a team of over 300 people under him, the company experienced unprecedented growth, and multiplied its turnover tenfold in just three years. Whilst at Tesla, Pere Brugal also led the Government Relations team for Southern Europe.
Pere Brugal is highly experienced at transforming organizations at all levels (cultural, individual and technological), but he also knows how to effectively enhance team performance and boost productivity by promoting creativity. Pere Brugal is also an important figure within the Retail and Fashion sectors, where he also has a wealth of professional experience. He has held senior-level positions at both a European and Global level in top companies including Nike, Desigual, Pronovias and Levi's. In his commitment to customer-centric businesses, Pere Brugal has designed and implemented great customer experiences, through the development of highly successful omnichannel strategies.
Pere Brugal has an MBA from ESADE Business & Law School, where he also graduated in Business Administration. Additionally, he participated in the exchange program for the Master's in International Economics and Finance at Brandeis University (Boston, MA).
Spanish Minister of Industry, Foreign Affairs (2000-2002) and Science and Technology (2002-2003).
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