The Spanish Association of the Digital Economy (Adigital) has elected Susana Voces –general director of the Spanish subsidiary of the Eventim group (which manages the portal)– as the organization’s new president, a position in which she will replace Carina Szpilka, as confirmed to Europa Press by sources from the entity.

The appointment of Voces, at the proposal of the board of directors of Adigital, was ratified in the general assembly of the organization that took place on the afternoon of this Wednesday.

The new president of Adigital will combine the position with her positions as an independent director at CaixaBank Payments

Voces has developed her professional career in companies linked to technology, such as Deliveroo, where she ran the restaurant business globally as vice president from London, or eBay, as general manager in Spain and Italy, as well as in other companies such as Ericsson or PayPal. , the latter firm in which he was in charge of business development in Spain and Portugal.

“The association will continue to grow and add value thanks to its history linked to technology and the digital world. At a key moment of transition towards a new economic, productive and social model, Adigital will continue to contribute to making our country a space of leadership” , has valued the general director of Adigital, César Tello, on the appointment of Voices.

“I am proud to assume this new position in an association that represents the digital and technological companies that are promoting an innovative production model in Spain. We will continue working for a humane and sustainable digitization that contributes to the economic development and competitiveness of the country and positively transforms the lives of people””, has highlighted for its part Voices.

The new president of Adigital will take over from Carina Szpilka, who spent six years in the position and will continue her professional career as founder and president of the venture capital manager K Fund and as an independent director of Meliá Hotels International, Grifols and Abanca.

“It is a great source of pride to see how Spain has become an important digital ‘hub’ at a European level, and that from Adigital and its associated companies we have been able to contribute to this progression. I conclude this wonderful stage with the satisfaction of knowing that we have rise to the moment and confident that Adigital will continue to reach new horizons in the near future,” Szpilka said in a statement last week.