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Our professionals are our best asset

For AUXADI the team is everything. We believe in people and we help them in their professional growth, training them and giving them responsibility.

We have a motivated and committed team

We have a strong, motivated and committed young team eager to grow. Our program for attracting and retaining talent, our training program and experience,
our dedication to service and the trust of our customers over the years, strengthen us as one of the most prestigious companies in the sector.

  • Víctor M. Salamanca Carrasco
    Víctor M. Salamanca Carrasco
    Founder & President of the board of directors
  • Víctor Salamanca Cuevas
    Víctor Salamanca Cuevas
    Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
  • Juan Francisco Rodríguez
    Juan Francisco Rodríguez
    Advisory Board
  • Manuel Soto Serrano
    Manuel Soto Serrano
    Advisory Board
  • Philip Gardiner
    Philip Gardiner
    Advisory Board

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Víctor M. Salamanca Carrasco
Founder & President of the board of directors

Graduated from the Madrid “Ilustre Colegio Titulados Mercantiles y Empresariales” in 1966. Postgraduate studies in Foreign Investments in 1978 by “Escuela de Organización Industrial”. Master Degree in Audit in 1984. Postgraduate studies in Tax Advice by “Instituto de Empresa” in 1985. Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors since 1988. MBA studies at ESDEN Business School in 1991.

Co-founder and Managing Director of AUXADI in Madrid in 1979. Former Accounting Director of U.O.P. (Spanish subsidiary of a US petrochemical company). Worked at Arthur Andersen & Co. y Cía. in Spain from 1971 to 1974 and was the Finance Manager of the Spanish subsidiary of an Italian industrial company.

He is member of the Board of Directors and acts as Tax Representative of the subsidiaries of several multinational companies. He is fluent in English and Spanish. Auxadi Managing Director.

Víctor Salamanca Cuevas
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Harvard alumni. Víctor joined Auxadi in 1997 when the company had 13 employees. Today, Auxadi has 180 professionals and offices in Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Chile, Peru and France. In his professional career, Victor has helped more than 300 companies from several sectors to operate in Spain, especially Real Estate Funds.

Today Auxadi has a portfolio of €7.000 millions Assets Under Management He is graduated in Business Administration from “Universidad San Pablo CEU” in 1997. Postgraduate studies in Tax Audit in 1999 from “Centro de Estudios Financieros” and Master Degree in Professional Tax Advice from IE Business School. He is a member of the Association of Economists of Madrid, since 1998, and he also attended the LPSF and BCMC programs at Harvard Business School in 2009 and 2010 respectively. Lastly, he is graduated from Harvard Business in 2014 with the OPM45 program (2012-2014).Member of the Board of Directors of a number of subsidiaries of multinational companies. Victor speaks Spanish and English.

Juan Francisco Rodríguez
Advisory Board

Law degree from Deusto University, a lawyer practicing in the “Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid” since 1979, holds a degree in Economics from ICADE and a Masters in Tax Law by the “Instituto de Empresa”.

Juan Francisco, Partner of the Tax and Legal Division of PricewaterhouseCoopers since 1988, was associate Director of the consulting and auditing firm Coopers & Lybrand. Author of several technical publications in journals and books, reconciles his position on the Advisory Board of Auxadi, working as freelancer since October 2009, advising firms and individuals, either personally or integrated in ad-hoc legal teams for specific projects or collaborating with firms that require their expertise.

He has taught International Taxation and Tax Procedure at the University Carlos III of Madrid.

 

 

Manuel Soto Serrano
Advisory Board

Professor Mercantile and Bachelor of Economics and Business, Manuel developed his career at Arthur Andersen, the firm he was a partner from 1970 to 1998. During his career, he served as Managing Partner for Spain and Portugal (1970-1989), Managing Partner for Europe, Africa, Middle East and India (1980-1998), Managing Director of Latin America from 1987 to 1989 and member of Board of Directors of the Organization of the Firm (1980-1989) chairing the Council during the years 1987 to 1989.

Manuel has been Vice President of Banco Santander (1999-April 2013), Vice President of the Board of Directors of Indra Sistemas (1999-2011) and Director of Corporación Financiera Alba (1999-2010).

Currently serves on the Board of Directors of Cartera Industrial REA and Lar Real Estate, Chairman N+1 Mercapital Advisor and Advisor to the Board of Directors of Grupo Barceló, reconciling these positions with his post on the Advisory Board of Auxadi.

 

 

Philip Gardiner
Advisory Board

Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University and postgraduate in Public Accountancy from McGill University both in Montreal, Canada, Phil has over 30 years of professional experience in business services.

In past performance of Executive Partner at Ernst & Young in Venezuela, Phil worked for some of the largest and most important international business customers, coordinating service teams for clients including Chevron Texaco, AES, PDVSA among others. Phil was also a member of the Board of Ernst & Young South America. Currently Director of Finance and Strategic Initiatives NorthPoint Drilling.