Rafael Orbe, new General Manager of Defense at SENER Aeroespacial03/02/2020 (International)
SENER Aeroespacial, part of the SENER engineering and technology group, names Rafael Orbe the General Manager of the Defense Department. This appointment stems from the realignment of the organization and is intended to enhance its defense-related activities.
In this regard, Rafael Orbe noted how "in all certainty, and especially in the field of defense, the chance to contribute to the growth of a group as consolidated as SENER is the greatest challenge of my career." He also highlighted how "Brand solvency and the incredibly high technical and personal level of the professionals will contribute enormously to achieving success in this wonderful adventure."
He holds a degree in Law from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), and is a graduate of IESE's General Management Program and of the CESEDEN's 38th Advanced Defense Studies course. Throughout his career, he has combined the practice of law with managing and leading technology companies such as Revenga Smart Solutions, where, until recently, he held the position of General Manager of Telecom, Security and Defense. In addition to other positions involving technology, defense and security within the Revenga Group, Rafael Orbe was also the General Manager and Commercial Director at NEXTEL Telecomunicaciones.
Currently, this Madrid native with extensive international experience is President of Casino de Madrid, he is on the Board of Directors of the KNOW SQUARE executive think tank - where he is also a member of the jury for the prizes by the same name - and he is a founding partner and member of advisory councils and boards of directors of several companies.
Rafael Orbe is a full member of the Spanish Academy of Diplomacy (Diego Sarmiento de Acuña chair) and has been awarded the Civil Guard's Cross of the Order of Merit with white emblem.