Abertis president reaffirms commitment to Puerto Rico
January 17, 20140545
Salvador Alemany (left) shakes hands with Gov. García-Padilla, while Gonzálo Alcalce, COO of metropistas, and Sergi Loughney, abertis foundation director, look on.
Salvador Alemany, president of Spanish infrastructure firm abertis, which is partner in the consortium that operates one of Puerto Rico’s busiest highways, was on the island Thursday participating in a series of meetings, including a brief encounter with Gov. Alejandro García-Padilla.
During the exchange, Alemany reaffirmed the company’s commitment to “continue collaborating for Puerto Rico’s well being and economic development, providing the island with world-class highways.”
Alemany met with University of Puerto Rico President Uroyoán Walker, who thanked the executive for establishing the “Cátedra abertis” program at the campus to bestow prizes to student who propose ways to develop transportation solutions that will improve the quality of life on the island.
Finally, Alemany also met with Secretary of State David Bernier and the Spanish Consul, Eduardo Garrigues.
Abertis operates the Teodoro Moscoso Bridge and is partner in the metropistas consortium that operates toll roads PR-22 and PR-5.
Business reporter with 25 years of experience writing for weekly and daily newspapers, as well as trade publications in Puerto Rico. My list of former employers includes Caribbean Business, The San Juan Star, and the Puerto Rico Daily Sun, among others. My areas of expertise include telecommunications, technology, retail, agriculture, tourism, banking and most other areas of the economy.
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