07 JUN 2023

The CEO of Iberdrola España, Mario Ruiz-Tagle, reinforces the company's commitment to digitalization during his speech at the IX Edition of the Digital Summit.

During his speech at the IX Edition of the Digital SummitEnlace externo, se abre en ventana nueva. , the CEO of Iberdrola España, Mario Ruiz-Tagle, stressed that the company plans to "increase digital investment by around 20% this year, reaching almost €200 million". According to the executive, these investments are key to supporting the company's growth and achieving our objectives. 

Ruiz-Tagle also reinforced the importance of making digitalization more human: "We have access to processes, ways of working, information, connections and opportunities that were previously unimaginable. Let's harness this power, from ethics and humanization, to build a better, cleaner, more connected and equitable future." 

In addition to the presence of more than 1,500 employees from Spain, the event was attended by a large panel of experts from other companies who spoke during the five-hour conference. Executives from important companies such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, the technology consultancies Capgemini and Accenture, the firm specializing in neurotechnology Bitbrain, the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, the automobile companies Ford and SEAT, the electric charger manufacturer Wallbox, the management and technology consultancy Eraneos and the insurance company Nationale-Nederlanden attended the event. Begoña García-Zapirain, professor at the University of Deusto, also participated.

The Digital Summit is part of the global commitment of Iberdrola, of which Iberdrola España forms part, to Innovation, Development and Research (R&D&I). The company focuses its innovationEnlace externo, se abre en ventana nueva.  projects on renewable energies, smart grids, digital transformation, green hydrogen and the development of customized solutions for its customers. In doing so, it aims to accelerate the energy transitionEnlace externo, se abre en ventana nueva.  by addressing not only the climate crisis, but also by improving energy security, competitiveness and sustainable job creation throughout the value chain.

Ignacio Galán, Chairman of the Iberdrola Group, highlighted the key role of people in this digital revolution and urged employees to continue actively participating in it: "At Iberdrola, we support this great technological change and we are already leading its application in different areas of the electricity sector".