The board of Enagás approved the entry of the former ministers-and-White Montilla in the council


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The shareholders ‘ meeting of Enagás has been approved today by the “required majority” the appointment as directors of the former ministers socialists Pepe Blanco and José Montilla, as well as the advisor of United we Can, Cristóbal José Gallego. The president of the company, Antonio Llardén, has justified his appointment to “the need to strengthen the council faced an unpredictable situation like the current one with different profiles”, stressing that “they do not lack experience and knowledge of the energy sector”.

These three appointments are in addition to the 13 current members of the council, so that this body happens to have 16 people billed as a minimum about 160,000 euros per year, according to data from the past year.

Antonio Llardén has stressed during his speech that the company has been able to withstand the effects of the pandemic, both their workers as well as the gas system. Has been claimed to have injected gas in three underground storage “by taking advantage of the low prices and the face of a possible outbreak of the pandemic.”

After emphasizing that “we live in a maelstrom and insecurity at the global level,” said “we are optimistic about the economic recovery in our country”.

The chief executive officer, Marcelino Oreja, has been recalled by the major milestones of the company in 2019 as the new regulatory framework imposed by the CNMC, the increase in 14% of the gas demand, the increase in 44% of the gas discharged through 260 ships, lng carriers and 195 operations of gas charge, double that of the previous year.

however, the most important operation, “the greatest in the history of the company”, was the entry into the u.s. company Tallgrass Energy , of which it currently owns 30.2% after investing 1.623 million dollars. “It is a key operation that will offset the cuts that has brought the regulatory change,” said Ear.

it has Also highlighted the increase in the dividend of 5% in the past year. Llardén announced that the company agrees to pay 1.74 euros per share up to 2026.