Foment del Treball has awarded the Medals of Honor to Víctor Grífols Deu and Raimon Grífols Roura, CEOs of Grifols, and Enrique Lacalle Coll, President of Automobile Barcelona, for their professional careers and their impact on society.
The employers' association, which today celebrates the day of the Company in the Drassanes Reials, also awards the Carles Ferrer Salat prizes. In its XV edition, seven companies are awarded: Noel, for its social commitment; Agromillora, for its innovation and new technology; Colonial, for its sustainable development; Cromogenia Units, for its internationalization; Unilever Spain for Equality; and two ex aequos awards: MiWendo Solutions and Roldós as SMEs of the year.
The CEOs of Grífols have been recognized for their activity in the last year. The company remains an industry leader in the production of plasma-derived drugs and transfusion medicine.
Lacalle held management positions in different boards of directors of companies such as his Abertis or Red Eléctrica Española. He was also a special delegate of the State in the Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona and president of the Executive Committee of the same for eight years. Lacalle was a member of the board of directors of the Fira de Barcelona, executive president of the Barcelona Meeting Point and also executive president of the International Logistics and Maintenance Exhibition.
With the institution of its annual awards, the Foment del Treball employer's association wants to recognize and thank the effort and determination of outstanding personalities for their commitment to social and business development.