Pedro Sánchez appoints former socialist minister Beatriz Corredor president of Red Eléctrica
New ‘dedazo’ of Pedro Sanchez. The president of the Government appoints Beatriz Corredor President of Red Eléctrica de España (REE). It is one of the best paid places within the public administration, with more than half a million euros.
This has been communicated by Red Eléctrica to the CNMV this Friday afternoon, with a message that says «appointment by co-optation of Ms. Beatriz Corredor Sierra, as director of REE, in the category of“ other external ”, until the meeting First General Meeting of the Company, in order to fill the vacancy in the Board of Directors as a result of the resignation presented by D. Jordi Sevilla Segura as director and president of the Company on January 28, 2020 ″.
Corredor is president of the Pablo Iglesias Foundation and had previously exercised in the Registrar's College.
OKDIARIO already announced a few days ago that Pedro Sánchez wanted to make a political appointment for REE, that had a political profile and was preferably female, in addition to the approval of the Minister of Economic Transition, Teresa Ribera.
Jordi Sevilla abandoned a few weeks ago Red Eléctrica de España amid doubts about the interference of the Government of Sánchez
Precisely Jordi Sevilla left the public company a few weeks ago amid strong criticism of the President of the Government, whose interference in his administration had been criticized. As reported after his departure, Seville denounced political disagreements as the main reason for his departure. And relevant members of the public debate as the president of CEOE, Antonio GaramendiThey criticized the situation.
In addition, there was also talk that Seville was preparing a strategic plan to internationalize Red Eléctrica, which did not pass the political cut.
The president of Red Eléctrica is, together with that of Correos, one of the highest paid positions of public companies and has fallen on a policy that was minister during the time of José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero.