Inmaculada Benito has joined the Spanish Confederation of Business Organizations (CEOE) as the new Director of Tourism, Culture and Sports. In her new position, Benito will perform the duties of secretary of the Tourism Council and the CEOE Culture and Sports Commission.
Inmaculada de Benito has been part of the Iberostar Group from 2017 to date. She initially herself joined the Company in the operations department as Deputy Chief Operations Officer. For the past two years she has held the position of Corporate Director of the Office of the CEO, Communication and Institutional Relations.
Previously, since 2002, she has been linked to hotel business organizations occupying different positions such as general secretary-manager of the Associations of Playa de Palma (AHPP), Palma (ASHPAMA) and Association of Hotel Chains (ACH).
Between January 2007 and September 2008 she was linked to the public administration as manager of the Urban Development Consortium of Playa de Palma. In 2010 she joined the Mallorca Hotel Federation where she has held the positions of manager and vice president, being she elected executive president in May 2015, a position that she developed until September 2017.
In her most academic stage, she was director of the Tourism Research Laboratory of the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) and director of the Department of Leisure and Tourism of the Fundación Universidad Empresa.
With this incorporation, CEOE reinforces its structure to continue working with determination in promoting key sectors for the productive fabric and the Spanish economy, in general.