Jesús Serrano Martínez graduated as an Aeronautics Engineer from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and then took a General Management Program at the IESE Business School. He joined GMV in 1986, taking over the post of CEO in January 2009.
His career has been linked with GMV almost since its foundation. He began by working for the European Space Agency in Germany and joined GMV in 1986 as a specialist flight-dynamics engineer. He then worked his way up through jobs of increasing responsibility: head of the avionics and flight-dynamics division (1989-1997), head of the space systems and engineering business unit (1997-2000) and assistant manager of space and defense (2000-2001).
In 2001 he was appointed general manager of GMV Aerospace and Defence, S.A, the group’s aerospace and defense subsidiary, where he was the main driving force behind GMV’s international expansion in the space sector of Europe and America.
In January 2009 Jesús Serrano was appointed CEO of GMV, making him the top executive of the business group, reporting directly to its Board of Directors.
Jesús Serrano comes from La Rioja. He is 53 and is married with two children.