Miriam Llano, Vice-President of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in UAE
February 17, 2021
Miriam Llano, Cosentino Middle East’s Marketing Manager, has been elected Vice-President of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), after having been a member of the executive board for three years.
The election took place on 14th February at the Cosentino Dubai facilities, where Guillermo Cobelo was re-elected president of this institution.
“It is with great honour and determination that I take on this appointment to continue working, from a position with greater visibility and responsibility, for the Spanish business sector in the United Arab Emirates, strengthening trade, cultural and economic relationships.” says Miriam Llano.
Miriam Llano is from Asturias (Spain) and joined Cosentino in 2015 as a member of the Impulsa training programme in the Marketing Department in the UK and Ireland. Since 2016 she has been the Marketing Coordinator in the Middle East, where she is responsible for developing corporate and brand positioning strategies across 8 countries in the region and overseeing the actions of Cosentino City Dubai, among other things.
The Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is also one of the main bodies, along with the Trade Office of Spain, on which the Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) relies to approach companies and bring together all the projects that will make up the Spain Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai (October 2021).
Cosentino Group is a partner company of the Spain Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, the first Universal Exhibition to be held in the Middle East, following the partnership agreement signed with Acción Cultural Española. Cosentino will also provide 2,800m2 of the ultra-compact Dekton® surface.
According to Santiago Alfonso, Vice-President of Communication and Corporate Reputation of Cosentino Group, “for Cosentino, the spirit of public-private partnership and global alliances that are the basis of Goal 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), promoted by the United Nations, are an important focus of its management; the full participation of Miriam Llano in the Executive Committee of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the United Arab Emirates exemplifies the achievement of this goal.”