Panattoni, Europe's leading logistics-industrial real estate developer, has announced the appointment of Luis Miguel Vicente as the new Head of Project Management for Spain and Portugal. In this way, Luis Miguel Vicente will be responsible for the technical area of the company and will be in charge of managing all the licenses and works of the urban projects, as well as the start-up of the warehouses.
Luis Miguel Vicente is an Industrial Engineer from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICAI) with a specialization in Automation Systems and Electronic Engineering. He has a professional career of 20 years, working for several European countries such as Spain, France, Portugal or Italy. During his career he has accumulated experience in quality assurance, supervision, administration, materials control and project control, as well as in the development of industrial robotics.
He began his career in France as a Project Manager for Alstom in 2001, where he gained experience in process line, drive motor and robotic launches. In 2003 he started working as Technical Director at Sephora, where he was involved in new openings and IT issues in Spain and Portugal. In 2006 he started at McDonald's, where he ended up leading the construction team, taking care of the deadlines, quality and cost of the projects. His jump to the logistics and industrial sector was in 2016 when he started working for Amazon, where he was part of the European Construction department and worked developing Amazon in Spain and Italy. In addition, during this year 2020 he has been working as director of the construction and real estate department of Sanitas, helping to build more space for patients during the Covid-19 crisis.
Luis Miguel Vicente, Head of Project Management of Panattoni for Spain and Portugal, said that "it is an honor to be part of a company of Panattoni's level. To have the possibility of being part of the project from its beginning in the Spanish and Portuguese market, and even more in these moments of waves, is a challenge, so I am delighted to be able to contribute my grain of sand and be part of a team that has so much experience and knowledge in the sector".
Gustavo Cardozo, Managing Director of Panattoni for Spain and Portugal, wanted to add that "it is a pleasure to have Luis Miguel in Panattoni's team. He has great experience in the field of industrial engineering and his knowledge and practice will be key to developing the ambitious projects we have in mind for Spain and Portugal".