Antonio Ibáñez, the General Manager of Fluidra España, has been appointed the president of the Spanish Association of Irrigation Manufacturers (AFRE). Ibáñez takes over from Antoni Serramiá as AFRE’s president with the mission of consolidating the Association’s phenomenal growth over the past few years and to promote its standing in the water sector and related technologies.
Antonio Ibáñez graduated from the University of Zaragoza as an industrial engineer and studied business studies at the IESE and the Chemical Institute of Sarriá.
Created in 1998, AFRE is a not-for-profit organisation set up to represent, defend, promote and develop Spanish water and irrigation technology. With close to 100 members, the best water technology manufacturers in Spain belong to the Association, as do engineering firms, construction companies and installers specialising in water, and other relevant bodies in the sector.