Andersen hires Juan Moral de la Rosa

Andersen, the firm, led in Spain by José Vicente Morote, has made a top-level signing with the addition of Juan Moral de la Rosa to its team in Madrid. The former prosecutor of the Audiencia Nacional has also been the former president of the El Corte Inglés subsidiary Sicor. Born in Cordoba, he has been based in Madrid since he arrived on secondment from the Canary Islands, where he worked as an anti-drug prosecutor. He is also the legal head of the candidacy for the presidency of the Royal Spanish Football Federation of radio broadcaster Carlos Herrera.

During his time at the Audiencia Nacional he handled various issues related to ETA terrorism, being defined by his colleagues as a “valid and upright jurist”. However, like many of his colleagues, in 2010, after 18 years in the Public Prosecutor’s Office, he decided to make the leap to the private sector. Since leaving the judicial world, his professional life has always been linked to El Corte Inglés.

Moral de la Rosa spent five years as head of security at the retail chain, becoming, in 2015, director of legal advice and deputy secretary of the board of directors of El Corte Inglés until 2020, a position he combined with that of deputy secretary of the financial department also of El Corte Inglés between 2017 and 2020. Also between 2018 and 2021 he was secretary secretary of the board of directors of Viajes ECI. secretary-counselor for El Corte Inglés in Portugal. For the last three years, until February 2023, he has been the chairman of Sicor, a subsidiary of the retail giant, a position he left in February 2023.