Grupo DIA adds deputy general counsel

Patricio Morenés Hoyos, who joined Grupo Día as deputy GC, has been also named member of the Board of Directors of DIA Retail Spain

Patricio Morenés Hoyos (pictured), former Spain´s Ministry of Defence Pedro Morenes´ nephew, who joined Grupo DIA last April as deputy general counsel, has been promoted to member of the Board of Directors of DIA Retail.

He joined DIA from KPMG Abogados, where he was M&A and Real Estate senior associate. Previous to KPMG, he was Corporate/M&A associate at Allen & Overy and at Deloitte.

He has a Law degree from Centro Universitario Villanueva, a Master´s degree in Marketing and Law from the same university and an LL.M from IE.

Patricio specialises in Corporate/M&A, Due Diligence processes, Corporate Restructurings, Joint Ventures, Commercial contracts and Board secretarial duties, along with Real Estate transactions. This young lawyer is known in the most elite circles of the country thanks to his lineage within the nobility, as a descendant of the Viscount of Aleson.

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