Heineken hires Ignacio Mendoza as legal director

Heineken has recently hired Ignacio Mendoza, former head of legal at Coca-Cola European Partners Portugal, as its legal director for Spain

Mendoza (pictured) was until now head of legal Portugal at Coca-Cola European Partners and previously he was also senior legal counsel at the same company.

Among other companies, he has also worked as legal counsel at Casbega and Indra. He specializes in Competition law, Capital Markets, Corporate law, Management and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A).

On this appointment, Medonza says on his LinkedIn profile “after almost ten years, last week was my last week at the Coca-Cola system/ Coca-Cola European Partners. Proud and thankful for all the time spent in such a great company.Thankful also to Portugal and its people for their kindness and this outstanding last year. This week I joined digitally The HEINEKEN Company. Can’t wait for the new challenges to come! From now on my heart will be red and green, as the Portuguese flag, half Coca-Cola half Heineken, half Portuguese half Spanish.”

Desire Vidal