José Creuheras Margenat was born in Barcelona in 1957. He is the Chairman of Grupo Planeta and Atresmedia Corporación.
Mr. Creuheras began his professional activities at Grupo Planeta in 1984, where he held several senior management positions, coinciding with the expansion of the publishing business under the management of the founder of the company, José Manuel Lara Hernández, and Fernando Lara Bosch, who was the Company CEO by then. He played an active role in the design of the growth and diversification strategy implemented by the Group, established by the Lara family at the end of the nineties and, in 2003, the Chairman José Manuel Lara Bosch appointed him Deputy Chairman, a responsibility exercised by Mr. Creuheras until his appointment as Chairman on 13 of February 2015.
Mr. Creuheras is also one of the Directors of Grupo Planeta-DeAgostini, S.L., a joint venture incorporated 30 years ago by Grupo Planeta and Grupo DeAgostini for the development of activities within the publishing and audiovisual markets. He is member of the Board of Directors of the newspaper La Razón (Audiovisual Española 2000, S.L.), and he was the Chairman of El Tiempo Casa Editorial, the major media conglomerate in Colombia.
He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce and of the Consell Consultiu of Foment del Treball, the Catalonian Employers’ Association. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Catalunya Cultura Foundation and of Fero Foundation, impulse by the Dr. José Baselga to invest in cancer research.