Ivan joined Valassis in 2016 as Managing Director, Spain. With his extensive experience in digitally-led businesses, from day one Ivan has driven the team to evolve the way we help clients. The team in Spain launched our first shopper media campaigns in Europe, piloted our reimbursement model that is now a key pillar of our global platform and most recently defined the mobile wallet prototype that is being launched in all markets through the platform.
Ivan has 20 years of combined entrepreneurial and digital expertise across the retail, banking and consumer goods industries. Prior to joining Valassis, Ivan held management roles at Groupon and Indra, and he also served as Co-founder and CEO of MoviPlans, which was acquired by one of the largest retail chains in Spain. Ivan was also a speaker at TEDx-Vancouver and is a former Spanish Ski Champion.