The operations carried out with treasury stock during fiscal year 2019 are described in the consolidated annual accounts.
No subsequent events relevant to 2019 end of the year.
In 2019, Raimon Grífols Roura and Víctor Grífols Deu concluded their third year as co-CEOs, building on the track record of solid growth and consolidation as a diversified and profitable firm.
The management carried out during the year has been recognized by Forbes magazine. Víctor and Raimon Grífols have been included in position 22 of the raking of “50 Best CEOs” of 2019 that this publication released annually.
Grifols continues its roadmap to drive, explore and leverage its wealth of collective knowledge and innovative spirit to continue improving patient care and further support healthcare professionals. To reach this overriding objective, the company centers its efforts on business optimization, globalization, innovation, digitalization, talent development, and outstanding customer service.
The company is committed to a path of sustainable growth. The cornerstones of its five-year strategic plan are innovation, to continue developing a differential product portfolio; enhanced customer centricity, to successfully address the evolving needs of global healthcare professionals and patients; continued global expansion, especially in the U.S. as a key market and emerging markets like China; corporate growth, via organic growth and corporate transactions amid in an increasingly competitive market; a robust human resources strategy focused on talent development and on-going training; and promotion of the “One Grifols” philosophy to cultivate the continuous quest for knowledge and innovation through value-creating activities and transversal teams.
The Grifols 2019 Annual Corporate Governance Report forms part of the Integrated Annual Report. It is available on Grifols’ corporate website and the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (Spanish Stock Exchange Commission) website from the date of publication of Grifols’ consolidated financial statements.