The sisters Lucas of Tena, descendants of the founding family of the newspaper ABChave left this week the Board of directors of the centenary newspaper, in the last chapter of his disagreements with the management team of his publishing company, vocentoand its CEO Luis Enriquez.
On September 1, an extraordinary meeting of the newspaper’s publishing company was held in which Catherine Luca de Tenahis sister Soledad Luca de Tena, Juan Carlos Guerra Zunzunegui and José María de Areilza y Carvajal. They resigned because of their disagreement with Enriquez and his refusal to replace blond in command of ABC.
Before the summer they already blocked his departure -after a decade in office- and precisely this extraordinary council was held to replace them and be able to appoint Julian Quiros as the new director of ABC.
A situation that has aired Catherine Luca de Tena In a letter published this Thursday in Third of the newspaper, the most outstanding opinion forum of the header. “For the first time since its foundation, ABC will no longer have in his banner as Chairman of the Board of Directors a member of the Luca de Tena family“, He has written.
“A series of serious disagreements within the management of Vocento, a company that owns ABChave put in shows the impossibility that my sister Soledad and I can identify with a way of being entrepreneurs and publishers that we do not recognize or accept as our own“, has said.
Positioning of Luis Enriquez
It is no mystery to anyone that Enríquez never had much in tune with blondea journalist trusted by the sisters Luca de Tena and that he remained in office to support the delicate balance at the command of the turbulent Vocento Board of Directors.
In fact, after the latest attacks by Fernando de Yarza to force out of Luis Enriquez -the last one a year ago- the CEO reached a last-minute pact to stay in office and keep blonde as director.