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Levante UD Organizational Chart


Pablo Sánchez


Born in 1974, he has been a season ticket holder of Levante UD since 2002 and has been attending the stadium with his wife and three children since then. He has been a part of the Board of Directors of Levante since 2018.

He holds a degree in Economics and Business Sciences from the University of Valladolid.

He is an entrepreneur, partner, and general manager of the Van Hessen group of companies in Spain, dedicated to the production and marketing of natural casings for sausage, pharmaceutical products, pet food, among others.


Francisco Fenollosa

Honorary President

Born on April 19, 1932. Married with two daughters. Engaged in managing the advertising for Diario Las Provincias from the age of 20 until his retirement.

A season ticket holder of Levante UD since 1946 and a shareholder since its conversion into a public limited company in 1994.

Since 1980, he has been traveling as the head of the Levante UD expedition for the team's away matches.

A member of the Board of Directors since 1995. In 2008, he was appointed Honorary President of the Club. He is also a member of the board of trustees of the Levante UD Cent Anys Foundation since its establishment in 2009.

He received the Gold Medal from the Federation of Football of the Valencian Community from its president, Mr. Vicente Muñoz. He also received the Gold Medal from COTIF in 2014 and the Silver Medal from CD Alcoyano.

In 2010, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement in Sports by the City Council of Moncada, his hometown.

As a token of appreciation for his work, there is a Levante UD supporters' club and a football tournament named after him.


Braulio Pastor

Vice President

Born in Valencia on November 7, 1960, within a family rooted in the Maritime Districts, he has been a fan of Levante UD since his adolescence. A season ticket holder since the 1990s and a regular in the VIP box; in his youth, he even played in the youth categories of Levante UD.

He is currently the president of the futsal section of Levante UD.

A graduate in Law from the University of Valencia, he is married with two children and works as a Administrative Manager, leading his management group: Grupo Gestoría Pastor, a family-owned company founded in 1929. Additionally, he is actively involved in Automotive Logistics.


José Danvila

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Born on August 8, 1975, in Valencia.

A Valencian businessman who manages the second generation of the family business, Verdeveleno SL, dedicated internationally to leather tanning and, with the passage of years, currently boasts among its clients some of the most prestigious brands in the leather goods sector.

He is a big football fan and started going to watch Levante UD in the 1990s when the team played in Segunda División B, and since then, he has continued his passion to become a VIP box season ticket holder today.


Maribel Vilaplana

Board Member

With her incorporation into Levante UD, Maribel Vilaplana closes a circle that began 30 years ago when she reported on the team at the beginning of her career as a journalist at 97.7 Radio, where she was precisely one of the people covering Levante UD information.

From that moment, she developed her career as a journalist on Televisión Española and Canal 9, where she became one of the most well-known and regular news faces on the small screen.

In the last 10 years, her professional trajectory has been linked to consultancy, advising, and training in specialized communication in the managerial, executive, and business sphere.


Ruth García

Board Member

She has been linked to Levante UD since 2004, where she played for 9 consecutive seasons in her first stint. After five years with FC Barcelona, she returned to Levante UD in 2018, playing for two more seasons. She has been an international player on more than 50 occasions with the Spanish Women's National Team.

From 2020 onwards, she took charge of Institutional Relations and the technical secretariat of Levante UD Femenino, a responsibility she still holds today. She has received numerous awards and recognitions for her work throughout her career as a footballer.


Héctor Blasco

Board Member

He presides Europa Travel, where he also develops strategic planning. With a law degree, he has been the director of Legal Advice, Marketing, Administration, Finance, and IT at Mercadona. Since 1999, he has also been the general manager of UMIVALE Activa.

As he himself says, he is a "third-generation Levante fan." In fact, his earliest memories of watching Levante UD are tied to his grandfather's company, creating a sentimental connection to the team.


Jorge Lucas

Board Secretary

Born on July 22, 1966, he completed his high school studies at the Colegio de Escuelas Pías in Valencia, and later, he obtained a law degree from the Faculty of Valencia. He joined the Illustrious Bar Association of Valencia in 1993 and has since been a practicing lawyer with an office in Valencia, specializing in Private Law, Commercial Law, and Sports Law. Currently, he serves as a Compliance Advisor in numerous companies.

He has been a member of the Jurisdiction and Appeal Committees of the F.F.C.V. (Valencian Football Federation), and for several years, he worked as the Legal Advisor to the Technical Committee of Referees of the F.F.C.V. He is a member of the Expert Committee of the F.F.C.V. and various committees of the National Professional Football League. He has provided legal advice to several clubs in the Valencian Community and has participated in numerous presentations and specialized congresses in sports law. He is the President of the Electoral Board of the F.F.C.V.

As a shareholder of the company since its establishment as a Sports Public Limited Company, he has held various positions within it, including being a member of its Board of Directors.

Currently, he is the Secretary of the Board of Directors of the company, Legal Advisor to the Club, and Director of the Integrity Department.

General Manager and Human Resources

Pedro Sáiz 

Communication Director and International Relations

Puri Naya

Director of Business Development

Miguel Miró

Sports Director

Felipe Miñambres

Director of Women's Football

Maider Castillo