The Faculty of Economics of the University of Murcia has hosted a business meeting on the family business whose main objective has been to bring the reality of this group to students.
During the day, students have had the opportunity to raise their doubts and learn in detail the characteristics of a type of company that represents 92% of the regional business fabric.
The meeting was attended by José María Tortosa, president of the Murcia Association of Family Businesses (AMEFMUR);
Olga García, Murcia and Alicante territorial director of Bankia;
and Ángel Meroño, director of the Mare Nostrum Family Business Chair, who pointed out "the importance of familiarity with family businesses and the approaches that make them the protagonists of employment and the generation of wealth in the Region of Murcia in particular and in the Spanish economy in general. "
For his part, the president of AMEFMUR has highlighted the contribution that family businesses make to the social structuring of the territory, and how the values â€‹â€‹of closeness and trust make them competitive companies.
Olga García has analyzed the current economic situation and the prospects for the near future, and has also referred to the added confidence that gives companies their family character, "synonymous with commitment to the continuity of the business project."
To close the event, businessman Antonio López, manager of AROM, a company recently awarded as a family business 2019 by AMEFMUR, has intervened.
The entrepreneur has highlighted his family's commitment to continuity through innovation and flexibility, which allows them to adapt to the continuous market and consumer tastes.
The speakers have encouraged attendees to take advantage of the opportunities they have to undertake and to work in family businesses in the Region of Murcia.
Source: Universidad de Murcia