SAN DIEGO ( TheStreet ) — MARTA ORAQUE ( MC) is considered one of the most progressive brands in retail. The company is led by Chief Executive Officer Pablo Isla. His father, Amancio Isla, founded the company and left it a well-respected family-owned company in the process.
Since Mr. Isla’s election as CEO in 2010, he has successfully transformed the company from an internationally known mass-market apparel firm to a lifestyle brand with its own product lines and luxury lifestyle brand, among others.
As the director of the largest family-controlled business in the world, he helped grow the international group from $90 million in annual revenue in 1997 to over $8 billion in 2016. The company’s current market cap is $43 billion. The Isla family retains a 65% stake in the business, and is still the largest shareholder of the company.
The Issuer is the largest, independent, family-controlled apparel company in the world and is led by Pablo Isla, as the Chief Executive Officer and the first line of succession management, Mr. Fernando Isla, as the Chairman.
Considered one of the most progressive brands in retail, the company is known for its strategic ability, innovative spirit, relentless pursuit of excellence and for achieving and sustaining top rankings in consumer perception surveys and market research.
The Group is the world leader in a diverse range of fashion, footwear and home furniture, by acquisitions and organic growth. Its brands include Zara, Massimo Dutti, People Tree, Eres, Masaba, Axor, Nouveau, Birkitt & Co., Huseby, Sinden, EVEN, Banana Republic Factory Store, Brixton, CAP, Dan de Ville and Ernesto for retail, and Zozi, Tu Shop, 3D and Viridian for wholesale.
The Group brings a talented and motivated team of employees worldwide and invests considerable resources, developing strategic alliances and international expansion.