On February 15, 2012, His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain held an audience with representatives from the Verspieren Group, a company which began in 1880 in the French town of Roubaix, “…to meet a need for services in the sector of insurance brokerages generated in the textile industry of the time.”

Meanwhile, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain attended the awards ceremony, Iñigo Alvarez de Toledo, held at the headquarters of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas.  Accompanying Her Majesty were the Minister of Health, Social Services and Equality, Ms. Ana Mato, the Minister of Health of the Community of Madrid, Mr. Javier Fernández-Lasquett, the President of the Superior Council of Scientific Research (CSIC), Mr. Emilio Lora, and the Board of Trustees from the Fundación Renal Íñigo Álvarez de Toledo.

Source and photo courtesy of: Casa de Su Majestad el Rey