Marta Labata Salvador, new managing director of Barcelona de Serveis Municipals (B:SM)
Marta Labata Salvador replaces Ignasi Armengol Villà, at the head of management of the municipal company B:SM. Mr Villà is leaving the post to pursue a new career project
Marta Labata (Tarragona, 1975), married and mother of two children, has a degree in Law from Rovira i Virgili University (1993-1998), and a Master’s in Human Resources Management from EADA (2000-2001) and in Management Development Programme from IESE (2012).
Marta Labata has extensive experience in operations and management in different areas of public service companies with a great social impact, and has participated in projects aimed at improving the quality of life of Barcelona citizens. In 2004 she was hired at Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB), and since that time has held posts of responsibility in different company departments. Since 2014 and until the present day, she has run the bus network of TMB, which transports some 190 million travellers every year.
The appointment of the new B:SM director was the result of consensus among all Board members, after being put forth by President Jaume Collboni, and is part of the new generation of directors who are providing their experience and knowledge to the service of the city of Barcelona.
Barcelona de Serveis Municipals (B:SM) is a public company of the Barcelona City Council that was created in 2002 with the aim of unifying the provision of municipal services into a single company. At present, the endeavours that B:SM manages are varied and range from mobility related matters to leading cultural, entertainment and leisure and biodiversity facilities.