Manuel Polanco Moreno is a businessperson who has been at the head of 21 different companies and is Chairman for Grupo Santillana Educacion Global SL, Non-Executive Chairman of Prisa Radio SA, Chairman for Media Capital Producoes SA, Chairman of Desenvolvimento Ecomercialização e Sistemas de Comuniçãcao SA, Chairman at Media Capital Producoes Investimentos SGPS SA, Non-Executive Chairman of PRISA Noticias SL, Chairman of Prisa Audiovisual SL, Chief Executive Officer for Rucandio SA, Chairman at Plural Entertainment Portugal SA (a subsidiary of Rucandio SA), Chairman at DTS Distribuidora de Televisión Digital SA, Chairman of TVI-Televisão Independente SA and Chairman of Vertix SGPS SA. Dr. Polanco Moreno is also Manager for Best Anchor Capital E Servicos Lda. and on the board of 25 other companies.
In his past career he held the position of Director at Grupo Santillana Educacion Global SL and Director-Latin America Region at Santillana Ediciones Generales SL (a subsidiary of Grupo Santillana Educacion Global SL), Chairman at Prisa Television SAU, Chairman of Gerencia de Medios SA, Chairman of Grupo Empresarial de Medios Impresos SL, Managing Director at La Prensa Newspaper, Inc. and Independent Vice Chairman at Mediaset España Comunicación SA.
He received an MBA from Instituto de Empresa SL and an undergraduate degree from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.