30 Mar José Antonio López Muñoz, new CEO of lyntia
- López Muñoz, the former chairman and CEO of Ericsson for Spain and Portugal, has more than 20 years of professional experience in the telecommunications sector. For his part, the heretofore CEO of lyntia, Juan Francisco Fraga, will assume the post of deputy CEO
Madrid, 26 March 2021. The Board of Directors of lyntia has appointed José Antonio López Muñoz as the company’s new CEO. Formerly the chairman and CEO of Ericsson for Spain and Portugal, López Muñoz has served as an independent director of lyntia since 2018.
With a degree in economics and more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications sector, primarily with the Swedish network operator Ericsson, the new CEO of lyntia, a neutral service provider in the wholesale telecom market, will assume the post on 3 June.
Also from that date, lyntia’s previous CEO, Juan Francisco Fraga, will begin his tenure as deputy CEO.
In a statement, José Antonio López Muñoz said, “I’m very excited about this new phase of my professional career and—along with lyntia’s great team—I’m eager to take on new challenges that will help establish the company as the standard-bearer in the telecom sector.”
lyntia’s Board of Directors wishes to thank Juan Francisco Fraga for his extraordinary contribution and tireless effort during his years at the head of the company and extends a warm welcome to the new CEO, José Antonio López Muñoz.
With a network that spans more than 41,000 km, lyntia, the neutral service provider in Spain’s wholesale telecom market, offers fibre optic connectivity services with extensive network coverage and excellent capillarity.
In addition, lyntia provides other types of connectivity services, including dark fibre, capacity, wholesale FTTH service, VSAT, internet and co-location
lyntia’s fibre optic network connects the country’s major metropolitan centres, serving some 1,912 towns and cities. It also connects to the Peninsula’s main underwater cable mooring points.
lyntia is one of the companies in the portfolio of Antin Infrastructure Partners, a leading infrastructure fund based in Paris, London, and New York. Antin focuses on the acquisition of majority interests in infrastructure businesses in the telecom, energy, environmental, transport, and social infrastructure sectors.