Born in Barcelona in 1957, Javier Pagés is father of four children. His career has always been linked to the world of wine and extensive international training. Javier has a proficient academic background; he graduated in Management and Business Administration from ESADE, he also holds an MBA in IESE and an International Marketing degree from Harvard Business School.
After five years working as Sales Manager in the wine distributer and importer Victori Wines, Inc. in the United States; Javier Pagés joined in 1989 the Codorniu Raventos group. Within Codorniu R. Group, he has held various positions over the years, including the Director of the International Department of the group. In 2005 he assumed the General Directorate, a position he holds today. His regular duties within Codorniu R. Group are combined with his responsibilities as Vice President of the Spanish Wine Federation and also as a Member of the Cava Regulatory Board and President of Intervin.