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Mr Ortún is an Industrial engineer, specialised in Chemistry and in Industrial Organisation, with a Doctorate in Business Administration, Director in the European Commission since 1988, in charge of different industrial and services sectors.
In January 2000, he became responsible in particular for Tourism and Service Industries, as well as for Corporate Social Responsibility within DG Enterprise and Industry.
In January 2007, he was nominated Director responsible for the “New Approach Industries” (Equipment Goods, Construction Products, Toys), the Standardisation Policy, Tourism and CSR.
From September 2010, he was the Director responsible for Tourism, CSR and Consumer Goods Industries in DG Enterprise and Industry.
He also held the position of Director in charge of Tourism, of the Textiles, Fashion, Design and Creative Industries and of Key Enabling Technologies and the Digital Economy.
Since 1st January 2015, he is the Director of Service Industries in the European Commission’s new DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW).