Biography Cecilio Madero Villarejo

Cecilio Madero Villarejo studied law at the Complutense University in Madrid, Spain. He joined the European Commission in 1987 and is today Acting Deputy Director General for Mergers and Antitrust of the Competition Directorate General. His experience with the Commission spans 24 years, during which time his career has been focused on European competition policy. Mr. Madero served as the Case Manager on the Microsoft case, now widely recognized as a landmark antitrust decision which was upheld by the Court of First Instance in September 2007. Before joining the European Commission, he worked 5 years at Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) in Spain.