- The researcher will represent SEAT at national and international health forums and will collaborate with the company's medical team
- Dr. Clotet will also be an honorary member of the new Healthy Company Scientific Committee which SEAT will constitute to conduct research into health, well-being and quality of life
- SEAT is committed to the health of its workers and society at large
Martorell, 24/04/2017. – Dr. Bonaventura Clotet (Barcelona, 1953), world medical authority and chairman of the Fight AIDS Foundation, has been named SEAT Ambassador to strengthen the company's position as a healthy company. He will also be an honorary member of the new Healthy Company Scientific Committee which the company is going to constitute to conduct research into health, well-being and quality of life. The acclaimed researcher and the company share a commitment to innovation and their ties to Barcelona.
Dr. Clotet is a worldwide reference in the field of HIV research. He is the head of Infectious Diseases Department of the University Hospital Germans Trias I Pujol in Badalona (Barcelona), co-director of the HIV research vaccine program (HIVACAT) and holds several prominent academic positions in the most important Spanish universities.
With this collaboration, SEAT strengthens its commitment to the health of its workers and of society at large. The company provides its 14,500 employees with advanced medical care, which is increasingly focussed on prevention and improving quality of life.
In addition, SEAT also collaborates with health-related institutions, such as the Fight AIDS Foundation and the Spanish Cancer Association (AECC), as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
In his role as ambassador, Dr. Clotet will represent SEAT at several national and international health related forums and will collaborate with the company's medical team in research into cellular aging, healthy nutrition and the relationship between health and the intestinal microbiome, among others. He will also help SEAT to constitute the Healthy Company Scientific Committee, which will hold its first meeting at the end of May.
In addition, to strengthen his ties to SEAT, Dr. Clotet will be driving an Ateca, the first ever SUV of the Martorell based brand.
SEAT Executive Vice-President for Human Resources Xavier Ros underscored that "we are flattered by the positive cooperation with Dr. Bonaventura Clotet, and it is a privilege to have him as Brand Ambassador. This is another way for SEAT to continue strengthening its social role and the company's commitment to the health of its employees".
Furthermore, Dr. Clotet pointed out that "SEAT sets an example to follow for other big companies. The company has a world-class preventive medicine unit geared towards improving the quality of life of its employees. This is the future of occupational health".