Patrici Tixis (Sarriá de Ter, Girona, 1961) is a journalist who completed his training in business management development program at IESE business school. He worked in print and audiovisual media in Spain before he started to work to Grupo Planeta in 2001.
Tixis is currently the director of corporate communications at Grupo Planeta, the largest Spanish and Latin America publishing, training and media group. He serves, as well, as a chair of the Spanish Federation of Publishers Guilds (FGEE in its Spanish acronym) and he is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Publishers Association (IPA).
Furthermore he is a member of the Executive Committee of Cedro, the non-profit Spanish association of authors and publishers of books, magazines and newspapers, whose task is the protection and collective management of intellectual property rights stemming from the secondary use of these publications.
From all these positions he has been focused on boosting reading, defending copyright and promoting initiatives in Spain against piracy on the internet and social media.