José Manuel Anta

José Manuel Anta


Managing Director of FANDE and the International Publishing Distribution Association (IPDA)

Graduate in Economics by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Master in Foreign Trade by CEOE and Postgraduate Course in Market Research at the Autonomous University of Madrid (1995).

Since 1997, performs the work of Managing Director of the Federation of National Associations of Distributors (FANDE), umbrella organization in Spain for about 200 companies engaged in the distribution of books, magazines, newspapers and digital contents.

Participation as speaker at various conferences and seminars on the field of books and print media trade: Congreso Interamericano de Editores, Congreso Iberoamericano de Libreros, Foro Internacional de Edición FIL Guadalajara, Frankfurt Supply Chain Specialist Meeting, Distripress Congress, Editech Milano, Russian Press Distribution Association Congress, Congreso Nacional de Libreros de España, Jornadas LIBER…

Is the coordinator, under the IPDA umbrella, of the European Press Distribution Round Table, The International Meeting of Booksellers and Distributors at the Frankfurt Book Fair and the International Digital Distributors Group

As a writer, articles and interviews published in Spanish and foreign publications related to the distribution of publishing products. Articles published in The Booksellers, Publishing Perspectives, El País, Delibros, Distripress Gazette, Intermedios Comunicación, Trama y Texturas…