In 1960 he founded Laboratorios Prodes S.A, and was the President of the Board of Directors. During the following years he acquired some laboratories until created in 1986 Prodesfarma Holding. At the same time, in 1986 he founded Fundació Privada Vila Casas, being the President, and promoting Catalan Art and giving awards with the objective of helping health and art initiatives.
In 1995 he acquired Aquilea Laboratories.
In 1997 he sold Prodesfarma to Grupo Almirall.
1996 - Grand Cross of the Civil Honor
1999 - Creu de Sant Jordi Award
2004 - Premio Montblanc al mecenazgo
2012 - Gold Medal of the Cultural Merit de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona.