Francisco de Lacerda - Chairman & CEO
Until 2008, Francisco had a 25 years career in retail, commercial & investment banking, during which he was CEO of Banco Mello and Member of the Executive Board of Directors of Millennium BCP, a large listed Portuguese bank with relevant operations in Central & Eastern Europe, for which he was responsible. He then held various positions with large Portuguese listed entities, including CEO of CIMPOR - Cimentos de Portugal, an international cement group operating in 12 countries and one of the 5 leading companies in market cap at NYSE Euronext Lisbon, and Non Executive Director and Member of the Audit Committee of EDP Renováveis, the world's #3 renewable energy company.
André Gorjão - CFO, Executivo Director
André is the Chief Financial Officer and the Board member in charge of the Financial Services Business Unit and of Regulation and Competition at CTT. He has developed his professional career in investment and commercial banking for 16 years at Santander Group, holding several positions in Portugal and abroad. He joined the Corporate Finance team of the bank in 1996 and later led their cross-border M&A team, being responsible for several acquisitions in LatAm. In 2000, was appointed Head of the Corporate Banking department, responsible for creating the Global Clients Department of Santander and for managing the relationships with major Portuguese corporate clients. He advised the acquisitions of Modelo Continente by Sonae from Carrefour and of 33.34% of Galp Energia by Americo Amorim Group, amongst many other relevant transactions in Portugal, Spain and Brazil. In 2007, he was appointed Managing Director of Credit Markets in Portugal. During this time, Santander acted as Bookrunner in many Eurobond issues and as Mandated Lead Arranger in some of the most relevant project and acquisition financings in Portugal in the renewable and infrastructure sectors.
Dionízia Ferreira - Executive Director
As Member of the Board of Directors of CTT she is responsible for the Business Units of Mail and Express & Parcels (CTT Expresso, Tourline (Spain) and CORRE (Mozambique)) and for the Retail Network. With 18-year professional career in commercial and retail banking at Barclays Bank, Banco Mello, Millennium BCP and BP. From 2003 to 2007 she was Commercial and Marketing Director at CTT, having been responsible for the operational and strategic marketing of the retail network, SME and Large Accounts. For two years, she held the role of Chief Executive Officer of Payup.