Duarte Paulo Teixeira de Azevedo

Holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from EPF in Lausanne, Switzerland and a Post-graduation in Business Studies from Porto Business School. Between 1998 and 2000, he was CEO of Optimus – Telecomunicações SA and, between 2000 and 2007, he was Chairman of the Executive Committee of Sonaecom SGPS, SA. In 2007, he was appointed Chairman of the Executive Committee of Sonae SGPS, SA.

He holds various managerial and directorship roles in the Efanor Group and Sonae Group.

Carlos António Rocha Moreira da Silva

Holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Porto University; MSc and PhD in Industrial Management from the University of Warwick in the UK.

Between 1988 and 2000, he held several roles in companies of Sonae Group and Sonae Indústria Group and, in 2003, he has been appointed CEO of Sonae Indústria, SGPS, SA until April 2005. Since 1998, he is the Chairman of BA Group and was responsible for the company management buy-out in 2004. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Fundação de Serralves and a member of the “Global Leaders for Tomorrow” of the World Economic Forum.