Board of directors
Manuel Costa (born 1937) has been the Chairman and a member of the Issuer’s Board of Directors since 2013. Mr Costa established Resipez – Industria e Comércio de Resinas, Lda. in 1973 as a Managing Partner. He founded Respol Resinas S.A. in 1993 and he is the Chairman of the company. Mr. Costa is also the Chairman of Respol Group SGPS S.A. (2012), Respol Group Lux S.A. (2013), Respol Lux S.A. (2013), Respol Finland Oy (2013), Respol Group Oy (2014), Springlatitude – Imobiliária S.A. (2015), Resigon – Companhia Agricola e Gestão, S.A. (1990), Meta – Soluciones Integrales SL (2013), Plafund – Industria de Aglomerados, Lda (2013). He is also the Managing Director of Leigeste – Companhia Agricola Imobiliaria e Gestão, Lda. Mr. Costa holds a degree from the Portuguese Industrial and Commercial School. In 2014 he was given the distinguished as “Comendador” by the President of the Portuguese Republic for his industrial merits and career achievements.
Rui Brogueira (born 1976) has been a member of the Issuer’s Board of Directors since 2013. Mr Brogueira was an account manager at Banco BPI between 2000–2002. In 2002, Mr. Brogueira joined SPGM – Sociedade de Investimento S.A. as Operational Director. In 2003, Mr. Brogueira joined Garval – Sociedade de Garantia Mútua, S.A. as Managing Director and after 2008 up to 2014 as a Board Member and member of the Management Committee. Mr. Brogueira was a member of the Board of directors at Forchem Oy in 2013-2016, Respol Group Oy since 2014 and CEO of Respol SGPS since 2014. Mr. Brogueira is also the President of the General Shareholder´s Meeting of Respol Resinas, S.A., Respol SGPS and Springlatitude – Imobiliária S.A. since 2014. Mr Brogueira holds a M.Sc. (Econ.) from the University of Evora as well as a certificate for High Management Program from AESE Business School in cooperation with IESE Business School.
João Reis (born 1969) has been a member of the Issuer’s Board of Directors since 2013. Mr Reis started his career in 1993 at Respol Resinas, S.A. as Laboratory Manager and is currently Sales Manager. Since 2013 Mr. Reis has been a member of the Board of Respol SGPS, Respol Group Lux, S.A., Respol Lux S.A. and Respol Group Oy. Mr Reis holds a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Leiria Polytechnic Institute and a certificate of General Management Program at Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics.
Pedro Carvalho (born 1976) has been a member of the Issuer’s Board of Directors since 2013. Mr Carvalho has been Controller of Forchem Oy since 2013. Mr Carvalho previously worked in ActiBiz (2000 to 2004) as Accountant and between 2004 and 2013 he has worked in Vodafone as Sales Director. Mr Carvalho holds a master degree in Management from ESTG Leiria and Åbo Akademi University.