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Short Bio - Joao's Profile

Executive 54479

Joao's Profile

iCEO #54479

Position: COO/Managing Director

Nationality: Portugal


A General Manager with strong Engineering Background, expert in P&L Management, strategy and leadership of other managers within energy and technical markets.

Major Achievements

 Maximized shareholders Equity from 4M USD in 2017, 5M USD in 2018, and 6M USD in 2019;  Resourcefully minimized the Account Receivables from $8M in Dec. 2017 to $2M in Oct.2020;  Succeeded in bringing overall EBITDA growth of the business from a loss in 2017 of 200k to a positive of 3.5M Euros in 2020;  Increased the Region from 200 employees to 740+ and from 1 centre of Operations to 6 leading the M&A of a competitor in 2019;  Named a talent by the group CEO in 2020 and for 3 consecutive financial years overcame the budget in both quality KPIs, EBITDA, Turnover, Cash, NPS and team rotation

Industry Sector Competencies

Construction Industry

Professional Objectives

Function: General Manager, Director, CEO
Sector: Construction, Mechanical, Construction Materials, Human Resources, Corporate Brand, Retail
Interim Manager: Yes
Permanent Position: Yes
Operational: Yes
Availability: Full time
Prefered Locations: Europe, Africa or South America

Additional Professional Interests

Operational coaching on demand
Non executive director assignments

Countries Covered


Operational Competencies

Technologies to market (Expert)
Business development (Expert)
Acquisition and shadow management (Professional)
New product or service launch (Expert)
Geographical expansion (Expert)
Company rescue or turnaround (Expert)
Close down or sell off (Professional)



Home Country



Full time


MBA/Master in Management/Master in Mechanical Engineering


English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

Management Experience

More than 15 years

Company Size

SMB, Multinational

Interim Manager


Founder or Co-Founder


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Professional Matching

a timely professional matching process to identify and present the right international executives with relevant local expertise amongst our interim managers, executives, and executive investors.

Fast Selection

a unique cross-border reactivity with a first selection of international executives submitted to our clients in less than 10 days through an executive search amongst our executives and interim managers.

Contractual Flexibility

for any executive recruitment, the clients have the flexibility either to sign a few months interim management agreement or to hire directly our vetted executives for a permanent position.

Competitive Fees

100% success fees based on executive recruitment closing. A fixed recruitment fee specific by region and unique for any salary. No retained fees. No exclusivity.