ANTÓNIO ISIDORO

Chairman & CEO of the Executive Board, SOJA DE PORTUGAL

Date of birth: 18 November 1973

Residence: Torres Vedras

Education and Career History

António Isidoro career began in banking in 1996, at the Caixa Económica Montepio Geral, initially working in the sales department. In 1999 he took over the duties of assistant manager and a year later, in 2000, of branch manager, a position he held until August 2009.

In September 2009, António Isidoro was appointed executive director at SOJA DE PORTUGAL - SGPS, S.A., accumulating in this way the role of overall executive director for all SOJA DE PORTUGAL subsidiaries. Leveraging his banking experience, António Isidoro has since 2009 been responsible at SOJA DE PORTUGAL for finance and credit control, as well as purchasing, fleet management and information systems. It was under his command that, in 2011, the Catch Weight Management vertical solution, developed by SAP for the food industry, was implemented at SAVINOR and AVICASAL, enabling SOJA DE PORTUGAL to have its transactional information systems fully integrated within a single ERP platform.

Since November of the last year is the CEO & Chairman of the Executive Board of SOJA DE PORTUGAL.

António Isidoro was a guest speaker at the SAP-Porto Forum and at the SOJA DE PORTUGAL runs SAP executive luncheon, both promoted by SAP - Portugal. In 2012, 2013 and 2014 he represented SOJA DE PORTUGAL at the “Alltech Presidents’ Club”, one of the most noteworthy and prestigious forums in the agri-food industry worldwide. Also in 2013, António Isidoro was invited to join the panel of judges of the 2013-2014 European Business Awards, which since 2007 have showcased the most innovative companies in Europe and, in their latest edition, involved over 17,000 organizations in 31 countries.

Between 1992 and 1997, Mr. Isidoro studied Management at the Autónoma University in Lisbon and completed the Two-Stage Course leading to a Degree in Banking Management (1997/2002). He also completed several training courses during his career in banking. More recently, he attended post-graduate studies in Advanced Management in Business Internationalization ISEG/CEGE (2012).

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