PremiumThe four challenges of the new executive chairman of the José de Mello Group

The new CEO, Salvador de Mello, has four challenges ahead of him: consolidate activity, invest in new business, reduce debt and ensure succession.

Salvador de Mello, the new strong man of the José de Mello Group, announced this week as successor to the position of CEO, replacing his older brother Vasco de Mello, has four major strategic challenges ahead: reducing consolidated debt, promoting reinforcement of activity in the areas in which it operates, promote the entry into new business areas and ensure a smooth passage of testimony to the fifth generation.

Several sources aware of the reality of the José de Mello Group contacted by Jornal Económico, stressed that the agenda of Salvador de Mello at the head of this business empire involves assuming a new cycle, with a solid financial situation; for continuing the growth and development of the group and maintaining the commitment to contribute to the strengthening of the Portuguese economy; for valuing the people who work in and with the group; for attracting international talent with an entrepreneurial capacity; for maintaining a position of excellence and promoting sustainability criteria; for developing the ability to develop technologies that provide the development of new business opportunities; and for preserving a historical legacy that is over 120 years old.

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