Chief Commercial Officer
Sérgio Sousa is the Chief Commercial Officer of Silal since November 2022 and plays an important role in achieving the company’s commercial objectives.
Sérgio holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Escola Superior de Gestão – Santarém, Portugal.
Sérgio previously spent 17 years at H.J. Heinz Company, where he held senior positions, including Chairman – Heinz Japan Ltd; Chairman, President & CEO – Heinz Japan Ltd; Managing Director, Africa & Middle East – UAE; and Managing Director, Africa Trading – Portugal; among others. Following that, he moved to CRISAL S.A. (Libbey Inc.) – Portugal, where he served as the Managing Director.
He also worked at ECS Capital (Private Equity) – Portugal, before joining IFFCO Group – UAE, where he held senior positions including Managing Director – Oils, Fats & Condiments; Chief Executive Officer – Oils & Fats Arabia; among other senior positions over the course of six years.
In addition to his other corporate roles, Sergio also spent five years at WEBCOR Group – UAE during which time he was the Chief Commercial Officer and Group General Manager – FMCG Business.