Galp informs that Mr. Américo Amorim has resigned as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Galp for personal reasons. Over the past ten years, Mr. Amorim has helped the Company to achieve its ambitious goals with his commitment, talent and entrepreneurship spirit.
The BoD has today appointed Mrs. Paula Amorim as the new Chairwoman of Galp. Paula has been Galp’s Vice-Chairwoman and a member of the Board since 2012.
The Board has also appointed the current independent member, Mr. Miguel Athayde Marques, as Vice-Chairman.
Mrs. Marta Amorim was also appointed by cooptation as Board member.
The appointment of the Chairwoman, as well as the cooptation of a new Board member will be subject to ratification during the forthcoming Annual General Shareholders Meeting.
About Paula Amorim
Paula Amorim was previously Galp’s Vice-Chairwoman and has been a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since 2012. She is currently the Chairwoman of the A. Amorim Group, as well as member of the Board of Amorim Energia BV, having been working alongside Mr. Américo Amorim for over 25 years. In addition to her responsibilities at the family’s office she has been an active entrepreneur with experience in several sectors.
About Miguel Athayde Marques
Miguel Athayde Marques has been a member of Galp’s Board of Directors since 2012. He also serves as non-executive director of Brisa, Concessão Rodoviária, S.A., Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Caixa Banco de Investimento, S.A.. Miguel was also a member of the Advisory Board of CMVM, the Portuguese securities market regulator. He is currently a Lecturer at Universidade Católica Portuguesa, School of Business & Economics.
About Marta Amorim
Marta Amorim is currently the vice-chairwoman of the A. Amorim Group and a member of the Board of Amorim Energia BV. She has a degree in business administration and several years of experience in the banking sector.
Source: Galp Energia, SGPS, S.A.