Who is Ana Figueiredo, the CEO hoping to add “successful chapters” at Altice Portugal? – Executive summary

Altice Portugal’s new chief executive officer (CEO), Ana Figueiredo, hopes to add “chapters of success” to Meo’s owner, after being the first woman to chair the subsidiary in the Dominican Republic in 2018.

Ana Figueiredo takes over the general management of Altice Portugal on April 2, replacing Alexandre Fonseca, who assumes international management functions within the group, accumulating the position of ‘chairman’ in the Portuguese subsidiary.

Born in Lisbon in 1974, Ana Figueiredo holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão (ISEG) and an MBA from Universidade Católica and Nova Business School (Lisbon MBA).

Since 2018, she has been Executive Chairman of Altice Dominicana, having been the first woman to chair a telecommunications operator in the country, where she was responsible for the strategic and operational restructuring of the company that led to the strong growth and the consolidation of Altice in the Dominican Republic market. , according to his biographical sketch.

In addition, he chaired the Association of Foreign Investment Companies in the Dominican Republic.

Between 2016 and 2018, she was appointed Chief audit executive of the Altice group in Switzerland, overseeing operations in France, the United States, Israel, Portugal and the Dominican Republic.

With twenty years of professional experience in the telecommunications sector, he joined the PT group in 2003, where he held positions in the fields of audit, operational consulting and organizational transformation. , having led teams and projects in Portugal, Brazil, Cape Verde, Morocco. , Namibia, Sao Tome and Principe, Mozambique, Kenya and Timor-Leste.

He started his professional career in auditing at Galp and worked in auditing and financial consulting at EY.

Alexandre Fonseca, 47, has been executive chairman of Altice Portugal since November 2017.

With more than 20 years of professional experience, the still CEO of the Portuguese subsidiary has been working for the Altice group since 2012.

Alexandre Fonseca and Ana Figueiredo “assume their new functions on April 2, as well as the other members of the Executive Committee, who remain in office”, according to the company.

With these decisions, “the founders of Altice intend to demonstrate their total confidence and their commitment to the general management of the group, also recalling that the operation in Portugal is strategic for this group which today also operates in France, Israel, in the Dominican Republic, the United Kingdom, Germany, the United States of America and more than 60 countries, with nearly 100 million customers, more than 100,000 employees and approximately 60 billion dollars in turnover .

The group highlights its “global presence through its innovation, technology, telecommunications and content, where more than 300 million people use the products and technology developed within the Altice group and in particular Altice Labs, based in Portugal”.

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