Joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in December 2013 and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer from October 2022 until October 2023.
Nicandro started his career working in finance in Brazil and joined British American Tobacco plc (BAT) in 1981. Whilst at BAT, Nicandro worked in the UK, Hong Kong and Brazil and held a number of senior positions including Regional Director for Africa and the Middle East, Chief Operating Officer and, from 2011 to 2019, as Chief Executive Officer. Nicandro holds a degree in Business Administration from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil, and has obtained postgraduate qualifications in Finance and Economics.
Skills and experience
Nicandro has strong leadership skills, developed in various senior positions held throughout his career. He has a strong background in the consumer goods industry and has strong international business experience, bringing a global perspective to his role.
Current external appointments
Chair of TIM Participações S.A. and Chair of its Compensation Board