Claudia Azevedo

Chief Executive Officer, Sonae

Since April 2019, Cláudia has served as Chief Executive Officer of Sonae. Cláudia has been working at the Sonae Group since 1994, where she has held several positions in companies spanning different activity sectors. Cláudia began her professional path at Sonae with the Visa Universo project, and afterwards she was in charge of Optimus’ Marketing and Privates Management in 1998. Between 2001 and 2018, Cláudia took the lead at Sonae Investment Management, a company dedicated to managing investment in information technology applied to retail and communication. In 2013, Cláudia was appointed CEO of Sonae Capital, a PSI 20-listed company, and was responsible for managing a diversified company portfolio across the energy, real estate, tourism, fitness and industry sectors. Cláudia is currently a member of a number of Executive Boards, which include Efanor, Sonae, Sonae MC, Worten, NOS, SonaeCom and Sonae Capital, among others. Cláudia holds a Bachelor’s in Management from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, an MBA from INSEAD and has attended several management courses at Harvard University and Stanford University.