Keynote Speakers

António Casanova

António Casanova, is EVP of Unilever and CEO of Unilever FIMA and Gallo WW. Has a degree in Economics (London School of Economics) and an MBA (Universidade Nova) as well as a diploma from the Advanced Management Program by Harvard Business School. He was CEO at Optimus and Board Member at SonaeCom and SonaeSierra. António Casanova was also a consultant at McKinsey and acted as Chairman of CAEM (Committee for the Analysis of Media Studies). During his non-executive career, Casanova was a member of the Board of Directors of Jornal Público and of the Supervisory Board of Eurocash, the main distribution chain in Poland. Currently, he is acting Chairman at APAN (Portuguese Association of Advertisers) and Governor at Saint Julians School. António Casanova is a member of the General Supervisory Board of the online newspaper Observador and the Audit Committee of the Make a Wish Foundation. He is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Nova SBE’s Alumni Association.