Leonel Andrade assumes as president of CVC Corp
The executive has extensive management experience, having been president of renowned companies in Brazil such as Losango, Credicard and Smiles
CVC Corp, the largest travel group in Latin America, announces the arrival of its new president, Leonel Andrade. Leonel has extensive management experience, having passed through renowned companies in Brazil such as Losango, Credicard and Smiles. He comes to CVC Corp to take on a great challenge, especially at this delicate moment that the travel sector is experiencing with the outbreak of Coronavirus in the world.
“Assuming the presidency of CVC Corp, a solid company with 48 years of history, is an honor, especially for being part of the best tourism team in Latin America. We have a challenge, in the context that the world is going through today and has impacted many sectors, among them, mainly, the travel sector. I am sure that we will go through that, in continuity with that history and on our path to success, building the future with the best professionals in the sector, ”says Andrade.
He will occupy the position previously represented by Luiz Fernando Fogaça, who had been with the company for 10 years and in this position since January 2019. The arrival of Leonel Andrade was approved by the Board of Directors and communicated to collaborators by Fogaça himself, in a message in which he thanks the learning period and achievements and for being part of a winning team. “CVC Corp has a promising future and Leonel will use his vast experience to help the company continue with its plans for growth, digital transformation and customer awareness. I wish him a lot of success in this new cycle, ”said Fogaça, in part of the message sent to the more than 3,000 collaborators of the group in Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Colombia.
CVC Corp is the fourth company to be chaired by Leonel. In the executive's curriculum are acting as President of Losango Soluções Financeiras (where he also acted as Commercial and Marketing Director), Credicard and Smiles; He has also acted as Director of Administration for Marisa Stores and BR Distribuidora (Petrobras).
Together, they are 23 years of activity on Executive Committees and Councils, being 15 years as CEO. In 2016 and 2017, he was chosen by Institutional Investor as the best CEO of Financial Services in Latin America.