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Ricardo Mieiro

President of the Executive Board
“We are proud of this success story:
of sustained growth, of
knowledge shared and exported
to the geographies where we operate, of the quality
of the services we provide, of the innovation
we have brought to the sector, of the proximity
that has made us partners with so many customers.”

THE SOUNDNESS OF A PORTUGUESE GROUP

It all began 57 years ago, when Volvo started being represented in six districts in central Portugal by a small family business which, for more than a decade, dedicated itself to selling its cars and trucks. Already with Volvo industrial equipment at the heart of its activity, it became a Portuguese multinational corporation, present in 14 markets, with 1,400 employees, 35 thousand machines operating across the globe and a turnover of 821 M€ in 2015.

We are proud of this success story: of sustained growth, of knowledge shared and exported to the geographies where we operate, of the quality of the services we provide, of the innovation we have brought to the sector, of the proximity that has made us partners with so many customers.

Because of this, we stay true to the values and ambitions that have brought us this far and are perfectly aligned with our main purpose to create wealth and to satisfy, competently and sustainably, the needs of our stakeholders.

Aware of the delicate economic context and of the volatility that persists, we believe the realism with which we approach new segments and markets, and the soundness with which we view new investments, enables us to face the future optimistically.

It is with this vision that we pursue our diaspora and we stay on course for growth.

With ethics and excellence in tow, which have always accompanied our journey, sans sacrificing sustainability without which we could not ensure the future, we continue on this path with the certainty that we have what we need to write the coming chapters of this story.