António Redondo appointed CEO of The Navigator Company  

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António Redondo has been named the new Executive Committee Chairman of The Navigator Company, effective as of 01 January 2020.

The company’s new leader will replace João Castello Branco, who has held this position on an interim basis since April 2019, while remaining CEO of Navigator’s holding company Semapa.


António Redondo, aged 55, has more than three decades of experience in the pulp and paper industry and extensive knowledge of the company’s operations. He began working at Soporcel in 1987 in the production and technical areas.


António Redondo has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Coimbra. He attended the Business Management course and has an MBA with a specialization in Marketing from Universidade Católica Portuguesa.