A Portuguese national, Mr. de Castro joined GrandVision as CFO in January 2012. Prior to this, he was part of Unilever, which he joined in 1991, working in several positions with increasing levels of responsibility in different European countries. Between 1998 and 2000, he served as Personal Assistant to the Unilever Chairman. From 2000 onwards, Mr. de Castro served as Vice-President Finance in France and subsequently as CFO of Unilever Canada, before taking over as Controller Europe in 2007. From 2009, he assumed responsibility as CFO of the Unilever Supply Chain Company in Switzerland. Mr. de Castro holds a Master’s degree in Biotechnology Engineering and an MBA.
- Current term of office: indefinite period of time
- Year of birth: 1965