December 3 2014  |  People

Dufry appoints new COO of Region America II

By Wendy Morley

Starting January 1, 2015, Gustavo Magalhães Fagundes will succeed José Carlos Rosa as Chief Operating Officer of Region America II for Dufry. Rosa has served in this position for nine years. He will leave his position on December 31, 2014 for a new position in the company, which will be announced shortly.

In thanking Rosa, Dufry announced how grateful the organization is for his dedication and personal engagement through the years, and how pleased the organization is that he will remain with them in a new position that they will announce shortly.

Gustavo Magalhães Fagundes comes from a position as Area Director at Odebrecht Transport, reporting to the CEO. He holds a degree in Business Administration and management, a Master Degree in International Economics and Management, an Executive MBA and a general Management Degree from Harvard Business School. Magalhães Fagundes has 10 years’ experiences in consumer and retail, and has held positions in travel retail. He has worked at Accenture in the Strategic and Retail Services unit.

Julián Díaz, CEO of Dufry Group, commented: “We are very pleased that Gustavo Magalhães Fagundes joins the Dufry management. He has extensive experience in retail and will contribute to the further development of Dufry in Brazil and South America. We wish him a warm welcome and we are looking forward to working with Gustavo.”

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