Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Business

We managed to get Portugal onto the map of technology companies

Manuel Caldeira Cabral, Director of the Insurance and Pension Fund Supervisory Authority (ASF)

What now? Who is going to take charge of the business?

João Rodrigues Pena, Founder & Managing Partner at ARBORIS

“It is the crowning achievement of a career”

Interview with Nuno Pinto de Magalhães, Chairman SCC
At the brewers Sociedade Central de Cervejas (SCC) for the last 47 years, 20 of which spent as Director of Communications and Institutional Relations, Nuno Pinto de Magalhães was recently elected chairman of the company that he entered as an apprentice aged 18 as a stop-gap solution having finished the then 7th grade (now the 12th grade) and having to wait for a year (Civic Service) before being able to enter the Faculty of Law. Knowing how to listen, engage in tasks with passion, apply good sense and never refuse a good conversation are some of the secrets that got him to the top.

“Tourism, TAP and airport are vital for the economic recovery”

Interview with Pedro Siza Vieira, Minister of State, of the Economy and Digital Transition
In interview with PRÉMIO, Pedro Siza Vieira, Minister of State, of the Economy and Digital Transition, speaks about the digitalisation of the economy and society, the importance of requalifying tourism for better economic growth, the business case for TAP and Lisbon’s need for a new airport. Siza Vieira furthermore highlighted the growth in foreign direct investment in Portugal, which reached its highest ever level in 2019, the growth potential of certain industrial sectors, especially healthcare and the need for Portuguese banks to finance productive investment. The economic relationships of the European Union with the rest of the world and the advantages of the connections between Portugal and the CPLP member states feature among the other themes approached.

60 years transforming Delta into the coffee of our lives

Interview with Rui Nabeiro, Founder and Chairman of Grupo Nabeiro-Delta Cafés
Delta first emerged in 1961, housed in a warehouse with a fraction over 50 square metres and three employees. Today, the Nabeiro group spans the most diverse areas: from food to hotels, automobiles to real estate. From Campo Maior, Delta set off to conquer the world and now maintains a presence in over 35 different countries spread across five countries and accounting for the jobs of 3,500 persons. This year the company, which is also a family, is commemorating its 60th anniversary.

A toast to Madeira

The fortified wine, madeira, is one of the calling-cards of the Portuguese island that gave the wine its name back in 1450. Appreciated down through history by figures such as Napoleon, Shakespeare and Churchill, madeira has become a symbol of distinction and nobility all around the world.

STCP – Sociedade de Transportes Colectivos do Porto

Ana Valado PRÉMIO asked some questions to companies in the north of the country involved in the theme of Electric Mobility and who are providing a great contribution to the development of efficient cities. Manuel Queiró Chairman of the Board of Directors Oporto...

A journey through the empire of Mário Ferreira

Interview with Mário Ferreira, Pluris Investments
Boats are the true passion and the brand image of Mário Ferreira, a businessman from northern portugal. But the business of his Pluris Investments holding company goes much further. From hotels to helicopters, the real estate industry and tourist trains on the Tua Line through different sectors such as insurance, education or agriculture and technology. His most recent business and one of the most popular was the purchase of Media Capital and TVI.

Portugal, a hymn to diversity

Who would have thought that a country with the geographical size of Portugal could have so many ‘terroirs’ for the production of great wines...

Bankinter: una historia de 55 años, cinco de ellos escritos en portugués

La historia de Bankinter comienza en plena Guerra Fría, en un momento en el que la necesidad de crear alianzas sólidas entre las dos orillas del Atlántico se sentía más que nunca debido al convulso contexto geopolítico. El 4 de Junio de 1965, dos importantes entidades financieras decidieron conjuntamente crear el Banco Intercontinental de España que, poco después, pasó a denominarse Bankinter. Estas dos instituciones fueron el Santander y el Bank of America. De las entidades financieras fundadas en España en aquel remoto año de 1965, solo Bankinter ha sobrevivido hasta ahora. Para Alberto Ramos, Country Manager de Bankinter Portugal, esta longevidad se explica en gran medida “por el enfoque permanente y la proximidad a los clientes, por la comodidad de los canales disponibles, por la solidez financiera y por la oferta de soluciones integrales e innovadoras”, características que, después de más de medio siglo, siguen formando parte del ADN del banco.

Artigos recentes | Recent articles

AMO and H/Advisors – A short history

It all started 22 years ago on Madison Avenue. Three of the world’s most senior financial PR professionals met to discuss a ground-breaking alliance, that would change the shape of the communications industry.

A conversation with Henry Kissinger

Over two days in late April 2023, The Economist spent over eight hours in conversation with Dr Kissinger. Just weeks before his 100th birthday, the former secretary of state and national security adviser laid out his concerns about the risks of great power conflict and offered solutions for how to avoid it. This is a transcript of the conversation, lightly edited for clarity.

The world on the wrong path

A new geopolitical and economic order is being written through the emergence of China as an economic, military and diplomatic superpower and threatening the status of the United States. We are heading towards a multipolar world in which the search for strategic autonomy is changing the dynamics of international trade for the worse. Nothing will be more determinant to the world’s destiny over forthcoming years than the relationship between Beijing and Washington. Europe risks being a mere bystander.
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