Henrique Freitas, B.Sc.
Henrique Freitas has been active for more than 35 years in the industrial field and serves as an Executive Team Mentor in Ei World Client Projects.
Freitas´background includes both metals and mining industries, including VALE, Thyssenkrupp, Metso:Outotec and Vallourec among other integrated steel mills. He has and managed complex projects development from Basic Engineering, Detail Engineering and implementation worth up to $ 5 billion US Dollars. He has developed and managed multi national teams, dealing with complex business environment in several international activities.
Freitas has a Metallurgical Engineering B.Sc. Degree, occupying numerous positions in his career, such as Vice President and Global Key Account Director, among others. His team building ability brought excellent results in the implementation of Services Divisions, which supported the companies´ income during crisis periods in the capital goods industries. Among his assignments he held a position of Head of Financial Engineering, where he set up strategies for portfolio optimization and costs control, toward better and steadier contribution margins.
He has been active also in a number of professional institutions, serving as Counselor of SME – (State Engineers Association), Director of ABIMAQ (Brazilian Association for the Machinery industry) , Vice Director of ABMM (Brazilian Association of Metallurgy, Metals & Materials, being also an Invited Lectured at the UFOP – Federal university of Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.