André Salgado holds a degree in Electronic Engineering and MBA in Business Administration and Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and specialization at Harvard Business School, having developed all his career in the energy sector.
Mr. Salgado began his professional path in the Renewables industry at Koblitz SA, in which he became partner responsible for engineering and production.
In 2008, Areva bought KOBLITZ and Mr. Salgado was in charge of the company´s integration into Areva Group, before becoming Managing Director for the Areva Renewables Business in Latin America in 2011.
In 2015 was appointed Director for South America for all Areva´s business activities covering the Front End, Reactors and Services New Builds, Back End and Renewables.
Currently is the South America Director for AREVA NP, representing the company in all its activities in the region: Large Projects, Installed Base, Instrumentation and Control, Components, Fuel and Engineering & Design Authority.