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José Firmo

Porto do Açu

IAPH Vice-President Central and South America & CEO

José Firmo took over as Porto do Açu Operações’ CEO in November 2019. With more than 30 years of experience in the O&G services area, Firmo has built a solid international career having worked in several companies of the sector. Previously, he was president of Seadrill Brazil and later Senior Vice President for Western Hemisphere at Seadrill in Houston. He also dedicated 22 years for Schlumberger as Managing Director of the company's operations in Brazil and as VP for Latin America. He also developed relevant institutional roles as CEO of the Brazilian Association of Oil Service Companies (ABESPETRO) and President of the Brazilian Petroleum, Gás and Biofuel Institute (IBP), a position he held until October 2019. 

Sessions With José Firmo

Monday, 16 May

  • 07:30am - 09:00am (PST) / 16/may/2022 02:30 pm - 16/may/2022 04:00 pm

    IAPH Regional Breakfast Meeting: Central and South America

    The parallel regional breakfast meetings will take stock of the findings of the regional pre-conference workshops, discussing critical factors to improve the competitiveness of ports in wider maritime supply chains. Led by the IAPH regional Vice-Presidents, the breakfast meetings will also include a presentation on IAPH's Environmental Ship Index (ESI) and provide an informal platform for members to share suggestions for the IAPH work programme. The sessions are open to interested non-members.

Tuesday, 17 May