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Executive Committee  
 

Year of election: 2015

Term of office: 2015-2018

No. of members: 7 members

In the current term of office (2015-2018), the Executive Committee has the following structure:
Presidente Executivo Chief executive officer (CEO) | Carlos Gomes da Silva

Carlos Gomes da Silva is vice-chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Galp since April 2015.

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Carlos Gomes da Silva was born in Porto, Portugal, and is 50 years old. He has been a member of Galp’s Board of Directors since 2007 and vice-president and president of the Executive Committee since April 2015.

He is a professional with 27 years of experience in different industries, in particular oil & gas. He joined Galp Energia/Petrogal early in the 1990’s, where he played several managerial roles leading the areas of refining operations, supply & trading, planning & control and strategy.

From 2001, and for six years, he served in the beverages industry (at Unicer, a Carlsberg group company) as Head of M&A and Strategy and subsequently as Executive Director (for the supply chain, retail and human resources). He returned to the oil & gas industry in 2007 to serve as Board Member in Galp Energia, having served in several executive roles since 2008 as Executive Director namely for marketing oil, gas & power, trading oil & gas and corporate divisions (procurement, marketing, human resources, legal, corporate governance and compliance).

Carlos Gomes da Silva holds a Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science by the School of Engineering of the Porto University and an MBA by ESADE/IEP (Barcelona).

Positions held as at 31.12.2016

Chairman of the Board of ISPG – Instituto do Petróleo e Gás, Association for Research and Advanced Training

Member of the Board of AEM – Association of Companies Issuing Listed Securities

Member of the General Board of COTEC Portugal – Business Association for Innovation

Chairman of the Audit Board – Forum for Competitiveness

Member of the Board of Directors of Fundação Galp

Vice-Chairman of EPIS – Association of Entrepreneurs for Social Inclusion

Administrador Executivo (CFO) Executive director (CFO) | Filipe Crisóstomo Silva

Filipe Crisóstomo Silva has been a member of the Board of Directors and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Galp since July 2012.

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Filipe Crisóstomo Silva was born in Lisbon, Portugal, and is 52 years old. He has been a member of the Board of Directors and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Galp since July 2012.

Before joining Galp he was responsible, since 1999, for the investment banking areas of Deutsche Bank in Portugal and since 2008 was also president of the Deutsche Bank directorate in Portugal (Chief Country Officer).

Filipe Crisóstomo Silva is a graduate in economics and financial management and holds a Masters in financial management, both from the Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.

Positions held as at 31.12.2016

Member of the Board of ISPG – Instituto do Petróleo e Gás, Association for Research and Advanced Training Member of the Board of Directors of Fundação Galp

Administrador executivo (COO) Executive director (COO) | Thore E. Kristiansen

Thore E. Kristiansen has been a member of the Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee of Galp since October 2014 and is responsible for the Galp Exploration & Production business unit.

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Thore E. Kristiansen was born in Stavanger, Norway, and is 55 years old. He has been a member of Galp’s Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee since October 2014 and is responsible for Galp’s E&P business unit.

He was senior Vice-Chairman of Statoil for South America and Chairman of Statoil Brazil from January 2013 until he joined Galp. He was at Statoil for over 25 years, with responsibilities in the areas of distribution of oil products, trading and business negotiation in Norway, UK, Denmark and Germany, in the area of exploration and production, with a special focus on Norway, sub-Saharan Africa and South America, and also corporate functions, particularly in finance and M&A, such as Investor Relations Officer. He was also Chairman of Statoil Germany and Statoil Venezuela.

Thore E. Kristiansen holds a degree in Management from the Norwegian School of Management and a Masters in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Stavanger, Norway.

Administrador executivo (COO) Executive director (COO) | Carlos da Silva Costa

José Carlos da Silva Costa has been a member of the Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee of Galp since November 2012 and is responsible for corporate services and the Galp Supply, Refining and Planning business unit.

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José Carlos da Silva Costa was born in Porto, Portugal, and is 53 years old. He has been a member of Galp’s Board of Directors since November 2012 and a member of the Executive Committee since December 2012, and is responsible for various corporate services and for the Sourcing, Refining and Planning business.

With over two decades of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain and Project Management, he is Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Refining and Trading Oil, after several leadership roles in the Company, namely as CCO in the 2012-2014 period, whilst member of the Executive Committee. Currently, in the capacity of CCO, he is responsible for the corporate services of Engineering, Project Management and Procurement. His professional experience also includes the automotive and tourism industries.

José Carlos da Silva Costa holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Porto Instituto Superior de Engenharia (School of Engineering) and specialised training in Quality Management, Information Systems and Innovation.

Positions held as at 31.12.2016
Member of the Scientific and Technological Council of ISPG – Instituto do Petróleo e Gás, Association for Research and Advanced Training

Administrador executivo (COO) Executive director (COO) | Tiago Câmara Pestana

Tiago Câmara Pestana has been a member of the Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee of Galp since April 2015 and is responsible for Iberian and International Oil Marketing.

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Tiago Câmara Pestana was born in Porto, Portugal, and is 52 years old. He has been a member of Galp’s Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee since April 2015, and he is responsible for the Iberian and International Oil Marketing.

Before joining Galp, he had mainly occupied roles in the food distribution field. Between 1999 and 2014, he was the CEO of Dia Portugal Supermercados. Prior to that, he was executive director of Lojas de Conveniência Extra, executive director of the Jumbo Portugal and Spain hypermarkets network, executive director of the Pão de Açúcar group, Portugal, where he was responsible for the management of the Minipreço chain, between 1998 and 1999.

Tiago Câmara Pestana holds a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Salford (Manchester, UK) and a Masters in Administrative and Industrial Sciences from City University (London, UK).

Positions held as at 31.12.2016
Member of the Scientific and Technological Council of ISPG – Instituto do Petróleo e Gás, Association for Research and Advanced Training President of the Board of APETRO – Portuguese Association of Oil Companies

Administrador executivo (COO) Executive director (COO) | Pedro Carmona de Oliveira Ricardo

Pedro Carmona de Oliveira Ricardo has been a member of the Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee of Galp since April 2015 and is responsible for the Galp Gas & Power business unit.

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Pedro Carmona de Oliveira Ricardo was born in Lisbon, Portugal, and is 52 years old. He has been a member of Galp’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee since April 2015, and is responsible for the Gas&Power business unit.

He joined Transgás, the company that introduced natural gas to Portugal, in 1994, where he was the head of natural gas Procurement and Sales. In 1998 he was appointed Executive Director of Transgás, responsible for supplies, engineering and operation and maintenance. Between 2002 and 2005 he was executive director of GDP Distribuição, Galp group’s sub-holding company in the gas distribution sector, and executive director of some of the natural gas distribution companies.

Pedro Ricardo holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon and holds an MBA from Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

Positions held as at 31.12.2016
Member of the Scientific and Technological Council of ISPG – Instituto do Petróleo e Gás, Association for Research and Advanced Training President of the Board of AGN – Portuguese Association of Natural Gas Companies

Administrador executivo (CCO) Executive director (CCO) | Carlos Costa Pina

Carlos Costa Pina has been a member of the Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee of Galp since April 2012 and is responsible for corporate services and New Energies business unit.

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Carlos Costa Pina was born in Lisbon, Portugal, and is 46 years old. He has been a member of Galp’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee since April 2012, and he is responsible for corporate services and the New Energy business area.

Previously he worked in Technology, Media and Telecommunications, real estate and services companies in the Ongoing group (Portugal and Brazil). He was Secretary of State for Treasury and Finance in the XVII and XVIII Portuguese Constitutional Governments (2005-2011) and therefore occupied roles in several international financial institutions. He has also been a director at CMVM (Portuguese Securities Market Regulator) (2000-2005), a member of the Advisory Board of the Insurance Institute of Portugal (2001-2005) and a lawyer with his own legal practice, particularly in oil exploration and production (1994-1998). He was also a lecturer in the Lisbon Law School where he is preparing his doctorate.

Carlos Costa Pina is the author of numerous published works and holds a degree in Law and a Masters in Legal and Business Sciences from the School of Law, University of Lisbon.

Positions held as at 31.12.2016

Chairman of the Scientific and Technological Council of ISPG – Instituto do Petróleo e Gás, Association for Research and Advanced Training Vice-Chairman of the Board of BCSD Portugal – Business Council for Sustainable Development Member of the Board of AIPQR - Associação das Indústrias da Petroquímica, Química e Refinação (Association of Petrochemical, Chemical and Refining Industries) Member of the Board of Directors of Fundação Portugal – África Member of the General Board of IPCG – Portuguese Institute of Corporate Governance Member of the General Board of EGP Porto Business School Director of EPRA – European Petroleum Industry Association (FuelsEurope and Concawe) Member of the Board of Founders of Fundação da Casa da Música Chairman of the Board of the General Shareholders Meeting of APEEN – Portuguese Association for Energy Economics Member of the Audit Board of IDEFF – Instituto de Direito Económico, Financeiro e Fiscal Chairman of the Board of Auditors of Fundação Res Publica Member of the Advisory Board of APDC – Associação Portuguesa para o Desenvolvimento das Comunicações

According to the articles of association, the Executive Committee may consist of five to seven directors, including its Chairman (Chief Executive Officer-CEO), who are appointed by the Board of Directors for a period of four years, coinciding with the term of office of the members of the Board of Directors

Powers

The Executive Committee is the body responsible for the day-to-day management of Galp Energia, according to the assigned delegation of powers and the strategic guidelines defined by the Board of Directors.

 

With the exception of matters that are the exclusive responsibility of shareholders attending the General Meeting and the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, in accordance with the powers assigned to it by the Board of Directors, shall have jurisdiction to decide on management matters of the company’s current activity.

 

The Executive Committee must submit to the Board of Directors matters that, due to their relevance, it considers to justify the approval of this body.

 

Delegation of Powers on the Executive Committee

 

Operation

Under the law and articles of association, the Executive Committee meets validly if the majority of its members are present and their decisions are made with the votes of the majority of directors present.

 

In accordance with the regulations of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee shall approve, at the beginning of each term, the rules that define the principles and basic rules of the organisation and its operation, which can be found here.

 

 

Regulations

Regulations of the Executive Comitee

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