GF FGS, the leader in providing solutions for the safe and sustainable transport of fluids and a subsidiary of GF Piping Systems, announced that Alvaro Marzullo Bonnefont joined as new Managing Director for Brazil as of 1 June 2023.
With a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mackenzie University and a Master of Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), Alvaro Bonnefont has over 25 years of experience in the management of multinational companies focusing on profitable growth and value creation through innovation and strategy. He assumes the position with the mission to lead all aspects related to production and sales operations, which includes the implementation of the strategy for Brazil as well as the development of new market segments.
"Our goal is to strengthen GF FGS throughout the national territory and in Latin America. We are supporting our customers with high-quality, innovative, and sustainable solutions that offer reduced installation time, and greater flexibility. In addition to increasing customer proximity, we will invest in our sales force and get even closer to the global teams of GF Piping Systems," says Bonnefont.
For 2023, the company's strategy is to continue to grow and strengthen its relationship with its customers and business partners. GF FGS will invest in the structure of factories in Cajamar (SP) and Recife (PE), with the expansion of their production line, and the development of local products for different markets. The goal is to expand the capacity and establish their factories as the central supply hubs not only in Brazil but also in Latin America and other regions.
"Even in the face of the challenges the country is going through, we believe it is necessary to maintain optimism and an entrepreneurial spirit to continue growing. There is a culture of positivity and collaboration within GF FGS, and precisely these qualities make us stronger every day," says Bonnefont.