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March 31, 2017 - 22:00 ( Brasília )

Mr. Sami Hassuani joins the Executive Board of Akaer Group

Akaer Group, seeking to accelerate its successful growth and diversification trajectory, has been reorganizing itself with the aim of expanding its activities in Aeronautics, Space and Defense, both in Brazil and abroad.

Several actions have already been taken in this regard, including the increase of Saab’s holding in Akaer Group to 25% and the acquisition of the UPI (Independent Production Unit) of Space and Defense of Opto Eletrônica Company, a world reference in its class.

Now, Akaer Group reinforces its Executive Board and is pleased to announce that Mr. Sami Hassuani has joined the Board of Directors, taken over the Executive Vice Presidency (Deputy CEO). Mr. Sami Hassuani has over 30 years of experience in the Brazilian and international defense markets, and will add important capabilities to Akaer Group.

"Sami has a successful career in the defense market and will be a key asset to accelerate Akaer Group’s growth", said Mr. Cesar Augusto T. Andrade e Silva, founder and CEO of Akaer Group.

“I am very pleased to join Akaer Group. This is a Brazilian company with an amazing success trajectory and I am proud to contribute to its future”, commented Mr. Sami Hassuani, Executive Vice President of Akaer Group.

About Akaer Group

Akaer Group is one of the largest and leading Brazilian groups in the development of integrated technological solutions to multiple segments such as aerospace, defense, energy, and automotive. Established in 1992, it owns a modern headquarters in São José dos Campos, in addition to an optronics development center in São Carlos.


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