sergio.skno [at] smartcf.com.br
Graduated in Business Administration - School of Business Administration of Guarulhos- São Paulo University - São Paulo, SP – Brazil (1982-1986)
Thirty-seven years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, having held prominent positions in companies: Pfizer, Rorer, Rhône-Poulenc-Rorer and Centeon. Between 2000 and 2007, he served as Vice President of International Operations for Latin America and the Caribbean at Novo Nordisk, where he contributed decisively to the company's growth throughout Latin America. He led the acquisition of Biobrás no Brasil, as well as the construction of a new plant in Montes Claros (MG), with investments of US$ 230 million and generation of 400 new jobs.
Associated with the Brazilian Academy of Art Culture and History, where due to his work in the health sector, he received a medal of business merit in 2006 with the title of "Comendador".
Chairman of the Board of FUNDETEC (Fundação Para o Desenvolvimento Tecnológico do Norte de Minas Gerais) elected for the period of 2006 & 2007.
Director of the Danish/Brazil Chamber of Commerce for the period of 2006 & 2007
In 2006, he received a tribute from the Danish government for services provided to the development of business between Denmark and Brazil. The diploma and medal were delivered by the Minister of Economy and Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Bent Bendsen and was attended by Princess Benedikte, sister of the queen, representing the Danish royal family.
Director of ANAD-National Association of Diabetic Care. Founded on August 14, 1979, ANAD is a philanthropic, nonprofit institution with a municipal, state and federal title of public utility. ANAD is one of eight IDF (International Diabetes Federation) Diabetes Education Centers in the world with a title conferred in 2009. The purpose of ANAD is to serve, guide, treat, educate and accompany people with diabetes and their families.