Panattoni, Europe's leading logistics-industrial real estate developer, has announced the appointment of Sergio Araujo as the new Senior Finance and Accounting Manager for Spain and Portugal. Among his new responsibilities, Sergio will be in charge of leading, together with the central team, all processes, reviews and reports relevant to the company's financial statements, local taxation and all internal audit procedures.
Sergio Araujo has 20 years of professional experience, working for multinational companies in different sectors. During his career he has accumulated a holistic knowledge of finance, having worked in sectors such as oil, entertainment, automotive and retail.
Within his extensive professional career, his professional experience as Finance Controller at Shell Oil in Scotland between 2001 and 2008 can be highlighted. In Spain, Araujo has been Financial Planning Manager at Sony Pictures and Stage Entertainment, and he has been part of projects for leading companies in sectors such as FMCG (Telepizza Group), outsourcing (Konecta Group), supermarkets (Dealz Spain) and automotive (Volvo Cars).
Sergio Araujo holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from the Technical University of Lisbon and a specialization in Planning and Control.
In the words of Sergio Araujo, Panattoni's new Senior Finance and Accounting Manager for Spain and Portugal, "it is an honor to be part of a leading European company with a bright future ahead of it in Spain, such as Panattoni. It is a great opportunity for me to join such an ambitious project".
Gustavo Cardozo, Panattoni's Managing Director for Spain and Portugal, said "we are very proud to hold the best talent in all areas of the company. Sergio's arrival to the team, with his extensive experience and professional career, will allow us to take a step forward towards the consolidation of the project in Spain and Portugal".