EID is pleased to announce the appointment of Frederico Lemos as Executive President, on the retirement of António Marcos Lopes after over 35 years’ service.
Frederico joins EID from Embraer SA where he has held the role of Vice President, Middle East, Asia, East & Southern Africa Sales and Business Development since 2017. He is a Portuguese national, Aerospace Engineer, and former career Officer who served as a Project and Programme Manager in the Portuguese Air Force. After leaving the Air Force, Frederico joined OGMA (Aeronautical Industry of Portugal, from Embraer Group) in its Defence Unit as Business Development Manager, before moving to Embraer as a Director of Business Development for Defence.
Commenting on the appointment, Andy Thomis Cohort Chief Executive said, “I am delighted to welcome Frederico as EID’s new Executive President. His experience in the Portuguese armed forces and the international defence industry will be vital in bringing EID to the next stage of its development. I look forward to working with him over the coming months and years.
I would also like to take this opportunity to express my thanks to António Marcos Lopes for his long service and great contribution to EID, its customers and its employees.”
“I am very pleased to be appointed to lead EID,” said Frederico. “The company has unique technology solutions for defence communications and a talented and experienced team that positions it well to continue to serve the Portuguese and international armed forces, as well as to develop new markets and areas of business.”