Mercer Portugal appoints Rodrigo Simões de Almeida as CEO

Mercer Portugal has appointed Rodrigo Simões de Almeida as CEO, effective from 5 April.

Simões de Almeida’s most recent role was as CEO of March Portugal. With over 20 years of experience in the financial sector, Simões de Almeida has spent a large part of his career at the former Banco Espírito Santo. He held various positions of responsibility in Portugal, Switzerland and Spain, where he was a member of the executive committee and assumed the position of general director of corporate banking.

He has a degree in Business Management from Universidade Católica Portuguesa and has undertaken several Management Development Programs carried out both in Spain, at the IESE Business School, and in France at the Insead Business School - Fontaineblau. Since 2011 he has also been vice-president of the Hispano-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce.

He succeeds Diogo Alarcão, who has served in the role since 2006.

    Share Story:

Recent Stories


Podcast: Opportunities in Chinese equities
China was the first country to be impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, which lead to its economy plummeting. Since then, however, the country has managed to keep outbreaks of the virus under control, and is experiencing a V-shaped recovery with many areas returning to normal.

In this podcast, David Choa CFA, Head of Greater China Equities at BNP Paribas Asset Management talks to European Pensions Editor, Natalie Tuck, about China, its position within the global economy and the potential institutional investor opportunities within Chinese equities.

Podcast: How can a cross-border approach to pensions benefit multinationals?
In this podcast, Irish Association of Pension Funds CEO, Jerry Moriarty and AMX Head of Client and Manager Development, Aaron Overy, discuss with European Pensions Editor, Natalie Tuck, how a cross-border approach to pensions can benefit multinational companies.
Mitigating risk
BNP Paribas Asset Management’s head of pension solutions, Julien Halfon, discusses equity hedging with Laura Blows

Europe’s pensions challenges
Francesca Fabrizi meets Matti Leppälä, Secretary General and CEO of PensionsEurope, to discuss the key aims and objectives of the association today.