ERJ staff report (LMH)
London -- Continental AG has appointed Antonio Lopes de Seabra as the new executive vice president for replacement passenger and light truck tyres, Asia Pacific.
Although a news release was not available, a Continental spokesperson confirmed the news and added that de Seabra would directly report to Nikolai Setzer, who manages Continental's tyres division and is a member of the executive board.
De Seabra, who joined Continental in 1990 as purchasing manager after an international career on electric power industry, is currently responsible for Continental Mabor in Portugal. He was appointed as managing director and chairman of board of directors of Continental Mabor in 2000.
De Seabra holds a master degree of Electrotechnical Engineering from Porto University. In addition, he was also vice president of Portuguese Companies Association as well as advisor at the Technical University of Lisbon. He also played a leading role in several expansion projects.
De Seabra takes over from Andreas Esser, who takes over responsibility for Continental AG's commercial vehicle tyres business unit, effective 1 January.
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