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Rui Fragoso

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Rui Fragoso

Sen man, Gauteng Growth & Development Agency


Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born in Lobito Angola

Rui's involvement in the automotive component industry in SA dates back to 1978 when he initiated the manufacturing quality control programme for a major motor industry supplier, then moving on to development engineering and component development with BMW South Africa.
In 1995, as Marketing Director of a local OEM car audio manufacturer, he spearheaded a successful marketing drive to export to the Brasilian motor industry.
His activities in this field led to his inclusion as a private sector participant in the official Trade Delegations to South America.
Since then, he has been actively involved in the export and marketing in South America and other countries of a range of SA products, gaining invaluable practical insight into the opportunities and challenges associated with exporting to markets with diverse business cultures, norms and environments.
Since the beginning of 2002 Rui has been involved with the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency responsible for Investment Development
Rui's broad work experience, familiarity with the Latin American business environment and extensive contacts ensure that he readily understands the needs of the clients and is able to assist in meeting them.

Contact details

ruif@ggda.co.za

M: 0833868244


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Business Address

124 Main St, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2107


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Current Position(s)

Work | Head-Investment Development | GGDA
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2002 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

LEADS generation


Previous Position(s)

Head - Business retention, Expansions & Aftercare | Gauteng Growth & Development Agency
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2002 - 2012

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Marketing Director | SSM-Grundig
1992 - 2000

Manufacturing and Industrial

Design car radio systems manufactured in South Africa and to be utilized by OEM car makers.
source new market opportunities


Development electrical engineer | BMW
1981 - 1992

Manufacturing and Industrial

Development and design of electrical components like battery systems, wiper system, electrical motors, sound systems and sourcing of able production suppliers

Educational history

Secondary

liceu nacional de Huambo, Huambo, Angola (1970)

Tertiary

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South Africa - Open to Business | 2015

The AEP - Portugal Business Association in partnership with the Embassy of South Africa, with the aim of supporting companies in their internationalization process, is organizing a seminar on "South Africa - Open to Business" which will take place on 26 February, at 9:00 a.m. at the AEP - Services Building, Leca da Palmeira, Matosinhos.
It will be an initiative that will, among others, with a guest speaker from the Gauteng Province (Johannesburg and Pretoria) South Africa Mr Rui Fragoso, Senior Manager:. Investment, Development Gauteng Growth and Development Agency will announce the opportunities this market can offer them and will be available for sharing your knowledge with entrepreneurs present.
AEP and the Embassy of South Africa are aware that this meeting will contribute to a valuable learning and a more direct contact of domestic companies with South African reality, and calls on the Entrepreneurs to participate in this event.

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CCILSA-Chamber of Commerce South Africa Portugal

advisory board

CCILSA is the link of the Portuguese business community in South Africa & Portugal

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