Aug. 9, 2018 - Forestry asset management company Remsoft announced on Thursday that Franc Roxo has joined the company’s Brazilian subsidiary, Remsoft Soluções Ltda, as director general.
Roxo will be responsible for growing and managing Remsoft’s business in South America, including the Brazilian market, where Remsoft Soluções Ltda is headquartered.
“We are thrilled to welcome Franc to Remsoft. His in-depth business experience in the South American forestry sector provides an important addition to the Remsoft Soluções team,” said Remsoft chief executive officer Andrea Feunekes. “Our Brazilian clients are important to us, which is why we’re continuing to grow and invest. The move to bring in a business leader was an important one, as it allows our team to spend more time with our clients while working to offer solutions that reflect the Brazilian forestry market.”
Roxo joins Remsoft from Trimble Forestry, where he was director of operations in South America, a position he also held with Savcor prior to their acquisition by Trimble. Roxo is an executive with 20 years’ experience in technologies for the forest, pulp and paper production chain in the South American market. He has a strong business background working with international teams in the areas of big data analytics and forest management systems. Roxo has experience with start and growth of businesses across South America, including Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and Argentina.
In addition, Roxo holds MBAs in both Enterprise Management (FundaçãoGetúlio Vargas) and Forest Management (Universidade Federal do Parana). He is trilingual in Portuguese, English, and Spanish, and has had works published in both industry magazines and academic media, including his last MBA: “Brazilian Carbon Offsets Market and the Forest Sector Participation.”
“I am very glad to be part of Remsoft, a highly respected company with solid technology and business reputation. The company has an outstanding team and a clear strategy to continuously create value for their clients in order to leverage their business competitiveness,” Roxo said. “Remsoft is recognized as the preferred partner in the forest industry in planning solutions under complex scenarios. It is a privilege to join Remsoft!”
Roxo will be working alongside Dr. Cesar Santana, a PhD in forest planning and optimization, to continue expanding Remsoft’s presence in the South American market, while ensuring the company is delivering solutions that reflect the realities of the Brazilian and South American business climate.
Remsoft first launched Remsoft Soluções Ltda in 2016.
Since 1992, Remsoft has been a key partner to public agencies, leading products companies, timber investment management organizations (TIMOs), and appraisal consulting companies by balancing conflicting priorities and goals to more effectively manage risks, costs and decision complexities, while creating sustainable value.
Headquartered in Canada and with a subsidiary in Brazil, Remsoft services global markets directly and through strategic partnerships with solutions providers. More information about Remsoft’s solutions can be found at www.remsoft.com or by calling 1-506-450-1511.
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Canadian-owned Remsoft Soluções Ltda adds Franc Roxo as director general
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