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Maria Amélia de Mello Bleck and Isabel Jonet join José de Mello’s Board of Directors

04/10/18

The Board of Directors of José de Mello, the holding company of the José de Mello Group, has been enlarged and strengthened with the appointment and entry into office, as of today, of Maria Amélia de Mello Bleck and Isabel Jonet.

Maria Amélia de Mello Bleck has integrated the governing bodies of several companies of the José de Mello Group, with emphasis on the area of healthcare.

Isabel Jonet leads the Banco Alimentar Contra a Fome, to which she has dedicated the last 24 years of her life, and Entrajuda, which she founded in 2004. Her professional experience began at the European Economic and Social Committee, in Brussels, after she graduated in Economics at the Portuguese Catholic University.

With the election of these two new directors, at a shareholders’ general meeting held today, the Board of Directors of José de Mello shall now be composed as follows: Vasco de Mello (Chairman), Pedro de Mello (Vice-Chairman), Gonçalo de Mello, Isabel Jonet, João de Mello, João Azevedo Coutinho, Joaquim Aguiar, Luís Brito de Goes, Maria Amélia de Mello Bleck, Pedro Rocha e Melo, Rui Diniz and Salvador de Mello.

The Executive Committee has not been changed, and is composed as follows: Vasco de Mello (Chairman), Pedro de Mello (Vice-Chairman), João de Mello, João Azevedo Coutinho, Luís Brito de Goes, Pedro Rocha e Melo, Rui Diniz and Salvador de Mello.