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Antonoaldo Neves

Group CEO

Etihad Aviation Group

Antonoaldo Neves was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Aviation Group in October 2022.

Antonoaldo was previously CEO and Board Member of TAP, the national airline of Portugal, where he was responsible for leading a major turnaround that contributed significantly to the development of tourism in Portugal. Before this role, he was President of Azul Airlines in Brazil, which he led to a successful initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange. Antonoaldo was also a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he developed the long-term plan for the aviation sector in Brazil.
Beginning his career as a civil engineer, Antonoaldo holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and a Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance from the IAG Business School at PUC-Rio.