Marco Baessa Pinto – Country Manager for Mozambique

To contact Marco Pinto:

Tel/Mobile: +258 850 700 700                                  Skype: tbpMarco

Marco Baessa Pinto has over 10 years of experience in management, having specialized in sales and marketing, he worked in developing new projects in the banking sector, namely Banco Terra’s establishment in Mozambique (Netherlands’s Rabobank project in Mozambique, world leader in agri-business financial banking services), but also going through valuable experiences on the transportation and logistics area, having joined CMA CGM (third biggest shipping company in the world and first in Mozambique).

Marco has successfully set up a new branch and assembled a team for Evergreen Shipping (a world leader in sea container shipping), in the busiest and most competitive port in northern Mozambique, for which he achieved a 60% market share for the operated routes within the first year.

Originally from Maputo, in more recent years he has lived in northern and central Mozambique (Nacala, Nampula and Beira) having gifted him with a more complete overview of the Mozambican business and cultural spectrum. He has been invited to join and setup the branch for a transportation equipment parts and machinery supply market leader company having established his operation as the main supplier for transportation, LNG, ore and mining companies and operations based in northern Mozambique. He was later responsible for the group’s Southern Africa Marketing and overseeing Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

A Mozambican national, of Portuguese, Cape Verdean and Angolan heritage, Marco has been educated in Business Management and Administration at the prestigious Catholic University of Mozambique (UCM).