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About Retail Mind

Founded in 2012, Retail Mind Group is the result of several years of experience in the retail sector, with professionals qualified in various business areas, having already advised the expansion of dozens of national and international brands.

This project is the product of an acquired knowledge, grounded in the retail sector in Portugal. We aim to support companies in the search for the best results, the best assets and in the search for a direction sustained by the values of each organization. We are proud of the commitments made to our customers and business partners and we face the future with seriousness and confidence, in the optimistic and encouraging manner that is already our hallmark.

Retail Mind creates bridges of change between the foundations of our customers businesses and the matrix that defines and leverages, in a sustainable way, the future of their companies.

VISION AND VALUES

Retail Mind’s Vision is to develop and support our clients and partners projetcs ensuring that their DNA becomes part of retail history.

Our success is based on a strict ethical code, which underlies all our activity and presence in the market. We act with honesty and transparency towards our business partners, contributing to a fairer and more equitable market for all those involved.

MISSION

Our mission is to provide our customers and partners with new business opportunities, as well as growth and affirmation in the markets in which they operate. We intend to contribute to the brands’ sustained growth, basing the future on solid achievements and success. The present is the tomorrow of those we support.

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OUR TEAM

Together In Retail

  • Vitor Rocha

    CEO, Chief Executive Officer
    CEO, Chief Executive Officer
  • Rute Rocha

    COO, Chief Operating Officer
    COO, Chief Operating Officer
  • Andrés Martinez-Lage

    Managing Director - Spain
    Managing Director - Spain
  • Luis Rios Hoyos

    Managing Director - LATAM
    Managing Director - LATAM
  • Cesar Tanaka

    Country Manager Brazil
    Country Manager Brazil
  • André Leal

    Head of Strategic & New Business
    Head of Strategic & New Business
  • Paulo Sousa

    International Corporate Director
    International Corporate Director
  • Andreia Mota

    Leasing Director
    Leasing Director
  • Diana Pinheiro

    Europe & LATAM Marketing Director
    Europe & LATAM Marketing Director
  • Gonçalo Tavares

    Legal Real Estate Director
    Legal Real Estate Director
  • Sebastian Rios

    Director LATAM
    Director LATAM
  • Mikel Irastorza

    Senior Leasing Manager
    Senior Leasing Manager
  • Teresa Peralta

    International Franchising Manager
    International Franchising Manager
  • Luís Amorim

    Financial Controller
    Financial Controller
  • Joana Silva

    Senior Real Estate Consultant
    Senior Real Estate Consultant
  • Sandro Teixeira

    Senior Property Manager
    Senior Property Manager
  • António Ferreira

    Shared Services Manager
    Shared Services Manager
  • Sofia Tavares

    Graphic Designer
    Communications & Multimedia
    Graphic Designer
    Communications & Multimedia
  • Ricardo Rosas

    Retail Analyst
    Retail Analyst
  • Sílvia Marques

    Management Assistant
    Management Assistant

Vitor Rocha

CEO, Chief Executive Officer

Responsible for leading the company´s short – and long- term strategic, financial and operational plans. Definition of the company´s strategic goals. Company´s representation within strategic relations with stakeholders , government and private entities.

Operating Markets: National and International

Rute Rocha

COO, Chief Operating Officer

Joined Retail Mind in 2014

Responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the company and the work of executives of the following departments: Human Resources ; Finance and Collections; High Street & Real Estate; MarCom; IT
Design and implementation of business strategies, plans and procedures.
Participation in expansion activities such as investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances.
Management of key relations with partners, vendors and other entities.

Operating Markets : National and International

Andrés Martinez-Lage

Managing Director - Spain

Responsible for the strategic planning and objectives of Retail Mind SL. Andrés leads Retail Mind’s operations in the Spanish market, ensuring that the company achieves its objectives effectively and efficiently.

Andrés represents the company in its strategic relationships with stakeholders, governmental and private entities.

Operating Markets: Spanish Market

Luis Rios Hoyos

Managing Director - LATAM

Luis leads Retail Mind’s operations in Latin America, ensuring that the company achieves its goals and representing Retail Mind in its strategic relationships.

Operating Markets: Colombian Market, LATAM

Cesar Tanaka

Country Manager Brazil

Cesar leads the operations of Retail Mind in Brazil, assuring the company achieves its goals and representing Retail Mind in its strategic relationships.

Operating Markets: Brazil

André Leal

Head of Strategic & New Business

Joined Retail Mind in 2020

Responsible for the research and acquisition of sites /plots; Preparation and analysis of the feasibility of the same for the final project; Creation and development of Retails Parks

Operating Markets: National and International

Paulo Sousa

International Corporate Director

Joined Retail Mind in 2022

Responsible to represent Retail Mind on all international markets, on a corporate level – Leasing and Brand Management, Investments, Real Estate e M&A.
On the Leasing and Brand Management areas he is responsible for the management of all international expansions and developments, both on national and international brands.

Operating Markets: National and International

Andreia Mota

Leasing Director

Joined Retail Mind in 2018

Responsible for the leasing department/team; Responsible for the Retail client portfolio ; Clients prospection and development ; Management and expansion of retail brands; Real Estate assets – Retail Parks

Operating Markets: National

Diana Pinheiro

Europe & LATAM Marketing Director

Joined Retail Mind in 2021

Responsible for marketing and communication strategies, overall brand and corporate image. In charge of the company presence at fairs and events, national and obroad. Accountable for the internal marketing in collaboration wirh HR. department.

Operating Area : National and International

Gonçalo Tavares

Legal Real Estate Director

Joined Retail Mind in 2022

Lawyer, responsible for the legal area of Retail Mind, legal and judicial monitoring of the various areas of the company, particularly in the preparation and validation of various types of contracts, as well as legal advice in general.

Areas of expertise: Legal

Sebastian Rios

Director LATAM

Joined Retail Mind in  2022

Responsible for the execution and supervision of the company’s operations in Latin America, in particular Business Development and New Concepts.

Operating Markets: Colombian market, LATAM

Mikel Irastorza

Senior Leasing Manager

Joined Retail Mind in 2023

Retail Specialist. Responsible for the Retail client portfolio; Clients prospection and business development ; Management and expansion of retail brands.

Operating Area : Spanish Market

Teresa Peralta

International Franchising Manager

Joined Retail Mind in 2023

Responsible for managing the Franchising Area and its portfolio of brands in the various markets in which Retail Mind Group operates.
In charge of creating, maintaining and developing the relations with entities of strategic interest, including associations, franchisor brands and potential franchisees, as well as assisting their national and international expansion processes.

Operating Area: National and International Markets

Luís Amorim

Financial Controller

Joined Retail Mind in 2015

Analysis of operations and management support for our clients.
Updating and analysing the group’s internal financial charts.
Treasury control and relationship with suppliers and service providers.

Operating Area: National

Joana Silva

Senior Real Estate Consultant

Joined Retail Mind in 2023

Real estate specialist mainly in the areas of Offices, Logistics and Hospitality.
Focused on off-market real estate, tailors the specific needs of clients to the assets included in the portfolios under management.

Operating Area: Portuguese Market

Sandro Teixeira

Senior Property Manager

Joined Retail Mind in 2023

Responsible for the group’s property management department and associated projects.

Operating Markets: Africa

António Ferreira

Shared Services Manager

Joined Retail Mind in 2021

Administrative and logistical assistance; Office supplies management.

Operating Area: National

Sofia Tavares

Graphic Designer
Communications & Multimedia

Joined Retail Mind in 2020

Responsible for the creation of visual content for the company and its projects. Corporate image, digital communications; presentations, study and creation of logos and brand identities among others.

Operating Area: National

Ricardo Rosas

Retail Analyst

Joined Retail Mind in 2020

Responsible for the development and implementation of Business Intelligence tools, namely Power BI, Power Apps and Power Automate.

Responsible for purchasing.

Operating Area: National

Sílvia Marques

Management Assistant

Joined Retail Mind in 2017

Personal assistant to the CEO. Responsible for organising the accounts and coordinating the administrative office work.

Operating Area: National

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