Confederacao Nacional Da Industria
The Brazilian National Confederation of Industry (CNI) is the largest and highest-level representation of industry in Brazil with a mission to promote a favorable business environment, enhance competitiveness and promote sustainable development. CNI represents 27 state federations of industry, over 700,000 manufacturing companies and 2,000 sectorial associations, encompassing issues such as economic policy, infrastructure, environment, SME development, labor relations, and international negotiations.
CNI develops an active process of dialogue and influence with the National Congress and the Executive. With the Judiciary, the organization has the power to propose measures to ensure that laws are empowered by the Constitution in any respect that affects the industry’s interest.
CNI also operates a vast high quality network of professional qualification, education, management training and promotion of entrepreneurship through three entities it overseas: the National Industrial Training Service (SENAI), the Industrial Social Service (SESI) and the Euvaldo Lodi Institute (IEL).
ROBSON BRAGA DE ANDRADE
President of the National Confederation of Industry of Brazil (CNI)
President of the Orteng Group
Elected President of CNI in 2010, Robson Braga de Andrade is also the President of Orteng Group
Robson Braga de Andrade has held the Presidency of CNI since 2010. A graduate in Mechanical Engineering, Andrade is President of the Orteng Group, a Brazilian group of companies specialized in turnkey solutions and services in electrical and electro-mechanical equipment, energy and automation systems. Mr Andrade is also former President of Minas Gerais State Federation of Industry and has followed an executive training course at INSEAD, France.