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WHO WE ARE

The Paraná Development Agency (APD) is an important tool to support local companies and new investment, following/supporting all phases of the project with world class services. The APD acts as a bridge between government and the private sector, assisting in the survey of data, provision of information and in making strategic decisions. To ensure investors safety and improve the business environment in each city of Parana, APD also created the Municipal Program for Investment Attraction (PMAI), which works in conjunction with the City Halls.

It’s objectives are:
• Identifying and proposing the infrastructure problems that are, in some way, hindering the development of economic activities of the production chains;
• The relationship between state and private organizations, whether national or foreign, to promote business opportunities and generate employment and income;
• The aid to municipal districts in compliance with the investor and the development of its business environment;
• The attraction of new investments, domestic or foreign, as well as it's promotion;
• The stimulus to the expansion of companies already established in the region;
• The monitoring and the development of business activity after the installation of the company;
• The prospection, in Brazil and abroad, of investment opportunities in the State;
• To provide the economic agents with technical, scientific and strategic information that contribute to the development of the state;
• The promotion of the state's image as an investment destination;
• The establishment and maintenance of exchanges with similar action organizations, funding and development agents and other national and international organizations that contribute to the same goals;
• The suggestion of government actions aiming economic development;
• The collaboration with development program and support funding institutions;
• The centralization and preparation of statistical studies related to economic activity, taking advantage of work already developed by other state agencies.

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In other words, APD was born to attend the State of Paraná and has in its mission's go to promote the economic and social development of the state, either through attracting investments and new companies to the region, either through supporting municipalities and entrepreneurs. The result of its work is the generation of jobs and income, optimizing energy resources and technological modernization.

PDA is the official gateway to the companies that are interested in claiming the tax benefits of Competitive Paraná Program - the official program of the State government in this area. The Agency is responsible for preparing a technical report that will give the Treasure Secretary the aids for its final decision. Advocating for the company, PDA is always concerned about its develpment, seeking to understand and know all the details of its investment project.

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HUMAN POTENTIAL

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CEO |

José Eduardo Bekin

MBA in Entrepreneurship; Specialization in Political Communications; BA in Business Management and Foreign Trade

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Advisor |

Lorena Menetrier

PgDip in Business and Marketing; BA in Economics

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Technical Director |

Jean Carlos Alberini

MSc in Economic Development; PgDip in Public Projects; BA in Economics

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Technical Advisor |

Isabela Garcia

PgDip in Business Management; BA in International Relations

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Technical Advisor |

Maria Cecília Flores Cordeiro

MSc in Economic Development; PgDip in People Management; BA in Economics

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Technical Advisor |

Vitor Pestana Ostrensky

MSc in Economic Development; BA in Economics

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Management and Financial Director |

Paulo Alexsandro Morva Martins

PgDip in Public Management and in Financial Management; BA in Social Communication

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Management and Financial Manager |

Mario Jorge Siegrist

BA in Business Management; Lawyer

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Management and Financial Advisor |

Giovana Passos Lima

Management Technical Advisor; PgDip in Quality Management; BA in Business Management

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Management and Financial Advisor |

Melissa de Cassia Pereira

MSc in Fundamental Rights and Democracy; PgDip in Public Law; Lawyer

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Management and Financial Advisor |

Walder Beserra Silva

BA in Business Management

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Legal Advisor |

Ana Paula Carrano Santos Quadros Barros

PgDip in Tax Law and Procedural Tax Law; Lawyer