Afonso Martins is the new Managing Director of Galius, a company of the Nors Group, and the importer and distributor of Renault Trucks in Portugal. The new head of Galius is 43 and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the Porto Faculty of Economics and a Post-Graduate Degree in Finance from Universidade Católica.
Afonso Martins joined Nors in 2006 and has held a number of management and executive positions in Portugal and Brazil. From 2013 onwards he was Executive Director of Nors Africa, responsible for the Group’s trucks and construction equipment operations in Botswana, Mozambique and Namibia.
“Afonso Martins starting to head up Galius and the Renault Trucks brand in Portugal is a sign of a marked investment in the brand’s consolidation, domestically, by enhancing critical skills. This ensures that Galius and Renault Trucks will continue building and developing solid and lasting trust-based partnerships in the market, particularly focused on efficiency and technology”, Júlio Rodrigues, Executive Director Nors Iberia emphasises about this nomination.
As far as Afonso Martins is concerned, “It’s a great honour for me, besides the responsibility it entails, to be able to take on the challenge of heading up Galius. This is one of Nors’ recent investments, which is of significant strategic importance for consolidating the Renault Trucks brand in the Portuguese market. This project’s mission consists of ensuring greater customer proximity, constantly endeavouring to provide a service of excellence and striving for the success of our partners.”