Fast growing advanced analytics and optimization software company hires forest business industry expert to lead Brazilian subsidiary
Remsoft, a worldwide leader in optimized planning and scheduling for sustainable resource management, today announced that Franc Roxo has joined the company’s Brazilian subsidiary, Remsoft Soluções Ltda, as Director General.
Franc will be responsible for growing and managing Remsoft’s business in South America, including the Brazilian market, where Remsoft Soluções Ltda is headquartered.
“We are thrilled to welcome Franc to Remsoft. His in-depth business experience in the South American forestry sector provides an important addition to the Remsoft Soluções team,” said Remsoft CEO Andrea Feunekes. “Our Brazilian clients are important to us, which is why we’re continuing to grow and invest. The move to bring in a business leader was an important one, as it allows our team to spend more time with our clients while working to offer solutions that reflect the Brazilian forestry market.”
Franc joins Remsoft from Trimble Forestry, where he was Director of Operations in South America, a position he also held with Savcor prior to their acquisition by Trimble. Franc is an executive with twenty years’ experience in technologies for the forest, pulp and paper production chain in the South American market. He has a strong business background working with international teams in the areas of big data analytics and forest management systems. Franc has experience with start and growth of businesses across South America, including Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and Argentina.
In addition, Franc holds MBAs in both Enterprise Management (Fundação Getúlio Vargas) and Forest Management (Universidade Federal do Parana). He is trilingual in Portuguese, English, and Spanish, and has had works published in both industry magazines and academic media, including his last MBA: “Brazilian Carbon Offsets Market and the Forest Sector Participation”.
“I am very glad to be part of Remsoft, a highly respected company with solid technology and business reputation. The company has an outstanding team and a clear strategy to continuously create value for their clients in order to leverage their business competitiveness,” said Franc. “Remsoft is recognized as the preferred partner in the forest industry in planning solutions under complex scenarios. It is a privilege to join Remsoft!”
Franc will be working alongside Dr. Cesar Santana, a PhD in Forest Planning and Optimization, to continue expanding Remsoft’s presence in the South American market, while ensuring the company is delivering solutions that reflect the realities of the Brazilian and South American business climate.
Remsoft first launched Remsoft Soluções Ltda in 2016.
Since 1992, Remsoft has been a key partner to public agencies, leading products companies, timber investment management organizations (TIMOs), and appraisal consulting companies by balancing conflicting priorities and goals to more effectively manage risks, costs and decision complexities, while creating sustainable value.
Headquartered in Canada and with a subsidiary in Brazil, Remsoft services global markets directly and through strategic partnerships with solutions providers. More information about Remsoft’s solutions can be found at www.remsoft.com or by calling 1-506-450-1511.
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Donna St. Jean Conti, APR
St. Conti Communications