Gilberto Neves

Gilberto Neves

Gilberto Neves, President and CEO, Odebrecht USA
President and Chief Executive Officer, Odebrecht USA

Gilberto Neves is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Odebrecht USA. He is responsible for the company’s corporate strategy and all operations in the United States. Mr. Neves was a member of the team that founded Odebrecht USA in 1991, and has played a key role in the company’s significant expansion as one of the leading general construction and construction management firms in Florida and the Southeast United States. Prior to assuming the role of CEO in 2005, Mr. Neves served as Odebrecht USA’s Executive Vice President and was a Senior Project Executive for many major projects (listed below) contracted by Miami-Dade County and the Florida Department of Transportation. Among the projects under Mr. Neves’ management, was the successful expansion of Miami International Airport’s South Terminal, which at the time was the largest contract ever awarded by Miami-Dade County. As CEO, he also supervised the completion of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, one of South Florida’s most important architectural landmarks, and the expansion of Miami International Airport’s North Terminal, the largest contract ever awarded for public construction in Miami-Dade County and one of the largest undergoing airport construction projects in the world.


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