board of directors
Antonio Cerqueira (Chairman):
Antonio is a Director at Daily Fresh foods services. Prior to taking up the role with Daily Fresh Food Service Antonio founded the Oporto fast food outlet and took the company from a small shop in North Bondi in 1986 to be a nationwide recognised Portuguese style chicken brand with over 100 stores. Antonio returned to Oporto 4 years ago, as a consultant, and contributed to business growth and a significant increase in sales. In his role as a Director at Daily Fresh Food (DFF) Service Antonio has overseen DFF to become one of Sydney’s leading foodservices distributors supplying schools, clubs, restaurants, cafes, caterers and event organizers with dry goods, grocery, frozen foods, smallgoods, poultry, dairy, seafood, and freshly prepared salads to the Sydney metropolitan area and north to Newcastle, west to the Blue Mountains and south to Bateman’s Bay. Antonio joined the directorship of GAVS Holdings PTY/LTD (Hospitality Services) in May 2010 and again took the company from a small to a big business with nationwide operations. Antonio has been president of Fraser Park Football Club for 5 years and has presided over a period of financial growth and self-sustainability of football operations. He has personally sought the involvement of a very dedicated team of volunteers and has worked with the team to bring about one of the most successful periods in the football club’s history.
Victor Lopes (Chief Executive Officer):
Victor has over 23 years experience in corporate management of cleaning services. His industry background includes managing a staff of over 120 people employed in the Qantas Club Lounges at Sydney Airport Terminals T1 and T2, the Sydney Opera House, Macquarie University, the University of Sydney and numerous government sites, including the Department of Defence. Originally a qualified chef, Victor has extensive knowledge of Hospitality Cleaning & Safety Compliance.
Alan Serebro (Marketing Director):
Alan has over 25 years business experience gained in three continents: the USA, South Africa and Australia. Alan’s career began on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange trading floor- specialising in trading gold shares, from there Alan joined a South African based Steel and Metals trading business with offices in the USA . Thereafter Alan invested in a medical equipment and pharmaceutical distribution company in the USA that traded across a 50 states and was instrumental in directing the marketing activities of a telesales department of 15 staff- capable of reaching clients in 3 time zones . On moving to Australia, Alan was an investor and Director of a Finance and Equipment Leasing company based in Sydney . In 2011 Alan joined GAVS Group as a Director and shareholder. His extensive knowledge of marketing has led to the acquisition of numerous key clients in the medical and commercial fields , for the business. Alan is involved in developing the lead generation of new clients and he has also been instrumental in implementing innovations in marketing strategies via the internet and print mediums. Alan is also involved in assisting with the sourcing of new suppliers and purchasing for the company as well as the Security Division . He has a Bachelors Degree (Univ of Cape Town, South Africa), Management Diploma (Univ of San Diego, California) and an Advanced Management Diploma (Stanford Univ, California).