Gouvêa de Souza
Marcos Gouvêa de Souza is the founder, senior partner and managing director of GS&MD - Gouvêa de Souza, a retail consulting company operating since 1989, focused on marketing, retail and distribution. He is board member and ex- Chairman of Ebeltoft Group. He is also a founder and board member of IDV – Retail Development Institute. He is also a founder and board member of IFB - Brazil Food Service Institute. He is the president of LIDE-Comércio and also board member of BFFC. He also participates, representing IDV, at FIRAE. He is shareholder and board member of Primetour and Primetravel. Mr. Gouvêa is a frequent speaker in events involving retail, franchising, e-commerce and Shopping Centers in Brazil, U.S. and Europe, being also author of more than 650 articles, in national and international publications. He is also Publisher of the business magazine Mercado & Consumo.