Jose Teixeira leads the execution and continuous improvement of global quality systems at Inteva.
Prior to joining Inteva in 2017, Teixeira served as Global Corporate Quality Director for Ficosa International. During his tenure with Ficosa, he also held positions as Chief Operating Officer, General Manager in North America (USA) and Plant Manager (Mexico). Prior to joining Ficosa, Teixeira was the General Manager and Plant Manager at Simoldes Plasticos, Technical Director at Fhest SGPS, Engineering Manager, Project Manager and Manufacturing Manager at Philips Consumer Electronics, and Production Coordinator at Renault/Nissan.
Teixeira has a master’s degree in electronics and telecommunications from the University of Aveiro, Portugal, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Institute of Science and Innovation in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Porto, Portugal. He is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese. Teixeira won the Philips Excellence Award and was a Lean Six Sigma Champion in his former company, Ficosa. He also achieved training in Advanced Industrial Management, Lean Manufacturing, and design for manufacturing.
Teixeira lives in Frankfurt, Germany where he enjoys hiking, playing tennis, writing, and speaking at international industrial fairs. He spends his spare time with his spouse and daughter, who followed in his footsteps by working for Renault/Nissan.