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ChipsAway, one of the leading automotive paintwork repairs specialists, has announced the launch of a new master franchise in Sao Paulo, Brazil, thus expanding its global network.

According to the information provided, the Master Franchise will be operated by a team of four partners, each with complementary experience and skill sets. Gonçalo Sousa Eiró currently holds the Master Franchise license for Portugal, where ChipsAway has been in successful operation since 1997; he has, therefore, a proven track record, understands the business model and is keen to extend the reach of the ChipsAway brand into Brazil. His colleague and business partner in Portugal since 2008, Jorge Martins, is also a partner in the new venture. Manuel Aguilar Oliva is a qualified business consultant with twenty years experience working in the automotive industry, in Europe, the US and South America, whilst the fourth member of the team, João Furlan Silva Teles is a Brazilian businessman whose family is providing substantial financial backing to the project.