Brazilian Central Bank wins 2014 PMO of the Year Award



Prestigious award created by MundoPM highlights project management achievements by Brazilian organizations

26 November 2014 – Sao Paulo, Brazil – The PMO of the Year award was created by MundoPM magazine in order to highlight Brazilian organizations providing the best project management office services. In its 8th edition the Corporate PMO of Central Bank of Brazil was chosen, in recognition of the Central Bank trajectory since 2004, in appreciation of projects and project management as management tools for achieving strategic results.

The awards event was held in Sao Paulo on November 24, with the presence of the leading authorities on the subject. In the ranking competed dozens of great expressive institutions for the Brazilian economy, such as TIM, Itaú Unibanco, Albert Einstein Hospital, Stefanini and the Government of Espírito Santo.


Photo (from left to right): Zózimo (Editor of MundoPM magazine), Bruno Peres (Head of PMO), Qualharini (representative of the Evaluation Committee) and Marcelo Cota (Head of Planning and Projects, Brazilian Central Bank).

The Evaluation Committee for the 2014 PMO of the Year award was formed by representatives from renowned national and international institutions: Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Fundação Instituto de Administração, Fundação Vanzolini, Senac-SP, IPMA-Brasil, IPA Institute, APMG-Internacional e PMI-SP.

Editor’s note: The Central Bank of Brazil has implemented widescale project management improvements since participating in research associated with the Prado Project Management Maturity Model, the subject of a monthly series of articles in the PM World Journal in 2014 authored by Russell Archibald and Darci Prado. The Central Bank’s experience with program, project and portfolio management maturity is described in the December 2014 PMWJ article by Mssrs. Marcelo Cota and Sergio Caracas of the Brazilian Central Bank.