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Antonio Fernandes

UPPAbaby
Managing Director, Quality and Compliance

Antonio Fernandes is the Managing Director of Quality and Compliance for UPPAbaby, an innovative high-quality developer of juvenile products.

With over 20 years of experience, he oversees New Product Development Quality Engineering and Compliance activities.  He is responsible for promoting and issuing product safety practices, procedures and policies globally while ensuring new products are compliant prior to market release.  He serves as UPPAbaby liaison to global regulatory agencies with experience establishing company chemical control policies.  As a member of JPMA’s Certification Committee, he has written chemical test protocols and requirements for the certification program.   He is a member of ASTM F15 Committee and Chairs the Portable Bedrail Subcommittee.

Mr. Fernandes is a senior member of the American Society for Quality and a member of the Project Management Institute.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology, a Master’s in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Finance from Boston College.  He is a Certified Professional Project Manager and holds certifications as a Quality Engineer, Reliability Engineer, Software Quality Engineer, Quality Auditor, Six Sigma Black Belt, Biomedical Auditor, and Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence from ASQ.  Mr. Fernandes is also a Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt.