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Boards and Committees

Board of Directors

Date of Election End of Term
Eleazar de Carvalho Filho - Chairman 09/19/2018 09/17/2020
Claudia Quintella Woods 03/04/2020 09/17/2020
Henrique José Fernandes Luz 09/19/2018 09/17/2020
José Mauro Mettrau Carneiro da Cunha 09/19/2018 09/17/2020
Marcos Bastos Rocha 09/19/2018 09/17/2020
Marcos Grodetzky - Vice-Chairman 09/19/2018 09/17/2020
Maria Helena dos Santos Fernandes de Santana 09/19/2018 09/17/2020
Paulino do Rego Barros Jr 09/19/2018 09/17/2020
Roger Solé Rafols 12/05/2018 09/17/2020
Wallim Cruz de Vasconcellos Junior 09/19/2018 09/17/2020
Armando Lins Netto 06/01/2020 09/17/2020

Eleazar de Carvalho Filho

Mr. Carvalho Filho is a founding partner of Virtus BR Partners - an independent financial consulting firm - and Sinfonia Capital. Prior to founding Virtus BR Partners, he was the main partner and CEO of Unibanco Banco de Investimento, President of BNDES and CEO of UBS Brasil. Prior to that, he was head of the Corporate Finance Department at Banco Garantia in Rio de Janeiro, Executive Officer and Accounting Officer at Alcoa Alumínio, and Executive Officer of the International Area at Crefisul (Citigroup). Mr. Carvalho Filho has extensive experience as a Board member of several companies trading shares in Brazil and abroad and was member of the Boards of Directors of Tele Norte Leste Participações, Petrobras, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Eletrobrás and Alpargatas, among others, and Chairman of BHP Billiton Brasil. He is currently a Board member of Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P., TechnipFMC plc and Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição (Grupo Pão de Açúcar)/Cnova N.V.). He is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Fundação Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira (Brazilian Symphony Orchestra Foundation). He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the New York University and a Master’s degree in International Relations from The Johns Hopkins University.

Claudia Quintella Woods

Ms. Claudia Woods holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowdoin College, with double major in Environmental Sciences and Spanish and minor in Economics. She holds a Master degree in Business Administration from the COPPEAD Institute of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro - UFRJ) and also holds a certificate of executive education on Building Ventures in Latin America from Harvard Business School. She has been the General Manager of Uber Brasil since February 2019 and has also acted as Retail Director of Banco Original and as Executive Superintendent of Digital Channels (Corporate and Retail) of the aforementioned bank. Prior to that, she held the positions of Chief Executive Officer of Webmotors.com, Marketing and Digital Product Director of Walmart.com, Chief Executive Officer of Netmovies, Chief Marketing and Intelligence Officer for Latin America of Clickon, General Manager of Predicta, Senior Product Group Manager of L’Oréal Brazil, Relationship Marketing Manager of Ibest Company and Senior Consultant of Kaiser Associates.

Henrique José Fernandes Luz

Born on June 8, 1955, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of Grupo Maringá (privately held companies in the steel and sugar and ethanol sectors) a member of the Advisory Board of Racional Engenharia (a privately held engineering company) since April 2018. He is the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance. He was a partner at PwC - PricewaterhouseCoopers from July 1, 1988 to June 30, 2018. He developed his career at this company, from trainee to officer between July 1, 1975 and June 30, 1988. He earned a degree in Accounting from the School of Political Science and Economics of Rio de Janeiro (University Candido Mendes) and attended several courses and executive programs at Harvard, Darden, London (Ontario) Business School, Universidad de Buenos Aires and Singularity University. He is also a member of the Board of the Brazilian Institute of Finance Executives (IBEF), the Dorina Nowill Foundation for the Blind, the National Foundation of Children‘s and Young People‘s Books, MAM São Paulo and MAM Rio. He is a scholar and holds the 59th seat of the Brazilian Academy of Accounting.

José Mauro Mettrau Carneiro da Cunha

Born on December 4, 1949, he was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Oi S.A., a publicly held telecommunications company from 2009 until 2018. He began his career as a BNDES employee, where he held several positions, including executive positions (1974 to 1990). He was also appointed as Executive Officer (1991 to 1998) and Vice President, responsible for the Industrial Operations, Legal and Tax Affairs departments (1998 to 2002). Mr. Cunha‘s main professional experiences include: (i) sitting member of the Board of Directors of Telemar Participações S.A, a publicly held holding company in the telecom segment (from 2008 to its merger in September 2015); (ii) sitting member of the Board of Directors of Vale S/A (from 2010 to April 2015); (iii) acting Chief Executive Officer of Oi S.A. (in 2013); (iv) Chairman of the Boards of Directors of the following companies: Tele Norte Leste Participações S.A. (from 1999 to 2003 and from 2007 to 2012), where he also held the position of alternate member of the Board of Directors in 2006, Telemar Norte Leste S.A. (from 2007 to 2012), TNL PCS S.A. (from 2007 to 2012), Tele Norte Celular Participações S.A. (from 2008 to 2012), companies in the telecom segment, Coari Participações S.A. (from 2007 to 2012), a company that holds equity interest in other companies; Dommo Empreendimentos Imobiliários, previously known as Calais Participações S.A., a holding company (from 2007 to December 2016, when the company closed its capital); (v) sitting member of the Board of Directors of Log-In Logística Intermodal S/A (from 2007 to 2011), a publicly held intermodal transport company; (vi) sitting member of the Board of Directors of Lupatech S/A (from 2006 to 2012), a publicly held company that develops energy-related products and performs flow control and metallurgy activities; and (vii) sitting member of the Board of Directors of Santo Antonio Energia S.A., a privately held utilities company (from 2008 to 2016). In addition to the companies mentioned above, Mr. Cunha was also a sitting member of the Boards of Directors of the following publicly held companies: (a) Braskem S.A. (from 2007 to 2010), a petrochemical company, where he had previously served as Vice President of Strategic Planning (from 2003 to 2005); (b) LIGHT Serviços de Eletricidade S/A (from 1997 to 2000), an electric distribution company; (c) Aracruz Celulose S.A. (from 1997 to 2002), a paper manufacturer; (d) Politeno Indústria e Comércio S/A (from 2003 to 2004), a petrochemical company; (e) BANESTES S.A. - Banco do Estado do Espírito Santo (from 2008 to 2009), a financial institution; and (f) Pharol, SGPS, S.A., a Portuguese telecom company (from 2015 to 2017). He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Catholic University of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro (December 1971), a Masters’ degree in Industrial and Transport Projects from COPPE/UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro (1977 to 1978) and concluded the Executive Program in Management at Anderson School, University of California, Los Angeles, USA (December 2002).

Marcos Rocha

Born on August 26, 1964, Mr. Rocha earned a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from the Military Institute of Engineering (IME) in 1985, an MBA in Finance from PUC-RJ in 1989, and an Executive MBA in Management from PDG/EXEC - SDE/IBMEC in 1993. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of BC2 Construtora since April 2016, a member of the Board of Directors of Brazil Fast Food Corporation since 2009, a Senior Partner at DealMaker since July 2015 and a Non-Executive Senior Advisor at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants since September 2015. Between 2010 and 2015, Mr. Rocha was the Vice President of Finance and Administration at Invepar - Investimentos e Participações em Infraestrutura and member of the Boards of Directors of the companies in the portfolio. He was a member of the Fiscal Council of Abril Educação from 2012 to 2015. Between 2008 and 2009, he was the CFO, Investor Relations Officer and CIO, as well as Shared Services Officer, Human Resources Officer at Globex Utilidades. He held the positions of General Executive Officer at Banco Investcred Unibanco S.A. - Pontocred between 2005 and 2008 and CFO and Investor Relations Officer at Sendas S.A. between 2003 and 2005. He was the Chief Financial Officer at the following companies: Horizon Telecom International (2001-2002), GVT - Global Village Telecom (2001), Global Telecom S.A. (2000 - 2001) and Brazil Fast Food Corp (Bob´s) (1996 -1998), and the Chief Finance and Administrative Officer at Sony Music Entertainment (1998-1999). Between 1991 and 1996, Mr. Rocha was a Controller at Cyanamid Química do Brasil.

Marcos Grodetzky

Born on November 24, 1956, Mr. Grodetzky earned a degree in Economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in 1978 and attended INSEAD /FDC‘s Senior Management Program in 1993. With more than 35 years of experience in the Financial sector, he held senior positions in banks, financial private equity/venture capital funds and in the Telecommunications, Logistics and Pulp sectors. He worked on the Corporate & Investment Banking, Trade Finance, Asset Management and Product segments with sales, distribution, product structuring and credit and risks, among others, at Citibank, Nacional/Unibanco, Safra and HSBC. Between 2002 and 2011, he was Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations Officer at Telemar/Oi, Aracruz Celulose/Fibria and Cielo S.A. He is a founding partner of Mediator Assessoria Empresarial Ltda., a company that has been mediating companies and shareholders since 2011, as well as offering strategic and financial consulting services. Until October 2013, Mr. Grodetzky was Executive President of DGB S.A., a logistics holding company belonging to Grupo Abril S.A. and the parent company of Dinap - Dist. Nacional de Publicações, Magazine Express Comercial Imp e Exp de Revistas, Entrega Fácil Logística Integrada, FC Comercial e Distribuidora, Treelog S.A. - Logística e Distribuição, DGB Logística e Distribuição Geográfica and TEX Courier (Total Express). Additionally, he is currently an independent member of the Boards of Directors of QGOG Constellation and Burger King Brasil, provides consulting services to the shareholders of a large steel and mining company, and is the Administrative and Finance Officer of União Israelita Brasileira do Bem Estar Social - UNIBES, a non-profit philanthropic organization.

Maria Helena dos Santos Fernandes de Santana

Born on June 23, 1959, she has been a member of the Board of Directors of Bolsas y Mercados Españoles - BME, a company that manages stock exchanges and other listed market infrastructures in Spain (since April 2016), member of the Audit Committee of Itau Unibanco Holding S.A., a financial services holding company listed on B3 and NYSE (since June 2014), and trustee at the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation (since January 2014).
Ms. Santana served as a member of the Boards of Directors of Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição, a retail company (between February 2013 and June 2017), Totvs S.A., an IT company (between April 2013 and March 2017), and CPFL Energia S.A., an energy company (between April 2013 and April 2015).
Ms. Santana worked at the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) as Chairwoman (between July 2007 and July 2012) and Executive Officer (between July 2006 and July 2007). She was Chairwoman of the Executive Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions - IOSCO between 2011 and 2012.
She worked at the São Paulo Stock Exchange (BOVESPA) between July 1994 and May 2006 and, in 2000, she became responsible for supervising listed companies, prospecting new companies and implementing the Novo Mercado segment.
Ms. Santana earned a degree in Economics from the University of São Paulo in 1990.

Paulino do Rego Barros Jr

Born on June 4, 1956, he served as the CEO of Equifax, Inc. between September 2017 and April 2018. An Atlanta-based company, Equifax is a global leader in information and technology solutions, operating in 24 countries, with approximately 10,000 employees worldwide. Prior to that, Mr. Barros Jr. led the company’s business in the Asia-Pacific region (between July and September 2017) and the U.S. Information Solutions (USIS) business, Equifax’s largest business unit (between November 2015 and June 2017). Between April 2010 and November 2015, he led Equifax’s international business unit, being responsible for Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Canada.
Before joining Equifax in April 2010, he founded and presided over PB&C - Global Investments (LLC), an international investment consulting firm, between November 2008 and April 2010.
Mr. Barros Jr. was President of Global Operations at AT&T (between March 2007 and November 2008). He also held several executive positions at BellSouth Corporation between December 2000 and March 2007, before the company’s acquisition by AT&T in March 2007, including Chief Product Officer, CEO of BellSouth Latin America, Latin America’s Regional Vice President and Chief Operating and Planning Officer.
Mr. Barros Jr. worked at Motorola, Inc. between February 1996 and December 2000, holding the positions of Corporate Vice President and General Officer of the Latin America Group, and Corporate Vice President and General Market Operations Officer of the Americas. He also held several positions at The NutraSweet Company and Monsanto Company, in the US and Latin America.
Mr. Barros Jr. served in the Audit and Finance Committee of Westminster Schools (between 2006 and 2010) and Red Cross and Georgia-US Chapter (between 2005 and 2008), both non-profit organizations.
Between 2012 and 2015, he also served on the Advisory Council of Cingular Wireless, Converged Services Group. He was the CEO of Alianza - BellSouth Corporation Latino Association and Board member and member of the Risk Committee of NII Holdings (NASDAQ: NIHD). Mr. Barros Jr. is currently part of the newly established Crisis Response Advisory Board of McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Mr. Barros Jr. earned a degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from Escola de Engenharia Industrial and Faculdade de Engenharia de São José dos Campos, in São Paulo State, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Washington University in St. Louis.

Roger Solé Rafols

Born on April 10, 1974, Mr. Roger Solé has more than 20 years of experience in telecommunications, having worked in marketing, product development, innovation, strategy and P&L management. He has been the Vice President of Marketing at Sprint Corporation since 2015. Prior to that, he was the Vice President of Marketing (2009-2015) and Marketing Consumer Officer (2009-2011) at Tim Brasil; served as Chief Marketing Officer - Residential segment (2006 to 2008) and Chief Value-added Products and Services Officer (2001 to 2006) at Vivo; and worked at DiamondCluste, current Oliver Wyman (1996- 2001). Mr. Solé holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and an MBA from ESADE Business School‘s, Barcelona, as well as a postgraduate degree in Management of Audiovisual Companies from Pompeu Fabra University and Instituto Desarrollo Continuo (IDEC), Barcelona. He also completed an exchange MBA program at UCLA - University of California, Los Angeles; an Advanced Management Program at IESE Business School, Business School, University of Navarra, São Paulo-Barcelona; and a short executive education program in Finance and Strategy for Value Creation at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Wallim Cruz de Vasconcellos Junior

Born on January 24, 1958, he worked for nearly 30 years in the financial area, especially in mergers and acquisitions, debt restructuring, private equity investments and public share issue. He has vast experience in holding executive positions and as Board member in companies in Brazil and abroad. In 2004, he founded Iposeira Capital Ltda., an independent company specialized in corporate advisory services in Brazil, having worked in several M&A, finance restructuring and fundraising transactions. He was a partner at Lakeshore Partners, a business management consulting company, from March 2013 to December 2014. He was founding partner of STK Capital, a fund management company specialized in investments in listed shares, from 2010 to 2013. Between June 2003 and June 2008, he was a Senior Representative in Brazil in the Special Operations Department of the International Finance Corporation - IFC, a company of the World Bank, focusing on credit recovery and equity investments in Brazil, managing a portfolio of approximately US$300 million. Between September 2002 and January 2003, he was Executive Officer of BNDES’ Industry Department, being responsible for the Bank’s projects with companies in the industry, commerce and service sectors. Back then, the portfolio amounted to R$130 billion. In 2002, the department’s budget totaled R$6 billion. He was responsible for restructuring BNDES’ Fixed Income Department, acting as Supervisor between October 2001 and August 2002, whose activities comprised the analysis, structuring and contracting of all the Bank’s funding projects. Approximately 150 projects were being analyzed, totaling funding of nearly R$12 billion to projects amounting to approximately R$26 billion. Between April 1998 and September 2001, he was Executive Officer of BNDESPAR, working with equity investments and convertible debentures, being responsible for the governance and investment and divestment departments, including the restructuring of companies, management of portfolios, preparation of structured transactions in Brazil and abroad, and structuring of private equity funds. He was a member of the Boards of Directors of Cremer, Sendas, Aracruz Celulose (currently Fibria), Vale, Marlim Participações, Companhia Distribuidora de Gás do Rio de Janeiro - CEG and Santos Brasil Participações. He is currently an independent member of the Board of Directors, Audit Committee and Nominating Committee of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, a company headquartered in Colorado, US. In 2013, he was part of the group heading the restructuring of Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, when the club was in prebankruptcy. After two years of work, Flamengo was fully solvent. He was Vice President of Soccer from January 2013 to May 2014 and led the soccer team that won the 2013 Brazil Cup and the 2014 Rio de Janeiro Championship. Between June 2014 and June 2015, he was Equity Vice President. He holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (1981), a graduate degree in Finance from the same University (1986) and a Master’s degree in Sports Management from the Cruyff Institute (2017).

Armando Lins Netto

Born on 12/15/1968, Mr. Netto holds a bachelor´s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA - 1990), a master`s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP - 1993) and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley (UCB - 1999). He has been the CEO of Fleetcor in Brazil since June 2014 where he is responsible for all business and companies in the region, Mr. Netto has also worked at TIVIT, a multinational digital solutions company based in Brazil, as Vice-President responsible for business and technology services from December 2006 to May 2014. Prior that, he was Executive Officer in the backing sector of Unisys from August 2004 until November 2006 and a consultant at McKinsey & Company in the São Paulo and London offices from October 1999 to January 2004.

(¹) This translation is still subject to the auditors review

(¹) This translation is still subject to the auditors review