Management, Board of Directors and Committees

Board of Directors

  • Composed of at least 5 and at most 9 members, with the possibility of election of an equal number of alternates
  • Elected in a Shareholders’ Meeting
  • Two-year mandate, eligible for re-election
Name Position Election
André Ferreira Peixoto Independent Director - Chairman 04/23/2018

Senior executive specializing in asset recovery operations and management. He is the founding partner of Legion Holdings. He has a degree in economics from IBMEC. He worked as operations executive at BR Malls and as COO of Casa & Video, responsible for IT management, stores and warehouses. He participated in the acquisition of Leader, where he is the CEO.

Márcio Adolpho Girão Barros Quixadá Independent Director - Vice Chairman 04/23/2018

Owner and partner of law firm Quixadá Advogados Associados. He was Corporate Controllership Manager of Paranapanema S/A Ind. Mineração e Construção, from 1988 to 1991. Prior to that, he was Audit Manager at Pricewaterhouse Auditores Independentes, from 1984 to 1987, having joined Pricewaterhouse in 1976. He holds a degree in Accounting from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC), in Law from Universidade Paulista (UNIP), and a specialization degree in Financial Administration from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV). He participated in the Making Corporate Boards More Effective Program at Harvard Business School.

Maurício Leonardo Hasson Independent Director 04/23/2018

Senior partner at Legion Holdings, responsible for new investments and financial monitoring of current investments. He was CFO of Grupo Oncoclinicas S.A., the largest cancer treatment center in Latin America, with 36 units in nine Brazilian states, controlled by Victoria Capital Partners. He also served as CFO of Vigor Alimentos S.A and led the spin-off process of the company from JBS S.A., as well as its listing in the Novo Mercado segment. He has more than 12 years of experience in M&A and investment banks, having worked at Rothschild, Bear Stearns & Co. and Merrill Lynch, with the focus on consumption and financing institutions. He has a degree in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC/RJ) and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business (class of 2005). He currently serves on the advisory board of the Chicago Booth Global CFO Forum.

Fábio Soares Miranda Carvalho Independent Director 04/23/2018

Holds a degree law from UFRJ (2000) and a Master’s degree in law from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (2002). He was a member of the law firm Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes between 1999 and 2006. After leaving the firm to take office as Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal, he acted as the partner responsible for restructuring processes. In 2009, he conducted the acquisition of Casa & Vídeo through a leveraged buy-out during the retailer’s court-supervised reorganization, having served as CEO between 2009 and 2015. After the sale of Casa & Vídeo’s control to the hedge fund Polo Capital in 2011, he remained as a shareholder with a 49.9% interest. He is still also a member of the its Board of Directors. In 2015, he founded Legion Holdings, an investment company focused on the acquisition and management of companies undergoing restructuring. Since then, he acquired interest in the controlling group of Brasbunker S.A., taking office as Chairman of the Board of Directors, a position which he holds until now.

Rodrigo de Alvarenga Independent Director 04/23/2018

Graduated in Business Administration from Universidade Paulista (UNIP), specializing in Economic Development by the Federal University of Paraná ("UFPR"), a master‘s degree in Economic Development from UFPR, Entrepreneurship, Boston College, Exponentials - Singularity University - Silicon Valley, in progress PhD Engineering of Production and Systems from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo ("PUCSP"). Mr. Alvarenga has 8 years of experience with startups, innovation, technology and high impact entrepreneurship in Brazil and abroad (USA - Sillicon Valley, Boston, Miami, NY among others), as well as 21 years of professional experience in institutions (Banco Safra SA, Banco Santander Brasil SA, HSBC Bank Brasil SA - Banco Múltiplo and Banco Bamerindus do Brasil SA), with passages in several relevant areas, from Retail to Large Corporate, including the International Area, Investment Banking and Areas Commercial, Experience as Regional Superintendent and General Manager of Corporate Banking and Middle Market operations in Brazil, Products and Treasury, acting as member of the Credit Committee of Financial Institution. He has worked in International and Product Areas, including, but not limited to, international business clients and opportunities, Capital Markets, Structured Operations, Syndications, ECA‘s, Finance Project, Local and External Currency Operations, Private Placements, in various sectors of activity (Oil & Gas, Commodities, Fertilizers, Ports, Electric Sector, Telecom, Capital Goods, Electronics).

Gustavo Fleichman Independent Director 04/23/2018

He is a lawyer with 30 years of professional experience. He has a degree in law and graduate degrees in tax law and business management. He has held legal/executive positions in telecommunications, oil and fuel companies, and served as their representative in workers unions and industry associations. He has served as Secretary General and Vice President - Legal of Telefônica in Brazil, Chief Legal Officer at Telemar/Oi, Vice President - Legal of Shell Brasil SA and General Legal Manager at Cia Brasileira de Petróleo Ipiranga. He was an associate at the law firm Bulhões Pedreira, Bulhões de Carvalho. In June 2011 he founded his own law firm, Fleichman Sociedade de Advogados, in São Paulo, which focuses on providing legal and strategic assistance to companies in diverse sectors, such as telecommunications, insurance, real estate development, shipping, provision of services and industry in general. As for industry associations, he was Chief Legal Officer of the Telecommunication Companies Union (Sinditelebrasil) when it was founded. At the Fuel Distributors Union (SINDICOM), as Vice President - Legal, he employed intensive efforts to combat illegal fuel trade. He was a director of the Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo Chapters of the Brazilian Bar Association.

Statutory Board

  • Composed of at least 2 and at most 5 officers, of which 1 Chief Executive Officer, 1 Chief Financial Officer, 1 Investor Relations Officer, and the others have no specific designation
  • Elected by the Board of Directors
  • Two-year mandate, eligible for re-election
Name Position
André Felipe Rosado França Chief Executive Officer

André França, has more than 20 years of professional experience, the 41-year-old executive holds a degree in Economics from UFRJ and a post-graduate degree in Capital Markets from PUC-RIO. França began his career as Credit Analyst at SR Rating and Financial Analyst in the area of control and management of EMBRAER. He was Operations Manager at Contax in the development of the collection sector and led finance projects as Manager at Accenture. In addition, he served as CFO at VOKI S.A. (joint venture between Telefónica, Intel Capital and IdeiasNet). Since 2010, the executive has been in leadership positions in companies in the service sector, highlighting the last four years as General Manager of AVIT Gestão and WRR Investimentos SA, in charge of companies in the industrial maintenance and facilities services sector.

Luciano Bressan Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer

Luciano Bressan, is 41 years old and has 20 years of experience in the financial area, developing his career in the Telecom and Services markets. He has worked in different positions in Grupo Telefónica‘s corporate finance, leading teams in Financial Management and Control, Derivatives, Risk Management, Planning and Structured Operations in Brazil and Spain. For 6 years, he was CFO of Telefónica Factoring do Brasil (joint venture of Telefónica, Bradesco, La Caixa and BBVA). Since 2014 he has been a CFO at Avit Gestão S.A. and WRR Investimentos S.A., responsible for the financial area of industrial maintenance and facilities companies. Graduated in Business Administration from FGV EAESP and MBA from Universidad Antonio de Nebrija, Madrid, Spain.

Cristiane Almeida de Souza Cé Legal and Compliance Officer

Cristiane Almeida de Souza Cé, acting as the head of Liq’s legal department since November 2014, was elected Legal and Compliance Officer in March 2016. She was General Legal Manager at Lojas Renner, Legal Manager at Midea Carrier and Kidde South America, Legal Manager at AES Sul Distribuidora de Energia Elétrica and also worked at Veirano Advogados. She holds a degree in law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, with a graduate degree in corporate law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV-SP) and an extension course diploma from the University of Virginia (USA).

Fiscal Council

  • Composed of 3 members, and an equal number of alternates
  • Elected in a Shareholders’ Meeting
Name Position Election
Ademir José Scarpin Effective Member 04/23/2018

Mr. Scarpin graduated in Business Administration from EAESP - FGV (1971/76) and Accounting from Faculdade de Ciências Contábeis Paulo Eiró (1977). He has been a managing partner at STCA Consultoria e Auditoria since 2004. He has been a sitting member of the Fiscal Council of Tiisa Infraestrutura e Investimentos S.A. since April 2016, Investco S.A. since April 2015, Transnordestina Logística S.A. since April 2012 and Esporte Clube Pinheiros since April 2007. He has been a sitting member of the Statutory Audit Committee of Hypermarcas S.A. since July 2016 and JHSF Participações S.A. since May 2016. He has also been a member of the Decision-making Committee of Associação Beneficente Santa Fé since 2013 and Associação Beneficente e Assistencial Aquarela since 2012, as well as being a member of the Advisory Committee of Grupo Shark-Tratores, Máquinas Pesadas e Peças since August 2015. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Aurus Participações S.A. (October 2008 - April 2011) and Companhia Metalúrgica Prada (July 2004 - June 2008); and a member of the Fiscal Council of BRASILAGRO Companhia Brasileira de Propriedades Agrícolas (October 2011 - November 2012); Camargo Corrêa Desenvolvimento Imobiliário S.A.- CCDI (April 2011 - April 2012); União Química Farmacêutica Nacional S.A. (June 2009 - June 2011); Cosan S.A. Indústria e Comércio (August 2007 - July 2009); Aços Villares S.A. (April 2004 - April 2009); Embraco (April 2005 - April 2006); Fundação Sistel de Seguridade Social (April 2003 - August 2003) and CSN (April 1998 - April 1999 and April 2001 - April 2002). He was the Chief Financial Officer of Engeform Construções e Comércio Ltda. (May 2013 - May 2015), Chief Executive Officer of Companhia Metalúrgica Prada (July 2004 - August 2006), Controller of Brasil Telecom S.A. (July 2001 - August 2003), Vice-Controller of Vésper (August 1999 - June 2001), Controller of Grupo Vicunha (1985 - 1999) and Internal Audit Manager of Corporação Bonfiglioli (1984 - 1985) and External Audit Manager of PricewaterhouseCoopers (1972 - 1984).

Eduardo Augusto Rocha Pocetti Effective Member 04/23/2018

He has a degree in accounting from Fundação Escola de Comércio Álvares Penteado (FECAP) and an MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He has 39 years of experience in audit, coordinating the audit of financial statements of companies and business conglomerates in diverse segments. For 10 years he worked for audit firms and served on the board of directors and audit board of other companies: Chairman of the National Executive Board of the Institute of Independent Auditors of Brazil (Ibracon); member of the Board of ISE - Corporate Sustainability Index of Bovespa; Chief Executive Officer of BDO Auditores e Consultores; partner at KPMG; Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ibracon; member of the Audit Boards of Marfrig Global Foods, Mahle Metal Leve S.A., and Centro de Integração Empresa Escola (CIEE); Vice President of the Group of Latin American Accounting Standard Setters (Glenif) and elected CEO for 2018-2019; member of the Brazilian Academy of Accounting (Abracicon) - Chair 26.

Massao Fábio Oya Alternate Member 04/23/2018

He holds a degree in Accounting and a graduate degree in Financial Management and Controllership from Centro Universitário Padre Anchieta. Since 2009 he has been a partner at Solução Governança Corporativa e Consultoria Ltda/Jorge Lepeltier Consultores Associados. He was senior accounting analyst at Parex Brasil S.A (April 2007 to July 2009) and accounting analyst at Econ Distribuição S.A (April 2006 to April 2007) and at IBAC S.A. (POZZANI) (June 2000 to July 2005). He currently serves on the audit board of the following companies: São Martinho S.A. (alternate member from July 2013 to July 2017 and member since July 2017); Banrisul - Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul S.A. (alternate member from April 2015 to April 2017 and member since April 2017 and from February 2011 to June 2011); Companhia de Ferro Ligas da Bahia - Ferbasa (alternate member from April 2013 to April 2017 and member since April 2017); Rossi Residencial S.A. (member since April 2017); Bicicletas Monark S.A. (alternate member from April 2014 to April 2015 and member since April 2015); Cristal Pigmentos do Brasil S.A. (member since April 2013); WLM Indústria e Comércio S.A. (member since October 2011); Pettenati Indústria Têxtil S.A (member since October 2014 and from October 2010 to October 2012); Alpargatas S.A. (alternate member since April 2017) and Schulz S.A. (alternate member since April 2017).

Vital Jorge Lopes Effective Member 04/23/2018

Academic Background: Degree in Economic Sciences from the São Paulo School of Economics - FACESP (1979); Specialization course in Finance from the Getulio Vargas Foundation (1984). Professional Experience: Executive Officer of Atos Partners, acting as independent advisor specialized in company restructuring, mergers, acquisitions and fundraising (Mar/2017 - currently); CEO and Investor Relations Officer at Log In Logística Intermodal S.A. (Jul/2010 - Jun/2016); CEO and Investor Relations Officer at Fertilizantes Fosfatados S.A. - Fosfertil (May/2006 - Jun/2010); CFO and Investor Relations Officer at Vicunha Têxtil S.A. (Jan/2004 - May/2006); CFO and Investor Relations Officer at Bunge Fertilizantes S.A. (May/1995 - Jan/2004); CFO at SASCO - South American Sales Company (Jul/1992 - May/2005); Financial Advisor at Brasmotor S.A. (May/1990 - Jun/1992); Audit Manager at Price Waterhouse Auditores Independentes (Aug/1977 - May/1990); Boards of Directors: Ipiranga Serrana Fertilizantes S.A.; Fertilizantes Serrana S.A.; Fertisul S.A.; Fosbrasil S.A.; IAP S.A.; Fertilizantes Ouro Verde S.A.; Manah S.A. Bunge Fertilizantes S.A.; Fertifos Administração e Participações S.A.; Ultrafertil S.A.; Fosfertil S.A.; Lajes Logística S.A.; TVV - Terminal de Vila Velha S.A.

José Octávio Vianello de Mello Alternate Member 04/23/2018

José Octávio Vianello de Mello

Board of Directors Statutory Advisory Committees

Financial Committee - Fábio Soares de Miranda Carvalho
- Maurício Leonardo Hasson
- Márcio Adolpho Girão Barros Quixadá
- Gustavo Fleichman
Audit, Risk Management & Compliance Committee - Fábio Soares de Miranda Carvalho
- Maurício Leonardo Hasson
- Márcio Adolpho Girão Barros Quixadá
- Rodrigo de Alvarenga
People Committee - Fábio Soares de Miranda Carvalho
- Maurício Leonardo Hasson
- André Ferreira Peixoto
- Gustavo Fleichman
Operational Strategic Committee - Fábio Soares de Miranda Carvalho
- Maurício Leonardo Hasson
- Rodrigo de Alvarenga