Grendene

Investor Relations

Management

The Company is managed by the Board of Directors and by the Executive Board. It is subject to certain rules governing management arising from the Novo Mercado Regulations and the Novo Mercado Adherence Agreement.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the Company's highest management body. It sits as a committee, and sets the general policy of the business, including the long-term strategy. Its responsibilities also include oversight of the management by the members of the Executive Board.

Decisions of the Board of Directors are taken by majority of votes of those present at the meeting.

Under the Brazilian Corporate Law, the Board of Directors must have a minimum of three members. The Novo Mercado Regulations require a minimum of five, and require at least 20% of the members to be within the definition of Independent Board Members. All members are elected by the General Meeting of Stockholders.

The Bylaws of Grendene S.A. specify that the Board of Directors shall have a minimum of five and a maximum of seven sitting members, of which a minimum of 20% must be Independent Members, as defined. Periods of office run concurrently, for a maximum of two years. Re-election is permitted. Members may be dismissed by the stockholders in a General Meeting.

All members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board must sign a Managers' Consent Agreement, before they can be sworn in. By this Agreement they take personal responsibility for acting in accordance with the Novo Mercado Adherence Agreement, the Market Arbitration Chamber Regulations, and the Novo Mercado Regulations.

Grendene's Board of Directors currently has 7 (seven) members, as shown the table below. For more information about a member, click the resume icon of the same.

Name Position
Alexandre Grendene Bartelle Chairman of the Board of Directors
Alexandre Grendene Bartelle

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Grendene S.A.

In 1971, together with his grandfather, Pedro Grendene, and his brother, Pedro Grendene Bartelle, he founded Grendene S.A.; and over the years has been one of the people responsible for its growth, with the development of innovative concepts, technology, products and design. He is also actively involved in other businesses, including: Unicasa Indústria de Móveis S.A.; Telasul S.A.; Sitrel – Siderúrgica Três Lagoas Ltda. (in the process of establishment); IACO Agrícola S.A.; and Da Mata S.A – Açúcar e Álcool. He has a law degree from the University of Caxias do Sul (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil).

Pedro Grendene Bartelle Vice-chairman of the Board of Directors
Pedro Grendene Bartelle

Vice-chairman of the Board of Directors of Grendene S.A.

In 1971, together with his grandfather, Pedro Grendene, and his brother, Alexandre Grendene Bartelle, he founded Grendene S.A. and, over the years, has been one of the people responsible for the Company's growth, with the development of innovative concepts, technology, products and design. He is active in other businesses, including the following: Vulcabrás|Azaléia S.A.; Vulcabrás|Azaléia CE S.A.; Vulcabrás|Azaléia BA S.A.; Vulcabrás|Azaléia SE S.A.; Vulcabrás|Azaléia RS S.A.; Vulcabrás|Azaléia Argentina S.A.; and Agropecuária Grendene Ltda.

Maílson Ferreira da Nóbrega Board Member
Mailson Ferreira da Nóbrega

Member of the Executive Board

He began his career in Banco do Brasil S.A., as head of the rural and industrial lending area of a branch in the Brazilian State of Pernambuco. He later became head of the Economic Affairs Consultancy Office of the Brazilian Trade and Industry Ministry, and later of the same department at the Finance Ministry. He was twice Secretary-general of the Finance Ministry, and from 1988 to 1990 was Brazil's Finance Minister, in which position he chaired various bodies, including the National Monetary Council (CMN), the National Private-sector Insurance Council (CNSP), and the National Tax Policy Council (Confaz). He is currently a partner of the consultancy company Tendências Consultoria Integrada, and is active in various social and business organizations, including Board memberships of several companies in Brazil and other countries. He has acted as representative of the Brazilian government in several international events and bodies; has written three books, and numerous articles on the Brazilian economy published in Brazil and other countries. At present he is a columnist on the weekly magazine Veja. He is a member of the Boards of the following listed companies: TIM Participações S.A., Cosan S.A., Rodobens Negócios Imobiliários S.A., Renova Energia S.A., Banco Pine S.A., and Portobello S.A.; and a member of the Advisory Boards of Cia. Brasileira de Distribuição (Pão de Açúcar) and Hering S.A. He has a degree in economics from Centro Universitário de Brasília (CEUB).

Oswaldo de Assis Filho Board Member
Oswaldo de Assis Filho

Member of the Executive Board

From 1978 to 1983 he was a Director of Banco Mercantil de São Paulo. He was a partner of Planibanc Corretora de Valores from 1984 to 1991, and partner in Convenção Corretora de Valores in 1992–1994. From 1994 to 1996 he was Vice-chairman of Banco Itamarati, and from then until 1997 Vice-chairman of Banco de Crédito Nacional (BCN). In 1998 he became a partner of Banco Pactual S.A., until 2006 when he became Vice-chairman of UBS Pactual, until 2009. He is currently a Partner and Director of Banco BTG Pactual, and also Executive Director of Febraban (the Brazilian Banks' Association) and Director and Vice-president of CNF, the Brazilian Financial Institutions' Federation. He earned his degree in electronic engineering from the Aeronautical Technology Institute (ITA) in 1973, and has a master's degree in economics from the Economics and Management Faculty (FEA) of São Paulo University.

Renato Ochman Board Member
Renato Ochman

Member of the Board of Directors

Partner in the law office Ochman, Real Amadeo Advogados Associados, which has offices in São Paulo, and in Porto Alegre, in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, specializing, among other subjects, in Stockholding and Capital Markets Law, consultancy on corporate and civil litigation, initial public offerings of shares, issues of securities, and structuring of family succession. He is a guest lecturer at the GVLaw Faculty of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation of São Paulo; a member of the Board of Directors of Ultrapar Participações S.A. (São Paulo); a member of the Board of the São Paulo Graded School; and a member of the São Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul Sections of the Brazilian Bar Association. He has a law degree from PUC University of Rio Grande do Sul, and a master's degree with post-graduation in commercial law from PUC University of São Paulo.

Walter Janssen Neto Independent Board Member
Walter Janssen Neto

Independent Member of the Board of Directors

He was an executive of the WEG Group of Santa Catarina State, Brazil, for 31 years, where he had the opportunity to exercise leadership positions in Supplies, Finance and Sales, and was a Business Unit General Manager, Director of HR and Corporate Marketing, and more recently President of the WEG Group's operations in the USA. He is also a member of the Boards of Directors of several Brazilian companies; and a member of IBGC – the Brazilian Corporate Governance Institute. He has a degree in economics and accounting, and post-graduation in Industrial Economics from the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil. From the USA, he has an executive MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; has the Certificate of Director Education from the NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors); and specialization in corporate governance from Stanford Law School, Chicago Business School and the Wharton School.

Independent Board member - Criterion established by Article 16 of the Regulations of the Novo Mercado of B3 S.A. – Bolsa, Brasil, Balcão.

Bruno Alexandre Licarião Rocha Independent Board Member
Bruno Alexandre Licarião Rocha

Independent Member of the Board of Directors

He earned his law degree from São Paulo University (USP) in 2002. He is an independent member of the Board of Directors of Too Seguros S.A., and founding partner of the Exes Group, which operates in third party fund management and structuring and execution of transactions in the debt and capital markets. As a lawyer, until June 2014 he was co-head for Latin America of the Legal Department of the BTG Pactual Group. He joined the BTG Pactual Group in 1999, and became a partner in 2009. In 2007 and 2008 he worked outside BTG Pactual as a Foreign Associate in the office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, of New York. He is member of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB), and certified to provide securities portfolio management services by the Brazilian Securities Commission (CVM).

Independent Board member - Criterion established by Article 16 of the Regulations of the Novo Mercado of B3 S.A. – Bolsa, Brasil, Balcão.

The Board Members Alexandre and Pedro Grendene Bartelle are brothers and have direct and/or indirect ownership in the Company's share capital, as described in the Company's Reference Form.

The Board Member Maílson Ferreira da Nóbrega provides corporate consultancy to Grendene through a company that he controls. The Ochman Real Amadeo Advogados Associados S.C. law office, in which the Board Member Renato Ochman is a partner, provides legal services to Grendene.

No Board Members, nor Chief Officers (members of the Executive Board) have any right to receive any payment in the event of termination of their activities.

Under the Corporate Law, the members of the Board of Directors are prohibited from voting in any meeting, and/or acting in any transaction or business in which they have a conflict of interest with the Company.

Executive Board

The members of the Executive Board are its legal representatives principally responsible for the day-to-day management of the Company, and for the execution of the general policies and directives/guidelines established by the Board of Directors.

Under the Corporate Law the members of the Executive Board must be resident in Brazil, and may be stockholders or non-stockholders. Also, up to a maximum of one-third of the positions on the Board of Directors may be filled by members of the Executive Board.

The members of the Executive Board are elected by the Board of Directors, and may at any time be dismissed by that Board. Their periods of office are of three years.

Under the Bylaws, the Executive Board must have between three and four members. Currently it has three members, as shown the table below. For more information about a member, click the resume icon () of the same.

Name Position
Rudimar Dall'Onder Chief Executive Officer and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer
Rudimar Dall'Onder

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer

He has a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Caxias do Sul. He joined the Company in 1979 as manager of the Information Technology Department, and in 1987, took over as director of Industrial and Commercial Company, and in 2013 the position of CEO.

Gelson Luis Rostirolla Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Gelson Luis Rostirolla

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

He has a degree in business management accounting from Universidade do Oeste Catarinense of Santa Catarina State, Brazil. He began his career in 1972 as Financial and Administrative Manager of Letícia Avícola S.A., a poultry raising company. He joined Grendene S.A. in 1980 and in recent years he held the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Administrative and controller Officer, in 2013 the position of Deputy CEO.

Alceu Demartini de Albuquerque Investor Relations Officer
Alceu Demartini de Albuquerque

Investor Relations Officer

Degree in Financial Management and Foreign Trade, University of South Carolina (honorable mention), 2002. Postgraduate degree in International Relations from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV), concluded in 2004. Degree in Accounting from Universidade Paulista (UNIP), Course: Business Management in the Digital Era – Dom Cabral Foundation, 2018. MBA, University of Illinois (July 2019). 2016. In recent years Mr. Albuquerque has served as: Corporate Finance Manager at Banco Cooperativo Sicredi, (2010–2019); and director of Banco Mercantil do Brasil S.A. (2019–20).

Audit Board

Under the Brazilian Corporate Law, the Audit Board is a body that is independent of both the Company's management and its external auditors. Its principal responsibility is to review the activities of management and the financial statements, reporting its opinions to the stockholders. The Audit Board of Grendene S.A. is not equivalent to the Audit Committee for the purposes of the US Securities Act.

Grendene's Audit Board is not permanent, and when installed comprises three sitting members and three substitute members. Under the Brazilian Corporate Law it may be installed by the General Meeting of Stockholders, at the request of stockholders representing at least 3% of the common shares, with a period of office lasting until the first Annual General Meeting of the Company following its appointment. Stockholders with the same percentage of the total shares have the right to elect, separately, one member of the Audit Board.

No member of the Audit Board may be a member of the Board of Directors, nor of the Executive Board, nor be an employee of a subsidiary company or a company of the same group, nor a spouse or relative of any of the managers.

Before they can be sworn in, the members of the Audit Board must sign the Audit Board Members' Consent Agreement, as referred to in the Novo Mercado Regulations, and must also meet the applicable legal requirements.

The Audit Board is currently not installed.

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee is an internal, permanent, non-statutory body that provides advice directly to the Board of Directors.

According to the Internal Regulations, the Committee shall have a minimum of 3 (three) and a maximum of 5 (five) members. The Committee currently has 3 (three) members.

Below, we present the names of the members. For more information about a member, click the resume icon of the same.

Name Position
Bruno Alexandre Licarião Rocha Committee Member
Bruno Alexandre Licarião Rocha

Committee Member

Academic qualifications: He earned his law degree from São Paulo University (USP) in 2002. He is an independent member of the Board of Directors of Grendene S.A. and Too Seguros S.A. Founding partner of the Exes Group, which operates in third party fund management and structuring and execution of transactions in the debt and capital markets. As a lawyer, until June 2014 he was co-head for Latin America of the Legal Department of the BTG Pactual Group. He joined the BTG Pactual Group in 1999, and became a partner in 2009. In 2007 and 2008 he worked outside BTG Pactual as a Foreign Associate in the office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, of New York. He is member of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB), and certified to provide securities portfolio management services by the Brazilian Securities Commission (CVM).

Herculano Aníbal Alves Committee Member
Herculano Aníbal Alves

Committee Member

Academic qualifications: Degree in economics from the PUC University of São Paulo; postgraduate studies in financial administration from the São Paulo Business Management School of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (EAESP/FGV); Master’s degree in finance and investment from EAESP/FGV. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA); holder of the Anbima Management Certificate (CGA); and a Portfolio Manager accredited by the CVM.He has been equities consultant to BRAM – Bradesco Asset Management S.A. DTVM – since May 2014, and was director of BRAM US from September 2011. He was also Equities Director of BRAM – Bradesco Asset Management S.A. DTVM from July 2001 to April 2014, Equities Administrator of Bradesco Templeton Ltda. from June 1998 to June 2001, Equities Director of Banco ABN Amro S.A. from February to June 1998, and Portfolio Manager for Banco Unibanco S.A. from October 1992 to January 1995.

João Carlos Sfreddo Committee Coordinator
João Carlos Sfreddo

Committee Coordinator

Academic qualifications: he has a degree in accounting from PUC University of Rio Grande do Sul, with Post-graduate courses in external auditing from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, given in collaboration with IAIB and IBMEC. He has more than 30 years' experience in tax and auditing, at clients in a range of sectors including retailing, chemicals and petrochemicals, electricity, financial institutions and manufacturing. From 1982 to 2009 he was a tax consulting partner at Ernst & Young. He is a member of Junior Chamber International, a founding member of IBEF - the Institute of Brazilian Financial Executives (Instituto Brasileiro de Executivos de Finanças). He was Vice-President of ADVB - the Brazilian Sales Managers' Association (Associação de Dirigentes de Vendas do Brasil) for two periods of office.

Related Parties Committee

The Related Party Committee of Grendene S.A is a body supporting the Executive Officers and the Board of Directors. It is the responsibility of the Committee to analyze transactions with Related Parties, and situations with potential conflict of interest, in accordance with the provisions stated in the Policy on Related Party Transactions.

According to the Internal Regulations, the Committee shall have a minimum of 3 (three) and a maximum of 5 (five) members. The Committee currently has 3 (three) members.

Below, we present the names of the members. For more information about a member, click the resume icon of the same.

Name Position
Alceu Demartini de Albuquerque Committee Coordinator
Alceu Demartini de Albuquerque

Committee Coordinator

Academic qualifications: MBA, University of Illinois (July 2019). Postgraduate degree in International Relations from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV), concluded in 2004. Degree in Accounting from Universidade Paulista (UNIP), 2016. Degree in Financial Management and Foreign Trade, University of South Carolina (honorable mention), 2002. Course: Business Management in the Digital Era – Dom Cabral Foundation, 2018. In recent years Mr. Albuquerque has served as: Corporate Finance Manager at Banco Cooperativo Sicredi, (2010–2019); and director of Banco Mercantil do Brasil S.A. (2019–2020).

Rafael Vieira Grazziotin Committee Member
Rafael Vieira Grazziotin

Committee Member

Mr. Rafael Vieira Grazziotin, lawyer graduated from the University of Caxias do Sul, with a postgraduate degree in Public Law from the same University. He was University Professor of Business Law for more than ten (10) years. Militant lawyer in the corporate law area. Partner responsible for the corporate area of Casali, Grazziotin e Missaglia Advogados Associados law since 1998. Member of the Special Committee on Corporate Law at OAB / RS.

Rudimar Dall’Onder Committee Member
Rudimar Dall’Onder

Committee Member

Academic qualifications: Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Caxias do Sul (UCS), 1981. Joined the Company in 1979, holding several positions until becoming Chief Industrial and Trading Officer in 1987 and in 2013 the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Investment Committee

The Committee has the duties of evaluating proposals for financial investments offered to Grendene within the limits established by the Board of Directors, notably for investments not having collateral in financial institutions and/or the federal government, and by the Company’s Bylaws, and issuing recommendations to the CEO of Grendene as to approval of the transactions presented and analyzed.

According to the Internal Regulations, the Committee shall have a minimum of 5 (five) and a maximum of 7 (seven) members. The Committee currently has 7 (seven) members.

Below, we present the names of the members. For more information about a member, click the resume icon of the same.

Name Position
Alceu Demartini de Albuquerque Committee Member
Alceu Demartini de Albuquerque

Committee Member

Academic qualifications: MBA, University of Illinois (July 2019). Postgraduate degree in International Relations from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV), concluded in 2004. Degree in Accounting from Universidade Paulista (UNIP), 2016. Degree in Financial Management and Foreign Trade, University of South Carolina (honorable mention), 2002. Course: Business Management in the Digital Era – Dom Cabral Foundation, 2018. In recent years Mr. Albuquerque has served as: Corporate Finance Manager at Banco Cooperativo Sicredi, (2010–2019); and director of Banco Mercantil do Brasil S.A. (2019–2020).

Alexandre Grendene Bartelle Committee Member
Alexandre Grendene Bartelle

Committee Member

Academic qualifications: Degree in law from the University of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul. In 1971, together with his grandfather, Pedro Grendene, and his brother, Alexandre Grendene Bartelle, he founded Grendene S.A. and, over the years, he was one of those responsible for the Company's growth, with the development of innovative concepts, technology, products and design.

André de Camargo Bartelle Committee Member
André de Camargo Bartelle

Committee Member

Academic qualifications: Degree in Production Engineering from USP's Polytechnic School in 2010. He began his career in the credit area of BTG Pactual. He is a member of the controlling block of Grendene S.A. and holds the position of 1st Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vulcabras S.A. (since 2017).

Herculano Aníbal Alves Committee Member
Herculano Aníbal Alves

Committee Member

Academic qualifications: Degree in economics from the PUC University of São Paulo; postgraduate studies in financial administration from the São Paulo Business Management School of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (EAESP/FGV); Master’s degree in finance and investment from EAESP/FGV. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA); holder of the Anbima Management Certificate (CGA); and a Portfolio Manager accredited by the CVM.He has been equities consultant to BRAM – Bradesco Asset Management S.A. DTVM – since May 2014, and was director of BRAM US from September 2011. He was also Equities Director of BRAM – Bradesco Asset Management S.A. DTVM from July 2001 to April 2014, Equities Administrator of Bradesco Templeton Ltda. from June 1998 to June 2001, Equities Director of Banco ABN Amro S.A. from February to June 1998, and Portfolio Manager for Banco Unibanco S.A. from October 1992 to January 1995.

Pedro Grendene Bartelle Committee Member
Pedro Grendene Bartelle

Committee Member

In 1971, together with his grandfather, Pedro Grendene, and his brother, Alexandre Grendene Bartelle, he founded Grendene S.A. and, over the years, he was one of those responsible for the Company's growth, with the development of innovative concepts, technology, products and design.

Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy Committee Member
Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy

Committee Member

Director responsible for the administration of securities portfolios at Nova Milano, he graduated in Civil Engineering from Fundação Álvares Penteado (FAAP) in December 2001, and completed an MBA in business management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGVSP) in July 2008 , having the ANBIMA Manager Certification (“CGA”), in force for an indefinite period. Mr. Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy was authorized by the CVM to provide securities portfolio management services in March 2012, and participates in the investment committees of the various Funds managed by Nova Milano, as well as in the companies invested by such Funds.

Rudimar Dall’Onder Committee Coordinator
Rudimar Dall’Onder

Committee Coordinator

Academic qualifications: Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Caxias do Sul (UCS), 1981. Joined the Company in 1979, holding several positions until becoming Chief Industrial and Trading Officer in 1987 and in 2013 the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Stock Option Program Management Committee

This committee follows the guidelines established by the Regulations for the Granting of Stock Options or Subscription Plans, it aims to establish rules for certain Company executives to acquire shares issued by them, with the aim of reinforcing the levels of attraction, retaining and motivating talent, as well as aligning executives' interests with those of shareholders in generating results and creating sustainable value.

In accordance with the Regulation of the Stock Option Granting or Subscription Plan, the Committee will be composed of at least 3 (three) members, one of whom will necessarily be the Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors and the other shareholders elected by the Board administration. The Board of Directors cannot approve the Committee members as Beneficiaries of the granting of options.

Below, we present the names of the members. For more information about a member, click the resume icon of the same.

Name Position
Alexandre Grendene Bartelle Committee Chairman
Alexandre Grendene Bartelle

Committee Chairman

Academic qualifications: Degree in law from the University of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul. In 1971, together with his grandfather, Pedro Grendene, and his brother, Alexandre Grendene Bartelle, he founded Grendene S.A. and, over the years, he was one of those responsible for the Company's growth, with the development of innovative concepts, technology, products and design.

Pedro Grendene Bartelle Committee Member
Pedro Grendene Bartelle

Committee Member

In 1971, together with his grandfather, Pedro Grendene, and his brother, Alexandre Grendene Bartelle, he founded Grendene S.A. and, over the years, he was one of those responsible for the Company's growth, with the development of innovative concepts, technology, products and design.

Renato Ochman Committee Member
Renato Ochman

Committee Member

Academic qualifications: Law degree from PUC University of Rio Grande do Sul. Master's degree, and Post-graduate degree in Commercial Law from PUC University of Sao Paulo. Mr. Renato Ochman is a partner in the law firm Ochman, Real Amadeo Advogados Associados, an office specialized in corporate and stockholding law and the law of the capital markets, in consultancy, stockholding and civil litigation; in initial public offerings of companies; and in issuance of securities, and structuring of family succession, among other subjects. He is a visiting professor of courses at the GVLaw School of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation in São Paulo; member of the Council of the Graded School of São Paulo, and a member of the Brazilian Bar Association – in both the São Paulo and the Rio Grande do Sul Chapters.

Ethics Committee

The Ethics Committee shall act in strict conformity with the mission, vision, values and guidelines of Grendene, in addition to conducting its work in accordance with the good practices of corporate governance, aligned with the Company's Code of Conduct.

The Grendene Ethics Committee shall be composed of 7 (seven) members, and these have an unblemished reputation and are a reference in the application and/or oversight with respect to ethics and integrity.

The Committee will have a Coordinator who will be occupied by the position Specialist in Risk Management and Ethics and the other members below:

  • Human resources Officer;
  • Investor Relations Officer;
  • Controller Division Manager;
  • Information Technology Division Manager;
  • Sustainability Coordinator;
  • Human Resources Coordinator.

Below, we present the names of the members. For more information about a member, click the resume icon of the same.

Name Position
Ralph Fonseca Muniz de Melo Committee Coordinator
Ralph Fonseca Muniz de Melo

Committee Coordinator

Specialist in Risk Management and Ethics. Academic qualifications: Degree in Business Administration from the State University of Ceará (UECE), MBA in Controllership and Finance from the Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (IBMEC) and Professional Master's in Administration from the University of Fortaleza (UNIFOR) with a focus (dissertation) in the area of Corporate Risk Management.

André Luis Pinto Committee Member
André Luis Pinto

Committee Member

Human resources officer. Academic qualifications: Degree in Business Administration from the Centro Universitario do Instituto Social da Bahia (FSBA).

Alceu Demartini de Albuquerque Committee Member
Alceu Demartini de Albuquerque

Committee Member

Investor Relations Officer. Academic qualifications: MBA, University of Illinois (July 2019). Postgraduate degree in International Relations from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV), concluded in 2004. Degree in Accounting from Universidade Paulista (UNIP), 2016. Degree in Financial Management and Foreign Trade, University of South Carolina (honorable mention), 2002. Course: Business Management in the Digital Era – Dom Cabral Foundation, 2018. In recent years Mr. Albuquerque has served as: Corporate Finance Manager at Banco Cooperativo Sicredi, (2010–2019); and director of Banco Mercantil do Brasil S.A. (2019–2020).

Luiz Carlos Schneider Committee Member
Luiz Carlos Schneider

Committee Member

Controller Division Manager. Academic qualifications: Master in Accounting with emphasis in Controlling and Finance from Unisinos. Specialization in Strategic Cost Management from the University of Caxias do Sul (UCS) and degree in Accounting from the University of Caxias do Sul (UCS).

Sandro Alberto dos Santos Braido Committee Member
Sandro Alberto dos Santos Braido

Committee Member

Information Technology Division Manager. Academic qualifications: Master of Business Administration People Management and Leadership at Unisinos. Master of Business Administration Information Technology at Unisinos. Postgraduate degree in Business Management at CESF. Degree in Administration – Systems Analysis at CESF.

Taisa Sandoli Rossetto Committee Member
Taisa Sandoli Rossetto

Committee Member

Sustainability Coordinator. Academic qualifications: Degree in Environmental Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC).

Giuliano Fornazier Committee Member
Giuliano Fornazier

Committee Member

Human Resources Coordinator. Academic qualifications: Postgraduate in People Management from Faculdade dos Imigrantes. Degree in Business Administration from the University of Caxias do Sul (UCS).