Board of Directors & Management

Board of Directors

Board of Directors Members Position Date of Election Term
Fernando Xavier Ferreira Chairman of the Board of Directors (Independent Member) 10/03/2018 04/30/2019
Lia Nara Queiroz Frare Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors 04/28/2017 04/30/2019
José Écio Pereira da Costa Júnior Independent Member 10/03/2018 04/30/2019
Vicente Frare Neto Member 04/28/2017 04/30/2019
Raul Queiroz Frare Member 04/28/2017 04/30/2019

Fernando Xavier Ferreira - Mr. Ferreira earned a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ) in 1971, and attended the Management Training Course of the Business Administration School of Western Ontario University in 1982. He was a professor of Microwaves and Electromagnetism at the Electrical Engineering Department of the Paraná State University (UFPR), executive secretary of the Ministry of Communications in 1995 and General Officer for Brazil of Itaipu Binacional between 1990 and 1991. He was also the CEO of Telecomunicações Brasileiras S.A. - TELEBRAS from 1995 to 1998, of Northern Telecom do Brasil in 1993 and of Telecomunicações do Paraná S.A. (Telepar) between 1987 and 1990, all of which operate in the telecommunications industry. He was a member of the Latin American Committee of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Embratel S.A., a publicly-held company operating in the telecommunications industry. Currently, Mr. Ferreira is an independent member of our Board of Directors and Coordinator of the Governance, Succession and Compensation Committee of Embratel S.A. and, since September 11, 1998, also of Telefônica Brasil S.A., a publicly-held company operating in the telecommunications industry. In addition, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of Triunfo Participações e Investimentos S.A., a publicly-held company that operates as an infrastructure holding company, since June 8, 2007. He also holds the following positions in other companies: (i) Vice-Chairman of the Higher Infrastructure Council of the São Paulo State Industries Federation (FIESP); (ii) member of the Board of Directors of Alupar Investimentos S.A., a publicly-held company operating in the power generation and transmission industry; (iii) member of the Board of Directors of Boa Vista Serviços S.A., a closely-held company operating in the credit protection industry; (iv) member of the Higher Strategic Council of the São Paulo State Industries Federation (FIESP); and (v) member of the Board of Directors of Centro Educacional João Paulo II.

Lia Nara Queiroz Frare - Ms. Frare obtained a Technical Secretarial Degree from Colégio Comercial Santa Madalena Sofia in 1972. She is a member of the Board of Directors and a shareholder of the companies in Ouro Verde’s economic group. She currently holds the following positions in other companies: (i) Manager of Novo Oriente Participações Ltda., our parent company, which operates as a holding company; (ii) Managing Partner of Morro Chato Agropecuária Ltda., a company under common control that operates in the agriculture industry; and (iii) Manager of Serenata Administradora de Bens Ltda., a company under common control that provides asset management and equity interest services.

José Écio Pereira da Costa Júnior

Vicente Frare Neto - Mr. Frare Neto has a B.A. in Hotel and Tourism Management accredited by the University of Wales (United Kingdom). He has a degree in Tourism Operations and a IATA certification as an International Travel Consultant by the Glion Management Centre in Switzerland, obtained in 1998. Between November 2003 and November 2006, he was a Flight Attendant for Emirates Airlines - Dubai, United Arab Emirates. From September 2002 and August 2003, he served as Information Manager at Agilent Technologies - Barcelona, Spain. He also worked at One Aldwych Hotel and at BMP American Express Travel from 2000 to 2002. Mr. Frare Neto has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2009. Currently, he is a Managing Partner of Serenata Administradora de Bens Ltda., a company under common control that provides asset management and equity interest services, and a Manager at Pulp Edições Ltda., a company operating in book and travel content publishing segment.

Raul Queiroz Frare - Mr. Queiroz Frare earned a B.A. in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná in 1999 and a graduate degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley, specializing in Corporate Finance, in 2002. Also in 2002 he worked at the California office of Banca di Roma in San Francisco as a Credit Analyst, and in 2003 he worked as an Accounting Analyst at the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu office in Barcelona, Spain. Mr. Queiroz Frare is currently a member of our Board of Directors and since 2004 has served as an Executive Officer of Morro Chato Agropecuária Ltda., a company under common control operating in the agriculture industry.

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Statutory Executive Board

Executive Officers Position Date of Election Term
Karlis Jonatan Kruklis CEO, Financial and Investor Relations Officer 07/03/2015 2 years
Fábio Roberto Leite Asset Officer 07/03/2015 2 years

Karlis Jonatan Kruklis - Mr. Krulis majored in Business Administration from UNIFAE in 1994 and earned an MBA degree from the same institution in 1995. He worked in major multinational companies, such as Electrolux, where he served as Financial Manager from 1995 to 1999, and Shell, where he was a Financial Superintendent from 1999 to 2001. He also was the Financial Officer of GVT (Holding) S.A., a closely-held company operating in the telecommunications industry, between March 2001 and January 2008, from the company’s start up until after its IPO. He served as Managing Director in our Company from February 2008 to July 2013, when he was appointed Chief Executive Officer. In 2001, he received the "O Equilibrista" award from the Brazilian Institute of Finance Executives, and in 2007 was acknowledged as "Destaque de Finanças" (outstanding performance in finance) from the same institute. He was also a professor of Strategic Planning and Controllership at UNIFAE between 1995 and 1999. Mr. Krulis sits on the Board of Directors of Ritmo Logística S.A., a closely-held company.

Fábio Roberto Leite - Mr. Leite belongs to our Non-Statutory Investment and Asset Sale Committees. Mr. Leite obtained a degree in Business Administration specializing in Foreign Trade from Uniban University in 2001, and an MBA in Strategic Business Management from the Administration Institute Foundation (FIA) of the São Paulo University in 2008. He worked in several companies in the services, logistics and retail segments, such as Walmart S.A. (between 1997 and 2000), AGIP do Brasil S.A. (between 2000 and 2003), TNT Logistics Ltda. (between 2003 and 2007) and CEVA Logistics Ltda. (between 2007 and 2008), having headed the administrative, logistics and purchasing departments. Mr. Leite joined our Company as Corporate Purchasing Manager and currently occupies the position of Asset Officer.

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