ESG and Sustainability Committee
He has a degree in veterinary medicine from the Federal University of the State of Rio Grande do Sul, with an MBA in Business Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. In September 2019, it was approved by Harvard Business School for the Owner/President Management (OPM) program, which, due to Covid-19, will start in May 2021 and is expected be completed by 2023. After experiences as a veterinarian focused on raising and finishing cattle, as well as experience in agricultural production, in 1995 he became a founding partner of Três Tentos Agroindustrial, where he took over as Financial Administrative Director. Since then, he has participated directly in the growth and evolution of the 3tentos Group, concerned with providing a complete solution in the agribusiness industry and combining family tradition and commitment with technological evolution. He is currently Director of the Association of Biodiesel Producers – APROBIO – SP; in addition, he has served as the Vice President of the Association of Seeds Producers APASSUL – RS (1996-2004) and as President of the Fundação Pró-Sementes – RS (2001 – 2010). In 2019, he took over as our Chief Executive Officer-CEO. He is also the Vice-Chairman of our Board of Directors.
He holds a law degree from Universidade Candido Mendes – Centro, RJ, and founded the corporate law firm DC Associados, and has extensive experience as a transactional, private equity and M&A attorney. He was chairman of the Board of Directors of Tommy Hilfiger do Brasil, having also served as statutory legal director of Inbrands S.A. (2009-2016), as legal counsel for Opus Investimentos (2007-2009) and as an attorney for Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados (2004-2007). He studied Leadership in Corporate Counsel from Harvard Law School, and has an LL.M. in Law and Economics from the University of Manchester, and Master in Law and Economics from the Universitá di Bologna, Italy.
With a degree in Industrial Chemistry from Universidade Integrada do Alto Uruguai e das Missões – URI, a graduate degree in Environmental Management in Rural Spaces by the Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia Farroupilha and an MBA in Industrial Management from FGV in Passo Fundo (RS). She served as Quality Supervisor at Biopar Bioenergia do Paraná and Tejedor, both with operations in the Biodiesel sector. She currently serves as Industrial Manager at 3tentos and is technically responsible for the extraction and biodiesel industries in Ijuí (RS) and Cruz Alta (RS). She is the leader and creator of the project “Sowing for a better world”, which has been developing sustainability actions within the company for 5 years.
He holds a law degree from Universidade Luterana do Brasil and a master’s degree in Corporate and Business Law from Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos. He dedicated 35 years of his professional life to an executive career in the construction of the SICREDI System, where he led and implemented several projects, having worked since the construction of the regulatory framework that allowed the development of credit unions in Brazil as part of the national financial system, to planning and implementing SICREDI’s governance policy. He is currently a partner and administrator of Longevisar Consultoria Ltda., dedicated to governance and corporate education projects; he is also a member of the Board of Directors at Rio Grande Seguros e Previdência S/A and is on the Advisory Board of Icatu Holding S/A. He was recognized several times for his performance, having received, among other awards, the Leaders and Winners Award, granted by the Legislative Assembly of the State of Rio Grande do Sul and by the Federation of Trade Associations of RS, and the Peter Drucker Trophy, granted by the Association of the Marketing and Sales Managers of the State of Rio Grande do Sul (Top de Marketing ADVB).
He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from PUC/RS with an MBA in Business Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV and is also a certified graduate of the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance – IBGC. He has several other courses, including Global Strategic Management from Harvard Business Scholl (HBS) and the Board of Directors course from Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC). He was appointed Associate Professor in 2015 at FDC. He has several publications on Family Governance and Business Management, including the book Extensão, which deals with reflections on business life. He served as an executive of business groups such as Braskem, Mars, Arteb, Medabil and POLO, working for two decades on Boards of several organizations in various states of Brazil. He was President of associations such as SINPLAST and Vice President of Federasul, as well as Director of Abilplast and FIERGS. He is a permanent Gold member of the international Young President Organization (YPO).
With a degree in Economic Sciences from the Federal University of the State of Rio Grande do Sul (2002), Master’s degree in Economics from Fundação Getulio Vargas – RJ (2004) and a PhD in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania (2010). He joined the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos – Unisinos in 2014, where he is currently an Adjunct Professor, dedicating himself to research projects and teaching at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate level, in courses at the Unisinos School of Management and Business, in the areas of Accounting and Finance, and is part of the faculty of the Professional Master’s in Corporate and Business Law at Unisinos Law School. As a researcher, he has articles published in national and international journals, such as Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Management, and Governance and International Finance. He has experience as a member of the Fiscal Council of the Brazilian Society of Econometrics and Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense. Currently, he is also Director of Investments and Finance at Reference Negócios and member of the Fiscal Council of Marcopolo S.A., the Board of Directors of Banrisul Cartão S.A., and of the Deliberative Council of Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense.