Notice to the Market
Kroton Educacional S.A. (“Kroton” or “Company”) - (BM&FBovespa: KROT11) - pursuant to the conditions of CVM Instruction 358/2002, as amended, hereby is informing its shareholders, investors and the market in general that its Board of Directors, in a meeting held on this date, accepted the resignation of the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Renato Friedrich. The functions previously performed by Mr. Friedrich shall be exercised by Mr. Frederico Brito e Abreu, who will also continue to be responsible for the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) area at Kroton.
Mr. Frederico Brito e Abreu has been with the Company since 2010 as Director of M&A. He holds an MBA degree from INSEAD and a degree in Business Administration from the Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Previously, he was Director at Advent International private equity fund and an executive with McKinsey & Company, holding positions in New York, São Paulo and Lisbon.
Belo Horizonte, January 24, 2012.
Carlos Alberto Bolina Lazar
Investor Relations Officer
More information is available at www.kroton.com.br/ir
Carlos Lazar - Director
Carolina Igi - Analyst
Telephone: +55 (11) 3775.2288 or +55 (11) 3775.2003