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Statutory Management

Minerva´s board of executive officers is the Company´s executive management body. The members of the board of executive officers are the Company´s board of directors’ legal representatives and are responsible for the internal organization, decision-making, day-to-day operations and the implementation of the general policies and guidelines established from time to time by the board of directors.

The members of the board of executive officers are elected by the board of directors, with two-year terms
and are eligible for reelection. The board of directors may remove any executive officer at any time with or without cause. According to Law No. 6,404/76, the members of the board of executive officers must be residents of Brazil, but do not need to be Minerva´s shareholders. The Company´s board of executive officers meets whenever called by the chief executive officer or by the majority of its members and whenever deemed necessary.

Executive officers Title Date of election End of term of office
Fernando Galletti de Queiroz Chief Executive Officer March 27, 2020 MAR 2022
Wagner José Augusto Supply Officer March 27, 2020 MAR 2022
Luis Ricardo Alves Luz Chief Operating Officer March 27, 2020 MAR 2022
Frederico Alcântara de Queiroz Executive Officer March 27, 2020 MAR 2022
Edison Ticle de Andrade Melo e Souza Filho Investor Relations Officer March 27, 2020 MAR 2022
Edison Ticle de Andrade Melo e Souza Filho Director of Finance March 27, 2020 MAR 2022
Francisco de Assis Ferreira Filho Executive Officer March 27, 2020 MAR 2022

Fernando Galletti de Queiroz. Mr. Fernando Galletti joined Minerva in 1992 as Chief Commercial Officer and has been the Company’s Chief Executive Officer since May 2007. Before joining Minerva, he served as a trader with Cargill Agrícola S.A., a closed-capital company which produces and sells food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services internationally, between 1989 and 1992. He was also an intern at Cotia Tradings S.A., between 1987 and 1988, a closed-capital company operating in the international logistics segment. Mr. Galleti holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo of Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

Wagner José Augusto. Mr. Augusto graduated in Business Administration, and between 1978 and 1991 worked with the Vilela de Queiroz family at Express Barretos Ltda, a cattle transportation company. From 1991 to 1996, he worked with cattle purchasing in the former meatpacker Anglo. He joined Minerva in 2000 and spent eight years in the commercial area, before moving to the cattle purchasing area. In December 2011, he took over as Supply Officer, being responsible for all cattle purchases. Mr. Wagner has more than 25 years of experience and maintains exceptional and extensive relations with cattle breeders and other persons in the meatpacking segment.

Luis Ricardo Alves Luz. Luis began his career in 1999 at Minerva, where he worked in several departments, including the Costs, PCP, International Logistics, Industrial Management and, most recently, Supply Chain Departments. Between August 2007 and December 2008, he worked at Perdigão as the general director of the Beef Division. In January 2009, he returned to Minerva as director of the supply chain and, since October 2009, he has served as director of sales in charge of both domestic sales and exports.

Frederico Alcântara de Queiroz. Mr. Alcântara de Queiroz holds a degree in business administration and an MBA in Corporate Management and Finance from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation, as well as has extension training in business negotiation and foreign trade. He started his career in the financial market in 1998. In 2000, he acted as executive officer in an agribusiness company, joining Grupo Minerva to work with live cattle exports in 2003. Currently he is the director of Other Business Segments at Minerva S.A.

Edison Ticle de Andrade Melo e Souza Filho. has a bachelor degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and he also studied Economics in the Universidade de São Paulo (USP). The executive also has a master´s degree in Economics from FGV and an MBA in Business Economics from USP. Edison has wide experience in the financial and corporate markets. He began his career in 1999, at BTG Pactual in the Proprietary Trading Area. He also worked as Senior Portfolio Manager at Constellation Asset Management and at Black River Gestão de Investimentos (owned by Cargill). In 2007, he joined Banco Safra, where he served as Chief Treasurer and Head of Property Trading. In February 2009, Edison Ticle joined Minerva Foods, and, since April 2010, has held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer, being responsible for implementing one of the market´s most succesful FX hedging policies. In addition, Edison Ticle serve as independent board member of Grupo Soma - owner of the Animale e Farm brands; of the largest wind blade manufacturer in Latin America - Aeris Energy, leading its IPO in 2020; and also of the financial education platform TC Traders Club, where he also lead the IPO in 2021. He was also one of the founding partners of C6 Bank, in 2018.

Francisco de Assis Ferreira Filho. Mr. Francisco de Assis Ferreira Filho holds a degree in Accounting Sciences from the University of São Paulo (USP) with specialization in leadership and innovation by the Harvard Business School. He joined Minerva in 2011 in the ​​Investor Relations team and from 2013 to 2015 he served as "chief of staff" for the Company‘s CEO. In 2015, he was appointed Director of Planning, Risk and Control. Prior to that, he worked in the consulting and auditing field at PwC.