Committees

Membership of Committees


Strategic Financial and Costs Committee

Julio Toledo Piza

Mr. Piza holds a bachelor’s degree in Agronomic Engineering from Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" - ESALQ/USP, in Piracicaba, and a graduate degree in Administration and Finance from the Columbia Business School, in New York. In addition to having eight years of experience as Agronomist, Mr. Piza also worked at McKinsey and Company, in São Paulo, for six years, holding important positions, and was the CEO of Brasil Agro between 2008 and 2016

Francesco Marinoni

Mr. Marinori holds a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Columbia Business School. He is part of the advisory team of Laplace Finanças. Prior to that, Mr. Marinori was M&A Managing Director at UBS and head of corporate M&A at Ultrapar, accumulating experience in the investment banking sector at Lehman Brothers, Banco Garantia and Banco Santander.

Renato Carvalho do Nascimento

Mr. Renato Carvalho do Nascimento, holds a degree in Mechatronics Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business, in Dartmouth. He was founding partner of Angra Partners. He accumulated experience in investment banking at Lehman Brothers, in Nova York, and worked as a consultant of Monitor and Accenture. He was member of the Boards of Directors of Telemig, Metrô-RJ and Tropical, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Maeda S.A. Agroindustrial. Renato is founding partner of Laplace Finanças, a financial advisory and fund management company and is a member of the Boards of Directors of Via Varejo and the Turnaround Management Association in Brazil.



Personnel Committee

Lucia Helena Videira

Ms. Lucia Helena Videira holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, an undergraduate’s degree in Human Resources from PUC-RJ, an MBA in Corporate Management from the Dom Cabral Foundation and a degree in Coach from the Erickson College, Vancouver-Canada. She has 30 years of experience in medium- and large-size companies (Duratex, Satipel, REDE Energia, Wal-Mart Brasil, Bompreço, CSN, White Martins, Promon Engenharia and CBV Indústria Mecânica) in of Human Resources and Quality areas. She acted as coordinator, manager, executive officer and vice-president (in some cases as statutory manager). Additionally, she has more than 20 years of experience as educator in free and undergraduate courses in institutions such as IBP, UBQ-RJ, ABCQ, Universidade Católica de Petrópolis and UNEB - União Educacional de Brasília. She currently acts as Coach and Human Resources Advisor.

Renato Carvalho do Nascimento

Mr. Renato Carvalho do Nascimento, holds a degree in Mechatronics Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business, in Dartmouth. He was founding partner of Angra Partners. He accumulated experience in investment banking at Lehman Brothers, in Nova York, and worked as a consultant of Monitor and Accenture. He was member of the Boards of Directors of Telemig, Metrô-RJ and Tropical, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Maeda S.A. Agroindustrial. Renato is founding partner of Laplace Finanças, a financial advisory and fund management company and is a member of the Boards of Directors of Via Varejo and the Turnaround Management Association in Brazil.

Carlos Augusto Reis de Athayde Fernandes

Mr. Fernandes earned a law degree from the Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP). He is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo chapter and of the São Paulo Attorneys Association (AASP). We worked as a clerk and lawyer at several renowned firms. Mr. Fernandes is a member of the boards of directors of Azevedo & Travassos S.A. and Terra Santa Agro S.A. He serves as an alternate member of the fiscal councils of Paranapanema S.A. and Bombril S.A. He currently works as legal counsel for Bonsucex Holding Ltda.


Inovation Committee

Emilio Humberto Carazzai Sobrinho

holds a Law degree from the Federal University of Paraná and the Federal University of Pernambuco, and a master‘s degree in Business Administration from the Manchester Business School (England). He is currently a certified Board Member and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC), as well as an Independent Member of the Board of Directors of GranBio S.A., BCPar S.A., Rio Branco Alimentos S.A. and VIX Logística S.A. He is also a Senior Partner at Habitasec Securitizadora S.A. He served as CEO of Medial Saúde and Banco Pine, CFO of Editora Abril, and President of Caixa Econômica Federal. He also served as Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Senior Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, among other previous professional activities, all of them in the C-suite.

Silvio Tini de Araújo

B.S. of Legal and Economic Sciences and B.S. and post-graduate in Civil Law from the Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP), with extension in Macroeconomics by the New York Institute of Finance - NYIF. He has been Chairman and Controller of Bonsucex Holding since its foundation in 1982, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mineração Buritirama S.A., Chairman of the Board of Directors of Terra Santa Agro S.A, Member of the Board of Directors of Alpargatas S.A.. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Companhia Metalúrgica Barbara, Companhia Paraíbuna de Metais, Construtora Azevedo & Travassos S.A., Grupo Paranapanema S.A., Eluma Industria e Comercio S.A., Caraíba Metais S.A., Brasil Ecodiesel S.A.. He is currently Vice President of Honor of the Brazilian Museum of Sculture (MUBE), Board Member of the São Paulo Art Museum (MASP), Board Member of the São Paulo Golf Club (SPGC) and Redeemed Member of the Sport Club Corinthians Paulista (SCCP). He was founder and President of the Brazilian Andaluz Horse Raisers Association (ABCAB) and Board Member of Sociedade Hípica Paulista (SHP).

Charles Bezerra

He holds a Ph.D. decree from the Illinois Institute of Technology, a master’s degree in Production Engineering from the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), and a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from the Universidade Federal de Penambuco (USPE). He was a visiting professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and taught at the University of Otago in New Zealand and at UFPE. He was an executive at the Consumer Experience Design division of Motorola, Director at the global innovation consulting firm ?What If! Innovation Partners and a Latin America representative at the Design Management Institute’s Advisory Council. He is currently a member of the advisory boards of Grupo Omni and CIVI-CO, a strategic innovation consultant for large organizations and author of the books "O designer humilde", "A máquina de inovação" and "A inovação holográfica".

Membership of Committees

Governance and Legal Affairs Committee

Mariana Dantas Bezerra Duarte

Lawyer. She earned a master’s degree in Law from Duke University School of Law. She worked more for more than ten years as a lawyer at law firms including Tozzini, Freire, Teixeira e Silva Advogados and Veirano Advogados. From 2000 to 2002, she worked as an associate at Dewey Ballantine, LLP, in New York. She joined Agrifirma Brasil Agropecuária as legal manager in 2008 and was appointed statutory Legal and Environmental Officer in 2009. She has held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Agrifirma Brasil Agropecuária since 2016. Mariana currently has extensive expertise in the legal, environmental and financial officer.

Carlos Augusto Reis de Athayde Fernandes

Mr. Fernandes earned a law degree from the Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP). He is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo chapter and of the São Paulo Attorneys Association (AASP). We worked as a clerk and lawyer at several renowned firms. Mr. Fernandes is a member of the boards of directors of Azevedo & Travassos S.A. and Terra Santa Agro S.A. He serves as an alternate member of the fiscal councils of Paranapanema S.A. and Bombril S.A. He currently works as legal counsel for Bonsucex Holding Ltda.

Maria Luisa Soares de Almeida

Mrs. Almeida, degree in Economics from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC) and MBA in Investor Relations from FIPECAFI. She worked for over 10 years in the Stock Exchange (B3) with experiences in the departments of products and operations. Se currently holds the position of Investor Relations Manager at Terra Santa Agro S.A. She has an extensive experience in capital markets, working in Operations, Product Development and Statistics, with good depth in the financial market (CVM, international stock exchanges, brokerage firms and investors).

Leila Rodrigues de Oliveira Barbosa

Mrs. Barbosa, lawyer, degree in Law from Faculdade de Direito de São Bernardo do Campo/SP, graduate degree in Business Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. She has worked at Brazul Logística e Transporte for 13 years with general practice in labor law, civil law (especially contracts), corporate law, economic law, regulatory law, tax law, focusing on preventively identifying possible lawsuits and developing solutions to reduce proceedings and mitigate risks. She currently holds the position of legal manager of Terra Santa Agro S.A.

Cesar Henrique Gallo do Prado

Mr. Prado, degree in Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Graduate Degree in Labor Law and Labor Proceedings and Civil Procedural Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie and in Environmental Law from Centro Universitário Internacional - UNINTER. He has over 9 years of experience in the area, notably working in the agribusiness segment. He currently holds the position of legal coordinator at Terra Santa Agro S.A.