Armando Mariante was appointed chief financial officer at
Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista's EBX Group. EBX's press
office said on Wednesday Mariante will replace Otavio Lazcano,
Earlier on Wednesday, Brazil's Veja weekly news magazine
reported on its website Lazcano's departure and Mariante's
appointment at the EBX, a mining, logistics and energy
conglomerate. In the past year, five of six presidents of
EBX-controlled subsidiaries have been replaced.
Contacted by Reuters, Mariante, who is president of
Scotiabank Brasil, declined to confirm if he has been
offered the EBX job.