People: BRF SA (BRFS.K)

BRFS.K on New York Consolidated

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16 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Abilio dos Santos Diniz

77 Chairman of the Board, Independent Director

Claudio Eugenio Stiller Galeazzi

73 Member of the Executive Board, Chief Executive Officer

Sergio Ricardo Silva Rosa

54 Vice Chairman of the Board

Nilvo Mittanck

53 Member of the Executive Board, Vice President of Operations

Sylvia Leao

Vice President of Marketing and Innovation

Augusto Ribeiro

Member of the Executive Board, Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations

Gilberto Antonio Orsato

52 Member of the Executive Board, Vice President of Human Resources

Helio Rubens Mendes dos Santos Junior

Member of the Executive Board, Vice President of Integrated Planning and Management Control

Ely Mizrahi

Member of the Executive Board, Vice President of Food Services

Sergio Carvalho Mandin Fonseca

Member of the Executive Board, Chief Executive Officer-Brazil

Pedro de Andrade Faria

39 2013 Member of the Executive Board, Chief Executive Officer - International

Carlos Fernando Costa

48 Director

Paulo Assuncao de Sousa

Director

Luis Carlos Fernandes Afonso

52 Director

Simon Cheng

Independent Director

Manoel Cordeiro Silva

60 Independent Director

Decio da Silva

57 2007 Independent Director

Walter Fontana

60 Independent Director

Luiz Fernando Furlan

68 Independent Director

Jose Carlos Reis de Magalhes

Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Abilio dos Santos Diniz

Mr. Abilio dos Santos Diniz serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors and an Independent Member of the Board of Directors of BRF SA. Within the Company, he is a Member of the Steering Committee. His professional career was devoted to Grupo Pao de Acucar, since the first activities as a Sales Manager, to the position he currently holds. As Executive Chairman, he was responsible for implementing the policies of corporate governance and professionalization of the Group. Mr. Diniz was one of the founders of the Paulista Association of Supermarkets (APAS) and ABRAS. He was also, for about 10 years, a Member of the Brazilian National Monetary Council. He is a Member of the Economic and Social Development of the Federal Government. He gained Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV) and attended Columbia University in New York and the University of Dayton in Ohio.

Claudio Eugenio Stiller Galeazzi

Mr. Claudio Eugenio Stiller Galeazzi serves as Member of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BRF SA. He also acts as Board Member of Banco BTG Pactual. Prior to that, he held positions in the management of several companies, including Managing Director of both Brazilian and Argentine subsidiaries of Drew Chemical Corp., President of Cesbra and John Sommers and Vice President of British Petroleum Mining in Brazil. He also worked as CEO of Artex, Mococa, Vila Romana, Cecrisa, Lojas Americanas and CDB - Grupo Pao de Acucar and as Chairman of the Board of SESI (National Council of Social Service for Industry), Director of FIESP (Federation of Industries of the State of Sao Paulo), Board Member of IEL (Euvaldo Lodi Institute), Vice President of ANFAC (National Association of Factoring) and Director of MAM SP (Museum of Modern Art of Sao Paulo).

Sergio Ricardo Silva Rosa

Mr. Sergio Ricardo Silva Rosa serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of BRF SA. Within the Company, he is a Member of the Finance and Risks Policy Committee and of the Steering Committee. He is also the Coordinator of the Governance and Sustainability Committee.He chaired the Board of Directors of Companhia Vale SA between 2003 and 2010. In the same period, he was the President of Valepar SA Litel and also held the Presidency of 521 Holdings, and was a Member of the Board of Directors of Brazil Telecom SA. He was Investment Director of ABRAPP; Member of the Economic and Social Development (CDES); Founder and Member of the Board of PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment Program, established by the UN). He served as Director of the Bank Employees Union, President of the National Confederation of Bank Treasury and Latin American Confederation of Bank Employees. He held mandate of Alderman in the city of Sao Paulo between 1994 and 1996. He is an Independent Member of the Board of Directors of America Latina Logistica SA. He graduated in Journalism from the Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP) in 1981.

Nilvo Mittanck

Mr. Nilvo Mittanck serves as a Vice President of Operations and a Member of the Executive Board of BRF SA. He has been working for the Company since 1985, in roles such as Senior Mechanic and Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Manager, Assistant and Manager of Industrial Engineering. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina and gained a Masters of Business Administration in Management from Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP).

Sylvia Leao

Ms. Sylvia Leao serves as Vice President of Marketing and Innovation of BRF SA. She began her career in retail at Mesbla (Department Store). She has worked in the Pao de Acucar Group in the Operations and Commercial areas and was also Vice President for Human Resources. Latterly, she held the position of Commercial and Marketing Director of Wal Mart. She has worked in the retail sector for 25 years. She graduated in Communication with an MBA in Business Management.

Augusto Ribeiro

Mr. Augusto Ribeiro Jr. serves as Member of the Executive Board, Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations of BRF SA. He has been with the Company since 2008 when he joined as Financial Controller. During the merger process, he worked actively in the planning, coordination and administration of processes with a view to integrating best practices for the consolidation of BRF SA. As the Company’s director for Planning and Control, he was responsible for planning, coordinating and managing the area which is responsible for corporate and tax issues, IFRS, SOX budgetary planning, analysis of investments, joint ventures among other activities. He worked for Basf as Manager for Financial Control, South America and for Kraft where he also acted in the area of planning and financial control. This was followed by 11 years at Unilever where he held positions in various areas from manufacturing, corporate audit to business control. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), where he also completed a Masters degree in the same discipline. He has a postgraduate qualification in Corporate Finances from Fundacao Getulio Vargas, a Masters degree in Management from the University of Pittsburgh. Moreover, he concluded a financial specialization course at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

Gilberto Antonio Orsato

Mr. Gilberto Antonio Orsato serves as Vice President of Human Resources and Member of the Executive Board of BRF SA. He has been working for the Company since 1980, in roles such as Industrial and Slaughter Supervisor, Frigorific Production Manager and Associate Director. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidade do Oeste de Santa Catarina, a post graduate degree in Regional Economics from the same university and a Masters of Business Administration in Management from Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP).

Helio Rubens Mendes dos Santos Junior

Mr. Helio Rubens Mendes dos Santos Junior serves as Vice President of Integrated Planning and Management Control and Member of the Executive Board of BRF SA. He began his career at Sadia in 1988 and gained experience in the areas of production, engineering, industrial excellence, R&D and integrated planning. In 2007, he assumed the Research & Development and Engineering Department and since 2009, he has headed the Industrial Operations Department. He graduated in Chemical and Food Engineering from the Universidade Federal de Rio Grande (FURG) with specialization in business administration from FGV-SP and UNICAMP.

Ely Mizrahi

Mr. Ely David Mizrahi serves as Vice President of Food Services and Member of the Executive Board of BRF SA. He is Charter Member of Miss Daisy, Marketing Manager, National Manager and Director of Food Services Business Unit. He has a degree in Marketing from Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing - ESPM and in Business Administration from Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP).

Sergio Carvalho Mandin Fonseca

Mr. Sergio Carvalho Mandin Fonseca serves as Member of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer-Brazil of BRF SA. Since 2009, he has worked as Consultant at Sergio Fonseca Consultancy. He was Vice President for Domestic Market at Sadia SA from 2003 to 2008; at Grupo Martins from 1987 to 2003 he held positions as Director-General for the Food Retail Business Unit; Domestic Sales Director; Director-General of Indust. e Com. de Pregos Metalgrampo; Corporate Director for Planning in addition to periods at Tita Empreendimentos Imobiliarios Ltda, Companhia de Cigarros Souza Cruz SA and Metalurgica La Fonte SA. Moreover, he acted as Director of Minerva Foods; Excelsior Alimentos; Member of the Executive Board of the Uberlandia Industrial and Commercial Association and Apprimus. He graduated in Production Engineering from Escola Politecnica of Universidade de Sao Paulo and a postgraduate degree in Strategic Marketing and Sales Administration and Strategic Sales Management from the University of California-Berkeley. Moreover, he completed Advanced Management Program at FDC/INSEAD.

Pedro de Andrade Faria

Mr. Pedro de Andrade Faria serves as Member of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer - International of BRF SA. He was appointed to this post in November 2013. Prior to this, he acted as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of the Company. Within the Company, he has acted as Member of the Finance and Risks Policy Committee and the Coordiator of the People, Organization and Culture Committee and of the Steering Committee. He is Member of the Board of Directors and Executive Vice President of Tarpon Investimentos SA. In addition, he serves as Member of the Board of Directors of Arezzo Industria e Comercio SA, Companhia de Gas de Sao Paulo - Comgas, Cremer SA and Omega Energia Renovavel SA. He was Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer of Brasilagro. He graduated in Business Administration from Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV) and gained a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.

Carlos Fernando Costa

Mr. Carlos Fernando Costa serves as Member of the Board of Directors of BRF SA. Within the Company, he is a Member of the Governance and Sustainability Committee. Mr. Costa is CFO and Investment and Executive Manager Investment Planning and Market Operations of Petrobras Social Security Foundation - Petros. He has participated in various committees of Petros, and was the Coordinator of the Technical Committee of the National Investment Abrapp. Mr. Costa has also gained experience in the Board of Directors. He gained a degree in Financial Administration from the Universidade Metodista de Sao Paulo – UMESP, in Business from Centro Universitario Ibero-Americano (UNIBERO) and a degree in Mathematics from Fundacao Santo Andre.

Paulo Assuncao de Sousa

Mr. Paulo Assuncao de Sousa serves as Member of the Board of Directors of BRF SA. Within the Company, he is Member of the People Committee. He is Former President of Brasilcap-Cap SA and Former Director of the Syndicate of Sao Paulo Bank. He was on the Board of Directors of several companies, including Usiminas. He has a Bachelors degree in Law from Universidade de Sao Paulo.

Luis Carlos Fernandes Afonso

Mr. Luis Carlos Fernandes Afonso serves as Member of the Board of Directors of BRF SA. He also serves as a Member of the Finance and Risk Policy Committee of the Company. He was Finance Secretary in the municipal governments of Sao Paulo, Campinas and Santo Andre. He gained a degree in Economics from Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo and holds a degree in Industrial Economics from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul and a post graduate degree in Environmental and Economical Development from Universidade Estadual de Campinas.

Simon Cheng

Mr. Simon Cheng serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of BRF SA. He is Investment Officer at Tarpon Investimentos. Before joining Tarpon, he was Managing Partner at The Boston Consulting Group, in charge of the corporate development area for Latin America. He has a degree in Business Administration from Fundacao Getulio Vargas and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Harvard University, in Boston.

Manoel Cordeiro Silva

Mr. Manoel Cordeiro Silva Filho serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of BRF SA. He worked at Companhia Vale do Rio Doce for over 32 years. Within the Company, he is the Coordinator of the Finance and Risk Policy Committee. He is Director of Finance and Investment of Fundacao Vale do Rio Doce Seguridade Social – VALIA and Coordinator of Comite Nacional de Investimentos – ABRAPP. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Faculdade Moraes Junior Mackenzie Rio, a post graduate degree in Economic Engineering from Universidade Estacio de Sa and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais (IBMEC).

Decio da Silva

Mr. Decio da Silva has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of BRF SA since April 2007. Within the Company, he is a Member of the Strategy and Markets Committee. He has held the positions of Production, Regional and Sales Director at Weg companies, where he is Chief Executive Officer. He gained a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina in 1978. He also gained a post graduate degree in Business Administration from Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina in 1980 and in Business Administration from Fundacao Dom Cabral (FDC).

Walter Fontana

Mr. Walter Fontana Filho serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of BRF SA. Within the Company, he is a Member of the Strategy and Markets Committee, People, Organization and Culture Committee and Steering Committee. He has been Member of the Board of Directors of Jornal O Estado de Sao Paulo since 1999, ALGAR - Algar SA Empreendimentos e Participacoes since 2005, and WTorre Empreendimentos Imobiliarios SA since 2007. He was Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Domestic Commercial Director of Sadia SA. He obtained a degree in Economics from Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo in 1977, a post graduate degree in Economics from Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo in 1979, and a degree in Marketing Management from Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV) in 1980.

Luiz Fernando Furlan

Mr. Luiz Fernando Furlan serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of BRF SA. Within the Company, he is Member of the Best Practices Committee and of the Finance and Risk Policy Committee. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sadia SA. He was Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade from 2003 to 2007. Within Sadia, he was Member of the Board of Directors, Investor Relations Officer, Executive Vice President and Chairman of the Board of Directors, a position to which he returned in 2008. He gained a degree in Financial Administration from Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV), a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial (FEI) and a Bachelors in Business Administration from Santana University.

Jose Carlos Reis de Magalhes

Mr. Jose Carlos Reis de Magalhes Neto serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of BRF SA. Within the Company, he is the Coordinator of the Strategy and Markets Committee. He is Founder, Chief Executive and Investment Officer, as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tarpon Investimentos SA. In addition, he serves as Member of the Board of Directors of Marisa Lojas SA. He has a degree in Business Administration from Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV).
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