People: Cosan Ltd (CZZ)

CZZ on New York Consolidated

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22 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Rubens Ometto Silveira Mello

64 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Marcelo Eduardo Martins

48 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Director of Investor Relations, Director, IR Contact Officer

Marcos Marinho Lutz

44 2013 Chief Compliance Officer, Director; Chief Executive Officer of Cosan S.A.

Marcelo de Souza Scarcela Portela

52 Director; Legal Vice President of Cosan S.A.

Collin Butterfield

41 2013 Executive Director of Cosan S.A.

Nelson Roseira Gomes Neto

44 2013 Lubricant Vice President of Cosan S.A.

Roberto de Rezende Barbosa

Director

Burkhard Otto Cordes

39 2005 Director

Pedro Mizutani

55 2000 Director

Mailson Ferreira da Nobrega

72 2007 Independent Director

Helio Franca

55 2009 Independent Director

George Pataki

2007 Independent Director

Marcus Vinicius Pratini de Moraes

75 2013 Independent Director

Jose Alexandre Scheinkman

66 2007 Independent Director

Serge Varsano

58 2013 Independent Director of Cosan S.A.

Biographies

Name Description

Rubens Ometto Silveira Mello

Mr. Rubens Ometto Silveira Mello Chief Executive Officer, Director of Cosan Ltd since July 4, 2011. He is also chairman of the board of directors of Cosan S.A. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the Escola Politécnica of the University of São Paulo (1972). Mr. Mello has more than 30 years of experience in the management of large companies. He has also served as general director and chairman of the board of directors of Costa Pinto S.A. since 1980, vice president of Pedro Ometto S.A. Administração e Participações since 1980, director of Cosan Operadora Portuária S.A. since 1998, chairman of the board of directors of FBA from 2001 until its merger into Corona, and is currently the chairman of the boards of Cosan S.A., Comgás and Raízen. He also holds the position of director of UNICA, the Sugarcane Agroindustry Association of the State of São Paulo (UNICA—União da Agroindústria Canavieira do Estado de São Paulo). Prior to joining Cosan, Mr. Mello worked from 1971 to 1973 as an advisor to the board of executive officers of UNIBANCO União de Bancos Brasileiros S.A., and from 1973 to 1980 as chief financial officer of Indústrias Votorantim S.A.

Marcelo Eduardo Martins

Mr. Marcelo Eduardo Martins has served as Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer of the Company & Cosan S.A a subsidiary of Cosan Ltd. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of Cosan Ltd since March 23, 2009. Mr. Martins has been a member of our board of directors and of Cosan S.A.’s board of directors since March 23, 2009. Mr. Martins also holds the position of chief financial and investor relations officer. His duties include identifying acquisition opportunities and implementing takeovers as well as business development activities for which the company may have strategic interest in the future. In July 2007, Mr. Martins was appointed as an executive officer of Aguassanta Participações S.A. Prior to joining the Cosan Group, Mr. Martins was the Chief Financial and Business Development Officer of Votorantim Cimentos between July 2003 and July 2007 and, prior to that, head of Latin American Fixed Income at Salomon Smith Barney (Citigroup) in New York.

Marcos Marinho Lutz

Mr. Marcos Marinho Lutz has Chief Compliance Officer, Director; Chief Executive Officer of Cosan S.A., a subsidiary of Cosan Ltd since July 4, 2011. Prior to this, he acted as Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Board and Member of the Board of Directors between 2009 and July 4, 2011. Between 2007 and 2009, he was Member of the Board of Directors of the Company. He served as Infrastructure and Energy Officer at CSN for four years and was Member of the Board of Directors of MRS Logistica, CFN Railways and Ita Energetica. Before that, he was Operations Officer of Ultracargo SA. He graduated in Naval Engineering from Universidade de Sao Paulo and has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Marcelo de Souza Scarcela Portela

Mr. Marcelo de Souza Scarcela Portela has served as Member of the Board of Directors; Legal Vice President of Cosan S.A. a subsidary of Cosan Ltd since 2007. Mr. Portela is a member of our board of directors and is also Cosan S.A.’s legal vice president, and a member of the board of directors. He holds a law degree from Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo (1983), and completed graduate studies in commercial law from Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo (1988) and McGill University Law School (1990) in Montreal, Canada.

Collin Butterfield

Mr. Collin Butterfield is Executive Director of Cosan S.A. a subsidary of Cosan Ltd. Mr. Butterfield is Cosan S.A.’s executive director. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Boston University and a master’s degree in economics and finance from Dartmouth College. He created the website Viajo.com (currently named Decolar.com.br) and before joining Cosan S.A. he acted as Bracor’s Investments Officer.

Nelson Roseira Gomes Neto

Mr. Nelson Roseira Gomes Neto is Lubricant Vice President of Cosan S.A. a subsidary of Cosan Ltd. Mr. Gomes Neto is Cosan S.A.’s lubricant vice president and chief executive officer of Cosan Lubrificantes e Especialidades S.A. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Catholic University (1992), a master’s degree in corporate finance from PUC – IAG Master (1998) and a master’s degree in business administration from COPPEAD (2001). He joined Exxon Mobil Corporation in 1991 as a trainee. Throughout the course of his career, he has served in positions of increasing managerial responsibility in several business lines such as Fuels Marketing, Convenience Retailing, Natural Gas, and since 2001 part of Lubricants business. In February 2008 he was appointed Brazil Lubricants Officer to Esso Brasileira de Petroleo Limitada, and in December 2008, Lubricants Vice President.

Roberto de Rezende Barbosa

Mr. Roberto de Rezende Barbosa is Director of Cosan S.A. a subsidary of Cosan Ltd., since 2009. He worked as a trainee at Halles Bank and the Dacon dealership, assuming the family business in 1975. He was the chief executive officer of Grupo Nova América and is currently the chief executive officer and a board member at CTC – Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira, and a board member at SCA – Sociedade Corretora de Álcool, IEDI – Institute of Industrial Development Studies and UNICA – the Federation of Sugarcane Industries of São Paulo State.

Burkhard Otto Cordes

Mr. Burkhard Otto Cordes has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Cosan Ltd since 2005. Mr. Cordes has been a member of our board of directors since 2008 and of Cosan S.A.’s board of directors since 2005. He graduated in business administration from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (1997) and he holds a master’s degree in finance from IBMEC-SP (2001). Mr. Cordes has worked in financial markets. He worked at Banco BBM S.A., a company owned by Grupo Mariani, where he worked at its commercial division focusing corporate and middle market segments. Before holding his current position, he had worked at IBM Brasil in its financial division. Mr. Cordes is Mr. Mello’s son-in-law.

Pedro Mizutani

Mr. Pedro Isamu Mizutani has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Cosan Ltd since 2000. He has been a member of Cosan S.A.’s board of directors since 2000. He has served as Cosan S.A.’s managing director since 2001, and served as Cosan’s chief operating officer until June 2011. Currently Mr. Mizutani holds a position as Raízen’s chief operating officer. Mr. Mizutani holds a production-engineering degree from the Escola Politécnica of the University of São Paulo (1982), a postgraduate degree in finance from UNIMEP—Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba (1986) and a master’s degree in business management from FGV—Fundacão Getúlio Vargas, São Paulo, with an extension degree from Ohio University (2001). Mr. Mizutani has more than 20 years of experience in finance and administration with companies in the ethanol and sugar industries. He also served as a planning director of Usina Costa Pinto S.A. from 1983 to 1987, as financial manager from 1987 to 1988, and as administrative and financial director from 1988 to 1990. From 1990 to 2001, he acted as administrative and financial director of the group.

Mailson Ferreira da Nobrega

Mr. Mailson Ferreira da Nobrega has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Cosan Ltd since November 2007. He is an economist and was Brazil’s Minister of Finance from 1988 to 1990. He was previously Technical Consultant and Chief of Project Analysis Department at Banco do Brasil; Coordination Chief of Economic Affairs of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce and Secretary General of the Ministry of Finance. He performed as the Chief Executive Officer of the European Brazilian Bank—EUROBRAZ, in London. Mr. Nóbrega is also member of the board of directors of the following companies: Abyara Planejamento Imobiliário, CSU Cardsystem S.A., Grendene S.A., Portobello S.A., Rodobens Negócios Imobiliários S.A., TIM Participações S.A. and Veracel Celulose S.A.

Helio Franca

Mr. Helio Franca Filho has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Cosan Ltd since August 2009. He joined Gavea’s Illiquid Strategies Group in April 2007, focusing primarily on the commodities sector. With over 20 years of experience in the commodities sector, Mr. Franca Filho began his career with the Sucres & Denrées group, where he worked from 1984 to 1985 trading coffee, sugar and cocoa. He subsequently joined the Louis Dreyfus group in New York, where he was in charge of the Latin American sugar and ethanol market from 1985 to 1996. From 2000 to 2007, he was director of Brazilian operations for the Noble group, a commodities trading company listed in England and Singapore. Mr. Franca Filho has a degree in economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ).

George Pataki

Mr. George E. Pataki has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Cosan Ltd since 2007. He has a bachelor’s degree from Yale University (1967), and a law degree from Columbia Law School (1970). Mr. Pataki was a partner in the New York law firm of Plunkett & Jaffe until 1987. He was elected mayor of Peekskill, New York in 1981, and served in the New York State Legislature as an assemblyman and then a senator from 1985 to 1994. In 1994, Mr. Pataki became the fifty-third Governor of the State of New York and was reelected in 1998 and 2002. He served as Governor from January 1, 1995 until January 1, 2007. Mr. Pataki is counsel at Chadbourne & Parke LLP.

Marcus Vinicius Pratini de Moraes

Mr. Marcus Vinicius Pratini de Moraes Independent Director of Cosan Ltd. He holds a degree in economics from Faculdade de Ciências Econômicas da Universidade do Rio Grande do Sul (1963), a postgraduate degree in public administration from Deutsche Stiftung fur Entwicklungsländer—Berlin (1965) and a business administration degree from University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Institute of Technology (1966). Mr. Pratini de Moraes held several positions in the Brazilian federal government, including Minister of Planning and General Coordination (1968-1969), Minister of Industry and Commerce (1970-1974), Minister of Mines and Energy (1992) and Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (1999-2002). He also served a term as a congressman from the state of Rio Grande Do Sul (1982-1986). He was a board member of Solvay do Brasil (1998-1999) and chairman (2003); member of the advisory council of the Brazilian Mercantile & Futures Exchange—BM&F (2003); member of the Brazil—China Business Council (2004); president of the Brazil—Russia Business Council (2004); member of the National Council of Industrial Development (2005); and vice-president of the Beef Information Center—SIC (2005). Mr. Pratini de Moraes is currently the chairman of ABIEC (Brazilian Beef Export Industries Association), a board member of FIESP (Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo), a board member of JBS S.A. and a member of the supervisory board and the audit committee of ABN AMRO Bank N.V.

Jose Alexandre Scheinkman

Dr. Jose Alexandre Scheinkman has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Cosan Ltd since August 2007. e is the Theodore A. Wells ‘29 Professor of Economics at Princeton University. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (1969), a master’s degree (1973) and doctorate degree (1974) in economics from the University of Rochester, and a master’s degree in mathematics from Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (Brazil) (1976). Mr. Scheinkman is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the Econometric Society, and received a “docteur honoris causa” from the Université Paris-Dauphine. In 2002, he was a Blaise Pascal Research Professor (France). Professor Scheinkman is a member of the Conseil Scientifique of the Institute Europlace de Finance (Paris) and a member of the Conselho Acadêmico of IBMEC (São Paulo). Previously, he was the Alvin H. Baum Distinguished Service Professor and Chairman of the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago, Vice President in the Financial Strategies Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co., co-editor of the Journal of Political Economy and a member of the advisory panel in economics to the Sloan Foundation.

Serge Varsano

Mr. Serge Varsano is Independent Director of Cosan S.A. a subsidary of Cosan Ltd. He holds a degree from the Marshall School of Business of the University of Southern California (1975). Mr. Varsano began his career as a trader in the Sucres et Denrées group, one of the world’s leading sugar traders, subsequently becoming its chief executive officer. He has been chief executive officer of the Sucres et Denrées group since 1988.
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