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Companhia Paranaense de Energia (ELP)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Fernando Xavier Ferreira

66 2015 Chairman of the Board

Luiz Fernando Leone Vianna

62 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors

Luiz Eduardo da Veiga Sebastiani

54 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Investor Relations Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Paulo Cesar Krauss

50 2013 Adjunct officer, Member of the Executive Board

Cristiano Hotz

41 2014 Chief Institutional Relations Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Gilberto Mendes Fernandes

59 2015 Chief Corporate Management, Member of the Executive Board

Jonel Nazareno Iurk

61 2013 Business Development Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Helio Marques da Silva

52 2015 Member of the Board of Directors

Henrique Amarante Costa Pinto

55 2015 Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Marlos Gaio

40 2015 Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Carlos Homero Giacomini

59 Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Mauro Ricardo Machado Costa

54 2015 Independent Director

Jose Richa

50 Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Biographies

Name Description

Fernando Xavier Ferreira

Mr. Fernando Xavier Ferreira serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL since Apr 24, 2015. Member of the Strategic Council of the Federation of Industries of Sao Paulo State - Fiesp, Member of the Board of Directors of Centro Educacional João Paulo II, member of the Board of the Association of Associação Amigos do Hospital das Clínicas, Secretary of the State of Paraná Education - (Jan-May / 2015), President of the Brazilian Telecommunications - Telebras and Paraná Telecommunications - Telepar, Brazilian General Director of Itaipu Binacional, President of Northern Telecom do Brasil, Executive secretary of the Ministry of Communications, Presidente da Telecomunicações Brasileiras S/A – TELEBRAS, President of Telefonica Group in Brazil. He holds a Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro in 1971. He studied at the Management Training Course from Business School of University of Western Ontario (Canada) (1982).

Luiz Fernando Leone Vianna

Mr. Luiz Fernando Leone Vianna serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors of Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL since Dec 23, 2014. He serves as Member of the Board of Directors of Paranaense de Energia, Advisor on Environment Forum of Power Sector - FMASE, Member of the Board of Directors of ONS – Operador Nacional do Sistema Elétrico, Founding member of the Forum of the Brazilian Electric Sector Associations, Vice Chairman of the Company Advisory Board of Energy Research - EPE / Concepe. He served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association of Independent Power Producers - Apine (2004-2014); Chairman of the Environmental Forum FMASE Power Industry (2005-2006 and 2010-2011); Consultant in the company Vianna Consultoria Ltda. (2003-2004); Advisor of the Association of Independent Power Producers - Apine (2001-2003); Institutional Relations Officer of Copel (Holding) (2002); Chief Executive Officer of COPEL Generation (1999-2002); Member Paranaense Water Resources Council (1997-2002); Member of the Wholesale Energy Market - MAE and the Wholesale Energy Market Administrator - Asmae (1998-2001); Member of the Regional Council of Paraná Engineering (1999-2000); Assistant Presidency Copel (1998-1999); Assistant Operation Copel's Executive Board (1997-1998); Director of the Duke do Brazil (1997-1998); and Superintendent of Operation and Maintenance of the Generation and Transmission East (1995-1997). 3. Training: Specialization in hydroelectric generation; He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from UFPR (1978); and is Graduate in Business Administration from UFPR (1974).

Luiz Eduardo da Veiga Sebastiani

Mr. Luiz Eduardo da Veiga Sebastiani serves as the Chief Financial Officer, Investor Relations Officer and a Member of the Executive Board of Companhia Paranaense de Energia since February 18, 2013. He initiated his career as a Financial Technician at Instituto Paranaense de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social (IPARDES). Then, he acted as a Professor of Economy at Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana (PUC) and at Universidade Federal do Parana (UFPR). Moreover, he acted as the President of the Regional Board of Economics of the State of Parana and the Representative of the state of Parana at (COFECON). He served as the Transports Officer at URBS - Urbanizacao de Curitiba, Secretario Municipal de Financas de Curitiba, Secretario de Estado da Administracao e da Previdencia do ParanaHe is an Economist graduated from Universidade Federal do Parana (UFPR). He also gained a Master's degree in Economic Theory from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).

Paulo Cesar Krauss

Mr. Paulo Cesar Krauss serves as Adjunct Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL. He has graduated in Social Communication from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná - PUC-PR (1997) and MBA in Marketing from Instituto Superior de Administração e Economia-Isae/FGV (2000).

Cristiano Hotz

Mr. Cristiano Hotz serves as Chief Institutional Relations Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL since December 23, 2014. Professional background: Member of the Board of Directors at Elejor - Centrais Elétricas do Rio Jordão S.A. (2014); Alternate Member of the Board of Directors at Dominó Holdings S.A. (2014); Advisor to the Governor of the State of Paraná (2011-2014); Member of the Electoral Law Commission of the Bar Association of the State of Paraná (OAB/PR) (2011-2014); Alternate Member of the Fiscal Council at Fomentos Paraná - Agência de Fomento do Paraná (2011); Electoral Law professor at the Escola Superior de Advocacia (ESA - OAB/PR) (2006-2008); Attorney General of the City of Pontal do Paraná, State of Paraná (2005); Assistant to the Secretary of Finance at Curitiba Municipality (2002-2004); Chief of Staff for the Government Office at Curitiba Municipality (2000-2002); Founding member of the Instituto Paranaense de Direito Eleitoral - Iprade; Chairman of the 6th Trial Group of the Court of Ethics and Discipline at OAB/PR; Member of Special Trial Chamber of the Court of Ethics and Discipline at OAB/PR; and Member of the Research Group on the Masters in Business Law and Citzenship at Unicuritiba: Civil and Environmental Responsibility from the Civil and Constitutional Perspective. Educational background: Specialization in Constitutional Law, from ABDConst - Curitiba - PR (2008); and degree in Law, from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná - PUCPR (1999).

Gilberto Mendes Fernandes

Mr. Gilberto Mendes Fernandes serves as Chief Corporate Management, Member of the Executive Board of Companhia Paranaense de Energia since Sep 16, 2015. Prior to this he served as Chief Environment and Corporate Citizenship Officer and a Member of the Executive Board of Companhia Paranaense de Energia from January 1, 2011 to 2013. He was Member of the Board of Directors of Carbocampel - S.P.C. Copel/Cambui - coal exploitation, since April 25, 2014; Member of the Board of Directors of CS Bioenergia - S.P.C. Cattalini/Sanepar - power generation, since May 28, 2015; Member of the advising technical committee of the Board of Directors of Sanepar, since November 18, 2013; Member of the Deliberative Council of UEGA thermal plant, since February 15, 2012; and Member of the Directing Council of Consórcio Cruzeiro do Sul - Mauá Power Plant, since August 05, 2013. Professional background: Chief Assistant Officer of Copel Participações S.A., nominated by public deed of incorporation, in October 10, 2013, for the 2013-2016 term of office; Chief Environment and Corporate Citzenship Officer of Companhia Paranaense de Energia - Copel (2012-2013); Advisor to TV SBT Rio de Janeiro, at Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade - ICMBIO (2002-2010); Executive Technical Officer at Grupo Paulo Pimentel (1989-2002); Responsible for the project and implementation of the television system at PUC-PR (1989); Partner Manager at Imagem Arte em Vídeo (1986-2002); Responsible for the project and implementation of video production companies - Câmera 9, Vídeo 1 and Trípoli Produções (1986-1990); Technician in charge of the Museu da Imagem e do Som do Paraná - MIS (1985-1986); Technical Coordinator of the Radio, Television and Cinema Division at Secretaria de Estado da Comunicação Social do Paraná (1983-1986); He has done Specialization in Strategic Planning from Fundação Dom Cabral (2001); and Graduation Degree in Electronics from Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica do Paraná - Cefet/Paraná (1975).

Jonel Nazareno Iurk

Mr. Jonel Nazareno Iurk serves as Business Development Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Companhia Paranaense de Energia since Oct 10, 2013. He served as Chief Environment and Corporate Citizenship Officer and a Member of the Executive Board of Companhia Paranaense de Energia. He is Civil Engineer, Mr. Nazareno Iurk held positions throughout his career: he was Secretary of Environment and Water Resources for the State of Parana from 2011 to 2013; Executive Technical Officer at ECOBR Engenharia e Consultoria Ambiental from 2002 to 2010; Chief of Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis - Ibama for the State of Parana from 1995 to 1999; Operational Development Engineer and Coordinator of Rural Sanitation and Environmental Studies at Companhia de Saneamento do Parana - Sanepar from 1992 to 2002; and Environmental Sanitation Coordinator at Coordenacao da Regiao Metropolitana de Curitiba - Comec in 1994. He holds Master’s degree in Soil Science, from Universidade Federal do Parana - PR (2005); Specialization in Environmental Management and Engineering, from Universidade Federal do Paraná - UFPR (1999); Degree in Civil Engineering, from Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa - UEPG (1978); and Degree in Mathematics, from Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa - UEPG (1975).

Helio Marques da Silva

Mr. Helio Marques da Silva serves as Member of the Board of Directors of Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL since April 24, 2015. He works as Industrial Technician of Electrotechnics at Copel. He has held positions throughout his career in the Company, such as maintenance technician (1993-2005); maintenance mechanic (1993); trainee mechanic (1991-1993); and security guard (1987-1991). He holds a degree in Law.

Henrique Amarante Costa Pinto

Mr. Henrique Amarante Costa Pinto serves as the Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL since July 31, 2015. He is Chief Official for Project Structuring at Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social - BNDES (as of May 27, 2008). Professional background: head of the Operations Department at BNDES Participações S.A. - BNDESPAR (2006-2008); manager of investment for the money market area at BNDES Participações S.A. - BNDESPAR (1993-1998); manager of Mining and Siderurgy at Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social - BNDES (1998-2003); member of private equity fund investment committees and member of the Board of Directors for other companies. Educational background: master’s degree in International Securities, Investment and Banking, from the University of Reading, United Kingdom (1997); master’s degree in Management from COPPEAD/UFRJ - Business School of UFRJ (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) (1989); degree in Mechanical Engineering from UFRJ (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) (1983).

Marlos Gaio

Mr. Marlos Gaio serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL since April 24, 2015. Currently he is also lawyer, founding partner and Executive Officer of Gaio & Flor Junior Advogados Associados (2001-present); and founding partner and business manager of FBG Participações e Administração de Imóveis Ltda. (2010-present). He held important positions throughout his professional career: he was member of the Governance Comission of State-Owned Companies, of Instituto Brasileiro de Governança Corporativa - IBGC (2008-2009); member of the Board of Directors of Centrais Elétricas do Rio Jordão S.A. - Elejor (2007-2008); Chairman of the Oversight Board of Fundação Copel de Previdência e Assistência Social (2006-2010); Chief Official of the Societary Management Office of Copel (2005-2011); having also carried out juridical activities in several areas of Copel.

Carlos Homero Giacomini

Mr. Carlos Homero Giacomini serves as an Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Companhia Paranaense de Energia. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company. He is Specialist in Pediatrics, with residency at Hospital Evangelico de Medicina do Parana. He is Chairman of Instituto Municipal de Administracao Publica - Imap; Municipal Secretary of Planning and Coordination at Curitiba Municipality. He acted as Director at Hospital Oswaldo Cruz; Director of Planning and Chief Official at Imap; Chairman at Instituto de Previdencia dos Servidores do Municipio de Curitiba - IPMC; Municipal Secretary of Human Resources at Curitiba Municipality. He holds a Master's in Public Health from Universidade Estadual de Londrina - UEL.

Mauro Ricardo Machado Costa

Mr. Mauro Ricardo Machado Costa serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL since April 24, 2015. He held important positions throughout his professional career; he was Fiscal Auditor of Brazilian Federal Revenue; Secretary of the Treasury of the State of São Paulo (2007-2010); Secretary of Finance of São Paulo (2005-2006 and 2011-2012); Chief Executive Officer of Companhia de Saneamento de Minas Gerais - Copasa (2003-2004); Chief Executive Officer of Fundação Nacional de Saúde - Funasa (1999-2002); and Chief Official of Zona Franca de Manaus - Suframa (1996-1999). He currently is also Secretary of the Treasury of the State of Paraná; member of the Audit Committee of Copel; Chairman of the Board of Directors of Agência de Fomento do Paraná, Serviço Social Autônomo PARANACIDADE and Companhia de Saneamento do Paraná - Sanepar; and member of the Board of Directors of Companhia de Habitação do Paraná - Cohapar and Agência Paraná de Desenvolvimento - APD. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Fundacao Getulio Vargas.

Jose Richa

Mr. Jose Richa Filho serves as an Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Companhia Paranaense de Energia. He is a Member of the Company's Audit Committee. He has held several positions during his career, including Financial and Administrative Director of Highway Department of the State of Parana; Financial and Administrative Director of Agencia de Fomento do Parana SA; and City Secretary of Administration for the City of Curitiba. He earned a Bachelor's in Civil Engineering from Sociedade Paranaense de Ensino e Informatica (Spei) and a post graduate degree in Public Administration from Sociedade Paranaense de Ensino e Informatica (Spei).