People: Praxair Inc (PX.N)
Mr. Oscar De Paula Bernardes is an Independent Director of the Company. He is Managing partner at Yguapora Consultoria e Empreendimentos Ltda. in São Paulo, Brazil, a consulting and investment firm. From 2003 to 2010, he was a managing partner at Integra Assessoria em Negocios Ltda. in São Paulo, Brazil, a consulting firm specializing in financial restructuring, governance and interim management in turnaround situations. From 1997 to 1999, he was Chief Executive Officer of Bunge International, a leading global agribusiness and food company. Prior to joining Bunge, he was Senior Vice President and Managing Partner for Latin America with Booz Allen and Hamilton, Inc. and prior to that, operations director in Brazil for Ferro Corporation. Mr. Bernardes is a director of five companies in Brazil: Localiza Rent A Car S.A. (where he is Chairman of the Audit Committee), Marcopolo S.A., Suzano Papel e Celulose S.A., Gerdau S.A./Metalúrgica Gerdau S.A., and DASA Laboratorios da America SA. During the past five years, he was also a director of Johnson Electric Holdings Ltd. in Hong Kong, and São Paulo Alpargatas S.A. He is also on the advisory Board of Alcoa Latin America, Vanguarda Agro, Amerys, and Johnson Electric and a Board Member of OMINI, a private company.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||100,000|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||144,033|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||13,400|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||257,433|