Investor Relations

Executive Board, Councils and Committees

Board of Directors

Name Position
Gustavo Jorge Laboissière Loyola Chairman of the Board and Independent Member

Doctorate in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics at Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1983. • Master’s Degree in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics of the Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1981. • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Universidade de Brasília (UnB) – 1979. Current Activities: Tendências Consultoria Integrada SS Ltda – Partner – Director since 1998. Gustavo Loyola Consultoria SS Ltda – Partner-Director since 1998. Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A. – Member of the Board of Directors since April 2006. Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A. – Member of the Audit Committee. Caramuru Alimentos SA – Chairman of the Board of Directors for the SAGA Group – Member of the Board of Directors. HIG – Brasil Assessoria de Investimentos Ltda – Member of the Advisory Board. Publications: “Relative Prices in an Inflationary Process” – Editor FGV – Rio – 1991. This author has written about the Brazilian economy in the main Brazilian newspapers and magazines, in addition to contributing to seminars and academic events. Awards: Elected “ECONOMIST OF THE YEAR 2014” by the Brazilian Order of Economists. Academic experience: 1988 – 1989 – Fundação Getúlio Vargas – Professor of Macroeconomic Analysis and Monetary Economy. 1981 – 1982 – Faculdades Integradas Benett – Professor of Macroeconomic Analysis and Currencies and Banks. Academic education: • Doctorate in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics at Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1983. • Master’s Degree in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics of the Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1981. • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Universidade de Brasília (UnB) – 1979.

Márcio Nagao de Souza Vice Chairman of the Board

Worked at Nagatsuzuki Participações Ltda. (Caramuru Foods), from 2006 to 2017, as Partner and Member of the Board of Directors, and has, since 2003, managed ABS Administração e Participações Ltda. Brazilian, 43 years old, married, resident of Uberlândia, MG, he majored in Business Administration at UNITRI – Centro Universitário do Triângulo and holds an MBA in Business Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV, with the theme “Business plan focused on reforestation with commercial purposes, supplying energy to Central-Eastern Brazil”.

Adriano José Pires Rodrigues Independent Board Member

Founding partner and Director of the “Infrastructure Brazilian Center” Centro Brasileiro de Infra Estrutura (CBIE). Doctorate in Industrial Economics at Université Paris XIII (1987), Master’s in Energy Planning at COPPE/UFRJ (1983) and graduated as an Economist at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (1980). He has been working in the energy sector for over 30 years. His last experience in government was at Agência Nacional de Petróleo – ANP (“The National Petroleum Agency”), where he acted as Advisor to the Director General, Superintendent of Oil Imports and Exports, as well as oil derivatives, natural gas and Superintendent of Supply. At the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, he worked as a professor, researcher and consultant for international companies and entities. He developed research and teaching activities in the areas of regulatory economics; infrastructure economics; legal and institutional aspects of providing public services and public tariffs.

Anderson Pelissari de Souza

He worked as an administrative assistant at the company Agropecuária Itapuã from 1995 to 2001. From 2001 to 2002, he was a Supply Chain Consultant at Arthur Andersen Business Consulting. In 2002, he was an Enterprise Risk Services – ERS consultant at Deloitte Touche Thomatsu. Today, in addition to his duties at Grupo Caramuru, he has been Managing Director at Grupo JBPS, in Londrina, PR, since 2002, and participates in Strategic Committees for Corn, Sunflower / Mix and General Warehouses and Special Products Committee for Commodities, Soy and Derivatives, and Logistics at Grupo Caramuru.   Majored in Business Administration at Universidade Estadual de Londrina, State of Paraná. Specialist in Business Economics, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, PR. Specialist in Business Logistics, Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo, SP. Majored in Spanish and English at the Líttera Language Center (Londrina, PR), Native Speaker (Philadelphia, USA), LSI-Language Studies International (Brighton, England) and Anglo Continental School of English (Bournemouth, England).

Cassiana Pelissari de Souza Rodrigues

She worked as Manager of Finance and Expenses at Agropecuária Itapuã, located in Londrina, PR, and provided auditing services and drafted reports. She worked as a business, finance and expense management consultant. She was an audit assistant at Arthur Andersen S/C, located in São Paulo, SP; a Finance and Expense Analyst at Dixie Toga SA, located in Londrina, PR; and, she worked in the commodities for Unifac Agro Indústria, located in Lisbon, Portugal. Today, she is a shareholder of JBPS Administradora and JBPS Agropecuária, based in Londrina, Paraná with a branch in Mato Grosso do Sul. She participates on the Board of Directors of Caramuru and on its Committees: the Economic-Financial Committee and Statutory Audit Committee. She is a Social Investor, as well as a Board Member and Mentor at the Instituto Legado, based in Curitiba, Paraná, which works in the area of Entrepreneurship and Social Impact. She majored in Business Administration at Universidade Estadual de Londrina, State of Paraná, with a postgraduate degree in BB/MBA – General Training Course for Senior Executives, from Fundação Instituto de Administração Conveniada with FEA/USP of São Paulo, SP, and in Marketing and Advertising from INBRAPE/CESULON in Londrina, PR, taking courses in Capital Markets and Finance at FGV – Fundação Getúlio Vargas; Financial Market Operations at KPMG Peat Marwick Dreyfus; Spanish at the Líttera Language Center; English at CES – The Center For English Studies – San Francisco (USA), at the Newnham Language Centre – Cambridge (England) and at The International Scholl Exeter – Exeter (England); French Language / Business / Informatics at Château Mont Choisi School – Lausanne (Switzerland).

Célia Borges de Souza

She worked as a professor at Instituto NS do Rosário, in 1969; secretary of Banco Bamerindus Investimentos S/A, in 1970; as a secretary for the Administrative Department of Banco Crefisul, in 1971; as a secretary/typist for Companhia Atlantic de Petróleo, in 1971/1972; as a chemist at Produtos Alimentícios Caramuru (Caramuru), in 1974/1983. Majored in Higher Chemistry at Faculdade Católica de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras do Paraná, majored in Business Administration at Universidade Norte do Paraná (UNOPAR) in Londrina, with knowledge in English and Spanish.

César Borges de Sousa

Since 1970, he has managed the Group founded by his father, Múcio de Souza Rezende, ranking among the best “food” companies in Brazil. In addition to his functional attributions in the industry, César Borges is Vice President of the Brazilian Association of Food Industries (ABIA); Member of Embrapa Milho e Sorgo’s CAE (External Advisory Committee); Member of the Advisory Board of the São Paulo World Trade Center; Member of the Senior Board of Agribusiness (COSAG) for the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP); Member of the Permanent Thematic Council on Infrastructure – COINFRA, for the National Confederation of Industry – CNI. Postgraduate degree in Financial Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas, São Paulo.

Executive Management

Name Position
Júlio César da Costa Chief Executive Officer and Finance and Administrative Director

He joined the company in August 1980 as an office assistant. He worked in the Export and Financial Areas. In 2003, he became the ADM/Finance Director for Grupo Caramuru, with facilities in Goiás, Paraná, Mato Grosso and São Paulo. Responsible for the areas: Administrative/Financial, Rural Producer credit, carrying out exports. He coordinates the entire capital flow for Grupo Caramuru, such as: destination of financial resources and sources of funding for working capital and investments. Brazilian, 59 years old, married, resident of Itumbiara (GO). Majored in Business Administration at ULBRA – ILES Universidade Luterana de Ensino Superior in Itumbiara, with an MBA – Training for Senior Executives from FEA / USP-SP / Banco do Brasil. Participated in the PDG – Manager Development Program at Caramuru Alimentos S.A.

Antônio Ismael Ballan Logistics/Port Director

Since 1979, he has been directing the Retail Logistics and Commodities area. He has a history of strong performance in various segments: Roads, Railways, Ports, Waterways, Maritime, Regulatory Agencies, and Others. He is knowledgeable about and works in Total Quality Management, specializing in logistics, and also actively participates in several lectures and seminars on logistics. He is the main representative on the Technical Committee for the Tietê-Paraná Waterway (CTHTP), representing the exporters segment. He is part of the Editorial Board of Revista Ferroviária and the COINFRA/FIEG Thematic Council on Infrastructure. He specialized in Foreign Trade at the Faculdade Estadual de Ciências Econômicas de Apucarana Estado do Paraná and in Logistics at the Universidade Católica Dom Bosco in Campo Grande.

Armando Bernardinelli Controllership Director

He joined the company in July 2008, acting as Controllership Director of Grupo Empresarial Caramuru, being responsible for Tax and Budget Planning, Expenses, Direct and Indirect Taxes, Accounting, Balance Sheet Consolidation and Risk Management. With 32 years of professional experience in multinational and national industries, in the area of Finance, Controllership, Accounting, Auditing, Financial Planning, Taxes, Expenses, Human Resources, Accounts Payable and Receivable and Treasury. Graduated in 2000, with a Master’s in Business Financial Administration from Universidade Mackenzie. Specialization in Controllership at FGV; University Extension in Systems Analysis at FAAP. Bachelor’s in Accounting Sciences at UniFMU of São Paulo.

Célio Garcia de Oliveira Director of Origination and Warehouses

He joined the company in August 1988. Currently, as Director of Origination and Warehouses  he is responsible for directing the storage unit activities in the operational, administrative and business areas, and is responsible for the origination, receipt, quality and conservation of received and stored grains. He works in and coordinates General Warehouses and is responsible for operational storage when originating the raw material target determined in the guidelines, integrating with grain logistics, processing and exporting from the states of Goiás and Mato Grosso. Majored in Accounting at Universidade Luterana do Brasil – ULBRA, and received an MBA in Strategic Business Management from Faculdade Pitágoras de Uberlândia, MG.

Cleusdimar Rodrigues da Costa Director of Soy

He joined the company in July 1998. He worked as a Market Operator for Bran, Soy Oil and Soy Grains and in commodities at the Chicago Stock Exchange. Currently, as Director of Soy, he is responsible for coordinating the flow of soy supply to industrial plants as well as for exports. He is responsible for keeping the entire soy chain integrated, considering origination, storage, transport, industry, port and sales . He coordinates and defines the purchase policy for transgenic soy for Grupo Caramuru. He is also responsible for the soy, oil, bran and biodiesel sales policy for domestic and/or foreign markets, in addition to carrying out biodiesel sales. He majored in Business Administration at ULBRA – ILES Universidade Luterana de Ensino Superior in Itumbiara, He participated in the PDG – Managers Development Program with the Caramuru Alimentos S.A. company. In June of 2018, he completed Training for Consultants and Facilitator Leaders course at ADIGO Desenvolvimento and is currently studying for his MBA in Business Management at FGV – Uberlândia, MG campus.

Fábio Vieira Vasconcelos Júnior Commercial Director

He joined the company in June 1990. In 1994, as a treasury assistant, he was responsible for the company’s cash flow, application of funds, exchange closing and balance sheets. From 1995 to 2002, he took on the responsibility of regional sales coordinator, in the area of consumption and coordination of products for soy oil and special oils, adding on the functions of northeast business leader from 1998 to 2006. In 2000, he assumed management of Sales Administration, structuring and developing the area within the commercial department. From 2002 to 2005, he worked as a trader in the commodities area, responsible for soy oil sales in the domestic and export markets and bran sales policy in the domestic market. From 2006 to 2015, he assumed sales management for animal and industrial consumption in the domestic market and, in 2009, commercial management for the following segments: Retail (Consumer Products); Animal Segments; Industrial and Sales Management.  Focused on planning, results and team building, adding the position of Sunflower Business Leader of the company. In 2018, he took over as Commercial Director, which encompasses the areas of animal nutrition and consumer products (Sinhá Brand), being responsible for Sinhá brand product sales and launches in the national market, seeking to enhance the brand. He majored in Business Administration at ULBRA – ILES (Universidade Luterana de Ensino Superior em Itumbiara, in GO), with an MBA in Business Management and Marketing from USP (Universidade de São Paulo), in 2013 he was a member of the 2nd PDG (Management Development Program ) class of Grupo Caramuru. In 2015 he completed a course to be a consultant and team leader at ADIGO (Association for the Development of Individuals, Groups and Organizations in RJ/SP.).

Júlio César de Oliveira Director Business Development

He joined Caramuru in 1991. From 1991 to 1995, he acted as Production Supervisor for Extracting and Refining Vegetable Oils. He was Industrial Manager at the São Simão unit, responsible for industrial management of soy. In 2003, he became the Industrial Director and, since 2007, has been the Director of New Business for Grupo Caramuru.  He is knowledgeable about and works in Total Quality Management. He majored in Chemical Engineering at the Universidade Federal de Uberlândia in Minas Gerais in October 1991 and received an MBA in Business Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in June 2001.

Marcus Erich Thieme Director of Investor Relations

Marcus Thieme has a degree in economics from Universidade Mackenzie (1995), has a long-term specialization in applied economics in financial markets from FIPE/FEA (1998) and an MBA (no dissertation/diploma) from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Canada ( 1999-2001). Throughout his career, he has held several positions in areas related to the capital market, at Banco Pactual from 1992 to 1998, at RBC Capital Markets (Toronto, Canada) from 2001 to 2007; at Vale S.A. from 2007 to 2009; at Tenda Construtora Tenda S.A. from 2009 to 2010; and worked at Citibank as vice president of ADR services in Brazil between 2010 and 2011. Between 2011 and 2017, he served as Statutory Executive Director of Tereos Internacional S.A., responsible for the Investor Relations area, and from 2014-2017 he was a member of the Guarani Board of Directors. Between 2018 and 2019, he acted as investor relations Head at Bunge Açúcar e Bionergia S/A, and in 2020 he held the same role at ONE Empreendimentos Imobiliários. Since January 2021, he has held the role of Statutory Director of Investor Relations at Caramuru Alimentos S.A. Marcus Thieme is also certified to act as a Fiscal Board member, which was issued by the IBGC in January 2020.

Margareti Silvana Scarpelini Director of Human Resources and Institutional Relations

Since 2003, she has been directing the company’s Human Resources Area, which encompasses Human Resources, Health and Safety, Quality Management, Communication, Social Responsibility and Customer Service, and since 2016, she has directed the area of Institutional Relations, responsible for promoting the company’s relationship with strategic audiences within the scope of government bodies and entities representing society – NGOs, unions, federations, associations and communities. She coordinates Caramuru’s organizational development process, having already given structure to the implementation of the company’s Vision, Mission, Values and Code of Ethics and Conduct, as well as the implementation of the Institutional Human Resources Policy, the Institutional Communication Policy and the Process of Strategic planning. She coordinates the Social Program “Aprendendo com Você” (“Learning With You”), developing activities with municipal schools and the community. She works as a volunteer at the Junior Achievement Goiás unit. There she implements projects and serves as President. She majored in Psychology at the Universidade Federal de Uberlândia with a specialization in Human Resources Administration and received an MBA in Agribusiness from MKP/Caramuru with a specialization in consultant training from Adigo Desenvolvimento.

Renato Pereira de Souza IT Director

He joined the company in October 1983. He worked in the Financial area as a treasury supervisor. In 1987, he started working in the Information Technology area, working as an operator, programmer, analyst, supervisor, manager, and currently he is the Information Technology Director of Grupo Caramuru. He is responsible for preparing Information Technology master plans that define what investments and technology projects are necessary for the company’s business. He majored in Business Administration, and Administration in Foreign Trade from the Faculdade Estadual de Ciências Econômicas de Apucarana (PR). Postgraduate degree in Information Systems from the Universidade Estadual de Londrina (PR) and an MBA from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (RJ).

Walme Taveira Ferraz Filho Industrial Director

He joined Caramuru in 2007 as Refinery and Bottling Manager for vegetable oils. He was Industrial Manager at AmBev at the João Pessoa, PB unit, where he was responsible for the Bottling area, and, today he is the Industrial Director of Caramuru, ranking among the best “Food” companies in Brazil. He implemented and monitored the following for Grupo Caramuru: The modernization and expansion of the corn derivatives plant in Itumbiara, coordinating the completion of the project and the efficiency curve of the new process. Participated in the project to expand the capacity of the Biodiesel plant in São Simão, GO, from 375m3 to 625m3. Directly participated in operations that increased the production of the Refinery and Bottling Plant with a reduction in industrial costs. Directly participated in the construction and management of new industrial units in Ipameri (Biodiesel, Crushing and Refined Glycerin) and Sorriso (Crushing, Lecithin, SPC and Biodiesel). Is knowledgeable about and works with Total Quality Management. He is responsible for the Quality area of the company’s processes and products. He majored in Mechanical Engineering at Universidade Estadual Paulista – UNESP Guaratinguetá, São Paulo, received an MBA in Business Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and an MBA in Agribusiness from MKP/Caramuru.

Weslley Sousa Rezende International Commodities Director

He joined the company in March 1987. Currently, as International Commodities Director, he is responsible for directing all of the company’s overseas sales in the soy, corn and differentiated commodities segment. Also, as the Chief Operating Officer of the unit in Sorriso, MT, he is responsible for the commercialization of SPC – Soy Protein Concentrate, Biodiesel, Lecithin, among others, with the predominant role of promoting the involvement of all related areas – Origination, storage, transport , finance and commercial – in order to ensure integration of the entire soy chain of this unit, which is located in the north of Mato Grosso. In Total Quality Management, he is responsible for policy and management of the Non-GMO Hard IP Program – the soy production chain’s total traceability program, in order to ensure the preserved identity of products (brans, SPC, lecithin) that are free from transgenic contamination. He also cooperates and participates in the company’s Biodiesel Marketing Policy. Majored in Foreign Trade at the União Educacional de Brasília – UNEB and, received a postgraduate degree in Business Management & Marketing from Fundação para Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento da Administração, Contabilidade e Economia, Fundação de Apoio à Faculdade de Economia, Administração e Contabilidade at the Universidade de São Paulo (FUNDACE-FEARP-USP).

Committees

In order to constantly comply with legal and regulatory standards, policies and guidelines established for its business, Caramuru invests in improving its strategic processes. Its actions are always aimed towards solid and differentiated corporate governance standards, which are supported by five advisory committees to the Board of Directors. See below:

Economic-Financial Committee

Name Position
César Borges de Sousa Coordinator

Since 1970, he has managed the Group founded by his father, Múcio de Souza Rezende, ranking among the best “food” companies in Brazil. In addition to his functional attributions in the industry, César Borges is Vice President of the Brazilian Association of Food Industries (ABIA); Member of Embrapa Milho e Sorgo’s CAE (External Advisory Committee); Member of the Advisory Board of the São Paulo World Trade Center; Member of the Senior Board of Agribusiness (COSAG) for the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP); Member of the Permanent Thematic Council on Infrastructure – COINFRA, for the National Confederation of Industry – CNI. Postgraduate degree in Financial Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas, São Paulo.

Alberto Borges de Souza

Since 1970, he has been directing Caramuru Alimentos SA, founded by his father, Múcio de Souza Rezende, with industrial undertakings and provision of services in the states of Amapá, Goiás, Pará, Paraná, Mato Grosso and São Paulo, positioning himself as the main group of national capital in the processing of soy, corn, sunflower and canola, dedicated to the storage and industrialization of grains, extraction and refining of oils, export of soy in grain, bran, oil, lecithin, Soy Protein Concentrate – SPC e, in the production of biodiesel. It is stands out for “soybean complex” transport logistics, with strong investments in the Port of Santos, Porto de Santana, in railroads and in the Tietê-Paraná and Tapajós-Amazonas Waterways.
In addition to his functional attributions in the industry, he participates in ADIAL – Associação Pró-Developmento Industrial do Estado de Goiás, acts as a Counselor at APROBIO – Association of Biodiesel Producers in Brazil and participates as an active member with community entities.
Eleven times, he was chosen as “Business Leader of the Food Sector and State Business Leader” and was honored in the “2011 Entrepreneur Award”, by Ernst & Young.
Brazilian, 71 years old, married, resident in Itumbiara-GO since 1975, graduated in Economic Sciences from the Faculty of Economic Sciences of Apucarana, State of Pará.

Cassiana Pelissari de Souza Rodrigues

She worked as Manager of Finance and Expenses at Agropecuária Itapuã, located in Londrina, PR, and provided auditing services and drafted reports. She worked as a business, finance and expense management consultant. She was an audit assistant at Arthur Andersen S/C, located in São Paulo, SP; a Finance and Expense Analyst at Dixie Toga SA, located in Londrina, PR; and, she worked in the commodities for Unifac Agro Indústria, located in Lisbon, Portugal. Today, she is a shareholder of JBPS Administradora and JBPS Agropecuária, based in Londrina, Paraná with a branch in Mato Grosso do Sul. She participates on the Board of Directors of Caramuru and on its Committees: the Economic-Financial Committee and Statutory Audit Committee. She is a Social Investor, as well as a Board Member and Mentor at the Instituto Legado, based in Curitiba, Paraná, which works in the area of Entrepreneurship and Social Impact. She majored in Business Administration at Universidade Estadual de Londrina, State of Paraná, with a postgraduate degree in BB/MBA – General Training Course for Senior Executives, from Fundação Instituto de Administração Conveniada with FEA/USP of São Paulo, SP, and in Marketing and Advertising from INBRAPE/CESULON in Londrina, PR, taking courses in Capital Markets and Finance at FGV – Fundação Getúlio Vargas; Financial Market Operations at KPMG Peat Marwick Dreyfus; Spanish at the Líttera Language Center; English at CES – The Center For English Studies – San Francisco (USA), at the Newnham Language Centre – Cambridge (England) and at The International Scholl Exeter – Exeter (England); French Language / Business / Informatics at Château Mont Choisi School – Lausanne (Switzerland).

Gustavo Jorge Laboissière Loyola

Doctorate in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics at Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1983. • Master’s Degree in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics of the Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1981. • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Universidade de Brasília (UnB) – 1979. Current Activities: Tendências Consultoria Integrada SS Ltda – Partner – Director since 1998. Gustavo Loyola Consultoria SS Ltda – Partner-Director since 1998. Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A. – Member of the Board of Directors since April 2006. Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A. – Member of the Audit Committee. Caramuru Alimentos SA – Chairman of the Board of Directors for the SAGA Group – Member of the Board of Directors. HIG – Brasil Assessoria de Investimentos Ltda – Member of the Advisory Board. Publications: “Relative Prices in an Inflationary Process” – Editor FGV – Rio – 1991. This author has written about the Brazilian economy in the main Brazilian newspapers and magazines, in addition to contributing to seminars and academic events. Awards: Elected “ECONOMIST OF THE YEAR 2014” by the Brazilian Order of Economists. Academic experience: 1988 – 1989 – Fundação Getúlio Vargas – Professor of Macroeconomic Analysis and Monetary Economy. 1981 – 1982 – Faculdades Integradas Benett – Professor of Macroeconomic Analysis and Currencies and Banks. Academic education: • Doctorate in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics at Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1983. • Master’s Degree in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics of the Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1981. • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Universidade de Brasília (UnB) – 1979.

Júlio César da Costa

He joined the company in August 1980 as an office assistant. He worked in the Export and Financial Areas. In 2003, he became the ADM/Finance Director for Grupo Caramuru, with facilities in Goiás, Paraná, Mato Grosso and São Paulo. Responsible for the areas: Administrative/Financial, Rural Producer credit, carrying out exports. He coordinates the entire capital flow for Grupo Caramuru, such as: destination of financial resources and sources of funding for working capital and investments. Brazilian, 59 years old, married, resident of Itumbiara (GO). Majored in Business Administration at ULBRA – ILES Universidade Luterana de Ensino Superior in Itumbiara, with an MBA – Training for Senior Executives from FEA / USP-SP / Banco do Brasil. Participated in the PDG – Manager Development Program at Caramuru Alimentos S.A.

Audit Committee

Name Position
Cassiana Pelissari de Souza Rodrigues Coordinator

She worked as Manager of Finance and Expenses at Agropecuária Itapuã, located in Londrina, PR, and provided auditing services and drafted reports. She worked as a business, finance and expense management consultant. She was an audit assistant at Arthur Andersen S/C, located in São Paulo, SP; a Finance and Expense Analyst at Dixie Toga SA, located in Londrina, PR; and, she worked in the commodities for Unifac Agro Indústria, located in Lisbon, Portugal. Today, she is a shareholder of JBPS Administradora and JBPS Agropecuária, based in Londrina, Paraná with a branch in Mato Grosso do Sul. She participates on the Board of Directors of Caramuru and on its Committees: the Economic-Financial Committee and Statutory Audit Committee. She is a Social Investor, as well as a Board Member and Mentor at the Instituto Legado, based in Curitiba, Paraná, which works in the area of Entrepreneurship and Social Impact. She majored in Business Administration at Universidade Estadual de Londrina, State of Paraná, with a postgraduate degree in BB/MBA – General Training Course for Senior Executives, from Fundação Instituto de Administração Conveniada with FEA/USP of São Paulo, SP, and in Marketing and Advertising from INBRAPE/CESULON in Londrina, PR, taking courses in Capital Markets and Finance at FGV – Fundação Getúlio Vargas; Financial Market Operations at KPMG Peat Marwick Dreyfus; Spanish at the Líttera Language Center; English at CES – The Center For English Studies – San Francisco (USA), at the Newnham Language Centre – Cambridge (England) and at The International Scholl Exeter – Exeter (England); French Language / Business / Informatics at Château Mont Choisi School – Lausanne (Switzerland).

César Borges de Sousa

Since 1970, he has managed the Group founded by his father, Múcio de Souza Rezende, ranking among the best “food” companies in Brazil. In addition to his functional attributions in the industry, César Borges is Vice President of the Brazilian Association of Food Industries (ABIA); Member of Embrapa Milho e Sorgo’s CAE (External Advisory Committee); Member of the Advisory Board of the São Paulo World Trade Center; Member of the Senior Board of Agribusiness (COSAG) for the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP); Member of the Permanent Thematic Council on Infrastructure – COINFRA, for the National Confederation of Industry – CNI. Postgraduate degree in Financial Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas, São Paulo.

Gustavo Jorge Laboissière Loyola

Doctorate in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics at Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1983. • Master’s Degree in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics of the Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1981. • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Universidade de Brasília (UnB) – 1979. Current Activities: Tendências Consultoria Integrada SS Ltda – Partner – Director since 1998. Gustavo Loyola Consultoria SS Ltda – Partner-Director since 1998. Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A. – Member of the Board of Directors since April 2006. Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A. – Member of the Audit Committee. Caramuru Alimentos SA – Chairman of the Board of Directors for the SAGA Group – Member of the Board of Directors. HIG – Brasil Assessoria de Investimentos Ltda – Member of the Advisory Board. Publications: “Relative Prices in an Inflationary Process” – Editor FGV – Rio – 1991. This author has written about the Brazilian economy in the main Brazilian newspapers and magazines, in addition to contributing to seminars and academic events. Awards: Elected “ECONOMIST OF THE YEAR 2014” by the Brazilian Order of Economists. Academic experience: 1988 – 1989 – Fundação Getúlio Vargas – Professor of Macroeconomic Analysis and Monetary Economy. 1981 – 1982 – Faculdades Integradas Benett – Professor of Macroeconomic Analysis and Currencies and Banks. Academic education: • Doctorate in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics at Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1983. • Master’s Degree in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics of the Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1981. • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Universidade de Brasília (UnB) – 1979.

Strategic Committee

Name Position
Alberto Borges de Souza Coordinator

Since 1970, he has been directing Caramuru Alimentos SA, founded by his father, Múcio de Souza Rezende, with industrial undertakings and provision of services in the states of Amapá, Goiás, Pará, Paraná, Mato Grosso and São Paulo, positioning himself as the main group of national capital in the processing of soy, corn, sunflower and canola, dedicated to the storage and industrialization of grains, extraction and refining of oils, export of soy in grain, bran, oil, lecithin, Soy Protein Concentrate – SPC e, in the production of biodiesel. It is stands out for “soybean complex” transport logistics, with strong investments in the Port of Santos, Porto de Santana, in railroads and in the Tietê-Paraná and Tapajós-Amazonas Waterways.
In addition to his functional attributions in the industry, he participates in ADIAL – Associação Pró-Developmento Industrial do Estado de Goiás, acts as a Counselor at APROBIO – Association of Biodiesel Producers in Brazil and participates as an active member with community entities.
Eleven times, he was chosen as “Business Leader of the Food Sector and State Business Leader” and was honored in the “2011 Entrepreneur Award”, by Ernst & Young.
Brazilian, 71 years old, married, resident in Itumbiara-GO since 1975, graduated in Economic Sciences from the Faculty of Economic Sciences of Apucarana, State of Pará.

Cassiana Pelissari de Souza Rodrigues

She worked as Manager of Finance and Expenses at Agropecuária Itapuã, located in Londrina, PR, and provided auditing services and drafted reports. She worked as a business, finance and expense management consultant. She was an audit assistant at Arthur Andersen S/C, located in São Paulo, SP; a Finance and Expense Analyst at Dixie Toga SA, located in Londrina, PR; and, she worked in the commodities for Unifac Agro Indústria, located in Lisbon, Portugal. Today, she is a shareholder of JBPS Administradora and JBPS Agropecuária, based in Londrina, Paraná with a branch in Mato Grosso do Sul. She participates on the Board of Directors of Caramuru and on its Committees: the Economic-Financial Committee and Statutory Audit Committee. She is a Social Investor, as well as a Board Member and Mentor at the Instituto Legado, based in Curitiba, Paraná, which works in the area of Entrepreneurship and Social Impact. She majored in Business Administration at Universidade Estadual de Londrina, State of Paraná, with a postgraduate degree in BB/MBA – General Training Course for Senior Executives, from Fundação Instituto de Administração Conveniada with FEA/USP of São Paulo, SP, and in Marketing and Advertising from INBRAPE/CESULON in Londrina, PR, taking courses in Capital Markets and Finance at FGV – Fundação Getúlio Vargas; Financial Market Operations at KPMG Peat Marwick Dreyfus; Spanish at the Líttera Language Center; English at CES – The Center For English Studies – San Francisco (USA), at the Newnham Language Centre – Cambridge (England) and at The International Scholl Exeter – Exeter (England); French Language / Business / Informatics at Château Mont Choisi School – Lausanne (Switzerland).

Gustavo Jorge Laboissière Loyola

Doctorate in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics at Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1983. • Master’s Degree in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics of the Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1981. • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Universidade de Brasília (UnB) – 1979. Current Activities: Tendências Consultoria Integrada SS Ltda – Partner – Director since 1998. Gustavo Loyola Consultoria SS Ltda – Partner-Director since 1998. Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A. – Member of the Board of Directors since April 2006. Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A. – Member of the Audit Committee. Caramuru Alimentos SA – Chairman of the Board of Directors for the SAGA Group – Member of the Board of Directors. HIG – Brasil Assessoria de Investimentos Ltda – Member of the Advisory Board. Publications: “Relative Prices in an Inflationary Process” – Editor FGV – Rio – 1991. This author has written about the Brazilian economy in the main Brazilian newspapers and magazines, in addition to contributing to seminars and academic events. Awards: Elected “ECONOMIST OF THE YEAR 2014” by the Brazilian Order of Economists. Academic experience: 1988 – 1989 – Fundação Getúlio Vargas – Professor of Macroeconomic Analysis and Monetary Economy. 1981 – 1982 – Faculdades Integradas Benett – Professor of Macroeconomic Analysis and Currencies and Banks. Academic education: • Doctorate in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics at Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1983. • Master’s Degree in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics of the Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 1981. • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Universidade de Brasília (UnB) – 1979.

Special Products Committee for Commodities, Soy and Derivatives, and Logistics/Port

Name Position
Marcio Nagao de Souza Coordinator

Worked at Nagatsuzuki Participações Ltda. (Caramuru Foods), from 2006 to 2017, as Partner and Member of the Board of Directors, and has, since 2003, managed ABS Administração e Participações Ltda. Brazilian, 43 years old, married, resident of Uberlândia, MG, he majored in Business Administration at UNITRI – Centro Universitário do Triângulo and holds an MBA in Business Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV, with the theme “Business plan focused on reforestation with commercial purposes, supplying energy to Central-Eastern Brazil”.

Anderson Pelissari de Souza

He worked as an administrative assistant at the company Agropecuária Itapuã from 1995 to 2001. From 2001 to 2002, he was a Supply Chain Consultant at Arthur Andersen Business Consulting. In 2002, he was an Enterprise Risk Services – ERS consultant at Deloitte Touche Thomatsu. Today, in addition to his duties at Grupo Caramuru, he has been Managing Director at Grupo JBPS, in Londrina, PR, since 2002, and participates in Strategic Committees for Corn, Sunflower / Mix and General Warehouses and Special Products Committee for Commodities, Soy and Derivatives, and Logistics at Grupo Caramuru.   Majored in Business Administration at Universidade Estadual de Londrina, State of Paraná. Specialist in Business Economics, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, PR. Specialist in Business Logistics, Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo, SP. Majored in Spanish and English at the Líttera Language Center (Londrina, PR), Native Speaker (Philadelphia, USA), LSI-Language Studies International (Brighton, England) and Anglo Continental School of English (Bournemouth, England).

Antônio Ismael Ballan

Since 1979, he has been directing the Retail Logistics and Commodities area. He has a history of strong performance in various segments: Roads, Railways, Ports, Waterways, Maritime, Regulatory Agencies, and Others. He is knowledgeable about and works in Total Quality Management, specializing in logistics, and also actively participates in several lectures and seminars on logistics. He is the main representative on the Technical Committee for the Tietê-Paraná Waterway (CTHTP), representing the exporters segment. He is part of the Editorial Board of Revista Ferroviária and the COINFRA/FIEG Thematic Council on Infrastructure. He specialized in Foreign Trade at the Faculdade Estadual de Ciências Econômicas de Apucarana Estado do Paraná and in Logistics at the Universidade Católica Dom Bosco in Campo Grande.

Cleusdimar Rodrigues da Costa

He joined the company in July 1998. He worked as a Market Operator for Bran, Soy Oil and Soy Grains and in commodities at the Chicago Stock Exchange. Currently, as Director of Soy, he is responsible for coordinating the flow of soy supply to industrial plants as well as for exports. He is responsible for keeping the entire soy chain integrated, considering origination, storage, transport, industry, port and sales . He coordinates and defines the purchase policy for transgenic soy for Grupo Caramuru. He is also responsible for the soy, oil, bran and biodiesel sales policy for domestic and/or foreign markets, in addition to carrying out biodiesel sales. He majored in Business Administration at ULBRA – ILES Universidade Luterana de Ensino Superior in Itumbiara, He participated in the PDG – Managers Development Program with the Caramuru Alimentos S.A. company. In June of 2018, he completed Training for Consultants and Facilitator Leaders course at ADIGO Desenvolvimento and is currently studying for his MBA in Business Management at FGV – Uberlândia, MG campus.

Weslley Souza Rezende

He joined the company in March 1987. Currently, as International Commodities Director, he is responsible for directing all of the company’s overseas sales in the soy, corn and differentiated commodities segment. Also, as the Chief Operating Officer of the unit in Sorriso, MT, he is responsible for the commercialization of SPC – Soy Protein Concentrate, Biodiesel, Lecithin, among others, with the predominant role of promoting the involvement of all related areas – Origination, storage, transport , finance and commercial – in order to ensure integration of the entire soy chain of this unit, which is located in the north of Mato Grosso. In Total Quality Management, he is responsible for policy and management of the Non-GMO Hard IP Program – the soy production chain’s total traceability program, in order to ensure the preserved identity of products (brans, SPC, lecithin) that are free from transgenic contamination. He also cooperates and participates in the company’s Biodiesel Marketing Policy. Majored in Foreign Trade at the União Educacional de Brasília – UNEB and, received a postgraduate degree in Business Management & Marketing from Fundação para Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento da Administração, Contabilidade e Economia, Fundação de Apoio à Faculdade de Economia, Administração e Contabilidade at the Universidade de São Paulo (FUNDACE-FEARP-USP).

Corn, Sunflower/Mix and General Stores Committee

Name Position
Anderson Pelissari de Souza Coordinator

He worked as an administrative assistant at the company Agropecuária Itapuã from 1995 to 2001. From 2001 to 2002, he was a Supply Chain Consultant at Arthur Andersen Business Consulting. In 2002, he was an Enterprise Risk Services – ERS consultant at Deloitte Touche Thomatsu. Today, in addition to his duties at Grupo Caramuru, he has been Managing Director at Grupo JBPS, in Londrina, PR, since 2002, and participates in Strategic Committees for Corn, Sunflower / Mix and General Warehouses and Special Products Committee for Commodities, Soy and Derivatives, and Logistics at Grupo Caramuru.   Majored in Business Administration at Universidade Estadual de Londrina, State of Paraná. Specialist in Business Economics, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, PR. Specialist in Business Logistics, Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo, SP. Majored in Spanish and English at the Líttera Language Center (Londrina, PR), Native Speaker (Philadelphia, USA), LSI-Language Studies International (Brighton, England) and Anglo Continental School of English (Bournemouth, England).

Célio Garcia de Oliveira

He joined the company in August 1988. Currently, as Director of Origination and Warehouses  he is responsible for directing the storage unit activities in the operational, administrative and business areas, and is responsible for the origination, receipt, quality and conservation of received and stored grains. He works in and coordinates General Warehouses and is responsible for operational storage when originating the raw material target determined in the guidelines, integrating with grain logistics, processing and exporting from the states of Goiás and Mato Grosso. Majored in Accounting at Universidade Luterana do Brasil – ULBRA, and received an MBA in Strategic Business Management from Faculdade Pitágoras de Uberlândia, MG.

Fábio Vieira Vasconcelos Júnior

He joined the company in June 1990. In 1994, as a treasury assistant, he was responsible for the company’s cash flow, application of funds, exchange closing and balance sheets. From 1995 to 2002, he took on the responsibility of regional sales coordinator, in the area of consumption and coordination of products for soy oil and special oils, adding on the functions of northeast business leader from 1998 to 2006. In 2000, he assumed management of Sales Administration, structuring and developing the area within the commercial department. From 2002 to 2005, he worked as a trader in the commodities area, responsible for soy oil sales in the domestic and export markets and bran sales policy in the domestic market. From 2006 to 2015, he assumed sales management for animal and industrial consumption in the domestic market and, in 2009, commercial management for the following segments: Retail (Consumer Products); Animal Segments; Industrial and Sales Management.  Focused on planning, results and team building, adding the position of Sunflower Business Leader of the company. In 2018, he took over as Commercial Director, which encompasses the areas of animal nutrition and consumer products (Sinhá Brand), being responsible for Sinhá brand product sales and launches in the national market, seeking to enhance the brand. He majored in Business Administration at ULBRA – ILES (Universidade Luterana de Ensino Superior em Itumbiara, in GO), with an MBA in Business Management and Marketing from USP (Universidade de São Paulo), in 2013 he was a member of the 2nd PDG (Management Development Program ) class of Grupo Caramuru. In 2015 he completed a course to be a consultant and team leader at ADIGO (Association for the Development of Individuals, Groups and Organizations in RJ/SP.).

Marcio Nagao de Souza

Worked at Nagatsuzuki Participações Ltda. (Caramuru Foods), from 2006 to 2017, as Partner and Member of the Board of Directors, and has, since 2003, managed ABS Administração e Participações Ltda. Brazilian, 43 years old, married, resident of Uberlândia, MG, he majored in Business Administration at UNITRI – Centro Universitário do Triângulo and holds an MBA in Business Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV, with the theme “Business plan focused on reforestation with commercial purposes, supplying energy to Central-Eastern Brazil”.