Management, Board of Directors and Committees

Management

Name Position See Resumé
Roberto Bernardes Monteiro CEO and IRO see resumé
Mr. Roberto Monteiro has been in the Company since 2014, having held the positions of Chief Operations Officer, in addition to Chief Financial Officer, Investor Relations Officer and New Businesses Director, currently cumulated with that of Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations at OGX Petróleo e Gás Participações S.A. and Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations for OSX Brasil S.A., in the shipping and offshore business. Mr. Monteiro held various previous positions at America Latina Logística – ALL, including Operations Director and Executive Director for Argentina. Mr. Monteiro holds a degree in Civil Engineering from São Paulo University (USP – São Carlos), and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University – Tepper School.
Francisco Francilmar Fernandes Chief Operations Officer see resumé
Francilmar held several positions since joining the Company, such as Well Engineer, Drilling Manager and Operations Manager. He is a professional with over 16 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry who has actively participated in PetroRio’s turnaround. He was also responsible for the 2016 workover and the successful 2018 drilling campaign, both of which took place in Polvo Field. Before joining PetroRio, Francilmar held the position of Rig Manager at Perbras – Empresa Brasileira de Perfuração. Francilmar has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from UFPB where he also studied Business Administration. He also has specialization in Petroleum Engineering from UNP and an MBA in Project Management from FGV.
Milton Salgado Rangel Neto Chief Financial Officer see resumé
Milton Salgado Rangel Neto. Mr Rangel Neto has been at PetroRio since 2015 and actively participating in its turnaround. Prior to being appointed Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Rangel Neto held several positions at PetroRio including Treasury Manager, Head of Investor Relations and Head of Finance. Prior to joining PetroRio, Mr. Rangel Neto held positions at Schahin Petróleo and OSX Brasil. Further, Mr. Rangel Neto was involved in the restructuring of OGX Petroleo e Gas as FP&A and Corporate Finance Manager. Mr. Rangel Neto has also held positions at Brookfield Brasil, equity research at Banco Brascan and at McKinsey & Company and Ernst & Young. Mr Milton holds a degree in Economics from Ibmec/RJ and he is a candidate to Level III of Chartered Financial Analyst by CFA Institute.

Board of Director

 

Name Position Term see resumé
Nelson Queiroz Tanure Board Chairman Until 2024 AGM see resumé
Mr. Nelson Tanure has actively taken part in PetroRio’s management since the Company’s relaunch in 2014, after the successful turnaround that resulted in the country’s largest independent oil company. Mr. Nelson has extensive experience in several turnaround cases in industries such as oil and gas and infrastructure. Mr. Nelson studied Economics in Boston College/IBMEC.
Emiliano Fernandes Lourenço Gomes Board Vice-President Until 2024 AGM see resumé
Mr. Emiliano Gomes is Petro Rio’s Legal, Regulatory and Administrative Non-Statutory Director, President of Ethics and Compliance and Nomination Committees and Vice-President of the Petro Rio Institute. He joined the Group in 2015 and was an integral part of the turnaround process. Mr. Fernandes is a lawyer graduated from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and has a post-graduate degree in Business Law from IBMEC Rio de Janeiro and in Corporate Law and Capital Markets from FGV Rio de Janeiro. He has previously worked as a lawyer at Vesper and Globo.com, as legal counsel at Docas Investimentos S.A. and as Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer at Intelig Telecomunicações.
Felipe Bueno Da Silva  Independent Board Member (Effective) Until 2024 AGM see resumé
Mr. Bueno has worked for the past 5 years as the main partner and executive of BX Capital, working in several stressed credit operations, legal fees purchasing, long-term funding within government agencies and buying state and federal court bonds. Mr. Bueno da Silva has also worked with M&A operations and debt restructuring, including that of Oi Telefonia, ZPMC Holdings and BTG Pactual. He is an active investor in local and international markets.
Felipe Villela Dias Independent Board Member (Effective) Until 2024 AGM see resumé
Felipe Villela Dias is a partner at Visagio where he works as a specialist in finance and investments. He was a board member at Smiles Fidelidade S.A. He was a partner at Squadra Investimentos for ten years, specialized in civil construction, logistics, aviation and loyalty programs areas. During his tenure at Squadra, he also held the position of Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer at Brasil Brokers Participações S.A. for one year. He is an independent member of the Board of Directors of Grupo Technos S.A., Santos Brasil Participações S.A., and Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – ELETROBRAS. Mr. Villela Dias holds a degree in Production Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ, with a specialization in logistics from Coppead.
Gustavo Rocha Gattass Independent Board Member (Effective) Until 2024 AGM see resumé
Economist graduated from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO), Mr. Gattass was a partner responsible for the companies’ analysis team at the BTG Pactual investment bank, and also an analyst responsible for coverage of the oil and gas sector in Latin America at BTG Pactual between 2009 and 2015. He also worked in the same position at UBS Pactual investment bank from 2006 to 2009. Previously, he was part of the electricity and sanitation sector coverage as (i) principal analyst, at UBS and ICATU banks, throughout 2000 and 2006; and (ii) assistant analyst at UBS and ICATU banks from 1996 to 2000. Mr. Gattass is a member of the Board of Directors of Companhia de Saneamento de Minas Gerais (Copasa-MG) and Omega Energia S.A., which are not part of the Company’s Group and are not controlled by a Company shareholder that has a direct or indirect interest equal to or greater than 5% of the same class or type of the Company’s securities.
Marcia Raquel Cordeiro De Azevedo Independent Board Member (Effective) Until 2024 AGM see resumé
Márcia Raquel Cordeiro de Azevedo is a partner at Falconi Consultores de Resultado, in which she has been working for more than 20 years as a management consultant in oil and gas projects in the sectors of oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical, civil construction, education, entertainment, transportation, third sector, hospitals, telecommunications, dairy and state and municipal governments. Ms. Azevedo teaches Process Management, Routine Management and Results Management courses. She has a business degree from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, with a specialization in organizations and human resources management, and holds a MBA degree in finance from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
Roberto Bernardes Monteiro Board Member (Effective) Until 2024 AGM see resumé
Mr. Roberto Monteiro has been in the Company since 2014, having held the positions of Chief Operations Officer, in addition to Chief Financial Officer, Investor Relations Officer and New Businesses Director, currently cumulated with that of Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations at OGX Petróleo e Gás Participações S.A. and Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations for OSX Brasil S.A., in the shipping and offshore business. Mr. Monteiro held various previous positions at America Latina Logística – ALL, including Operations Director and Executive Director for Argentina. Mr. Monteiro holds a degree in Civil Engineering from São Paulo University (USP – São Carlos), and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University – Tepper School.
Flávio Vianna Ulhôa Canto Independent Board Member (Effective) Until 2024 AGM see resumé
Mr. Flavio Canto is one of the greatest judokas of Brazil’s sports history. He was medalist on the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004, the Pan-American Games of Santo Domingo, in 2003, Winnipeg, in 1999 and Mar del Plata, in 1995. Succeeding his professional competitions retirement, he founded the Instituto Reação, a non-governmental organization that promotes human development and social integration of children and adolescents through sports and education. Currently, Sr. Canto is President of Instituto Reação and managing partner of FC Esporte Ltda., which are not part of the Company’s Group and are not controlled by a Company shareholder that has a direct or indirect interest equal to or greater than 5% of the same class or type of the Company’s securities.

Fiscal Council

Name Position Term See Resumé
Elias de Matos Brito Effective Member until next OSM see resumé
University degree in Accounting, Business consultant in financial, capital markets, corporate, tax areas. Mr. Elias is Court-Appointed Surveyor Accountant of the Court of Rio de Janeiro, working in various Civil Courts and Chambers and Corporation Courts, he is Court-Appointed Surveyor of the Regional Electoral Court of Rio de Janeiro, Expert of the Arbitration Court of CIESP FIESP; Moreover, is member of the Fiscal Council for Profarma Distribuidora de Produtos Farmacêuticos S/A; Mr. Elias was a member of the Fiscal Council of the Jornal O DIA; He was the liquidator of Banco do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (current BERJ); Mr. Elias is professor of finance of graduatecourses in Fundação Getúlio Vargas and IBMEC and is Vice President of the Association of Court-Appointed Surveyor of the State of Rio de Janeiro.
Ronaldo dos Santos Machado Alternate Member until next OSM see resumé
Mr. Machado holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting sciences from Faculdade de Ciências Contábeis e Administrativas Morais Júnior (Instituto Brasileiro de Contabilidade), Rio de Janeiro and a MBA – ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING from Universidade Federal Fluminense – UFF. Currently is a partner at Exato Assessoria Contábil Ltda., an accounting, auditing, economic, financial and business consultancy firm, developing typical activities of an accounting firm, works related to accounting judicial expertise. Professional with over 13 years of experience in the Lundgren Group – Casas Pernambucanas, having held the positions of Financial Analyst, Planning Assistant, Promotion and Advertising Manager and Treasury Manager.
Gilberto Braga Effective Member until next OSM see resumé
Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics by Universidade Cândido Mendes Ipanema (UCAM Ipanema). Graduated in Accounting by Universidade Gama Filho (UGF) and Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance and Capital Markets by IBMEC-Rio. Mr Braga is a professor of Controlling and Accounting of IBMEC, UFRJ, UCAM, FGV, PUC, Dom Cabral and others. He is also a Court-Appointed Surveyor of Rio de Janeiro; Business Consultant and Expert of the Arbitration Court of CIESP FIESP; Member of the Fiscal Council of Santos Brasil and Profarma; Finance columnist of O Dia Newspaper and O Globo Newspaper (digital edition); and TV news guest commentator of GloboTV network and Globo News.
Cícero Ivan do Vale Alternate Member until next OSM see resumé
Mr. Cícero has na Accouting degree from Faculdade Moraes Júnior  (Brazilian Accounting Institute) with na MBA in Accounting by the Faculdade Getúlio Vargas – FGV and a Executive MBA in Corporate Finance from the Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais – IBMEC. Mr. Cícero works as a accounting expert at Feredal Justice in Rio de Janeiro and as a partner in Vale Consultoria Empresarial Ltda., whose works with Consulting at the fiscal and accounting subjects.
Marco Antônio Peixoto Simões Velozo Effective Member until next OSM see resumé
Mr. Marco Antônio Peixoto Simões Velozo has a degree in Economics and Accounting Sciences, with an MBA in Corporate Finance from the Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais – IBMEC. Mr. Simões has been working since 1989 in the consulting and auditing areas, in addition to teaching Management Accounting and Balance Sheet Analysis at Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV. Currently a partner at Vértice Auditoria, he is responsible for the technical area and the audit methodology, in line with the guidelines of the Comitê de Pronunciamentos Contábeis – CPC, the Conselho Federal de Contabilidade – CFC and the Instituto dos Auditores Independentes do Brasil – IBRACON. Previously, Mr. Simões was an audit manager at Arthur Andersen until 1996, when he left the company to found Vértice Auditoria.
Anderson Mascouto Peixoto Alternate Member until next OSM see resumé
Mr. Anderson has a accounting degree from Rio de Janeiro State University and he is post-graduated in Finance from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV. Mr. Anderson is partner at Vértice Auditoria since 1999, working managing the company’s key activities, such as auditing and accounting. Previously, Mr. Anderson was the Controller at Brazil Fast Food Corp, where the is a Compliance Committee member. He also worked at Arthur Andersen for 7 years as audit manager.

Ethic and Compliance Committee

Name Position Term See Resumé
Emiliano Fernandes Lourenço Gomes Committee Chairman Until 10/30/2023 see resumé
Mr. Emiliano Gomes is Petro Rio’s Legal, Regulatory and Administrative Non-Statutory Director, President of Ethics and Compliance and Nomination Committees and Vice-President of the Petro Rio Institute. He joined the Group in 2015 and was an integral part of the turnaround process. Mr. Fernandes is a lawyer graduated from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and has a post-graduate degree in Business Law from IBMEC Rio de Janeiro and in Corporate Law and Capital Markets from FGV Rio de Janeiro. He has previously worked as a lawyer at Vesper and Globo.com, as legal counsel at Docas Investimentos S.A. and as Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer at Intelig Telecomunicações.
Johanna Tkatchenko Coelho Simões de Almeida Commitee Member (Effective) Until 10/30/2023 see resumé
Johanna Coelho is Legal Manager at PetroRio since 2017. She is a lawyer graduated from Protuguese Catholic University with specialization in International Finance Law from Kings College London. She has over 10 years of experience in Corporate Law and M&A and has previously worked at the law firms Machado Meyer Advogados and Vieira de Almeida Advogados.
Alex Tavares Mendonça Secretary Until 10/30/2023 see resumé
Alex is a professional with 18 years of experience in multinational companies acting in internal and external audits, accounting, internal controls and compliance at Brazil and abroad. He holds a bachelor degree in Accounting from Faculdade Morais Junior and a MBA in Controllership and Finance from Fluminense Federal University (UFF). He has previously worked at NTS, Chevron, BP, KPMG and Vale.
Mario Vitor Almeida de Faria Bello Commitee Member (Effective) Until 10/30/2023 see resumé
Mario Vitor Almeida de Faria Bello. Mr. Bello is the HR Manager at PetroRio. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, an MBA in Strategic Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and an extension course in HR Management from Harvard Business School. Mr. Bello has more than 15 years of experience, acting in multiple sectors, such as Service, Tech, and Oil & Gas.

Statutory Audit Committee

Name Position Term See Resumé
Felipe Villela Dias Committee Member (Effective) 2 years see resumé
Felipe Villela Dias is a partner at Visagio where he works as a specialist in finance and investments. He was a board member at Smiles Fidelidade S.A. He was a partner at Squadra Investimentos for ten years, specialized in civil construction, logistics, aviation and loyalty programs areas. During his tenure at Squadra, he also held the position of Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer at Brasil Brokers Participações S.A. for one year. He is an independent member of the Board of Directors of Grupo Technos S.A., Santos Brasil Participações S.A., and Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – ELETROBRAS. Mr. Villela Dias holds a degree in Production Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ, with a specialization in logistics from Coppead.
Felipe Bueno da Silva Committee Member (Effective) 2 years see resumé
Mr. Bueno has worked for the past 5 years as the main partner and executive of BX Capital, working in several stressed credit operations, legal fees purchasing, long-term funding within government agencies and buying state and federal court bonds. Mr. Bueno da Silva has also worked with M&A operations and debt restructuring, including that of Oi Telefonia, ZPMC Holdings and BTG Pactual. He is an active investor in local and international markets.
Anderson Dos Santos Amorim Committee Member (Effective) 2 years see resumé
Holds a degree in Accounting Sciences from the Centro Universitário Plínio Leite and a MBA in Accounting and Auditing – PGCA UFF. . Currently he is a partner of Exato Assessoria Contábil Ltda., office specialized in accounting, auditing, economic consulting, financial and business, developing activities of judicial accounting expertise, extrajudicial expertise, arbitration; technical advice of financial and accounting nature, valuation of companies; and financial advice.

Nomination Committee

Name Position Term See Resumé
Emiliano Fernandes Lourenço Gomes Committee Chairman 2 years see resumé
Mr. Emiliano Gomes is Petro Rio’s Legal, Regulatory and Administrative Non-Statutory Director, President of Ethics and Compliance and Nomination Committees and Vice-President of the Petro Rio Institute. He joined the Group in 2015 and was an integral part of the turnaround process. Mr. Fernandes is a lawyer graduated from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and has a post-graduate degree in Business Law from IBMEC Rio de Janeiro and in Corporate Law and Capital Markets from FGV Rio de Janeiro. He has previously worked as a lawyer at Vesper and Globo.com, as legal counsel at Docas Investimentos S.A. and as Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer at Intelig Telecomunicações.
Nelson de Queiroz Sequeiros Tanure Committee Member (Effective) 2 years see resumé
Mr. Nelson Tanure has been actively taking part in PetroRio’s management since the Company’s relaunch in 2014, after the successful turnaround that resulted in the country’s largest independent oil and gas Company. Prior to occupying the position of Chairman of the Board, Mr. Nelson worked as Company’s Corporate Projects Director and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Nelson has extensive experience in several turnaround cases in industries such as oil and gas and infrastructure. Economist graduated from Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (IBMEC), with specialization from Boston College. Currently, Mr. Nelson is member of the Board of Directors of Gafisa S.A., which is not part of the Company’s Group and is not controlled by a Company shareholder that has a direct or indirect interest equal to or greater than 5% of the same class or type of the Company’s securities.
Marcia Raquel Cordeiro de Azevedo Committee Member (Effective) 2 years see resumé
Márcia Raquel Cordeiro de Azevedo is a partner at Falconi Consultores de Resultado, in which she has been working for more than 20 years as a management consultant in oil and gas projects in the sectors of oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical, civil construction, education, entertainment, transportation, third sector, hospitals, telecommunications, dairy and state and municipal governments. Ms. Azevedo teaches Process Management, Routine Management and Results Management courses. She has a business degree from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, with a specialization in organizations and human resources management, and holds a MBA degree in finance from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.