Grupo GPS RI
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Executive Board, Council and Committees

Executive Management

Name Position Election Date End of Mandate
Luis Carlos Martinez Romero
Chief Executive Officer 02/19/2021 Until 1st BoDM after 1st OGM of 2024

Mr. Luis Carlos has a degree in Business Administration from UNIFACS/BA. He has been the Company’s Chief Executive Officer for 17 years and a director in all of the Issuer’s subsidiaries, having previous experience at Braskem S.A., in which he held the role of Planning and Controlling and Financial Director.

Marcelo Niemeyer Hampshire
Chief Corporate Officer 02/19/2021 Until 1st BoDM after 1st OGM of 2024

Mr. Marcelo holds a degree in production engineering from Universidade Federal Fluminense and is a founding partner of Ecopolo, specializing in water and effluent management. He had been the Company’s Chief Operating Officer for 17 years and on March 7, 2022, he was elected Chief Corporate Officer of the Issuer by the Board of Directors and he is also director in all of the of the Issuer’s subsidiaries.

Guilherme Nascimento Robortella
Chief Financial Officer 02/19/2021 Until 1st BoDM after 1st OGM of 2024

Mr. Guilherme is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. In addition, he is a member of the management of the subsidiary TOP Service Serviços e Sistemas SA and its respective subsidiaries, notably, among others, GPS Predial Sistemas de Segurança Ltda., Ecopolo Gestão de Águas, Resíduos e Energia Ltda., Engeseg Empresa de Vigilância Computadorizada Ltda and LC Administração de Restaurantes Ltda. In addition, he is a director at the subsidiary In-Haus Industrial e Serviços de Logística Ltda.

Maria Elsa Alba Bernhoeft
Investor Relations Officer 02/19/2021 Until 1st BoDM after 1st OGM of 2024

Ms. Maria Elsa is the Company’s Investor Relations Officer and has 30 years of experience in the financial and capital markets sector, having worked at BankBoston, Itaú, Banco Safra and BM&FBovespa (currently B3).

Gustavo Vianna Otto
Chief Operating Officer 03/07/2022 Until 1st BoDM after 1st OGM of 2024

Mr. Gustavo has been working as administrator for GPS Predial Sistemas de Segurança Ltda. for 10 years and has 19 years of experience in the services segment, having worked in the following companies: Ecopolo, Facility Group and GPS.

Cláudio Petruz
Chief Legal Officer 02/19/2021 Until 1st BoDM after 1st OGM of 2024

Mr. Cláudio is the Legal Officer at the Company and was a member of the management of the subsidiary GPS TEC Sistemas Eletrônicos de Segurança Ltda. In addition, he is a member of the board of the subsidiary In-Haus Industrial e Serviços de Logística Ltda. since April 1, 2019. He has about 30 years of experience in the service sector, having worked for the following companies: Empresa de Segurança de Estabelecimento de Créditos Ltda. and Centro de Formação e Treinamento de Seguranças Itatiaia.

Members of the Board of Directors

Name Position Election Date End of Mandate
José Caetano Paula de Lacerda
Chairman 04/05/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. José Caetano has been a partner at JCS Business Partners Ltda., his family’s holding company, for more than 25 years and has more than 35 years of experience as a businessman in the sector of Engineering services, Real Estate Business, Infrastructure Multi-Services such as Business Units of the GPS Group itself, with experience at C. N. Odebrecht, Odebrecht of America and, in 1998, he founded JCS Business Partners Ltda., acting as an investor in these different sectors. José Caetano has also been active since 2012 as an investor in social impact projects, as well as in philanthropic activities in the areas of Education and Public Safety.

Luiz Chrysostomo de Oliveira Filho
Vice Chairman 04/05/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Luiz is a Managing Partner of the Institute for Economic Policy Studies – Casa das Garças, Founding Partner of Dominion Capital & Advisory, Director of ANBIMA (2010/2014 – 2017/2022) and former Counselor of the Acquisitions and Mergers Committee – CAF. He was Senior Partner at Neo Investimentos (2005-2020), Chairman of the Ethics Committee at ANBIMA (2014-2017), Director at ANBID (2002-2010). He was also Board Nominee of the International Finance Corporation (IFC / World Bank-2014-2019). He holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in Economic Sciences from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, with a specialization in Business Administration from the Wharton School, USA. He has been an advisor to several private companies, author, co-author and co-organizer of several books in the areas of Public Sector Economics, Capital Markets and Corporate Finance. Member of the Advisory Board of Third Sector institutions, he is also currently in the area of Culture, Chairman of the Board of the Museu de Arte do Rio – MAR, member of the Investment Board of MAM-RJ and of the Library Council of the Museum of Modern Art – MOMA NY.

Marcos Luiz Abreu de Lima
Member 04/05/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Marcos holds a degree in Accounting from the Catholic University of Minas Gerais and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economic Sciences. In addition, he has a postgraduate degree in Organizational Development from Ceplan and in External Auditing from IBMEC. He is currently CEO at PBS-Prime Broker Solution, Consultoria e Corretora de Seguros Ltda.

Piero Paolo Picchioni Minardi
Independent Member 04/05/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Piero is Managing Director at Warburg Pincus, which he joined in 2014. Prior to Warburg Pincus, Piero was Partner at Gávea Investimentos, in the Private Equity area. Previously, Piero also held positions at AIG, Bunge and Banco Pactual. He is a member of the Boards of Directors of Salta Educação, TakeBlip, Camil Alimentos and America Net.

Otávio Yazbek
Independent Member 04/05/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Otavio holds a Ph.D. in Economic Law from the University of São Paulo. He is a Member of the Audit Committee of Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A.; Odebrecht Independent Compliance Monitor, appointed by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Public Ministry (2017-2020); Member of Febraban’s Banking Self-Regulation Committee and Anbima’s Ethics Committee.

Pedro Franco Sales
Independent Member 04/05/2023 Untill 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Pedro holds a degree in electrical production engineering from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC) in Rio de Janeiro and has been a CFA charterholder since 2004. He was a founding partner and equity manager at Verde Asset Management between 2015 and 2022. He was a partner at Hedging-Griffo, having worked as an investment manager at CSHG from 2005 to 2014. He worked as an analyst for global technology equities at JGP S.A. and was a Member of the Board of Directors of Cyrela Commercial Properties.

Roberto Lopes Pontes Simões
Independent Member 04/05/2023 Untill 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Roberto holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal University of Bahia, having attended Cemant – Maintenance Engineering and Petrochemical Projects Course (Petrobrás/UFBA agreement). At Braskem, he served as a Member of the Board of Directors between 2019 and 2022, accumulating the role of CEO in the period from 2020 to 2022. He was Chairman of Braskem Idesa, in Mexico, between 2020 and 2022. He was also Vice President of the Vinyl Business Unit in the same Company. He served as CEO at Ocyan Participações, Odebrecht Defense and Technology, Santo Antônio Energia, Internet Group-iG, and at Metro Rio. He served as Chairman or Member of the Boards of Directors of Odebrecht Engenharia e Construção, Consórcio Bahia de Sepetiba, Itaguaí Construções Navais, Petroquímica Paulínia, Ipiranga Química, Ipiranga Petroquímica, Refinaria Ipiranga, COPESUL, Petroflex, and CETREL. He was Vice-Chairman of the Boards of Directors of the Brazilian Institute of Petroleum (IBP) and of the Brazilian Chemical Industry Association (ABIQUIM). He is a Member of the Sister Dulce Social Works Assembly, OSID.

Luis Carlos Martinez Romero
Substitute Member 04/05/2023 Untill 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Luis Carlos has a degree in Business Administration from UNIFACS/BA. He has been the Company’s Chief Executive Officer for 19 years, as well as a manager in all of the Issuer’s subsidiaries, having previous experience at Braskem S.A., where he served as Planning and Controllership Officer, as well as Chief Financial Officer.

Fernanda Didier Nascimento Pedreira
Substitute Member 04/05/2023 Untill 1st OGM of 2025

Mrs. Fernanda Didier Nascimento Pedreira is a director at NP Participações S.A., graduated in International Relations from Georgetown University, with a master’s degree in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School and a master’s in business administration from INSPER. She started her career at Bloomberg LP, where she worked for 8 years and is now a Partner and Director at Resilia Educação.

Fiscal Council

Name Position Election Date End of Mandate
Helena Turola de Araujo Penna
Member 04/05/2023 Untill 1st OGM of 2024

Mrs. Helena holds a degree in Economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ), with experience as a Strategic Consultant at OMNi, a Member of the Fiscal Council of BR Malls, a Member of the Board of Directors of Enjoei.com, Director of Electronic Commerce at Grupo Pão de Açúcar, Commercial Manager at Lojas Americanas, Director of Academia da Cachaça, with vast experience in retail and e-commerce.

Livia Xavier de Mello
Member 04/05/2023 Untill 1st OGM of 2024

Mrs. Livia holds a BA in Economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ), with Specializations in Corporate Law and Capital Markets from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV/RJ), Executive Leadership from Harvard Business School and Boards of Directors from IBGC. She was a Partner and Member of the Investment Committee at STK Capital, Equity Portfolio Manager at SPX Capital, Chairman of the Board of Directors at CONTAX, Associate Partner at BTG Pactual, and Associate at Opportunity Asset Management. She participated in the Audit Committee of Listed Companies, such as COMGAS, TAM S.A., and CELPE – Companhia Energética de Pernambuco and GOL.

Edson Neves de Souza
Member 04/05/2023 Untill 1st OGM of 2024

Mr. Edson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Universidade Paulista and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of São Francisco, with a specialization in Law and Tax Procedure. He is a Partner at Blanchet Advogados in the Tax and Corporate Area and a Member of the Supervisory Board of the Jorlan Group. He was Director of the Tax Area at EY Brasil and Lead Partner of the direct tax area at Grant Thornton Brasil.

Warley de Oliveira Dias
Substitute Member 04/05/2023 Untill 1st OGM of 2024

Mr. Warley is Director of R&R Auditoria e Consultoria, Value Gestão de Negócios and Value Gestão Contábil. Master in Accounting and Controllership from the Federal University of Minas Gerais – UFMG, with a degree in Accounting from the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais (PUC-MG). He has more than 13 years of experience in the areas of Auditing, Accounting, Controllership and Business Valuation (Valuation and Mergers and Acquisitions), with CNAI (National Register of Independent Auditors) of the CFC – Federal Accounting Council (Comissão de Valores Mobiliários – CVM , Central Bank of Brazil – BACEN and Superintendence of Private Insurance – SUSEP). University Professor in undergraduate and graduate courses at UFMG, PUC-MG, IBMEC, Milton Campos, among others. Accredited Instructor of CRC-MG since 2016 and lecturer in national courses and seminars, having more than 20 articles published in national and international magazines and congresses. Member of the Fiscal Council in medium-sized organizations in the State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ).

Daniel Abraham Loria
Substitute Member 04/05/2023 Untill 1st OGM of 2024

Mr. Daniel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), with a postgraduate degree in Tax Law from the same institution. Professor and Researcher at the Research and Teaching Institute (Insper). He is a member of the Audit Committee at GPS and was a partner in the Tax Area at Stocche Forbes Advogados. Previously, he was a partner at Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragão Advogados (BM&A).

Richard Blanchet
Substitute Member 04/05/2023 Untill 1st OGM of 2024

Mr. Richard holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of São Paulo (USP), specializing in Tax Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP). Professor of the Training Course for Directors at the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC). He is a Member of the Nominating Committee and Board Member certified by the same Institute and Senior Partner of Blanchet Advogados, with 30 years of experience in Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Business Structuring projects. He was Director of Strategic Business at Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN), and Member of the Deliberative Councils of Fundação CSN and CBS Previdência and of the Board of Directors of CBSI and Arvedi Metalfer Brasil.

Audit Committee

Name Position Election Date End of Mandate
Carlos Roberto Asciutti
Coordinator 05/04/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Carlos holds a degree in Accounting from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) and is currently an independent member of the Board of Directors at Stratus Capital and of the Audit Committee at Comerc Energia. Previously, he worked for 40 years at Big 4 accounting firms where he was a partner in the Audit and in the Transaction Services areas at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and a leading partner in the Transaction Services and in the Private Equity areas at Ernst & Young (EY).

Daniel Abraham Lorla
Member 05/04/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Daniel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), with a Postgraduate Degree in Tax Law from the same institution. Professor and researcher at the Research and Teaching Institute (Insper). Member of the GPS Audit Committee and was a partner in the Tax Department at Stocche Forbes Advogados. Previously, he was a partner at Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragão Advogados (BM&A).

Pedro Franco Sales
Member 05/04/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Pedro holds a degree in electrical production engineering from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ) and has been a CFA charterholder since 2004. He was a founding partner and equity manager at Verde Asset Management between 2015 and 2022. He was a partner at Hedging-Griffo, having worked as an investment manager at CSHG from 2005 to 2014. He worked as an analyst for global technology equities at JGP S.A. and was a Member of the Board of Directors of Cyrela Commercial Properties.

People & Organization Committee

Name Position Election Date End of Mandate
Jose Caetano Paula de Lacerda
Coordinator 05/04/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. José Caetano has been a partner at JCS Business Partners Ltda., his family’s holding company, for more than 25 years and has more than 35 years of experience as a businessman in the sector of Engineering services, Real Estate Business, Infrastructure Multi-Services such as Business Units of the GPS Group itself, with experience at C. N. Odebrecht, Odebrecht of America and, in 1998, he founded JCS Business Partners Ltda., acting as an investor in these different sectors. José Caetano has also been active since 2012 as an investor in social impact projects, as well as in philanthropic activities in the areas of Education and Public Safety.

Luiz Chrysostomo de Oliveira Filho
Member 05/04/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Luiz is a Managing Partner of the Institute for Economic Policy Studies – Casa das Garças, Founding Partner of Dominion Capital & Advisory, Director of ANBIMA (2010/2014 – 2017/2022) and former Counselor of the Acquisitions and Mergers Committee – CAF. He was Senior Partner at Neo Investimentos (2005-2020), Chairman of the Ethics Committee at ANBIMA (2014-2017), Director at ANBID (2002-2010). He was also Board Nominee of the International Finance Corporation (IFC / World Bank-2014-2019). He holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in Economic Sciences from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, with a specialization in Business Administration from the Wharton School, USA. He has been an advisor to several private companies, author, co-author and co-organizer of several books in the areas of Public Sector Economics, Capital Markets and Corporate Finance. Member of the Advisory Board of Third Sector institutions, he is also currently in the area of Culture, Chairman of the Board of the Museu de Arte do Rio – MAR, member of the Investment Board of MAM-RJ and of the Library Council of the Museum of Modern Art – MOMA NY.

Fernanda Didier Nascimento Pedreira
Member 05/04/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mrs. Fernanda Didier Nascimento Pedreira is a director at NP Participações S.A., graduated in International Relations from Georgetown University, with a master’s degree in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School and a master’s in business administration from INSPER. She started her career at Bloomberg LP, where she worked for 8 years and is now a Partner and Director at Resilia Educação.

Piero Paolo Picchioni Minardi
Member 05/04/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Piero is Managing Director at Warburg Pincus, which he joined in 2014. Prior to Warburg Pincus, Piero was Partner at Gávea Investimentos, in the Private Equity area. Previously, Piero also held positions at AIG, Bunge and Banco Pactual. He is a member of the Boards of Directors of Salta Educação, TakeBlip, Camil Alimentos and America Net.

Finance & Strategy Committee

Name Position Election Date End of Mandate
Roberto Lopes Pontes Simões
Coordinator 05/04/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Roberto holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal University of Bahia, having attended Cemant – Maintenance Engineering and Petrochemical Projects Course (Petrobrás/UFBA agreement). At Braskem, he served as a Member of the Board of Directors between 2019 and 2022, accumulating the role of CEO in the period from 2020 to 2022. He was Chairman of Braskem Idesa, in Mexico, between 2020 and 2022. He was also Vice President of the Vinyl Business Unit in the same Company. He served as CEO at Ocyan Participações, Odebrecht Defense and Technology, Santo Antônio Energia, Internet Group-iG, and at Metro Rio. He served as Chairman or Member of the Boards of Directors of Odebrecht Engenharia e Construção, Consórcio Bahia de Sepetiba, Itaguaí Construções Navais, Petroquímica Paulínia, Ipiranga Química, Ipiranga Petroquímica, Refinaria Ipiranga, COPESUL, Petroflex, and CETREL. He was Vice-Chairman of the Boards of Directors of the Brazilian Institute of Petroleum (IBP) and of the Brazilian Chemical Industry Association (ABIQUIM). He is a Member of the Sister Dulce Social Works Assembly, OSID.

Pedro Franco Sales
Member 05/04/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Pedro holds a degree in electrical production engineering from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC) in Rio de Janeiro and has been a CFA charterholder since 2004. He was a founding partner and equity manager at Verde Asset Management between 2015 and 2022. He was a partner at Hedging-Griffo, having worked as an investment manager at CSHG from 2005 to 2014. He worked as an analyst for global technology equities at JGP S.A. and was a Member of the Board of Directors of Cyrela Commercial Properties.

Luis Carlos Martinez Romero
Member 05/04/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Luis Carlos has a degree in Business Administration from UNIFACS/BA. He has been the Company’s Chief Executive Officer for 19 years, as well as a manager in all of the Issuer’s subsidiaries, having previous experience at Braskem S.A., where he served as Planning and Controllership Officer, as well as Chief Financial Officer.

Fernanda Didier Nascimento Pedreira
Member 05/04/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mrs. Fernanda Didier Nascimento Pedreira is a director at NP Participações S.A., graduated in International Relations from Georgetown University, with a master’s degree in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School and a master’s in business administration from INSPER. She started her career at Bloomberg LP, where she worked for 8 years and is now a Partner and Director at Resilia Educação.

Guilherme Nascimento Robortella
Member 05/04/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Guilherme is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. In addition, he is a member of the management of the subsidiary TOP Service Serviços e Sistemas S.A. and its respective subsidiaries, notably, among others, GPS Predial Sistemas de Segurança Ltda., Ecopolo Gestão de Águas, Resíduos e Energia Ltda., Engeseg Empresa de Vigilância Computadorizada Ltda. and LC Administração de Restaurantes Ltda. In addition, he is a director at the subsidiary In-Haus Industrial e Serviços de Logística Ltda.

Maria Elsa Alba Bernhoeft
Member 05/04/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mrs. Maria Elsa is the Company’s Investor Relations Officer and has 30 years of experience in the financial and capital markets sector, having worked at BankBoston, Itaú, Banco Safra and BM&FBovespa (currently B3).

Anderson Nunes da Silva
Member 05/04/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mr. Anderson is the Controller of the Company.In addition, he is a member of the management of the subsidiary TOP Service Serviços e Sistemas S.A. and its respective subsidiaries, notably, among others, GPS Predial Sistemas de Segurança Ltda., Ecopolo Gestão de Águas, Resíduos e Energia Ltda., Engeseg Empresa de Vigilância Computadorizada Ltda. and LC Administração de Restaurantes Ltda.

Karla Maranho
Member 05/04/2023 Until 1st OGM of 2025

Mrs. Karla is the M&A Director of the Company, with experience in strategic planning and budget management. In addition, she is a member of the management of the subsidiary Top Service Serviços e Sistemas S.A.