Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Pursuant to the Company’s bylaws and following Novo Mercado’s corporate standards, the board of directors consists of a minimum of five members, and a maximum of ten, all of whom are elected at shareholders’ meeting with a two-year term (reelection permitted). At least 20% of the Company’s board of directors must be independent members.
The current composition of the Company’s board of directors is as follows:

Name Position Date of Election Term
Alessandro Giuseppe Carlucci Chairman AUG 2017 AUG 2019
He graduated in Business Administration from Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) and holds an Executive MBA from PDG/SDE Escola de Negócios. Carlucci headed Natura for more than a decade, finally leaving in 2014. He was on the boards of Redecard and Alcoa Latam and a member of the Advisory Council of Itaú-Unibanco. He chaired the World Association of Direct Sales Companies. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Lojas Renner, chairman of the board of Business for Social Responsibility (SBR) and a board member of Demin Center. He is also Executive in Residence at Columbia University.
José Ernesto Beni Bolonha Vice Chairman AUG 2017 AUG 2019

Founder and president of Ethos Desenvolvimento Humano e Organizacional, he is a member of the INSPER Assessment Council. He obtained undergraduate and graduate degrees in Psychology and Administration at Pontifícia Universidade (PUC), Universidade Mackenzie (SP), and Bowling Green State University and University of Kalamazoo in the USA. He works as a specialist consultant in family company succession planning, with an emphasis on corporate and business models and on setting up governance. He is on the board of several companies and educational institutions.

Paula Bellizia Independent Board Member AUG 2017 AUG 2019

Managing Director of Microsoft in Brazil, Paula graduated in Computing Sciences from Fatec Unesp, and obtained a graduate degree in Marketing at ESPM and an MBA in Business at FIA USP. She specialized at the Dom Cabral Foundation-INSEAD. She worked for a time at Apple, where she was country manager for Brazil, and at Facebook as sales director for Latin America. At the start of her career she worked at Whirlpool, Telefônica and Microsoft, where she was in charge of Sales and Marketing before being promoted to head of Operations. She returned to the company in 2015 as Managing Director.

Guilherme Affonso Ferreira Independent Board Member AUG 2017 AUG 2019

holds an undergraduate degree in Production Engineering from Universidade de São Paulo (USP), and studied overseas on extension courses. He has experience in managing publicly-held companies such as Unibanco Holdings, Santista Têxtil, Manah S.A. and Coldex Frigo. Currently he is CEO of Bahema Participações S.A., a financial investment company. He is also a board member of companies such as Petrobras, SulAmérica S.A, Eternit S.A, Tavex Algodonera, Banco Indusval and Gafisa.

Alexandre Café Birman Board Member AUG 2017 AUG 2019

CEO of Arezzo&Co since 2013, Alexandre has more than 20 years’ experience in the footwear business. He was still very young when he started making shoes, in the family firm, until in 1995 he founded Schutz, which today is one of the brands in the company’s portfolio. He was awarded one of the most prestigious prizes in the world footwear industry, the “Vivian Infantino Emerging Talent Award”, one of the famous Footwear News Achievement Awards. He studied at FUMEC University in Belo Horizonte and took part in the Owner/President Management Program at Harvard Business School, in Boston, USA.

Luiz Fernando Giorgi Board Member AUG 2017 AUG 2019

holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation, and was president of the Hay Group and Executive Vice President of Suzano Holding, which he left to set up his own leadership and corporate management company, LFG, in 2005. He has provided coaching for CEOs and businessmen for more than a decade, and is on the board of several Brazilian companies.

Juliana Rozenbaum Board Member AUG 2017 AUG 2019

Juliana Rozenbaum has 13 years of experience in Sell Side Equity Research, focusing primarily on companies in the Consumer and Retail segment. She has worked at several financial institutions and, between 2007 and May 2013, at Itaú BBA, where she currently serves as an advisor to this segment. Previously, she served as a Buy Side economist at institutions such as JGP, Pactual and Icatu. Over the years, she has been repeatedly awarded by Institutional Investor for her coverage of Retail and Consumer Goods segments. Juliana has studied Economics at the Pontifical Catholic University (PUC) of Rio de Janeiro and has earned the CFA® designation.

Board of Executive Officers

The Company’s board of executive officers is composed of at least two, and a maximum of ten, members, shareholders or not, who are elected and may be removed at any time by the board of directors (overlapping roles permitted).

The current composition of the Company’s board of executive officers is as follows:

Name Position Date of Election Term
Alexandre Café Birman Chief Executive Officer AUG 2017 AUG 2019

CEO of Arezzo&Co since 2013, Alexandre has more than 20 years’ experience in the footwear business. He was still very young when he started making shoes, in the family firm, until in 1995 he founded Schutz, which today is one of the brands in the company’s portfolio. He was awarded one of the most prestigious prizes in the world footwear industry, the “Vivian Infantino Emerging Talent Award”, one of the famous Footwear News Achievement Awards. He studied at FUMEC University in Belo Horizonte and took part in the Owner/President Management Program at Harvard Business School, in Boston, USA.

Daniel Levy Corporate Vice President, CFO and IRO AUG 2017 AUG 2019

Mr. Daniel Levy has a Business Administration degree at Universidade Candido Mendes (1993), postgraduate degree in Finance and Management at Harvard (2000). Was Vice Financial Chief and CFO at Notredame in 2016, as well as at LATAM Airlines between 2012 and 2015. Mrs. Daniel held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Johnson & Johnson Latin America for 5 years and had solid professional development during his ten-year tenure at the Gillete Company, with eight years in the USA and Argentina. He began his career at PWC where he worked from 1989 to 1995. Functionally Mr. Daniel developed himself in Controllership, Treasury Management, Tax, participated in M&A processes, also led areas of Investors’ Relation, Legal and IT throughout his career. He is currently Executive Vice Chief of IBEF-SP (Brazilian Institute of Finance Executives) and member of IBGC (Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance).

Marco Antônio Ferreira Coelho Officer with no specific designation AUG 2017 AUG 2019

Marco Antônio Ferreira Coelho joined the Company in 1982. He was elected officer with no specific designation in May 2013. Mr. Marco Antônio Ferreira Coelho has also been secretary of the Company’s Audit and Risk Committee since April 2012. Previously, he held the position of accounting manager, since July 1, 1982. He holds a bachelor degree in Accounting Science and Business Administration from Newton Paiva Ferreira Cultural Institute; a graduate degree in Accounting Consultancy from Newton Paiva Ferreira; and a graduate degree in internal audit (not completed) from UFMG in 2010. Mr. Marco Antônio Ferreira Coelho was an accountant at Curtume Santa Helena S/A from April 1978 to July 1982, and he was also an accountant at Calçados Della Croce S/A from October 1971 to March 1978.

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee is a non-permanent body. It may be installed in any fiscal year upon the request of shareholders. Currently, we do not have an Audit Committee installed.