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The Board of Directors of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce is responsible for the general affairs of the Chamber. The Board is comprised of distinguished individuals from firms who are committed to expanding business and trade between Brazil and the United States. The Board’s leadership and dedication to the Chamber’s mission have built it into one of the nation’s most vibrant international business organizations.

President Emeritus

VICENTE J. BONNARD

President & Chairman of the Board

Alexandre Bettamio

Chief Executive Officer & President of Latin America Division

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Board of Directors

ALEXEI REMIZOV

Senior Vice President - Global Capital Markets, Latin America

HSBC Securities (USA) Inc

AMADEU CARVALHAES RIBEIRO

Partner

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. E Quiroga Advogados LLP

ANTONIO N. PICCIRILLO

Partner

Proskauer Rose LLP

ARON B. SCHREIER

Managing Director

Cushman & Wakefield

ARTHUR E. BYRNES

Senior Managing Director

Deltec Asset Management LLC

CARLOS N. GUIMARÃES

Chairman

LAIG - Latin America Investment Group

CELSO V. BARISON

President

Citrus Products, Inc.

CELSO V. BARISON, JR

President

Metropolis Wine Merchants

Eduardo Cruz

Head, Latin America & Mexico

Citibank

EDUARDO PUPO

Partner

PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

FERNANDO H. PIMENTA

Insurance Underwriting Consultant

Fernando H. Pimenta

FRANCESCA L. ODELL

Partner

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

G. EDWARD MONTERO

Vice Chairman Americas

UBS

GABRIELLE TREBAT

Regional Director, Brazil & Southern Cone

McLarty Associates

GAVIN PARRISH

Managing Director

FTI Consulting, Inc.

HENRY G. BURNETT

Partner

King & Spalding LLP

JOÃO DE MATOS

President

BACC TRAVEL

JOÃO FRANCISCO FRUET

Head of North America

Banco do Brasil

JOÃO JOST

General ManagerGeneral Manager, New York Office

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - PETROBRAS

JOHN M. MONCURE

Director, Latin America

Financial Times

JOHN VETTERLI

Partner

White & Case LLP

José Berenguer

CEO JPMorgan Brazil

JPMorgan

JULIA CHEN MCCLANAN

COO

Itaú BBA

Karyn Koiffman

Partner

Akerman LLP

LARRY JOHNSON

CEO

Fogo De Chão Churrascaria

LEE M. ELMAN

President

Elman Investors Inc.

LEIGH R. BASS, ESQ.

Partner

Loeb, Block & Partners

MARCIO M. S. BAPTISTA

Partner

TozziniFreire Advogados

MARCO ANTONIO ACHON

Head of Santander Global Corporate Banking US/CEO of Santander Investment Securities / General Manager of Banco Santander. S.A. New York Branch


Santander Bank N.A.

NATALIA QUESADA

Account Sales Manager

American Airlines

PAULO S. PEREIRA

Sales Trader

Bradesco Securities, Inc.

PAULO VIEIRA DA CUNHA

Partner

VERBANK Consulting, LLC

RENATO M. TICHAUER

President

Tremond Metals Corp.

RICARDO DE FIGUEIREDO LIMA

U.S. Representative, Member of The Board

Zennor Corporation Of America

ROBERTO DE PAULA

Owner

Royal Consulting, Inc.

ROBERTO R. SCHOTT

Executive Director

BTG Pactual

S. WADE ANGUS

Partner

Jones Day

SERGIO C. PEREIRA

President

Cacique International U.S.A. Inc.

STEPHEN M. CUNNINGHAM

Managing Director, Head Of Consumer, Retail, REGLL and Healthcare

Nomura Securities International, Inc.

STUART K. FLEISCHMANN

Partner

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Thales Saito

Partner

Machado, Meyer, Sendacz & Opice - Advogados

THOMAS J. DECOENE

CEO

GCA LLC

ZÉLIA CARDOSO DE MELLO

President

Target Management and Consulting

Advisory Council

ALBERTO WEISSER

Lazard Ltd.

AMBASSADOR ENIO CORDEIRO

Consul General of Brazil In New York

Consulate General Of Brazil In New York

ARMINIO FRAGA NETO

Gávea Investimentos Ltda.

CARLOS ALBERTO VIEIRA

Chairman of the Board

Banco Safra S.A.

CESÁRIO COIMBRA NETO

Companhia Cacique de Café Solúvel

DAVID NEELEMAN

Founder, Chairman, and CEO

Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras

DUNCAN L. NIEDERAUER

President

New York Stock Exchange

FÁBIO COLLETTI BARBOSA

Itaú Unibanco / Natura / OSESP

H.E. FERNANDO HENRIQUE CARDOSO

34th President of Brazil

H.E. JOSÉ SARNEY

31st President of Brazil

Haakon Lorentzen

Lorentzen Empreendimentos S.A.

HUMBERTO MOURÃO DE CARVALHO

Banco Alfa de Investimento S.A.

JOÃO DORIA

52nd Mayor of São Paulo

Grupo Doria

JOSÉ LUIS CUTRALE

President

Sucocítrico Cutrale Ltda.

LÁZARO DE MELLO BRANDÃO

Banco Bradesco S.A.

MARIA DO ROSÁRIO FISCHER

Grupo Fischer

RICHARD S. ALDRICH, JR.

Executive Chairman

Private Export Funding Corporation

RUBENS OMETTO DA SILVEIRA MELLO

Chief Executive Officer

COSAN S.A.

THOMAS F. MCLARTY III

President

McLarty Associates

TONY E. SAYEGH

President

Saymar Stone Inc.

WILLIAM R. RHODES

Chairman, President and CEO - Citibank

Senior Vice Chairman - Citigroup

Executive Committee - Chairman

Sergio C. Pereira

President

Cacique International U.S.A. Inc.

Executive Committee - Past Presidents

Carlos Alberto Vieira

Chairman of the Board

Banco Safra S.A.

Celso V. Barison

President

Citrus Products, Inc.

J. Roberto David de Azevedo

Access International Properties, LLC

LINO O. BOHN

International Business Consultant

International Business Consultant

Richard S. Aldrich, Jr

Executive Chairman

Private Export Funding Corporation

Sergio Millerman

JHSF USA, Inc.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE – ELECTED OFFICERS

PRESIDENT & CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Alexandre Bettamio

Chief Executive Officer & President of Latin American Division

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Vice Presidents

Dino Sani, Jr

Managing Director

BNY Mellon

Sheico Pimenta

General Manager

Banco Bradesco S.A.

SIMONI MORATO

Chief Executive Officer

Safra National Bank Of New York

Treasurers

Robert Kozmann

Managing Director / Business Support Executive

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Valmor A. Bratz

Board Member

JB Investments

Secretaries

Waldemar N. Jezler

Libra Capital LLC

Executive Committee - Members

Amadeu Carvalhaes Ribeiro

Lawyer

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados LLP

Ricardo de Figueiredo Lima

U.S. Representative, Member of the Board

Zennor Corporation of America

Committees

The committee structure enables a broad cross-section of the membership to actively participate in the Chamber’s mission. The committees work closely with the staff to formulate and develop the Chamber’s programming and events.

Awards Committee

Establishes guidelines for Chamber awards. Makes recommendations to the Board of Directors for recipients of these awards.

Carlos Alberto Vieira, Chairperson

Banking & Capital Markets Committee

Reviews and evaluates key issues affecting Brazil-US business developments in finance related topics. Informs members through publications, roundtable discussions, and workshops.

Paulo Vieira da Cunha, Chairperson

Executive Committee

Responsible for the oversight and supervision of the day-to-day operations of the Chamber and all its activities.

Sergio C. Pereira / J. Roberto David de Azevedo, Co-Chairpersons

Finance & Compliance Committee

Assists the Board of Directors in overseeing the Chamber’s financial integrity and its compliance with regulatory requirements.

James J. Quinn, Chairperson

Legal Programs & Events Committee

Identifies key legal issues in Brazil-US business and assists in the development of Chamber programs and seminars around these themes.

Amadeu Ribeiro / Paul M. Rodel, Co-Chairpersons

Membership & Marketing Committee

Assists in the development of programs and services to best serve our current members. Identifies means to recruit new Chamber members.

Gaston Terrones Dimant, Chairperson

Nominating Committee

Nominates Directors for election by Chamber members. Proposes officers, Executive Committee members, and committee chairpersons for election by the Board of Directors.

Celso V. Barison, Chairperson

Person of the Year Fellowship Committee

Supports the Person of the Year Fellowship Program, which awards scholarships to exceptional young professionals who are pursuing graduate studies and demonstrate the distinctive potential to become great leaders within the Brazilian-American community.

J. Roberto David de Azevedo, Chairperson
Members: Leigh Bass, Valmor Bratz, Julia Chen McClanan

Trade & Business Investment Committee

Raises awareness of key issues affecting Brazil-US bilateral trade and business investment through proposing topics for Chamber seminars, programs, and events.

Aron D. Schreier, Chairperson

Young Professionals Committee

Formed by young professionals from various industries who are currently engaged or have a keen interest in Brazil-US business relations. The committee organizes its own annual events in support of the Chamber’s primary mission of fostering business and investments between Brazil and the US.

Bianca ChiavicattiChairperson

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