The Board of Directors of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce hereby welcomes and congratulates, as new President & Chairperson of the Board, Simoni Morato, Chief Executive Officer & Senior Executive Vice President, Safra National Bank of New York (bio attached). Ms. Morato was unanimously elected by the Board of Directors to serve in this role on March 24, 2020. Her leadership and insight will be integral to developing strategies and policies that pave the way for the future of the Chamber and further its mission of promoting trade, investment, and cultural ties between Brazil and the United States.
The Chamber also welcomes, as new Vice President, Amadeu C. Ribeiro, Partner, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados LLP.
As newly-elected Directors, the Chamber congratulates:
Daniel Almeida Bogado Leite, Banco do Brasil
Elizabeth Madigan Jost, Morgan Stanley
Paula Kovarsky, Cosan Limited
William Landers, BTG Pactual
Renata Neeser, Littler Mendelson P.C.
Sandy Salgado, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.
Helio Shinohara, Caixa Econômica Federal
Arnoldo Wald Filho, Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados
As re-elected Directors, the Chamber congratulates:
Marco Antonio Achon, Banco Santander S.A.
Marcio M. S. Baptista, TozziniFreire Advogados
Celso V. Barison, Citrus Products, Inc.
Henry G. Burnett, King & Spalding LLP
Roberto De Paula, Royal Consulting, Inc.
Karyn K. Koiffman, Akerman LLP
G. Edward Montero, UBS
Francesca L. Odell, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Natalia Quesada, American Airlines
Gabrielle Trebat, McLarty Associates
Newly elected to the Executive Committee include, as Past Presidents, Alexandre Bettamio, Chief Executive Officer & President of Latin America Division, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Theodore M. Helms, former Executive Manager, Investor Relations, Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – PETROBRAS and former Executive Director of the Chamber; as Vice President, Amadeu C. Ribeiro, Partner, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados LLP; and as Members, Francesca L. Odell, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, and Paulo Vieira da Cunha, Partner, VERBANK Consulting, LLC.
Alexandre Bettamio was also elected as Co-Chairperson of the Awards Committee.
The Chamber hereby extends a warm congratulations to all now serving on its Board of Directors!
Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.