Management

CELPA‘s Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the decision-making body of CELPA, responsible for establishing its general business policies, including long-term strategy. It is also responsible, among other duties, for supervising the management of the Company‘s executive officers. Decisions of the Board of Directors are taken by majority vote of members present at the meeting. The Board of Directors‘ meetings are held whenever necessary, convened by the chairman of the Board of Directors, or a majority of its members.

The Bylaws of CELPA establishes a minimum of 7 members and maximum of 9 members. Directors are elected by the Annual General Meeting for a period of two years, eligible for reelection and may be removed by the shareholders in General Meeting.

In accordance with the Law of Corporations, the Board of Directors member is prohibited from voting in any meeting or acting in any transaction or business in which they have a conflict of interest with the Company.

Board of Directors

Elected on April 25, 2018

Armando de Souza Nascimento Board Member

Armando de Souza Nascimento, Board Member - Mr. Nascimento has a degree in Law from the Federal University of Maranhão since 2005 and an MBA in Business Management Electricity from FGV- RJ completed in 2011. Since November 2012 Mr. Nascimento is Celpa’s Legal Manager. Previously, served in CEMAR from April 2006 until November 2012, and as from August 2008 Mr. Nascimento became Legal Executive of the company. From May 2006 until June 2010 Mr. Nascimento has served in the office Souza & Veras Advocacy and Consulting as an attorney advisor in the area of Civil Law, Administrative and Environmental.

Augusto Miranda da Paz Júnior Board Member

Augusto Miranda da Paz Junior, Chief Executive Officer - Mr. Miranda is CEMAR‘s CEO since April 2010. From 2007 to 2010 he was Vice President Officer of Operations and previously was CEMAR‘s Engineering Officer since July 2004. Mr. Miranda is an experienced executive with over 20 years in the energy sector. Before joining CEMAR, Mr. Miranda has held several positions in the areas of Electric System Maintenance Management in COELBA being also representative of COELBA next to CCON. Mr. Miranda is an electrical engineer graduated from Federal University of Bahia, specializing in Maintenance Management promoted by Eletrobras alongside PUC/RJ and the Escola Federal de Engenharia de Itajubá/MG and MBA in Energy Business Management from FGV/SP.

Carlos Augusto Leone Piani Board Member

Carlos Augusto Leone Piani, Board Member - Mr. Piani is President of the canadian division of Kraft Heinz Company, having been Vinci Capital Gestora de Recursos Ltda.’s Executive Officer since April 2010, being co-responsible for the Private Equity sector. Additionally, Mr. Piani is a member of Companhia Mineira de Açúcar e Álcool Participações’s and Unidas S.A.’s Board of Directors since July 2011, Board Member of Equatorial Energia S.A.’s Board of Directors and member of CEMAR’s Board since April 2010 and March 2006, respectively. In Equatorial, was also a member of the Board between November 2008 and April 2010, was also the company’s CEO from March 2007 to April 2010. In CEMAR was also Administrative and Financial Vice-President from May 2004 to March 2006 and Chief Executive Officer between March 2006 and April 2010. Before, he worked for six years at Banco Pactual. Between 2000 and 2004, he coordinated the venture capital funds management managed by the bank’s Investment Area. During this period, he served as a member of the Board Proteus Soluções em Tecnologia da Informação S.A., Visionnaire S.A., Extracta Moléculas S.A., Padtec S.A., Pini S.A, Automatos International Ltd., SpringWireless Ltd. and Fiscal Council Alternate of Eletropaulo Metropolitana Energia Elétrica de São Paulo S.A. (from April 2003 to March 2004). Between 1998 and 2000, he worked in the area Corporate Finance in Operation focused on the sectors of Infrastructure. Before Pactual, in 1997 he worked at Ernst & Young as an analyst in the Department of Business Valuation. Mr. Piani has a degree in Informatics from PUC-RJ and in Business Administration from IBMEC. In addition, he earned a CFA Charterholder by CFA Institute in 2003 and completed the course Owners and President Management (OPM) Program at Harvard Business School in 2008.

Eduardo Haiama Board Member

Eduardo Haiama, Board Member - Mr. Haiama has been an Executive Officer of the Company since 2008. Between 2004 and 2008, Mr. Haiama worked at Banco UBS Pactual on the equities’ research team as senior analyst of the utilities segment. In the last two years he was considered one of the best analysts by the Institutional Investor magazine. Previously, Mr. Haiama worked as an analyst of structured products at Banco ItaúBBA (former BBA Creditanstalt). He received a degree in electric engineering at USP - University of São Paulo (Escola Politécnica) and postgraduated at a MBA Course at Duke University.

Firmino Ferreira Sampaio Neto Board Member

Firmino Ferreira Sampaio Neto, Chairman of the Board - Mr. Sampaio Neto was the chairman of the Company’s board of directors from March 2006 to April 2010, and member of the Board from CEMAR since May 2004. Mr. Sampaio Neto was chief executive officer of Eletrobrás from 1996 to 2001 and of Eletrobrás Termonuclear from 2000 to 2001. Prior to Eletrobrás, Mr. Sampaio Neto was president and chief financial officer of COELBA for fourteen years from 1984 to 1997. He was also a member of the boards of directors of Furnas, Itaipu Binacional, CHESF, Eletrosul, Gerasul, CEMIG, ENERSUL, CEMAT and Light. Mr. Sampaio Neto received a degree in economics from the Federal University in Bahia and a postgraduate degree in industrial planning from SUDENE/IPEA/FGV. Mr. Sampaio Neto is also member of the board in Equatorial Energia S.A. and ex-member of Light S.A’s.

CELPA’s Executive Board

The directors are the legal representatives of CELPA, mainly responsible for the daily management of the Company and the implementation of general policies and guidelines established by the Board of Directors.

According to the Law of Corporations, each executive officer must be a Brazilian resident, may be a shareholder or not. In addition, up to a maximum of one third of the Board of Directors positions will be filled by members of the Executive Board.

The Bylaws of CELPA states that the Executive Board shall consist of up to 9 members, being one Chief Executive Officer, one Investor Relations Officer and the others shall have no specific designation, all with 3-year term, subject to re-election.

Current structure of Celpa’s Executive Board:

Marcos Antônio Souza de Almeida Chief Executive Officer

Marcos Antônio Souza de Almeida, Chief Executive Officer - Mr. Marcos Antônio Souza de Almeida served as Commercial Director of CEMAR from 2008 to 2017. In 2017 he assumed the Commercial Directorate of Celpa and in 2018 was elected Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Marcos is an executive with more than 27 years in the electrical sector. Prior to joining CEMAR, Mr. Marcos held several management positions in the commercial, administrative and customer service areas of COELBA. He was also a member of the Coelba Foundation for Complementary Social Security - Faelba. Mr. Marcos is an accountant graduated from the State University of Feira de Santana - UEFS and Master in Regulation of the Energy Industry by Salvador University - UNIFACS.

Tatiana Queiroga Vasques Investor Relations Officer

Tatiana Queiroga Vasques, Officer - Ms. Tatiana holds a degree in Economics from the Federal University of Bahia (2003) and a Master's degree in Economics and Finance from FGV - Rio de Janeiro (2008). She has been in the electrical sector for more than 15 years, of which 13 years have been dedicated to the financial area of ​​Neoenergia, having experience in funding structuring, cash management, Investor Relations and M & A. Her last position in the Company was Superintendent of Asset Management . She joined Equatorial Energia in September 2017 in the area of ​​Financial Strategy, assuming the functions of structuring and managing debt and insurance. In 2018 she also started to work in the area of ​​Investor Relations.

Carla Ferreira Medrado Officer

Carla Ferreira Medrado, Officer - Ms. Carla Medrado took over CEMAR's People and Management Board in August 2010 and CELPA in January 2014, having previously worked as a Person Development Manager at Cemar since July 2008. Bachelor in Business Administration with Qualification in Foreign Trade and Master in Business Management by UTAD in Portugal, with a postgraduate in Strategy for Business Competitiveness and Personnel Management by FGV and Executive & Personal Coach formed by the International Coaching Community (ICC). Carla has more than 20 years of experience in administrative areas, having previously held CEMAR as Human Resources Manager for TIM Brasil's Northern Region from 2005 to 2008 and as Administrative Manager of COMPAR - Cia. Paraense de Refrigerantes from 2000 to 2005 and in other industrial corporations such as BASF, Cisper and Recofarma da Amazônia.

Tinn Freire Amado Officer

Tinn Freire Amado, Executive Officer - Mr. Freire Amado is Director of Regulatory Affairs since July 2006. Mr. Amado has served as coordinator of the team responsible for adjusting and revising tariffs for use of eletric power’s distribution systems of the Superintendent‘s Regulation of Distribution Services of Electric Energy‘s National Agency - ANEEL. He also worked as an expert on regulation at CPFL Energia. He graduated in electrical engineering from the Federal School of Engineering Itajubá, with a Master in Economics of Regulation and Antitrust by UNB.

Leonardo Lucas Tavares de Lima Officer

 

Leonardo Lucas Tavares de Lima, Director - Mr. Leonardo was elected CELPA Investor Relations Officer in November 2012 and remained in the position until January 2014, when he became Company Director. Mr. Leonardo was also Director of CEMAR from April 2011 to October 2012. Previously, he was CEMAR's Controller (position he held from 2007 to April 2011) and Coordinator of Planning and Management (from 2005 to 2007). Prior to joining CEMAR, Mr. Leonardo worked at Telemar Norte Leste, ABN Amro, URB - Recife Urbanization Company and Shell Brasil. Graduated in Civil Engineering from the University of Pernambuco, with postgraduate in Production Management and MBA in Business Management of Electric Energy, by FGV(Fundação Getúlio Vargas).

Rubens José de Figueiredo Briseno Officer

In construction...

Sergio Ricardo de Oliveira Officer

Sergio Ricardo de Oliveira, Officer - Mr. Sergio has 22 years of experience in the area of ​​energy distribution. Prior to joining Celpa, he worked for 19 years in Coelba, holding positions in Ombudsman, energy recovery, customer relationship and commercial management. Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, with emphasis in marketing, by the Faculty of Management Sciences of Bahia and MBA in Business Management by the University of Salvador.

Sergio Luiz Pinto de Castro Valinho Officer

Sergio Luiz Pinto de Castro Valinho, Director - Mr. Sergio, graduated in 2007 in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, specializing in Management Strategy by FGV in 2008, specializing in Human Resources Strategy by FGV in 2009, MBA in Business Management by FGV in 2014 and master's degree in electrical engineering with emphasis on electrical power systems by the Federal University of Maranhão since 2015 (current status of the course: locked, having completed the subjects and only pending the presentation of the dissertation of He joined CEMAR in 2007 as a trainee, having worked as an operations engineer, network maintenance and expansion coordinator, network service executive, operations executive and operations manager until 2017, when he became management (from January 2018 to March 2019) and network service management (from October March 2019) at CELPA.

Bruno Pinheiro Macedo Couto Officer
In construction...

 

 

 CELPA’s Fiscal Council

The Fiscal Council of CELPA is not permanent. Its key powers, duties and functions are to audit and supervise the actions of the administration and issue opinions on financial statements. According to the Law of Corporations, the Fiscal Council is an independent body from the Company and external audit companies. Its main responsibilities are to oversee the actions of managers and examine and opine on the financial statements of the fiscal year.

The Fiscal Council is installed only in the years prompted by the shareholders in accordance with the provisions of the Law of Corporations. If installed, the Fiscal Council shall consist of five members and equal number of alternates, elected by the General Assembly. In this case, its members and alternates, shareholders or not, are elected by the General Assembly acting installing and fixing the fees, subject to legal limits. When in operation, the Fiscal Council has the duties and powers conferred by law. The period of operation of the Supervisory Board ends at the first Annual General Meeting held after its installation.

Current structure of Celpa’s Fiscal Council

Election held on April 29, 2019

Saulo de Tarso Alves de Lara Fiscal Council Member

Saulo de Tarso Alves de Lara, Fiscal Council Member. Graduted in Business Administration (1979) in Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Concluded extension courses at IMD (International Management Development (1984) where he obtained his degree in Control and Finance. Mr. Lara started his career at Arthur Andersen where he acted as external auditor for 10 years. Between 1987 and 1996, worked in the construction segment, in the cement industry being responsible for the compliance and corporate control for the Brazilian and South American operations. In 1996, became CEO of Americana, in the packing business. In 1998, became Chief Planning and Controller Officer at Cyrela, where he worked until 2010, when he became Chief Controller Officer at PDG Realty. Since 2013, he is CFO at Greenwood Resource Brasil.

Moacir Gibur Fiscal Council Alternate

Moacir Gibur, Fiscal Council. Mr. Gibur is partner at Audicontrol, independent auditing and accounting and fiscal consultancy since 2001. Prior, Mr. Gibur worked at Emilio Romani S.A. and Russel Bedford Auditores Independentes. Has been Fiscal Council member at Siderquimica S.A..

Vanderlei Dominguez da Rosa Fiscal Council Member

Vanderlei Dominguez da Rosa, Fiscal Council. Mr. Dominguez is graduated in Accounting Sciences by the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and in extension courses in Capital Markets by the UFRGS and Expenses Accounting by Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUC-RS). He is also an executive-partner at HB Audit and his main role is to execute, review and manage the independent auditing works and is the technical responsible to CVM (Brazilian SEC). Fiscal Council member at Odontoprev, Sanepar, Tecnisa and Weg; and a Fiscal Council substitute member at Marcopolo, Padtec, Ideiasnet, Officer Distribuidora; In the last 5 years, has acted as Fiscal Council member at Triunfo, Equatorial Energia, Celpa, OSX, Tegma, Multiplus, MPX, Tupy and Marisol.

Ricardo Bertucci Fiscal Council Alternate

Fiscal Council. Mr. Bertucci is graduated in Accounting Sciences by UFPR and post graduated in Controllership by FAE Business School. He is a partner at Audicontrol - Auditoria e Controle since 2011, being the senior partner responsible by the business management and technical responsability.

Paulo Roberto Franceschi Fiscal Council Member

Paulo Roberto Franceschi, Fiscal Council. Mr. Paulo Roberto is partner of Audicontrol, Auditoria e Controle - an Independent Auditing and Consulting firm, since 1995. As a Senior Partner, his responsibilities are the strategic management of the business, technical responsibility over the jobs performed by the other partners and the general administration of the firm. He worked in International Audit for 18 years before creating Audicontrol. Also, he is part of the Fiscal Council of Bematech S.A. - a public held company - for 6 years, he is part Economic Council of Mitra Arquidiocese de Curitiba for 5 years and the Executive Council of a familial company for 5 years. Also, he was part of the Fiscal Council of a limited liability company that operates in the chemistry sector in 2008 and part of the Audit Committee, as assessor of the Council of Administration, of Positivo Informática - public held company, in 2007 and 2008. Mr. Paulo Roberto graduated in Economics in FAE Business School and Accounting in Fundação de Estudos Sociais do Paraná.

Claudia Luciana de Trotta Fiscal Council Alternate

Claudia Luciana de Trotta, Alternate Fiscal Council - Ms. Trotta graduated in Law from the Faculdade de Direito de Curitiba and specialized in Corporate Law from the Universidade Federal do Paraná. Ms.Trotta is currently a member of Trotta, Ceccatto Advogados Associados, law firm with specialized expertise in the areas of Corporate, Business, Foreign Investment, Business Contracts, Administrative Law and Competition, Environmental Law, Civil Law and Real Estate since 2013. Was also a member, for 18 years, of the Office Augusto Prolik - Advogados Associados, acting as a lawyer in the areas of Business Law, Corporate Law, Contracts and Foreign Investments. Ms.Trotta is also member of the Comissão de Sociedades de Advogados da Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil, Paraná Section since July 2013 and was an instructor of the Comissão de Seleção da Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil, from Paraná, from January 2005 to January 2007, responsible for the reportage of archiving processes of creation, modification and other corporate acts of law firms.

 

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