Board of Directors

Edson Gustavo Georgetti Peli
Chairman

Edson Gustavo Georgette Peli is a member since September 2, 2020, and has served as the Chairman of our board of directors since July 13, 2021. Mr. Peli has previously served on the board of directors of Vitru Brasil, a position he has held since October 2015. In addition to our company, Mr. Peli currently serves on the boards of directors of Ri Happy Brinquedos S.A. Mr. Peli was also a Managing Director at The Carlyle Group, based in São Paulo, Brazil, focusing on buyout investment opportunities primarily in Brazil and other selected South American countries. Mr. Peli joined The Carlyle Group in 2008 and was involved in investing and managing over U.S.$1.5 billion in equity investments in the healthcare, consumer and retail, and education sectors. Mr. Peli stayed with The Carlyle Group until its operations in Brazil were acquired by SPX Capital in May 2021, where he is currently a Partner. Prior to joining The Carlyle Group, Mr. Peli worked in investment banking at Credit Suisse Brasil S.A., or Credit Suisse Brazil, from December 2004 to January 2008, where he was involved in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets, having participated in over 30 completed transactions across several sectors. Prior to his time at Credit Suisse Brazil, Mr. Peli worked in credit risk at Banco Citibank S.A., or Citi Brazil, from February 2004 to December 2004. Mr. Peli holds a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration from Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo/Fundação Getulio Vargas with a specialization program in Corporate Finance and Capital Markets at the University of Texas at Austin.

Aline Leite San Lee Sun
Independent Director

Aline Leite San Lee Sun is an independent member of our board of directors, a position he has held since October 12, 2021. Mrs. Sun has over 30 years of experience in financial markets, including being the co-founder and chief executive officer of Guide Investimentos from 2013 to 2020. She was also a consultant at Pacífico Asset Management from 2011 to 2013, a superintendent in the asset management team at Itaú Unibanco from 2009 to 2011 and at Unibanco from 2004 to 2009, a senior product manager at Bank Boston from 2000 to 2004, a senior trader at Banco BBM in Rio de Janeiro and at BBM Securities in New York from 1996 to 1999, and a trader at Banco Icatu S.A. from 1993 to 1996. She has a bachelor’s degree in business economics from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, a Certificate of Special Studies in Administration Management at Harvard Business School, and a certificate from the Advanced Boardroom Program for Women at Saint Paul Escola de Negócios.

Carlos Eduardo Martins e Silva
Director

Carlos Eduardo Martins e Silva is a member of our board of directors, a position he has held since July 13, 2021. Mr. Martins e Silva is a partner at Vinci Partners where he focuses on private equity. He has actively participated in the raising, investing, monitoring and divestment of three private equity funds that together invested a total of U.S.$1.6 billion in more than 30 companies. He has served on the boards of directors or fiscal councils of Cemar, Ceagro, Los Grobo, Burger King, Vitru, Uniasselvi, Domino’s, Grupo CURA and Vero. Since 2021 he has also been a member of the deliberative council of the Brazilian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (Associação Brasileira de Private Equity & Venture Capital — ABVCAP). He has also held executive positions at portfolio companies of Vinci Partners, including serving as the chief financial officer Sollus and Los Grobo, and as the chief executive officer of Uniasselvi (on an interim basis) and Domino’s between 2018 and 2020. Before joining Vinci Partners, Mr. Martins e Silva was an equity research analyst at Credit Suisse where he participated in several initial public offerings between 2006 and 2007. Previously, he worked as an equity analyst at Banco Modal. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and from the Università degli Studi di Bologna.

Claudia Jordão Ribeiro Pagnano
Independent Director

Claudia Pagnano is an independent member of our board of directors, a position she has held since September 2, 2020. Ms. Pagnano has been an independent member of the board of directors of Vix Logistica SA serving their board, audit committee, ESG and people committee and market committee. She also acts as an independent member of the board at Brado logistica, a company which is part of Grupo COSAN in Brazil. She is also a consulting member of Security SA and a pro bono member of Cruz Vermelha do Brasil – São Paulo Chapter, the largest nonprofit humanitarian organization in the world. Ms. Pagnano is also one of the nine founders of WCD (Women Corporate Directors), Brazil chapter, a nonprofit foundation that aims to increase the participation of women in positions of boards of directors. Prior to that, she was Chief Executive Officer at Abrakidabra, Chief Commercial Officer at Gol Linhas Aéreas, Managing Director of the Brazilian Division of Brazil Foods-BRF, Chief Marketing Officer and Private Label Vice-President of Grupo Pão de Açucar, Chief Marketing Officer at BankBoston and Unibanco, Consumer Films Business Director for Brazil and Latin America at Eastman Kodak Company and Marketing Category Director at Colgate Palmolive. Ms. Pagnano holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication and Marketing from Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing, including extension courses in Finance from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and has also received a certificate in Digital Transformation & Innovation from the University of California, Berkeley in 2018.

Fernando Cezar Dantas Porfírio Borges
Director

Fernando Cezar Dantas Porfírio Borges is a member of our board of directors, a position he has held since September 2, 2020. Mr. Borges has previously served on the board of directors of Vitru Brasil, a position he has held since October 2015. In addition to our company, Mr. Borges currently serves on the boards of directors of Ri-Happy Brinquedos S.A., Estok Comércio e Participações Ltda., or Tok & Stok, USS Soluções Gerenciadas S.A. and Grupo Madero and is ViceChairman of the board of directors of the Brazilian Association of Private Equity & Venture Capital, or ABVCAP, a member of the board of EMPEA—Emerging Market Private Equity Association and of LAVCA – Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association. Mr. Borges was also a managing Director and head of the Carlyle Group’s South American buyout group focused on private equity investment opportunities in South America. He joined The Carlyle Group in 2007 and was involved in The Carlyle Group’s investments in portfolio companies in Brazil. Mr. Borges stayed with The Carlyle Group until its operations in Brazil were acquired by SPX Capital in May 2021 where he is currently a Partner. Prior to joining The Carlyle Group, Mr. Borges was a managing director at AIG Capital Partners and chief executive officer of AIG Capital Investments do Brasil, being responsible for managing AIG’s private equity activities in Brazil. Prior to his time at the AIG Capital Group, Mr. Borges was a director of Bozano, Simonsen’s private equity division, where he was responsible for managing a private equity fund sponsored by Bozano, Simonsen Group and Advent International. Cumulatively, Mr. Borges has 18 years of private equity experience in Brazil, having participated in more than 20 transactions in the region. Mr. Borges holds a graduate degree from the Bologna Center of the School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor of the arts degree in international relations from Universidade de Brasilia.

Lywal Salles Filho
Director

Lywal Salles Filho is a member of the board of directors a position he has held since September 2, 2020, and of the strategic committee of Vinci Partners. Mr. Salles Filho has previously served on the board of directors of Vitru Brasil, a position he has held since October 2015. He is also one of the directors of ANBIMA and sits on the board of Cecrisa S.A. Between 2010 and 2013, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of UBS AG for Brazil. Prior to that, he was Senior Managing Director of Itaú Unibanco S.A. in charge of its domestic and international Private Bank businesses and led the investment product committee of the Capital Market Sector. He was also the Chairman of the board of Banco Itaú International and of Itaú Securities in the U.S., and Chief Executive Officer of Banco Itaú (Suisse) in Zurich. Mr. Lywal held also several senior positions at Citibank N.A., in the US and in Brazil including being the Latin America Regional CEO of the Affluent Client Segment. Previously, he spent 15 years at The Chase Manhattan Bank N.A in Hong Kong, the U.S. and in Latin America. He has a B.S. in economics and a Postgraduate certificate in Economics Engineering, both from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. He also has a M.S. degree in Administration from Syracuse University, New York.

Rivadávia Correa Drummond de Alvarenga Neto
Independent Director

Rivadávia Correa Drummond de Alvarenga Neto is an independent member of our board of directors, a position he has held since September 2, 2020. Dr. Drummond is Clinical Assistant Professor at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, Faculty Lead for Arizona State University’s new M.S. degree in Innovation & Venture Development. Prior to joining the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, Dr. Drummond was an original partner and board member of the Anima Educational Group Brazil, he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China. Dr. Drummond is also founding partner and Executive Director of Rivadavia & Associates. Dr. Drummond was a post-doctoral fellow and visiting scholar at the University of Toronto, Canada, in 2009, holds (i) a PhD in Information Studies, I-School from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), in which he had his PhD Dissertation nominated for the award “Best Brazilian Dissertation in the field,” (ii) a MSc in Information Studies, I-School, from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), (iii) an MBA in International Business, from the Catholic University of Minas Gerais and (iv) a bachelor’s degree in Business from the Federal University of Minas Gerais.

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