Board of Directors and Committees

Board of Directors

Gabriel Freire - President

Graduated from USP with a Law Degree in 1996.

Founding partner of the law firm Freire, Assis, Sakamoto e Violante Advogados, specialized in Tax Law, Bankruptcy, and Judicial Reorganization.

In recent years, he has acted as legal advisor and Chief Restructuring Officer in relevant cases involving debt restructuring in Brazil, such as INEPAR, IESA, ECOVIX, ENGEVIX, Camisaria Colombo, and Terra Forte Group, among others.

Guilherme Carvalho - Vice President

Holds a degree in Economics from New Mexico State University (USA), and a post-graduate specialist degree in finance.

He has worked in the corporate finance and consulting areas at a Big 4 firm. In recent years, he has worked with Mergers & Acquisitions, having led transactions in the IT, Infrastructure, and Health sectors.

Bernardo Mendonça

Holds a degree in Business Management from Universidade Salvador, with over 10 years’ experience on the financial market, primarily active in the Corporate & Private Banking segments. Held the position of Chief Investor Relations Officer at Azevedo & Travassos S.A. from 2020 to 2021.

Ricardo Mendes

Graduated in Agronomy from Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (ESALQ) in 1980. Holds a specialist degree in Administration from FGV (1985), in Finance from IBMEC (1991), and in Basic Sanitation Engineering from USP (1999).

Served as CEO of Azevedo & Travassos S.A. from 1995 to 1998, and as a member of the Board of Directors from 1998 to 2005.

That same year, he was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Azevedo & Travassos S.A., a position he held until 2019.

Thiago Chiquita

Holds a Law Degree from Faculdade de Direito de Curitiba. Works with Business and Corporate Law at the law firm Gama Monteiro Socreppa, serving as legal counsel to companies in the infrastructure, technology, health, and financial sectors. Specialist in the Judicial Reorganization and Restructuring of companies, with more than eight years of experience in the area.