Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the Company’s collective decision-making body and its main responsibilities are to establishment general business policies and supervise the Executive Board.

 

Name Title Date of Election Mandate Term
Sebastião Vicente Bomfim Filho Chairman General Shareholders’ Meeting on 02/15/2019 until 02/15/2021
Mr. Bomfim holds a degree in Business Management from Universidade Champagna de Ensino Superior and was the CEO of subsidiary companies: VBLOG – Logística e Transportes Ltda., STORE Engenharia e Instalações Ltda., SBF Comércio de Produtos Esportivos Ltda., and PINE Administração de Bens e Participações Ltda. He is also the Administrator of subsidiary companies: PREMIER Distribuidora de Vestuários, Calçados, Equipamentos e Acessórios Ltda.; LIONE Comércio de Artigos Esportivos Ltda. Currently is Administrator of PACIPAR Participações Ltda. and Administrator of Arsenal Trading Corporation, Arsenal Florida Properties, Inc., and Director of Norway Development Corp. He was also the Administrator of Lapa Participações e Empreendimentos Ltda. and B&G Participações e Empreendimentos Ltda. He held the CEO position at the Company since its foundation until November 2017.
Fersen Lamas Lambranho Vice-Chairman General Shareholders’ Meeting on 02/15/2019 until 02/15/2021
Mr. Lambranho é holds a degree in Civil Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, an MBA from the post-graduate and business research institute of Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (COPPEAD-UFRJ) and attended the business program of Harvard Business School. He joined GP Investments, Ltd. In 1998 and is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of GP Investments, Ltd. He has been a Member of the Board of Directors of Magnesita Refratários S.A. since 2013, Member of the Board of Directors of Spice Private Equity AG since 2017 and Member of the Board of Directors of Leon Restaurants Ltd. Since 2017, and currently maintains such positions. He is also a Board Member of non-profit entities such as Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP) and COPPEAD-UFRJ. He previously held positions as Member of the Board of Directors of BRZ Investimentos S.A. (from 2013 to 2016), LBR – Lácteos Brasil S.A. (from 2013 to 2014), Wiz Soluções e Corretagem de Seguros S.A. (from 2013 to 2014) and BHG S.A. Brazil Hospitality Group, Allis Participações S.A. (from 2007 to 2013).
German Pasquale Quiroga Vilardo Independent Member General Shareholders’ Meeting on 02/15/2019 until 02/15/2021
Mr. German Pasquale Quiroga Vilardo holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from Instituto Militar de Engenharia (IME) and a master’s degree in Digital Systems from Escola Politécnica of Universidade de São Paulo – USP. He is founder and former CEO of TV1.com (from 1994 to 1999), founder, CIO and CMO of Americanas.com (from 1999 to 2004), CIO and CMO of Cyrela Brasil Realty (from 2004 to 2008) and founder, CEO and Board Member of Pontofrio.com (from 2008 a 2011), eplataforma (form 2008 to 2011), e-hub (from 2008 to 2011), Nova Pontocom (from 2011 to 2014) and Cnova (from 2014 to 2016), the latter in which he lead the Company’s IPO process at NASDAQ. He is currently Member of the Board of Directors of GOL (since May 2017), Cobasi (since January 2018) and TV1 (since March 2018).
Luiz Alberto Quinta Independent Member General Shareholders’ Meeting on 02/15/2019 until 02/15/2021
Mr. Luiz Quinta holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from Universidade Federal de Goiás and an executive MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He previously held positions as Executive Director of Multiplan Empreendimentos Imobiliários Ltda. (from 1999 to 2007); Executive Director of BRmalls Participações Ltda. (from 2007 to 2015), Member of the Board of Directors of BRmalls Participações (from 2012 to 2017) as well as member of the audit committee (since 2013). He has been Member of the Company’s Board of Directors since 2017 and owning partner of Nalu Comércio de Cosméticos Ltda., which operates the Loccitane Au Brèsil franchise in Rio de Janeiro, since 2014.
João Henrique Braga Junqueira Sitting Member General Shareholders’ Meeting on 02/15/2019 until 02/15/2021
Mr. Junqueira holds a degree in Material Engineering from Escola Politécnica of Universidade de São Paulo – USP and an MBA from Wharton Business School. He joined GP Investments in 2008 and in 2010 he became CFO and Investor Relations Officer. He rejoined the investments team in May 2012 as a director without a specific title at GP Investments, Ltd. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Empresa Brasileira de Agregados Minerais S.A. (since 2013) and joined Antonio Internacional Ltd. In 2012. He has been an alternate Board Member of Magnesita Refratários S.A. since 2009, a Chairman of the Board of Directors fo Allis Participações S.A. since 2016. He also held previous positions as Board Member of BHG S.A. – Brazil Hospitality Group (from 2013 to 2016), BR Towers S.A., (from 2013 to 2015) and as consultant at Andersen Consulting / Accenture (from 2000 to 2006).
Larissa Furletti Bomfim Sitting Member General Shareholders’ Meeting on 02/15/2019 until 02/15/2021
Mrs. Larissa Bomfim holds a degree in Business Administration from Insper – Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa and is currently studying for her MBA at London Business School. She has been a Member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 2013 and has been an Associate at Pacipar since 2013.
Rizza Furletti Bomfim Alternate Member General Shareholders’ Meeting on 02/15/2019 until 02/15/2021
Mrs. Rizza Bomfim studied organization of events at Universidade Anhembi Morumbi. She has been Member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 2013 and is also a photographer at RZZ Productions Ltda.
Gonzalo Fernandez Castro Alternate Member General Shareholders’ Meeting on 02/15/2019 until 02/15/2021
Mr. Gonzalo Fernandez Castro holds a degree in Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is currently Managing Director, member of the Global Executive Board and Head of América Latina for the Private Equity team of Partners Group, in which he joined in 2012. Mr. Fernandez-Castro is a Member of the Board of Directors of Hortigil Hortifruti S.A. and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Enova Foods S.A. since 2016. He previously worked at Lumix Capital, Adecco, Jacobs Holdings, LID Group and McKinsey & Company and was a Member of the Board of Directors of Casadoce Ind. E Com. de Alimentos S.A. until June 2015.
Renan de Paula Pereira Henrique Alternate Member General Shareholders’ Meeting on 02/15/2019 until 02/15/2021
Mr. Renan de Paula Pereira Henrique holds a degree in Civil Engineering from Instituto Militar de Engenharia. He was a business consultant at Bain & Company (from 2012 to 2017) and Member of the Board of Directors of BHG – Brazilian Hospitality Group in 2018. He has been an associate at the Private Equity team of GP Investments since 2018.
Márcio Luiz Simões Utsch Sitting Member General Shareholders’ Meeting on 08/13/2019 until 02/15/2021
Mr. Márcio Luiz Simões Utsch has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Universidade Paulista, an MBA in Advanced Management/Finance from FDC/INSEAD and a Specialization Degree in Retail Management from COPPEAD/UFRJ. Mr. Utsch has a vast executive experience in companies operating in the national retail market, including the position of CEO of Alpargatas S/A, held up to January 1, 2019. Mr. Márcio joined Alpargatas S/A in 1997 to head the Retail area and, after September 2003, he became Chief Executive Officer of the company. Since April 2019, Mr. Utsch has occupied the position of chairman of the Board of Directors of CEMIG Distribuição S/A, da CEMIG Geração e Transmissão S/A and Companhia Energética Minas Gerais.

Executive Board

The Executive Board is responsible for the Company’s general administration and legal representation, executing all necessary acts related to the Company’s operations, except in situations that require actions by the Board of Directors and/or decisions by the General Shareholders’ Meeting, as provided for by legal requirements and/or by the Company’s Bylaws.

 

Name Title Date of Election Mandate Term
Pedro de Souza Zemel CEO Board of Directors’ Meeting on 02/15/2019 Until 02/15/2021
Mr. Pedro Zemel holds a degree in Business Administration from Fundaҫão Getúlio Vargas and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Pedro has more than 15 years of executive experience. He was a consultant at Booz&Co between 2005 and 2008 and a partner of GP Investments between 2010 and 2013. He was an alternate Member of the Company’s Board of Directors (from 2012 to 2013) and Member of the Board of Directors of Cooperativa de Economia e Crédito Mútuo dos Empregados do Grupo SBF (from 2014 to 2017). At the Company, he held the following positions: Business Development Officer (from 2013 to 2014), Sales Officer (2015) and Executive Officer (from 2016 to Nov/2017). Mr. Zemel is Chief Executive Officer, from November 2017 to the present time.
José Luís Magalhães Salazar CFO and Investor Relations Officer Board of Directors’ Meeting on 02/15/2019 Until 02/15/2021
Mr. José Salazar holds a degree in Economics from Faculdade Cândido Mendes and as more than 30 years of executive career experience. He was Treasury Director of Globo Participações S.A. from 1994 to 1998, Treasury Director of Oi S.A. from 1999 to 2001 and Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2004. Also, he was CFO at Sadia S.A. (2009), CFO at Tempo Participações S.A. (from 2010 to 2013), CFO at BR Towers S.A. (2014) and Member of the Board of Directors of Fundação Sistel de Seguridade Social and of Fundação Atlântico de Seguridade Social. He is currently Member of the Board of Directors of the Company’s Cooperativa de Economia e Crédito Mútuo dos Empregados and CFO of the Company’s Cooperativa de Economia e Crédito Mútuo dos Empregados. In the Company, he has held the position of Chief Financial Officer since 2016 and has held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer since November 2017.
Claudio de Assis Abreu Commercial Officer Board of Directors’ Meeting on 02/15/2019 Until 02/15/2021
Mr. Claudio Abreu holds a degree in Retail Marketing from Faculdade de Tecnologia de São Paulo and master’s degree in Strategic Management and Business Economics from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He joined the Company in 1990 as a store assistant and held positions such as Store Manager, Regional Manager, Operations Manager, Store Commercial Officer, Operations Officer (Store and Marketing) and Chief Operating Officer. Until 2012, he was responsible for the Company’s store operations, marketing, e-commerce, distribution centers, purchases, supply planning and logistics. He subsequently became COO focused on purchases, logistics and distribution center for physical and electronic channels. He currently holds the position of Commercial Officer. Mr. Abreu is also a Member of the Board of Directors of the Company’s Cooperativa de Economia e Crédito Mútuo dos Empregados.
Gustavo de Lima Furtado Client Officer Board of Directors’ Meeting on 02/15/2019 Until 02/15/2021
Mr. Gustavo Furtado holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from Universidade de São Paulo, an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern Universit and was Head Technical Sales at Nokia Siemens Network in 2011. In addition. He was a Product Manager of Microsoft Corporation (from Sep/2010 to Aug/2011), Founder and CEO of TRICAE Comércio Varejista Ltda. (from Aug/2011 to Apr/2013), COO of SBNet (from 2013 to 2015), COO of Multicanalidade, being responsible for the e-commerce division (from Apr/2013 to Dec/2014), and has been the Client Officer, responsible for the e-commerce, marketing and IT divisions of Multicanalidade since 2015. In the Company, he served as Chief Operating Officer from April 13 to May 17. In June of 17, he began to exercise the position of Chief Client Officer.
Thiago Rebelo Operations Officer Board of Directors’ Meeting on 02/15/2019 Until 02/15/2021
Mr. Thiago Rebelo holds a degree in Business Administration from Faculdade Integrada do Recife and an executive MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. We held positions as Purchase Manager and Operations Manager of Wal-Mart Brasil Ltda. (from 2003 to 2009), Retail and Franchise Officer of CPQ Brasil S/A. (from 2010 to 2014) and is currently Member of the Board of Directors of the Company’s Cooperativa de Economia e Crédito Mútuo dos Empregados. In the Company, he worked as General Sales Manager from January 2015 to February 2016. From March 2016 to January 2019, he was the Chief Operating Officer. In February of 2019, he began to exercise the function of Executive Operations Officer.
Paulo Fernando Pagliaroni People and Management Officer Board of Directors’ Meeting on 02/15/2019 Until 02/15/2021
Mr. Paulo Pagliaroni holds a degree in Metallurgical Engineering from UFOP and in Quality Engineering from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais and has more than 25 years of executive career experience. He has an executive MBA from the post-graduate and business research institute of Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (COPPEAD-UFRJ) and concluded the management development program of Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais (IBMEC). He was Manager of People and Management at AMBEV from July/August 1996 to August 2003. He was Director of Human Resources and Quality at CocaCola Andina from February 2004 to May 2006. He was People Management Officer at FALCONI Consultores de Resultados from Oct/2011 to Jun/2014. In the Company, he has been the Chief People and Management  Officer since June 2017.