Board of Directors and Management

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the decision-making body responsible for the general direction of Boa Safra’s business, including its long-term strategies. It is also responsible for the election of the company’s officers and the supervision of the respective management. The decisions of the Board of Directors are taken by the favorable vote of the majority of its members present at their meetings.

The Board of Directors of Boa Safra will hold ordinary meetings 4 times a year, at the end of each quarter, and extraordinary meetings whenever social interests so require, upon the call of its chairperson.

The Bylaws establish that the Board of Directors of Boa Safra shall comprise at least 3 and no more than 11 members, all with a unified term of office of 2 years, and re-election is authorized. At least 2 or 20%, whichever is greater, of the members of the Board of Directors shall be Independent, according to the Novo Mercado Regulations.

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She holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Agronomic Engineering from UFG – Federal University of Goiás and Postgraduate Degrees in Agribusiness Management, from UPIS in Brasília, and in Human Development of Managers, from FGV – Fundação Getúlio Vargas. She is also a specialist in Genetic Improvement of Corn and Sunflower Seeds by Syngenta, in Toulouse, France. She started acting in the technical management of Boa Safra in 2010 and currently holds the position of Chairwoman of the Company’s Board of Directors in addition to being a Board Member of the CTPA – Technological Center for Agricultural Research.

He has a Bachelor´s Degree in Economics from UFMG – Federal University of Minas Gerais and a Postgraduate and Master´s Degree in Finance. He is an associate professor at FDC – Fundação Dom Cabral and was a professor of Corporate Finance at FGV – Fundação Getúlio Vargas. His main professional activities are: (i) Board Member of Hermes Pardini, for four years; (ii) experience in corporate governance; (iii) M&A strategic adviser; (iv) experience in strategic planning for companies; (v) specialist in economic and financial viability of investments; (vi) experience in the management of financial, planning, projection, simulation and result control processes; (vii) strong domain in the elaboration and execution of company restructuring programs, in the strategic, operational and financial scope; (viii) experience in debt restructuring; and (ix) mastery in the preparation, control and analysis of budgets, forecasts and business plans.

Graduated in Agronomic Engineering from UNESP – São Paulo State University, and his professional career includes 30 years of work at Bayer, where he is Head of the Crop Science division since May 2017. Before this position, he held other leadership positions at Bayer, both in Brazil and abroad. After going through some technical positions in the Development area, in 1995, he assumed the position of Global Marketing Manager for Herbicides for Soy and Corn, in Monheim, Germany. He returned to Brazil in 2001 to lead the Research & Development area. In 2004, he became the leader of the Brazilian Marketing area, responsible for the strategies of the Crop Protection and Market Access portfolio. From 2007, he assumed responsibility for the Business Operation in the country, where he remained until 2015, when he returned to Germany with the post of Global Head of Marketing for the Crop Science Division.

Graduated in Business Administration, he specialized in Business Management at ESPM and completed an Executive MBA at FDC – Fundação Dom Cabral. He started his professional life in 2002 at Grupo Beiramar, having worked in all departments, until he assumed the Presidency of the real estate Group in 2015, a position he currently holds. He is involved in business initiatives focused on digital transformation, innovation and new business models, which is why he is a speaker at several events where he shares his entrepreneurial experience and digitization cases. He is currently an Advisor to the investment company Ace Startups and the digital platform Rua Dois.

Board of Executive Officers

Elected by the Board of Directors, the Executive Board of Boa Safra is composed of the CEO and three executive officers. This management body is responsible for complying with and monitoring the strategic guidelines defined by the Board of Directors, establishing guidelines for operational, socio-economic and sustainability activities, in addition to performing, within its specific attributions, all the acts necessary for the good functioning of the company.

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Graduated in Business Administration from UniCeub in Brasília, he has a specialization in Financial Market from the Northwestern University in Chicago, USA with emphasis on Hedge and Financial Operations in agribusiness. He has been the CEO of Boa Safra since 2017, and was re-elected in October 2020.

He graduated in Agronomic Engineering from UPF – University of Passo Fundo, in the State of Rio Grande do Sul (RS), with a specialization in seed production from UFPEL – Federal University of Pelotas, RS. He has 35 years of experience in the soybean seed market.

He graduated in Information Systems at Faculdades Integradas IESGO and has a specialization in Business Management from FDC – Fundação Dom Cabral. He has over 16 years of experience in external auditing in the management of agricultural companies.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics, and in Accounting, a Master’s Degree in Business Management, an MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and an Executive Education in Strategy Implementation and Mergers and Acquisitions from the University of Pennsylvania (USA). He has more than 17 years working in executive functions, having worked at Bank Boston/Banco Itaú, Elektro, Olam International and Brasilagro.

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee of Boa Safra is an advisory body linked to the Board of Directors and acts independently from the Executive Board. The Committee aims to supervise the quality and integrity of the financial reports, the compliance with legal, statutory and regulatory rules, the adequacy of the processes related to risk management and the independent auditors’ activities.

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He has a Bachelor´s Degree in Economics from UFMG – Federal University of Minas Gerais and a Postgraduate and Master´s Degree in Finance. He is an associate professor at FDC – Fundação Dom Cabral and was a professor of Corporate Finance at FGV – Fundação Getúlio Vargas. His main professional activities are: (i) Board Member of Hermes Pardini, for four years; (ii) experience in corporate governance; (iii) M&A strategic adviser; (iv) experience in strategic planning for companies; (v) specialist in economic and financial viability of investments; (vi) experience in the management of financial, planning, projection, simulation and result control processes; (vii) strong domain in the elaboration and execution of company restructuring programs, in the strategic, operational and financial scope; (viii) experience in debt restructuring; and (ix) mastery in the preparation, control and analysis of budgets, forecasts and business plans.

He has a Bachelor´s in Business Administration from UNICEP – Centro Universitário Central Paulista, Postgraduate Degrees in History and Philosophy from UNINTER in São Carlos, State of São Paulo (SP) and an Associate Degree in Accounting from SENAC in São Carlos, SP. He served for the past 10 years as Controllership Manager at ViaRondon Concessionária de Rodovia S.A. being responsible for the preparation of the Consolidated Financial Statements and the Quarterly Information.

He has a Bachelor´s in accounting sciences from Faculdade Anhanguera de São Paulo (2014). He worked in large companies in the audit accounting sector for 12 years; he graduated as an accounting expert as well as in management processes from IPOG (Institute of Post-Graduation & Graduation); he is a member of the study commission of the Accounting Regional Council of the State of Mato Grosso (CRC-MT); partner of a business assessment, consulting and auditing company that provides services to several medium and large companies in the states of São Paulo, Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul. Professional with 12 years of experience in audit accounting and 14 years in team development.

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