Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Name Office Beginning of Mandate End of Mandate
Gregory Louis Reider President and Independent Member of the Board of Directors and Member of the Audit Committee 08/2020 Ordinary Shareholder Meeting of 2022

Mr. Gregory has a degree from Yale College, with a BA in Economics and International Relations. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Lojas União 1A99 S.A., member of the Board of Petz and Enjoei. and is a senior advisor to Warburg Pincus, a global private equity investment firm. Previously he was Principal at Warburg Pincus between 2012 and 2020.

Armando Marchesan Neto Board of Directors member and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) 08/2020 Ordinary Shareholder Meeting of 2022

Mr. Armando graduated in production engineering from Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba in 1998. He holds a master’s degree in production engineering from Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba in 2000, an executive MBA from Insper in 2006 and a postgraduate degree in supply chain and operations by MIT in 2010.

Before founding Sequoia, he worked as Natura’s customer service director, responsible for the distribution and operation process of the Distribution Centers, transportation and delivery, after-sales service and quality. His professional career was also marked by his role as director of operations and logistics at and, later, at B2W.

Américo da Cunha Pereira Filho Independent member of the Board of Directors and Member of the Audit Committee 12/2021 Ordinary Shareholder Meeting of 2022

Mr. Américo da Cunha Pereira Filho holds a degree in Business Administration from the Federal University of Pernambuco, an MBA from the University of Miami and a Master’s in Supply Chain from Michigan State University. He has over 25 years of experience in Transport Management and Logistics. He served as CEO of Rapidão Cometa, President of FedEx and TNT in Brazil. He was an Angel Investor at Kangu Logística (recently acquired by Mercado Livre). Partner of A2E Empreendimentos and Martinica Participações. He also serves as a Board Memeber at Acqio, Drumattos, Audens and Hublocal, as an investor in startups, as a mentor at Endevour, Member of the YPO and as Vice President at Junior Achievement Pernambuco.

Elisabete Waller Alves Independent member of the Board of Directors 05/2021 Ordinary Shareholder Meeting of 2022

Ms. Elisabete is undergraduated in Information Technology (1986), Business Management (1988) and an executive MBA in USP/FIA São Paulo (1996). She has over 33 years of experience, having worked for more than 20 years in major big fours, such as EY and PwC. In addition, her career includes working at IBM and Oracle, with Ms. Elisabete having held leadership positions and receiving awards in all the companies in which she worked. Ms. Elisabete has extensive experience in the area of ​​information technology and extensive knowledge of corporate and operational systems.

Between 2014 and 2016 she served as a member of the Brazilian Executive Board of EY and since 2017 she serves as a member of the executive board of ChildFund International Company in Brazil.

Marcelo Lopes Cardoso Independent member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee Coordinator 08/2020 Ordinary Shareholder Meeting of 2022

Mr. Marcelo is a consultant in HR and people management. From 1986 to 1996, he was CFO of Método Engenharia, having left the company to join GP Investimentos, with the role of CFO at Playcenter.

In 1997, he was invited to start and operate the Hopi Hari theme park, where he remained until 2002, as President. He was executive director and regional president of Latin America for DBM, a consulting company specialized in people management, from 2004 to 2008. From 2008 to 2013, he held the position of senior vice president of organizational development and sustainability at Natura, where he was responsible for the implementation of the management system, Company strategy, general management, people management and leadership development projects. In 2010, he was appointed executive of the year by the human resources magazine “Você RH”.

In 2013, he joined Grupo Fleury, in the position of executive director of people, strategy, innovation and sustainability, where he remained until November 2014.

He is also the president of Instituto Integral Brasil, a non-governmental organization, linked to the Integral Institute, created in the United States in 1998 by Ken Wilber, one of the most well-known and important philosophers today. Instituto Integral Brasil works for the development, expression and irradiation of integral consciousness in the individual, in culture and in society.

In 2014, he was elected as one of the 100 leaders with the best reputation in Brazil by Merco, a European consultancy, as one of the most admired Human Resources professionals in Brazil in People and HR Management.

He is a partner and global president of Metaintegral, an American company, which seeks to support companies in the processes of organizational transformation, seeking to resolve internal conflicts and implement new strategies, through an approach that mixes studies from psychology, sociology and anthropology.

At this moment, through his consulting firm, Chie, he integrates his deep business knowledge in projects for the transformation of organizations with methodologies based on Theory U, Integral Theory, Family and Organizational Constellation and Voice Dialogue, Positive and Development Psychology, Neuroscience, Sociology and Complexity Theory.

Sérgio Saraiva Castelo Branco de Pontes Independent member of the Board of Directors 12/2021 Ordinary Shareholder Meeting of 2022

Mr. Sérgio Saraiva Castelo Branco de Pontes graduated in Business Administration from UniCeub in Brasília, has an Executive MBA in Business Administration and Finance from FGV/COPPEAD/INSPER and specializations in Leadership for Executives and Competitive Strategy from Harvard Business School. He has over 30 years of experience in the Consumer Goods, Financial Services and Technology sectors, working in the areas of Innovation, Technology and Strategy. He served as CEO of Rappi, Executive Vice President of Cielo and had a long journey at Ambev, working in several areas and countries, reaching the position of People and Management Vice President. He also acts as a Board Member at Grupo Stefanini, Cassol Centerlar and as Consultant at Rappi.

Sonia Regina Hess de Souza Independent member of the Board of Directors 08/2020 Ordinary Shareholder Meeting of 2022

Mrs. Sônia studied business administration and specialized in clothing. She started her professional life in the family business. At Dudalina, a company founded by her entrepreneurial parents – Rodolfo (Duda) and Adelina – specializing in men’s and women’s fashion,- she worked for 35 years, being 12 as president (from 2003 to 2015).

She is currently Vice-President of the Mulheres do Brasil group, mentor of EY’s Winning Women Brasil program; Endeavor advisor, ambassador and mentor; advisor to Lide Educação, which supports Instituto Ayrton Senna; member of the Curator Council of Fundação Dom Cabral; advisor to PETZ and consultant to Warburg Pincus do Brasil.