Management

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

In accordance with articles 16 and 17 of Minerva´s bylaws, its board of directors is currently comprised of ten members. During periods of absence or temporary unavailability of the president, the vice-president will substitute for him. During periods of absence or temporary unavailability of the president and of the vice-president, the president’s activities will be performed by another member of the board of directors, previously appointed by the president. The Company´s board of directors is responsible for, among other matters, determining the policies and guidelines of its business, supervising the board of executive officers and monitoring the implementation of the policies and guidelines periodically established by the board of directors. According to Brazilian Corporate Law, the board of directors is also responsible for hiring our independent auditors. The members of the Company´s board of directors are elected at a general shareholders’ meeting, serving for a two-year term and are eligible for reelection. The members of the Company´s board of directors are subject to removal at any time, with or without cause, at a general shareholders’ meeting. Minerva´s board of directors meets every three months and whenever an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting is called by the president or by any other member. Each member will have the right of one vote on the resolutions, and the resolutions of the board of directors are voted by a majority of its members.
Directors Title End of term of office
Norberto Lanzara Giangrande Jr. Chairman OGM 2024

Norberto Lanzara Giangrande Jr. Mr. Norberto Lanzara Giangrande Jr. is a founding partner and CEO of Rico Investimentos, currently a partner of Yellow Ventures, Neon (payment means), Agropecuária São Francisco and Blu Empreendimentos Imobiliários. He acted as a general officer of the brokerage company Octo CTVM S/A (a securities broker), and in the last five years also hold the position of executive officer and partner of Link Investimentos CTVM S/A. (a brokerage firm). He is a member of the Board of Directors of Bolsa Brasileira de Mercadorias BBM (a non-profit civil association that organizes and develops negotiation and operation systems for commodities, goods, and services). None of the companies mentioned above, with the exception of the Company, belongs to the same economic group, neither is controlled by a Company´s shareholder holding, whether directly or indirectly, an interest equal or higher than 5% of the same class or type of share issued by the Company. Mr. Norberto Lanzara Giangrande Jr. does not hold a management position.

Abdulaziz Saleh Al-Rebdi Vice-Chairman OGM 2024

Abdulaziz Saleh Al-Rebdi. Mr. Abdulaziz Saleh Al-Rebdi holds a degree in Industrial Management from the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, in Saudi Arabia. He is currently a Board member of Saudi Agriculture & Livestock Investment Company (SALIC) and President of ASR Consulting, a company headquartered in Saudi Arabia with a focus on finance consulting, including access to financing, restructuring, merger and acquisition, as well as development of projects for the petrochemical, oil refinery, mining and construction material manufacturing industries. For three years, he held the position of General Manager at NADEC, a company headquartered in Saudi Arabia with a focus on the production of dairy products, being responsible for the company’s restructuring project, which aimed to make it more competitive on the market. This project included the introduction of business resource planning for all manufacturing operations, finances, marketing and sales, restructuring operations around strategic business units, the company relaunching with a new logo and renewed packaging, diversifying the company’s sales by introducing new non-traditional products. None of the companies/institutions above, except for SALIC, are part of the Company’s economic group, or are controlled by a shareholder of the Company who holds, directly or indirectly, interest equal to or higher than 5% of the same class or type of security issued by the Company.

Frederico Alcântara de Queiroz Vice- Chairman OGM 2024

Frederico Alcântara de Queiroz. Mr. Alcântara de Queiroz holds a degree in business administration and an MBA in Corporate Management and Finance from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation, as well as has extension training in business negotiation and foreign trade. He started his career in the financial market in 1998. In 2000, he acted as executive officer in an agribusiness company, joining Grupo Minerva to work with live cattle exports in 2003. Currently he is the director of Other Business Segments at Minerva S.A.

Baker Almohana Director OGM 2024

Baker Almohanar. Mr. Baker Almohana holds a degree in information systems management from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Mineral. Mr. Baker Almohana served as Director of Associate Investments at Dussur, Director of Investments at King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy and was an associate at Deutsche Bank. He is currently Vice Chairman of the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF), member of the investment committee of Saudi Agriculture & Livestock Investment Company (SALIC) and also holds the following positions: board member and executive committee of Saudi Milling Companies, member of the board, executive investment committee and nominating and compensation committee of National Gas and Industrialization Co., and member of the board of Tatweer Education Holding Company.

Alexandre Lahoz Mendonça de Barros Director OGM 2024

Alexandre Lahoz Mendonça de Barros. Mr. Barros holds a degree in agricultural engineering from ESALQ/USP (1990) and a PhD in applied economics from the same university (1999). He began teaching Macroeconomics, Economic Development and Agricultural Economics at ESALQ/USP’s Department of Economics, Business Administration and Sociology in 1995. He has been teaching Agricultural Economics at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation since 2005. A former member of the Board of Directors of Fosfértil, and a sitting member of the Board of Directors of the Schoenmaker/Terra Viva Group and the Otávio Lage Group, Mr. Barros is also a member of the Outside Advisory Committee of the Farming Division of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Company in the Southwest region (EMBRAPA Pecuária Sudeste). He is a member of the Senior Agribusiness Council of the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP) and an advising partner at MB Agro and Ruralcon Consultoria in Agricultural Management.

Sergio Carvalho Mandim Fonseca Director OGM 2024

Sergio Carvalho Mandim Fonseca. Mr. Sergio Carvalho Mandim Fonseca has a degree in Production Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (USP) and completed a specialization course in Strategic Sales Management at the University of Berkeley, Califórnia, USA. and the Advanced Management Program at FDC/INSEAD. He was CEO of BRF S.A. from September 2013 to April 2015 and Vice-President for Brazil of Sadia S.A. from 2004 to 2009. Between 1987 and 2013, he was Planning, Sales and BU Officer at Martins Comércio e Distribuição. He has already been a member of Minerva’s Board of Directors and has also served on the Boards of Excelcior Alimentos, Rio Grande do Sul, and Start Química and ACIUB, in Uberlândia MG, among others. Between 2009 and 2013 he also acted as a Management Consultant.

Suzanne Karen Camargo de Colón Director OGM 2024

Suzanne Karen Camargo de Colón. Ms. Suzanne Karen Camargo de Colón earned a bachelor’s degree in Applied Sciences, Institutional Management, and Law from the Cambridge College of Advanced Technology and the University of Cambridge. She was the CEO of a private governing office in Dubai, Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates, a member of the Private Family-Owned Business Council, and a special advisor of EXPO 2020.

In 2005, she worked with the sovereign wealth definition strategy and led investment projects in renewable and aerospace energy, and economic diversity. As an independent and management advisor, she has assisted councils and C-suite executives of global organizations in matters such as geopolitics, crisis, and risk. She gained experience working in China, the Middle East, Latin America, Africa, Europe, and the United Kingdom. After the 1990s, she gained expertise by incorporating innovation and sustainability practices. She is a Curator and Board Member of The Great Generation, in the UK, a Member of the Advisory Board of the Dom Cabral Foundation, in Brazil, and a Member of the Science and Technology in Society Forum, in Japan.

Mohammed Mansour A. Almousa Director OGM 2024

Mohammed Mansour A. Almousa. Mr. Mohammed Mansour A. Almousa holds a degree in business administration and accounting from King Saud University (Riyadh) and a master‘s degree in accounting from Missouri State University. He also holds certifications in the financial sector (CPA, CME1). Mr. Almousa has 20 years of professional experience in corporate finance, having previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Al Faisaliah Group Holding (JSC), director of financial controls, manager of finance and accounting, member of boards and committees of several organizations, in addition to having worked in the education, banking and consulting sectors. Mr. Mohammed Almousa is currently the Chief Financial Officer of the Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company (SALIC) and serves as a consultant at SALIC Ukraine LLC, United Farmers Investment Co., SALIC Canada Ltd. and as an observer consultant at Hummingbird Technologies Ltd.

José Luiz Rêgo Glaser Independent Director OGM 2024

José Luiz Rêgo Glaser. Mr. Glaser Jose joined Noble in August 2011 and holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from FGV (Fundacao Getulio Vargas) and a Master degree from Stanford University, Food Research Institute, USA.He brings over 30 years of grains and softs trading, asset management, business development and business management experience, gained primarily at Cargill, where he managed large operations in Switzerland, USA and Brazil. He started his career at SKF Ball Bearings and worked at Madebras, before joining Cargill, where he worked for the last 27 years.His last role at Cargill was General Manager Grains and Oilseeds Supply Chain.

Gabriel Jaramillo Sanint Independent Director OGM 2024

Gabriel Jaramillo Sanint. Mr. Gabriel Jaramillo holds a marketing degree with an executive MBA from California State University, and Honoris Causa from North Eastern University. Currently, Mr. Jaramillo is member of the board of the Phoenix Group, Cemex Latin America Holding and the Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program. MR. Gabriel was president of Citibank in Colombia and mexico and was presindent of Banco Santander in Colombia, Brazil and United States.

Rafael Vicentini de Queiroz Alternate Member OGM 2024

Rafael Vicentini de Queiroz. Mr. Rafael Vicentini de Queiroz is an attorney at the Mackenzie Presbyterian University Law School. He specialized in Corporate Law at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV/SP) and in Corporate Finance and Investment Banking at Fundação Instituto de Administração (FIA/USP). Between 2007 and 2014, he was a partner in different law firms in São Paulo, advising national and international clients, especially private equity funds, in M&A operations in the agribusiness, food, mining, retail, education, finance and technology sectors. Since 2014, he has been an officer at Grupo Vilela de Queiroz, which operates in agricultural and livestock operations in the States of Goiás, Mato Grosso, Rondônia and Pará, noting that VDQ Holdings S.A. (holding of non-financial institutions and controlling shareholder of the Company, with an interest of over 5% of the same class or type of securities issued by the Company). Mr. Rafael does not hold other management positions in the third sector.

Statutory Management

Statutory Management

Minerva´s board of executive officers is the Company´s executive management body. The members of the board of executive officers are the Company´s board of directors’ legal representatives and are responsible for the internal organization, decision-making, day-to-day operations and the implementation of the general policies and guidelines established from time to time by the board of directors. The members of the board of executive officers are elected by the board of directors, with two-year terms and are eligible for reelection. The board of directors may remove any executive officer at any time with or without cause. According to Law No. 6,404/76, the members of the board of executive officers must be residents of Brazil, but do not need to be Minerva´s shareholders. The Company´s board of executive officers meets whenever called by the chief executive officer or by the majority of its members and whenever deemed necessary.
Executive officers Title Date of election End of term of office
Fernando Galletti de Queiroz Chief Executive Officer April 26, 2022 2 years

Fernando Galletti de Queiroz. Mr. Fernando Galletti joined Minerva in 1992 as Chief Commercial Officer and has been the Company’s Chief Executive Officer since May 2007. Before joining Minerva, he served as a trader with Cargill Agrícola S.A., a closed-capital company which produces and sells food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services internationally, between 1989 and 1992. He was also an intern at Cotia Tradings S.A., between 1987 and 1988, a closed-capital company operating in the international logistics segment. Mr. Galleti holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo of Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

Wagner José Augusto Supply Officer April 26, 2022 2 years

Wagner José Augusto. Mr. Augusto graduated in Business Administration, and between 1978 and 1991 worked with the Vilela de Queiroz family at Express Barretos Ltda, a cattle transportation company. From 1991 to 1996, he worked with cattle purchasing in the former meatpacker Anglo. He joined Minerva in 2000 and spent eight years in the commercial area, before moving to the cattle purchasing area. In December 2011, he took over as Supply Officer, being responsible for all cattle purchases. Mr. Wagner has more than 25 years of experience and maintains exceptional and extensive relations with cattle breeders and other persons in the meatpacking segment.

Luis Ricardo Alves Luz Chief Operating Officer April 26, 2022 2 years

Luis Ricardo Alves Luz. Luis began his career in 1999 at Minerva, where he worked in several departments, including the Costs, PCP, International Logistics, Industrial Management and, most recently, Supply Chain Departments. Between August 2007 and December 2008, he worked at Perdigão as the general director of the Beef Division. In January 2009, he returned to Minerva as director of the supply chain and, since October 2009, he has served as director of sales in charge of both domestic sales and exports.

Frederico Alcântara de Queiroz Executive Officer April 26, 2022 2 years

Frederico Alcântara de Queiroz. Mr. Alcântara de Queiroz holds a degree in business administration and an MBA in Corporate Management and Finance from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation, as well as has extension training in business negotiation and foreign trade. He started his career in the financial market in 1998. In 2000, he acted as executive officer in an agribusiness company, joining Grupo Minerva to work with live cattle exports in 2003. Currently he is the director of Other Business Segments at Minerva S.A.

Edison Ticle de Andrade Melo e Souza Filho Investor Relations and Chief Financial Officer April 26, 2022 2 years

Edison Ticle de Andrade Melo e Souza Filho. Mr. Edison Ticle has a degree in Business Administration from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) and in Economics from the University of São Paulo (USP). He also has a master’s degree in Economics from FGV and an MBA in Business Economics from USP. Edison has wide experience in the financial and corporate markets. He began his career in 1999 at BTG Pactual. He also worked as Senior Portfolio Manager at Constellation Asset Management and Black River Gestão de Investimentos (owned by Cargill). In 2007, he joined Banco Safra, where he was the Chief Treasurer and Head of Proprietary Trading. In February 2009, Edison Ticle joined Minerva Foods, where he has been the Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer since April 2010, being responsible for implementing one of the market’s most successful hedging policies. Additionally, he serves as an independent Board member of Grupo Soma, which owns the brands Animale and Farm; and wind blade manufacturer Aeris Energy, leading its recent IPO. He was also one of the founding partners of C6 Bank.

Francisco de Assis Ferreira Filho Executive Officer April 26, 2022 2 years

Francisco de Assis Ferreira Filho. Mr. Francisco de Assis Ferreira Filho holds a degree in Accounting Sciences from the University of São Paulo (USP) with specialization in leadership and innovation by the Harvard Business School. He joined Minerva in 2011 in the ​​Investor Relations team and from 2013 to 2015 he served as “chief of staff” for the Company‘s CEO. In 2015, he was appointed Director of Planning, Risk and Control. Prior to that, he worked in the consulting and auditing field at PwC.

Fiscal Council

Fiscal Council

According to the Brazilian corporation law, the fiscal council is an independent management body from the Company and external auditors. The fiscal council may be permanent or not. If the fiscal council is not permanent it shall be installed by the request of shareholders representing at least two percent of the voting shares. The main responsibilities of the fiscal council are to audit Minerva’s management, review the Company’s financial statements and report their conclusions to the Company’s shareholders. The Brazilian corporation law requires that the fiscal council members shall receive remuneration not lower than 10% of the average remuneration of the board of directors. Minerva by-laws provides for a non permanent fiscal council to be installed at the request of the Company’s shareholders. Currently the fiscal council is not installed. In Annual Shareholders’ Meeting agreed to request the installation of the Company’s Fiscal Council held at the Company’s headquarters. The Meeting also resolved that the Council will remain installed until the following Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of the Company.
Fiscal Council Title Date of election
Dorival Antonio Bianchi Member ASM 2023

Dorival Antonio Bianchi. Mr. Bianchi graduated in Economics from the University of São Paulo. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Dan-Herbert Engenharia S.A., a privately-held construction company. Dan-Herbert Engenharia S.A. is not a member of the Company’s economic group, neither is it controlled by a shareholder that directly or indirectly holds an interest equal to or higher than 5% in securities of the same type or class issued by the Company. In the last five years, he was a member of the Company’s Fiscal Council (2012 to 2014) and Board of Directors (2014 to 2016). Mr. Bianchi has held management positions in the following companies: (i) Fides Factoring Fomento Mercantil Ltda. (partner and manager); (ii) Guiar Gestão de Carteiras de Valores Ltda.; (iii) TWC Assistência Técnica e Importação de Peças Ltda.; (iv) Harvard Enteprise Importadora Ltda. (manager); (v) Porto Empreendimentos e Participações (partner and manager); and (vi) Alvorada Distribuidora de Títulos e Valores Mobiliários S.A.

Luiz Manoel Gomes Junior Member ASM 2023

Luiz Manoel Gomes Junior. Mr. Gomes Junior has a bachelor’s degree in Legal and Social Sciences from Universidade de Ribeirão Preto — UNAERP. He specialized in Corporate Law, and earned a master’s and a doctoral degree in Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo — PUC/SP. Today he teaches at several universities, including PUC/SP. Previously, Mr. Gomes Junior served as an advisor to the Ministry of Justice and Coordinator of the Ethics and Discipline Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB). He is a member of the Editorial Board of Revista de Processo and Revista de Direito Privado (Editora dos Tribunais RT) and serves as Assessor of the Undergraduate Law Programs of the Anísio Teixeira Institute for Educational Studies and Research — INEP/MEC. He has worked at OAB since 1998, when he started as Regional Coordinator of the Bar Exam of the Barretos 7th Subsection. Between 2008 and 2010 he served as consultant for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Franklin Saldanha Neiva Filho Member ASM 2023

Franklin Saldanha Neiva Filho. Mr. Franklin Saldanha Neiva Filho holds a Bachelor of Law from Mackenzie Presbyterian University and a postgraduate degree in Civil Procedural Law from the same university. He is a militant lawyer in the area litigation and advisory since 1991 and is currently a partner of the law firm De Vivo Advocacia, with notorious practice in the areas of Civil, Civil, Contractual, Administrative, Environmental, Crisis Management and Labor. He is also a member of the Civil Procedure Committee of CESA (Law Firm Study Center).

Marcelo Scaff Padilha Alternate ASM 2023

Marcelo Scaff Padilha. Mr. Padilha has a degree in Law from Universidade Mackenzie and completed a post-graduate program at the same university. He works with Tax Planning and Litigation, as well as Civil and Commercial Law. He is also a member of the São Paulo Bar Association Arbitration Tribunal.

Ricardo Alves de Oliveira Alternate ASM 2023

Ricardo Alves de Oliveira. Mr. Ricardo Alves de Oliveira has a degree in Legal and Social Sciences Centro Universitário do São José de Rio Preto – UNIRP. He has a specialization in Civil Law and Civil Procedure from the University Center of São José do Rio Preto – UNIRP and a Masters in Collective Rights from the University of Ribeirão Preto, UNAERP. He was a university professor of legal practice in Civil Procedure and Criminal Procedure at the Faculdades Integradas Padre Albino de Catanduva, FIPA and dependency in General Theory of Process and Law of Succession at the Faculdades Integradas de Bebedouro, FAFIBE. He also acted as legal advisor to the Legislative Power of Barretos (2004). Currently practicing law in the State of São Paulo and in the Federal District (Brasília), he is a member of the São Paulo State Bar Association, OAB / SP since 1999 and of the São Paulo State Bar Association, AASP since 1999.

Pedro Teixeira Dall‘agnol Alternate ASM 2023

Pedro Teixeira Dall‘agnol. Mr. Pedro Teixeira Dall‘Agnol holds a Bachelor of Law from the Federal University of Pará (UFPA). He is currently a partner at the law firm Dall‘Agnol & Alves Advogados Associados S / S. Previously acted as a civil lawyer at the law firm José Raimundo Canto Advocacia S / S from 2003 to 2005. In addition, he worked as an independent lawyer from 2005 to 2009.

Statutory Audit Committee
Statutory Audit Committee Title Date of election
José Luiz R. Glaser Member ASM 2022

José Luiz R. Glaser. Mr. José Luiz R. Glaser was a CEO at Noble until 2014. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from FGV (Getúlio Vargas Foundation) and a master’s degree from the Stanford University Food Research Institute, USA. He has more than 30 years of experience in the grain and soft, negotiation, asset management, and business development and management areas, acquired mainly at Cargill, where he managed several major operations in Switzerland, the United States, and Brazil. Mr. Glaser started his career at SKF and worked at Madebras before joining Cargill, where he worked for the last 27 years. His last position at Cargill was General Manager of Grain and Oilseed Supply.

Eduardo Luiz Rota Member ASM 2022

Eduardo Luiz Rota. Mr. Eduardo Luiz Rota is a Managing Partner, who has been responsible for the Business Advisory Services at VACC since May 2013. He holds bachelor’s degrees in Economics (active Corecon register number) and Accounting, and specialization degrees in inance, strategic management, and corporate governance from FGV. Mr. Rota was Managing Partner of Audit at BDO Trevisan from 2009 to 2011. In addition, Mr. Rota is an independent member of the Audit Committee of Aeris Energy S/A, TC Traders Club S.A and Brisanet Participações S/A.

Fabricio La Gamba Member ASM 2022

Fabricio La Gamba. Mr. Fabricio La Gamba has been the Managing Partner responsible for the Advisory area at VACC since October 2013. Mr. La Gamba was an Audit Manager at KPMG, from June 2006 (as a trainee) to September 2013 (as a manager, for four years). He earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from FEARP-USP (Economics, Administration, and Accounting School of Ribeirão Preto – University of São Paulo); and attended several training sessions on accounting practices adopted in Brazil, and Brazilian and international accounting auditing standards. In addition, Mr. Fabricio is an independent member of the Audit Committee of Aeris Energy S.A and also of TC Traders Club S.A.