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Board of Directors

Name Atuação
Marcello Eduardo Guimarães Adrião Rodrigues President

Mr. Marcello has over thirty years of experience in Strategy, Business Development, Operations, Supply Chain and Sustainability. He worked at Exxon, Alcoa, ALL, Alpargatas, CSN and Natura. He was also international director in the “practice of operations” of Booz Allen Hamilton. In 2014, he joined Fornax Assessoria Ltda. as Operating Partner. He has been actively involved in eight portfolio companies, via advisory boards, committees, interim management or transformational projects. In 2010, he also started to act as an adviser in closed, family-owned companies, in professionalization. He has since then served on ten boards, currently serving as chairman of the RHMED and Westwing Boards.

Fábio Martins Maranhão Advisor

Mr. Fábio joined the Company in 2020 through Fornax Assessoria Ltda. Throughout his career, Mr. Fábio held the positions of Senior Consultant at Booz & Company until 2000, Associate (“Summer Associate”) at UBS London in 2001, Director of Blue Ocean Embarcações SA and Director of Kedar Empreendimentos e Participações SA, among other positions. He is currently administrator at Fornax Assessoria Ltda. and member of the Board of Directors of BR Marinas SA, SISTAC Sistemas de Acesso SA, Seasafe Barcos Manufaturado SA and Usaflex Indústria e Comércio SA He holds a BA in Computer Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA) and an MBA, with distinction, from London Business School. In addition, he obtained the title of CFA Charterholder by the CFA Institute in 2006.

Marcelo Ribeiro Pimentel Independent Advisor

Mr. Marcelo Pimentel holds a degree in Administration and International Busines from Faculdade Batista Carioca, and a postgraduate degree in Business Management from the University of Central England. He has over 20 years of retail experience, with an emphasis on store operations and processes. Throughout his career, he worked at Sainsbury’s and the Walmart group in England, and in Brazil he worked at the DPSP group. In 2017, he joined Marisa as COO, and assumed the position of CEO in 2019.

Renata Malta Canto Porto Independent Advisor

Ms. Renata has a degree in communication / RTV from FAAP, accumulates more than 25 years of experience in Communication, Marketing, Innovation and Business Strategy, including consultancies, production companies and communication agencies with customer service such as Johnson & Johnson, OI , ESPN, Natura, Mars, Bayer, DuPont, Monsanto, AB InBev, Warner, Kingston, Sonae Sierra, MaxHaus, Pearson, Nivea, Ford, Coca Cola among others. In 2012, she joined Naked Consultancy, as director and VP of service and strategy. For 4 years she worked as partner at Malagueta, a strategy and innovation consultancy, and a project incubator, with offices in the USA and Brazil, she is also a co-founder and advisor to the Agente Cidadão Organization. Since January 2019, she has been Managing Director Brazil at Geometry Global, the WPP Group’s shopper, innovation, design and experience agency with operations in 56 markets around the world.

Daniel Perecim Funis Independent Advisor

Mr. Daniel has been responsible for Farfetch in Brazil since 2011 and in Latin America since 2017. He was part of the team that created Groupon in Brazil, leading the marketing area. He started his career as a trainee at Unilever and later developed an international career in the Fiat group, working in Italy, France, Argentina and England, in various positions in areas as engineering, business development, sales and marketing. He is also currently an independent advisor at MDias Branco (MDIA), a leading national company in the food sector, and is a mentor at Endeavor. Graduated in mechatronic engineering from the Polytechnic School and an MBA from the University of Cambridge.