Management

Conselhos e Comitês

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors, in accordance with the Company’s By Law approved at Extraordinary General Meeting as of April 26th 2018, is composed of a minimum of 6 (six) and a maximum of 8 (eight) members, elected by the General Meeting for a unified term of 2 (two) years, being able to be reelected.

The Board of Directors is responsible for the determining policies and guidelines to the Company’s business, as well as responsible of determing, supervising and monitoring the activities of the Executive Officers, choosing independent auditors and implementing and supervising internal audits.

Currently, the Board of Directors is composed by the following members:

 

NAME TITLE
Salim Mattar Executive Chairman
Antônio Cláudio Brandão Resende Vice-President
Eugênio Mattar Member
Flávio Brandão Resende Member
Leticia Costa Member
José Galló Member
Oscar Bernardes Member
Paulo Antunes Veras Member

We set out below a summary of the professional experience, specializations and main external commercial interests of the current members of the Board of Directors.

Salim Mattar. Mr. Salim Mattar is executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Mattar founded the Company in 1973 at the age of 24, and was Chief Executive Officer of the Company and its subsidiaries until May 2013. He graduated in business administration from FUMEC in 1976. In addition to the position of Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Mattar is: executive officer of Locapar Participações e Administração Ltda; managing partner of Haras Sahara Ltda; managing partner of SM Participações e Administração Ltda; Shareholder and Director of OMNI Táxi Aéreo; Shareholder and Director of Pottencial Seguradora S.A.

Antônio Cláudio Brandão Resende. Mr. Resende was one of the founders of the Company. He graduated in business administration from UNA (1977). Today he is the Board Vice-Chairman, having previously served as the administrative vice-president of the Company and its subsidiaries until July 30, 2008. When he was 18, he founded Leva e Traz, a delivery firm in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Apart from serving as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Localiza Rent a Car S.A., Mr. Resende is: Managing partner of ACBR Participações e Administração Ltda and managing partner of Resende Piscicultura e Pecuária Ltda.

Eugênio Mattar. Mr. Mattar is one of the Company’s founders. He is a member of the Board of Directors and is the Chief Executive Officer of the Company and its subsidiaries. Mr. Mattar has a civil engineering degree from UFMG, where he also obtained a graduate degree in Economic Engineering in 1976. Apart from serving as Director and Chief Executive Officer of Localiza Rent a Car S.A. and its subsidiaries, Mr. Mattar is executive officer of Locapar Participações e Administração Ltda; Chairman of the Advisory Board of Junior Achievement of Minas Gerais; Managing partner of EM Participações e Administração Ltda; Shareholder and Director of OMNI Táxi Aéreo; and Shareholder and Director of Pottencial Seguradora.

Flávio Brandão Resende. Mr. Resende was one of the Company’s founders and today holds 7.10% of its
capital. Currently he serves on the Company’s Board. He has a degree in civil engineering from the 203
Kennedy Engineering School (1980). Apart from serving as Director of Localiza Rent a Car S.A., Mr. Resende is: Managing partner of FBR Participações e Administração Ltda; Managing partner of FRJR
Empreendimentos Imobiliários Ltda.

Letícia Costa. Ms. Costa is an independent member of the Company’s Board. She has a degree in production engineering from the University of São Paulo’s Polytechnic School and received her MBA from Johnson School at Cornell University. She began her professional career as a systems analyst at Indústrias Villares. In 1986 she joined the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, presently Booz & Company, where she served as Vice President in charge of the Industry and Operations area. Ms. Costa is presently a partner of Prada Assessoria, a business consulting firm, and Director of Lato Sensu Graduate Programs at Insper in São Paulo. In addition to serving as independent Director of Localiza Rent a Car S.A., Ms. Maria Letícia Costa is: Partner at Prada Assessoria; Director of graduate programs (Latu Sensu) at Instituto Insper in São Paulo; Director and a member of the Audit Committee at Technip; Director and member of the Strategy Committee at Marcopolo; Member of the Audit Committee at Votorantim Industrial and Votorantim Cimentos.

José Galló. Mr. Gallo is an independent member of the Board. He has a degree in business dministration from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation’s School of Business Administration (1974), as well as other specialization courses, with emphasis on marketing both in Brazil and overseas. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Lojas Renner S.A. since March 1999 and member of its board of directors since 1998, having held the position of board chairman between 1999 and 2005 in this chain department store specializing in clothing. He was also a member of the board of directors of Calçados Azaléia S.A. and SLC Agrícola S.A. and of the advisory board of ABN AMRO (Banco Real S.A.). In addition to serving as independente Director of Localiza Rent a Car S.A., Mr. Galló is: Chief Executive Officer of Lojas Renner S.A.; Director of Lojas Renner S.A.; Director of SLC Agrícola S/A.

Oscar Bernardes. Mr. Bernardes has been an independent member of the Company’s Board since 2007. He previously served as chairman of the advisory board of Telesystem International Wireless (TIW) in Brazil (1999 to 2003) and as CEO of Bunge International (1996 to 1999). Before joining the Bunge Group, he was managing partner of Booz-Allen & Hamilton. He has also been a member of the board of directors of Satipel S.A., RBS Group, Delphi Corporation (USA) and Johnson Electric. In addition to serving as independent Director of Localiza Rent a Car S.A., Mr. Bernardes is: Vice-chairman of the board of directors and member of the Strategy Committee at Marcopolo S/A; Member of the Advisory Board of Davos; Director and member of the Audit Committee of Cia Suzano Papel e Celulose; Member of the Compensation and Personnel Development, and the Finance Committees at Praxair Inc. (USA); Senior Consultant to the CEO of Johnson Electric Holdings Limited; Member of the board of directors of VPar – Votorantim Participações; Member of the Advisory Board of Amyris (USA); Director of OMNI; Vicechairman of the Board and Coordinator of the Human Resources Committee of DASA; Chairman of the Strategy Committee of Vanguarda S/A; Director of Gerdau S/A and of Metalúrgica Gerdau.

Paulo Antunes Veras. Mr. Paulo Veras is an independent member of the Board. He has founded six digital startups since 1995, was co-founder and CEO of 99 Taxi, is a board member of B2W and Estapar. He was the managing director of Endeavor Brazil, a global non-profit organization that supports entrepreneurship for economic development, and served on its board for 8 years. Paulo holds a Mechatronical Engineer degree from USP and an MBA from INSEAD in France

Internal Committees
Committee subordinated to the Board of Directors
Strategy Committee
The Strategy Committee is responsible for proposing to the Board strategies and innovations for the development, growth and consolidation of the company to be developed by Executives. The Committee is composed of 5 Members, 4 of which are independent..
Members:
Maria Letícia de Freitas Costa Coordinator
José Galló Independent Committee Member
Oscar de Paula Bernardes Neto Independent Committee Member
Stefano Bonfiglio Independent Committee MemberIndependente
Eugênio Pacelli Mattar Diretor Presidente
Bruno Sebastian Lasansky Secretary
People Committee
The People Committee has the responsibility to propose to the Board of Directors the remuneration, performance evaluation, profit sharing program and stock option program, in addition to the general personnel management policies. The Committee is composed of 3 Members, 2 of which are independent.
Members:
José Gallo Coordinator
Maria Letícia de Freitas Costa Independent Committee Member
Antônio Cláudio Brandão Resende Conselheiro
 Daniel Guerra Linhares. Secretary
Audit, Risk Management and Compliance Committee
The Audit Committee is responsible for supervising the work of the independent auditors, evaluating their performance, evaluating the quality of the financial reports and reports, the accounting principles used and evaluating the effectiveness and the adequacy of the internal control structure.
Members:
Oscar de Paula Bernardes Neto Coordinator
Flávio Brandão Resende Conselheiro
Roberto Mendes; Senior Advisor
Alehandra Castro Brant. Secretary
Committee subordinated to the CEO
Ethics Committee
The Ethics Committee has the responsibility to define and ensure that the Company’s ethical premises and values ​​are rigorously met, deciding ethical dilemmas always in the best interest of the Company as a whole, regardless of specific interests and is composed of 11 Members.
Daniel Guerra Linhares Coordinator
Eugênio Pacelli Mattar
Maurício Fernandes Teixeira
Bruno Sebastian Lasansky
Heros Di Jorge
João Alberto Mazzoni Andrade
João Hilário de Ávila Valgas Filho
Ana Cristina Carvalho Chaves
Luisa Cristina Miranda Carneiro
Priscilla Soares Duarte Vitória
Fabrício dos Santos de Oliveira Secretary
Sustainability Committee
The Sustainability Committee is operationally subordinated to the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, reporting to the Company’s Board of Directors. The Sustainability Committee is responsible for identifying, addressing, monitoring and addressing issues involving sustainability that represent risks or may have a significant impact on business, long-term results, or relationships with customers and employees, and the Company’s image. The Committee is composed of 7 Members.
Eugênio Pacelli Mattar Coordinator
Maurício Fernandes Teixeira
Daniel Guerra Linhares
Mariana Paes Campolina
Priscilla Soares Duarte Vitória
Fabrício dos Santos de Oliveira
Aline Batista do Monte Secretary
Committee subordinated to the Financial and Investor Relations Officer
Disclosure Committee
Comprised of up to 15 Members, the Disclosure Committee is responsible for reviewing the minutes of the documents and information of an economic and financial nature, which are required to be sent to the Brazilian Securities Commission in order to ensure that the financial information disclosed to the market by the Company are correct, complete and timely.
Maurício Fernandes Teixeira Coordinator
Antônio Hiroyuki Hyodo
Myrian Buenos Aires Moutinho
Heros Di Jorge
João Alberto Mazzoni Andrade
Bruno Sebastian Lasansky
Nora Mascarenhas Lanari
Alehandra Castro Brant
Nora Mascarenhas Lanari Secretary
Fiscal Concil

Brazilian corporate law requires the Company to establish a permanent fiscal council or only in the fiscal years in which it is installed at the request of shareholders. The Bylaws provide for a non-permanent fiscal council. The fiscal council is a separate body, independent of the Company’s management and independent auditors. The main responsibilities of the fiscal council are to supervise the acts of the managers, to give an opinion on certain proposals of the management bodies to be submitted to the general meeting for deliberation, to examine the Company’s financial statements and to report to the management bodies and the general meeting the errors, or crimes of which they are aware

The Fiscal Council was installed on April 26, 2018 at the Annual General Meeting, and the mandates of the elected members expire at the subsequent ordinary shareholders’ meeting. Under Brazilian corporate law, members of the fiscal council may not be members of our Board of Directors or our Executive Officers or employees or spouses or relatives of any member of our management.

Members:

Marco Antônio Martins Guimarães
Daltro Barbosa Leite Junior
Aristides Luciano de Azevedo Newton
Substitute: Maria Carolina Barbosa Costa
Substitute: Edmar Vidigal Paiva

Executive Officers

The Executive Board will be made up of, at least, four (4) and, at most, twelve (12) Officers, all of which residing in the Country, and elected by the Board of Directors. Of the Officers, one shall receive the designation of CEO, another one will receive the designation of CFO and Investor Relations Officer, one of them may receive the designation of Vice-Chief Executive Officer and the other ones will receive the designation of Executive Officers.

 

STATUTORY BOARD
NAME TITLE
Eugênio Pacelli Mattar Chief Executive Officer
Maurício Fernandes Teireixa Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer
Bruno Sebastian Lasansky Executive Officer
Claudio José Zattar Executive Officer
Daniel Guerra Linhares Executive Officer
Heros di Jorge Executive Officer
João Hilário De Ávila Valgas Filho Executive Officer
João Alberto Mazoni Andrade Executive Officer – Localiza Fleet

We set out below a summary of the professional experience, specializations and main external commercial interests of the current officers.

Eugênio Pacelli Mattar. Mr. Mattar is one of the Company’s founders. He is a member of the Board of Directors and is the Chief Executive Officer of the Company and its subsidiaries. Mr. Mattar has a civil engineering degree from UFMG, where he also obtained a graduate degree in Economic Engineering in 1976. Apart from serving as Director and Chief Executive Officer of Localiza Rent a Car S.A. and its subsidiaries, Mr. Mattar is executive officer of Locapar Participações e Administração Ltda; Chairman of the Advisory Board of Junior Achievement of Minas Gerais; Managing partner of EM Participações e Administração Ltda; Shareholder and Director of OMNI Táxi Aéreo; and Shareholder and Director of Pottencial Seguradora.

Maurício Fernandes Teixeira. Mauricio Teixeira is the CFO of Localiza and has joined the Company in the beginning of 2017. He graduated in Electronic Engineering from Rio de Janeiro Federal University and has a Master in Mathematics Methods in Finance from IMPA. He also participated in executive education programs in Harvard, Wharton and Fundação Dom Cabral. Mauricio began his career at Banco BBM, leaded the finance planning area of Telemar and was the CFO of companies invested by GP Investments, Advent International and Vinci Partners Private Equities.

Bruno Sebastian Lasansky. Bruno Lasansky is the Managing Director of Localiza’s Car Rental Division responsible for all the aspects of the Rent a Car including fleet planning, rental locations, marketing and sales, customer experience, expansion, among others. Bruno leads a team of more than 4,250 employees, 577 locations and revenues of R$1.8 billion (9M17 annualized). Before joining Localiza, Bruno was a partner of Bain & Company where he leaded projects of operational improvement, strategy and M&A for national and international companies. Bruno is graduated in Production Engineering from Buenos Aires Technology Institute and has MBA from Wharton School in the USA. He is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English.

Cláudio José Zattar. Mr. Cláudio Zattar is the Executive Director of Car Purchasing, where he has been working since February 2013. He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the State University of Rio de Janeiro from 1983. He worked for more than 15 years as CEO of three large companies in diferente segments: Oil & Gas (ALE Fuels), Automotive (Vocal – Volvo Trucks & Buses) and Machinery (Brasif Machines and Rental). He also held executive positions in oil companies (Exxon Mobil, BR Distribuidora, Shell and Salemco) for 14 years from 1983 to 1997. He holds executive education degrees: Executive MBA from IBMEC-RJ in 1986, PGA from Insead in France in 2001 and In Company MBA from the Dom Cabral Foundation in 2010.

Daniel Gerra Linhares. Mr.Daniel Guerra Linhares has been Localiza’s HR Director since September 2017. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from UFMG (2004) with a postgraduate degree from Fundação Dom Cabral (2006) and Fundação Getúlio Vargas (2009) where he studied the international module in Irvine. He started his career in Vale where he worked for 5 years (2002 to 2007) and later took over the Management Department of CEMAR, Equatorial Group where he worked from 2007 to 2011. He later joined the Private Equity team of Vinci Partners as main responsible for the People and Management model of the fund´s investments (2011 to 2013). In 2013, he took over the People and Management Department of the CBO Group until began working for Localiza.

Heros Di Jorge. Mr. Heros Di Jorge has an Economics and Management bachelor, postgraduate in financial mathematics and has an Executive MBA by Fundação Dom Cabral. Mr. Heros began his career in the Company in 1987 in the Car Rental Sales department in São Paulo. Thereafter, he became a Director in the Car Fleet Sales division and then was promoted to Seminovos Regional Manager in São Paulo. In 2012 he became Retail Director in the car sales division at Localiza’s headquarters. In July 2016, he took the position of Executive Director.

Joao Hilario de Avila Valgas Filho. Mr. Joao Avila is Chief Operating Officer of all Localiza business units. He graduated in Mechatronics Engineering in 1999, holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science with emphasis on robotics from UFMG and Post Graduation in Management from Fundação Dom Cabral. Prior to joining Localiza, João worked for Bain & Company, a strategic consulting firm with operations in Brazil and abroad, and was Head of Strategic Planning for the Arcelor Mittal Group for South America.

João Alberto Mazoni Andrade. Mr. João Alberto Mazoni Andrade is the Managing Director in Localiza Gestão de Frotas, in where he joined in 2004. He is graduated in Business Administration at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Minas Gerais Federal University) in 1989, , MBA at the University of Texas in Austin, (1998 to 2000), and has participated, in 2012, in a management program in Kellogg School of Business. Mr. Andrade began his career as an entrepreneur, as a Director Partner in two companies. In 2000 he has joined Roland Berger Strategy Consultants where he has worked on several projects, especially in the automotive industry and financial services. He has begun in Localiza Gestão de Frotas as Sales Director, than Operations Director, and now occupies the Executive Officer position.

NON-STATUTORY OFFICERS
NAME NAME
Ana Cristina Carvalho Chaves Herbert Viana Andrade
Antonio Hiroyuki Hyodo José Carlos Batista
Bernardo Dias Gomide Marcelo Hiroshi Nagassaki
Cristina Vaz Amaral Marcos Eduardo Botega Araujo
Glauco Fernandes Zebral Nora Mascarenhas Lanari
Guilherme Ude Braz Paulo Henrique de Almeida Pires
Myrian Buenos Aires Moutinho