- President and Chief Executive Officer, EMBRAER, Brazil; Chair/Co-Chair of the Governors for Aviation and Travel for 2013
Degree in Mechanical Aeronautical Engineering, Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica; MBA, University of São Paulo. With Embraer: 1984, Manufacturing Engineer, Pratt & Whitney Canada, working on behalf of Embraer; 1995, Executive Vice-President, Planning and Organizational Development; 1998-2007, Executive Vice-President, Airline Market; since 2007, President and CEO. Chairman, Brazilian Chapter, Brazil-US Business Council. Member, Brazil National Council for Industrial Development. Recipient: Medal for Aeronautical Merit, Brazilian Gov.; Medal for Merit, Brazilian Association of Military Engineering.