Degree in Mechanical Aeronautical Engineering, Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica; MBA, University of São Paulo. Embraer: 1995-2007, Executive Vice-President; since 2007, President and CEO. Chairman, Brazilian Chapter, Brazil-US Business Council. Member, Brazil National Council for Industrial Development. Member of the Board, Transocean. Member of the Executive Board, ICC - International Chamber of Commerce. Recipient: Medal for Aeronautical Merit, Brazilian Gov.; Medal for Merit, Brazilian Association of Military Engineering.