Degrees in Business Administration and Chemical Engineering. 1976-2002, with Sadia including: Executive Vice-President and Director, Investor Relations; Chairman of the Board. 2003-07, Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Brazil. Since 2009, current position. Member of the Board: BRF - Brasil Foods; Amil Participações; Telesp; Telefónica and Telefónica Internacional, Spain; AGCO, US. Chairman of the Board, Amazonas Sustainable Foundation.