Our executive officers are our legal representatives and are responsible, among other matters, for the internal organization, decision-making, day-to-day operations and the implementation of the general policies and guidelines established from time to time by our board of directors.

Our executive officers are appointed by our board of directors. Our bylaws require that our Company have at least one executive officer.

The following table sets forth the name, age, position and most recent election date of each of our executive officers:

Name Position Date of Election
Iain Anderson Mars Chief Executive Office November 9, 2018
Eduardo Pirani Puzziello Chief Financial Office December 10, 2018

 

The following is a summary of the business experience of our executive officers:

Iain Anderson Mars. Mr. Mars has served as our chief executive officer since November 2018. Previously, he served as chief commercial officer from December 2016 to May 2018, as chief operating officer of the Minerva’s Beef Brazil department from December 2014 to November 2016 and as chief commercial officer of Minerva from September 2013 to November 2014. Before joining Minerva, he worked for several beef companies in Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Argentina, Russia, Egypt and the United Kingdom. Mr. Mars holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from The London School of Economics and Political Science.

Eduardo Pirani Puzziello. Mr. Puzziello has served as our chief financial officer since March 1, 2019. Previously, he served as investor relations officer from November 2011 to August 2012 and as Superintendent of Investor Relations of Minerva from June 2009 to May 2010. Before joining Minerva, he worked for AON Risk Services, BankBoston, Banco Santander, Corretora Fator, Banco Raymond James and Votorantim Corretora. Mr. Puzzielo holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, or PUC-SP.