Councils and Board

Board of Directors

Name Position Election Date End of Term
Rubens Ometto Silveira Mello Chairman 07/30/2020 07/30/2022

Mr. Mello has over 40-year experience in large companies management, accumulated in the administrative and financial areas. Besides all positions held at Cosan Group, especially as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cosan Limited, Cosan S.A., and Cosan Logística S.A., he also holds the position of board member at UNICA – Union of Sugarcane Agroindustry of the State of São Paulo. Before joining Cosan Group, Mr. Mello, from 1971 to 1973, served as an advisor at the executive board of UNIBANCO – União de Bancos Brasileiros S.A. and from 1973 to 1980, he served as a Chief Financial Officer at Indústrias Votorantim S.A.

Marcelo Eduardo Martins Vice-Chairman 07/30/2020 07/30/2022

Mr. Martins holds a degree in business administration from Getúlio Vargas Foundation, specialized in finance. Mr. Martins joined Cosan Group in July 2007, as an executive of Aguassanta Participações S.A., currently, he holds several positions in the Group, particularly as a member of the board of directors of Cosan Limited, Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer of Cosan Limited; Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer and Vice Chairman of the board of directors of Cosan S.A. and Cosan Logística S.A. Mr. Martins served as a Chief Financial and Business Development Officer at Votorantim Cimentos between July 2003 and July 2007. Previously, he headed the Latin American fixed income department of Salomon Smith Barney in New York.

Luis Henrique Cals de Beauclair Guimarães Board Member 07/30/2020 07/30/2022

Mr. Guimarães holds a degree in Statistics, with an MBA in Marketing. Current Chief Executive Officer of Cosan S.A., Mr. Guimarães served as Chief Executive Officer of Companhia de Gás de São Paulo (Comgás), from April 2013 to December 2015. In April 2015, he cumulated positions as Investor Relations Officer at Comgás and Officer at Distribuidora de Gás Participações S/A, a company of Cosan S.A. Mr. Guimarães was the Commercial Vice President of Raízen between 2011 and 2012 and Chief Executive Officer of Raízen from April 1, 2016, until April 1, 2020. Previously, he held several positions at Shell in Brazil, the United States, and England.

Nelson Roseira Gomes Neto Board Member 07/30/2020 07/30/2022

Mr. Neto holds a degree in Engineering (1992), with a master’s degree in Corporate Finance (1998) and a Master of Business Administration (2001). Currently, Mr. Neto is the Chief Executive Officer of Comgás. Until April/2016, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Cosan S.A. After the acquisition of Exxon Mobil’s assets by Cosan in 2008, he became Chief Executive Officer of Cosan Lubrificantes (fuel and lubricants sector), a position held until 2014, when he became an executive officer at Cosan S.A., a position held until taking office as Comgás’ officer in January/2016.

Jorge Celestino Ramos Independent Board Member 08/28/2020 07/30/2022

Mr. Ramos has 36 years’ experience in the oil, natural gas and energy sectors, having occupied several executive positions in supply, natural gas and energy, and distribution. He was the executive director of the refining and natural gas and supply divisions of Petrobras from 2015 to 2018. He has held several positions as senior executive in Petrobras in the supply chain, refining, operations and logistics, marketing and commercialization of fuels divisions for the B2B market. He also served on the boards of Transpetro, Gaspetro, Petrobras Distribuidora, Petrobras Biocombustíveis and Logum from 2014 to 2018. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, a postgraduate degree in oil processing engineering from Petrobras University, a postgraduate degree in sugar and ethanol production technology from COPPE-UFRJ, an MBA in business administration from FGV/ISAE and an MBA in marketing from ESPM. In 2019, he completed the course for members of boards of directors at IBGC.

Executive Officers

Name Position Election Date End of Term
Nelson Roseira Gomes Neto Chief Executive Officer 07/30/2020 07/30/2022

Mr. Neto holds a degree in Engineering (1992), with a master’s degree in Corporate Finance (1998) and a Master of Business Administration (2001). Currently, Mr. Neto is the Chief Executive Officer of Comgás. Until April/2016, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Cosan S.A. After the acquisition of Exxon Mobil’s assets by Cosan in 2008, he became Chief Executive Officer of Cosan Lubrificantes (fuel and lubricants sector), a position held until 2014, when he became an executive officer at Cosan S.A., a position held until taking office as Comgás’ officer in January/2016.

Rafael Bergman Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer 07/30/2020 07/30/2022

Mr. Bergman holds a degree in Economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (1998) and a master’s degree in finance from the London Business School (2004). Mr. Bergman joined the Shell Group in 1999 and held finance and M&A positions in Brazil, England, and the Netherlands. In 2011, Mr. Bergman participated in the creation of Raízen (Cosan/Shell joint venture), where he served as Treasury, Controllership, and Financial Planning Director. In 2016, Mr. Bergman joined Comgás’ board of executive officers and served as Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Director, Strategy and Markets. In 2020, Mr Bergman was appointed Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer for Compass Gas&Energia.

Ricardo Niemeyer Hatschbach M&A and New Business Officer 07/30/2020 07/30/2022

Mr. Hatschbach holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2003), an executive MBA in Finance from IBMEC (2007) and took an executive course of the General Management Program at the Harvard Business School (2018). Mr. Hatschbach joined Cosan Group in April 2019, as Gas New Business Officer. Previously, we served as Corporate & Investment Banking Senior Officer at ABN AMRO Bank in Amsterdam/Netherlands, from September 2015 to February 2019; and as Corporate & Investment Banking Vice President at ABN AMRO in Brazil, in January 2014. Mr. Hatschbach was O&G Banker at Grupo Brasil Plural (currently, Grupo Plural) between September 2010 and August 2013. Previously, he worked as a buy-side analyst at Gávea Investimentos and held several positions at Shell Group in Brazil.

Audit Committee

Name Position Election Date End of Term
Luis Claudio Rapparini Soares Independent Member 08/31/2020 08/31/2022

Mr. Rapparini Soares has been an executive for approximately 32 years, having worked in various roles in the financial and internal auditing divisions of the British American Tobacco Group and Royal Dutch Shell, and having lived and worked in five countries in four continents. He was the CFO of Souza Cruz S.A. between 2006 and 2010, the CFO of the Raizen Group between 2011 and 2014 and the chief internal auditor of Royal Dutch Shell between 2014 and 2018. He has participated in several executive development programs held by Wharton, Kellogg, Insead and IMD. He is a member of the board of directors of the CCR Group, in addition to being the Group’s auditing and compliance committee coordinator and a member of its finances and results committee.

Jorge Celestino Ramos Independent Member 08/28/2020 08/28/2022

Mr. Ramos has 36 years’ experience in the oil, natural gas and energy sectors, having occupied several executive positions in supply, natural gas and energy, and distribution. He was the executive director of the refining and natural gas and supply divisions of Petrobras from 2015 to 2018. He has held several positions as senior executive in Petrobras in the supply chain, refining, operations and logistics, marketing and commercialization of fuels divisions for the B2B market. He also served on the boards of Transpetro, Gaspetro, Petrobras Distribuidora, Petrobras Biocombustíveis and Logum from 2014 to 2018. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, a postgraduate degree in oil processing engineering from Petrobras University, a postgraduate degree in sugar and ethanol production technology from COPPE-UFRJ, an MBA in business administration from FGV/ISAE and an MBA in marketing from ESPM. In 2019, he completed the course for members of boards of directors at IBGC.

Pedro Antonio Martins Aparicio Independent Member 08/31/2020 08/31/2022

Mr. Martins Aparicio is the CFO of Gramado Parks, a Brazilian real estate, hospitality and entertainment company. For the last 17 years, he has worked in finance at investment banks in Brazil and abroad, family groups and corporations. From 2012 to 2015, he was the treasurer and investor relations officer of Raízen S.A. From 2015 to 2018, he was an independent board member of the Luxor Group. From 2016 to 2020, he was a finance director at CVC Brasil, responsible for the investor relations, treasury, FP&A and M&A divisions. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and a postgraduate executive degree from Harvard Business School.

Last update: May 31, 2021

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