New Finance Director for BRF20 December 2013
BRAZIL - BRF’s Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Augusto Ribeiro Jr. as Vice-President of Finance and Investor Relations, a position held until now by Claudio Eugenio Stiller Galeazzi, BRF'S CEO.
Mr Ribeiro has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), where he also earned his master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering; he also has a post-graduate degree in Corporate Finance from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He earned his master’s degree in Administration from the University of Pittsburgh and a specialisation degree in Finance from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.
Previously employed at Basf, as South America Comptrollership Manager, and Kraft, where he also worked in the Planning & Control area, the executive was with Unilever for 11 years, active in several areas including manufacturing, supply, corporate audit and business comptrollership.
Mr Ribeiro has been with BRF since 2008, when he was admitted as controller and, during the merger process, he was actively involved in planning, coordination and administration processes intended to integrate best practices toward the consolidation of BRF. As the Company’s Director of Planning and Control, he was responsible for planning, controlling and managing the area, which covers corporate, fiscal, IFRS, SOX, budget planning, investment analysis, joint venture-related, and other matters.
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