Boards, Board of Directors and Committee

Board of Directors

The Supervisory Board has three representatives of each of Raízen’s shareholders. Among other functions, it is responsible for: (a) proposing the Company’s global strategies and strategic priorities to shareholders; b) establishing general guidelines for the Company‘s business; c) setting and changing key policies and the Manual of Authorities; d) approving pension plan structures and corporate reorganizations; e) appointing/removing members of the Board of Executive Officers; f) approving/amending the Annual Budget; g) approving material agreements and agreements with related parties; h) approving significant investments and financing actions.

Name Office Election of Current Term Election of First Term End of Term
Rubens Ometto Silveira Mello
Chairman June 01, 2011 July 26, 2023 2025 ASM

Rubens Ometto Silveira Mello. Mr. Mello is the chairman of our board of directors. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo) (1972). Mr. Mello has more than 30 years of experience in the management of large companies. He has also served as general director and chairman of the board of directors of Costa Pinto S.A. since 1980 and officer and chairman of the board of directors of Aguassanta Participações S.A., since 2001. Currently, Mr. Mello is the chairman of the boards of Cosan S.A., Comgás, Rumo, Cosan Logística S.A., Raízen, Radar and Moove. He is also one of the founders of UNICA, the Sugarcane Agroindustry Association of the state of São Paulo (UNICA—União da Agroindústria Canavieira do Estado de São Paulo). Prior to joining Cosan, Mr. Mello worked from 1971 to 1973 as an advisor to the board of executive officers of UNIBANCO União de Bancos Brasileiros S.A., and from 1973 to 1980 as chief financial officer of Indústrias Votorantim S.A.

Nelson Roseira Gomes Neto
Member January 01, 2024 N/A 2025 ASM

Mr. Nelson holds a degree in Civil Engineering, with specializations in Marketing, Corporate Finance, and Administration. He began his career at ExxonMobil, holding leadership positions in various countries in the fuels, lubricants, and convenience store businesses. He returned to Brazil in 2008, taking on the leadership of the Lubricants business (now Moove), under the management of Cosan S.A., where he remained until 2014 when he became Vice President of Cosan S.A. The following year, he assumed the presidency of Cosan, a position he held until 2016. Current Positions: President and member of the Board of Directors of Compass Gas & Energy, having been elected as CEO of Cosan on 11/14/2023, taking office on 01/01/2024. He is also currently the Chairman of the Board of Commit, Sulgás, and Necta, and a board member of Comgás, where he served as CEO from 2016 to 2020.

Marcelo Eduardo Martins
Member June 01, 2011 July 26, 2023 2025 ASM

Marcelo Eduardo Martins. Mr. Martins is a member of our board of directors and was a member of Cosan S.A.’s board of directors from March 23, 2009 until December 12, 2017 and member of Cosan Logística’s board of directors from April 30, 2015 until April 5, 2018. Mr. Martins also holds the position of chief financial officer and investor relations officer of Cosan Limited, Cosan S.A. and Cosan Logística. In July 2007, Mr. Martins was appointed as an executive officer of Aguassanta Participações S.A. Prior to joining the Cosan Group, Mr. Martins was the Chief Financial and Business Development Officer of Votorantim Cimentos between July 2003 and July 2007 and, prior to that, head of Latin American Fixed Income at Salomon Smith Barney (Citigroup) in New York. He has significant experience in capital markets, having worked at Citibank (where he began his career as a trainee in 1989), Unibanco, UBS and FleetBoston. He has a degree in business administration from FGV.

Huibert Hans Vigeveno
Member October 10, 2020 July 26, 2023 2025 ASM

Huibert Hans Vigeveno. Mr. Vigeveno is a member of our board of directors. Mr. Vigeveno is a Dutch citizen, holding a master’s degree in Business Administration from Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Mr. Vigeveno started his career at Shell as a business analyst in 1995 as a business analyst and acquired extensive experience in sales, marketing and general management during allocations in the areas of Chemicals, Shell Capital, LPG and Lubricants in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, United States of America, Mexico, Brazil and China. In 2009, Mr. Vigeveno was appointed as Vice President of Supply and Distribution, Europe & Africa and played a key role in the integration and creation of additional value throughout the Downstream chain. Mr. Vigeveno moved to Beijing in 2012, when he was appointed as Shell’s Executive Chairman in China, strengthening the company’s business in Upstream and Downstream within China and internationally with Chinese partners. Mr. Vigeveno returned to London in 2015 to lead the integration plan for the business combination with the BG Group. In 2016, Mr. Vigeveno was appointed Transition CEO of Grupo BG, Shell’s largest acquisition in more than a century.

Istvan Kapitany
Member July 25, 2014 July 26, 2023 2025 ASM

Istvan Kapitany. Mr. Kapitany is a member of our board of directors. He holds the position of Executive Vice-President of Global Retails of the Shell group since April 2014 and has over 30 years of experience in the downstream fuel business.

Brian Paul Eggleston
Member June 30, 2021 July 26, 2023 2025 ASM

Brian Paul Eggleston. Mr. Eggleston is a member of our board of directors. He holds the position of Executive Vice President of Financial Downstream at the Shell Group since 2021. He has more than 20 years of experience, occupied others Executive Vice Presidencies before and has experience in Latin America.

Luciana de Oliveira Cezar Coelho
Independent Member July 28, 2021 July 26, 2023 2025 ASM

Luciana de Oliveira Cezar Coelho. Ms. Coelho is an economist graduated from  Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, with a Master Degree at PUC-RJ and PhD at Havard. She works with financial markets since 1997, and had occupied roles in several  financial institutions like Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, Banco Abn Amro Real and  Santander Bank. Ms. Coelho performs as Board member of others institutions since 2012.

Sonat Burman-Olsson
Independent Member July 28, 2021 July 26, 2023 2025 ASM

Sonat Burman-Olsson. Ms. Olsson is an economist, with a MBA from Uppsala University, Sweden and a Master Degree at Harvard Business School and Oxford University. She has experience with industrial, retail and consumer sectors, and also with marketing, finance and business development with focus in sustainable leadership. Ms. Olsson performed as an executive in a broad variety of companies as Electrolux Group, ICA Gruppen, COOP Sweden, BP British Petroleum Sweden and Siemens. She also occupied positions of the Supervisory Board in companies like ICA, Swedish National Pension Fund, Swedish Grocery Retailer’s Association, ICC, Swedish Trade Federation, iZettle and Neste Corporation. Currently, also performs as a Board member of the following companies: Postnord, Lantmannen e Lindab.

Fiscal Council

According to Brazilian Corporate Law, the Fiscal Council is an independent body from Raízen’s management and external audits. The Fiscal Council’s main responsibility is to review management and financial activities, relating its observations to shareholders.

The Fiscal Council cannot contain members who are part of the Board of Directors, the Board of Executive Officers or the staff of a controlled company or a company of the same group as Raízen, nor a spouse or relative of its managers. In addition, the Brazilian Corporation Law requires that the members of the Fiscal Council receive, as compensation, at least 10% of the average compensation paid to each Director.

Name Office Election of Current Term Election of First Term End of Term
Guilherme José de Vasconcelos Cerqueira
Chairman July 22, 2022 July 27, 2023 2024 ASM

Mr. Guilherme José de Vasconcelos Cerqueira holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and in Economics from the State University of Rio de Janeiro, with an MBA from COPPEAD. Since December 1988, Mr. Guilherme José de Vasconcelos Cerqueira held several positions at the Shell Group, including at Shell International Ltd., in London/UK, where he held management positions between May 2004 and April 2007. In the Raizen Group, he was responsible for the controllership area since creation in April 2011 until April 2014, when he assumed responsibility for the financial and supply area, having remained in the position of Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer until May 2022.

Ana Paula Malvestio
Member July 22, 2022 July 26, 2023 2024 ASM

Mrs. Ana Paula Malvestio, with a degree in Law from the University of Ribeirão Preto, has a degree in Board of Directors from IBGC, and is a partner in the tax and corporate consultancy at PricewaterhouseCoopers. It is exclusively dedicated to the consulting activity focused on the corporate and tax area. He has experience in managing the tax burden for companies in the agribusiness sector. He specializes in corporate restructuring processes. He conceived and coordinated several corporate restructurings. Coordinated and acted in important due diligences in the sugar and ethanol sector. He has extensive experience in tax matters, advising on legal and regulatory accounting matters.

Regina Longo Sanchez
Member July 22, 2022 July 26, 2023 2024 ASM

Mrs. Regina Longo Sanchez holds a degree in Production Engineering from Poli-USP and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with Majors in Accounting and Finance. She has been a member of the Fiscal Council of Yduqs Participações S.A. since 2019, as an effective member. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Locaweb Serviços de Internet S.A. since May 2021. He took the IBGC – Fiscal Council in Practice course in April 2017. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial market. His main professional experiences in the last 5 years include: (i) working, between 2003 and 2017 at the Itaú Unibanco group, being: (a) 7 years as Head of Institutional Investor Relations, (b) 5 years at Itaú BBA as Analyst Sell-Side Equity Research, responsible for the Banking and Financial Services sector and, from (c) 2015 to 2017, responsible for the Talent Area and HR Analytics and the Risk Culture program of the conglomerate. Prior to Itaú Unibanco, he worked as a Fixed Income Trader and Portfolio Manager at Banco SRL and Banco Inter American Express in São Paulo. Since May 2017, she has been a partner at Lucas Melo e Associados Ltda., acting as an Investor Relations and Corporate Organization Consultant, and is also an Associate Partner at MBA Empresarial, providing admission consultancy for universities abroad.

Executive Officers

The Board of Executive Officers is responsible for managing Raízen’s businesses, and implementing policies and general guidelines set by the Board of Directors.

Name Office Election of Current Term Election of First Term End of Term
Ricardo Dell Aquila Mussa
Chief Executive Officer April 1, 2020 April 1, 2023 April 1, 2025

Ricardo Dell Aquila Mussa. He holds a degree in Production Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo. Mr. Mussa became executive director of the Raízen joint venture on April 1, 2020, previously he was the Vice President Executive, responsible by the group’s Logistics, Trading and Distribution and also was the CEO of Cosan Lubrificantes and later CEO of Moove Lubrificantes with operations in six countries including Europe and Latin America. He joined Cosan in 2007 and was one of the founders and CEO of Radar for five years, a company dedicated to investment on agricultural land with high recovery potential. During this period, he was also a member of the Board of Westchester in the United States, a TIAA CREF (American Pension Fund) company responsible for investments in the United States, Europe and Australia. Previously he performed several functions in multinationals such as Unilever and Danone, mainly in the Supply Chain area. He was responsible for the logistics area of Danone in Brazil in 2007 and for the manufacturing area of Unilever’s main cosmetics factory in Latin America between 2006 and 2007. Still at Unilever, he served as global director of Purchases of oils and fats and was also responsible for purchasing agricultural commodities in more than 25 countries. With extensive international experience, he worked at Unilever USA in Connecticut in 2002.

Carlos Alberto Bezerra de Moura
Chief Financial Officer and Officer for Investor Relations June 1, 2022 April 1, 2023 April 1, 2025

Mr. Carlos Alberto holds a degree in Accounting from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ, with a postgraduate degree in Financial Management from the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV/RJ) and an MBA in Business Administration from the Dom Cabral Foundation, with an extension from the Kellogg School of Management, as well as other executive education programs. He has served as Executive Director and CFO of BRF S.A., the Brazilian Company of Metallurgy and Mining (CBMM), and Diagnostics of America S.A. (DASA), in addition to being a Director and Partner of Itaú Unibanco Holding Financeira and having previous experience at Banco Bozano, Simonsen and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.

Francis Vernon Queen Neto
Vice President Executive of Ethanol, Sugar and Bioenergy April 1, 2019 April 1, 2023 April 1, 2025

Francis Vernon Queen Neto. Mr. Neto holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo. In 2008, Francis assumed the position of CIO of the Cosan Group, coming from Accenture do Brasil. In 2010 he was appointed Executive Director responsible for Cosan’s Shared Services Center. With the formation of the Raízen joint venture, he took over the management of Raízen’s Shared Services Center. In 2017, he became Vice President of Ethanol, Sugar and Bioenergy Operations. One year later, he assumed the Executive Vice Presidency of Sugar, Ethanol and Bioenergy of Raízen, coordinating more than 23 thousand employees in the 26 sugar cane producing units.

Frederico Barbosa Saliba
Vice President of Energy and Renewables October 1, 2020 April 1, 2023 April 1, 2025

Frederico Saliba, Vice President of Energy & Renewables, is an economist graduated from PUC-MG, with a specialization in Finance from the University of California – San Diego. He joined Shell in 1998, having worked in Gas Trading, Energy & Environmental Products in Brazil, the United States and Canada. He also worked in Upstream, BtB Downstream, Retail and the Lubricants segments. Among other activities, he led the creation and management of several businesses focusing the growth of power and renewable energy trading portfolios in North America. On his return to Brazil in 2017, he acted as President of Shell Energy Brasil until September 2020.

Rodrigo César Caldas de Sá
Vice President of Legal and Institutional Relations April 1, 2022 April 1, 2023 April 1, 2025

Mr. Rodrigo has held the position of leader of the Company’s tax team since 2012. Previously, he worked in law firms, consultancies and legal departments of large companies. Mr. Rodrigo

Teofilo Lacroze
Vice President of Mobility September 25, 2023 - April 01, 2025
Carlos Alberto Griner*
Vice President of Human and Organizational Development - - -

Current Vice President of People at Raízen. Possesses vast experience in large corporations and a multilateral career. Holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the State University of Rio de Janeiro and an MBA from the COPPEAD Institute of Administration at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Started his career in Heavy Construction and Infrastructure, later moving to Quality and HR. Worked for almost ten years at Suzano Papel e Celulose as Executive Director of Human Resources, where he was also responsible for Sustainability, Institutional Relations, and Corporate Communications. His professional experience includes more than 10 years at GE in Brazil, the United States, and Mexico in the Aviation field, as well as Corporate Director of HR for Mexico and Latin America. Served for 5 years as VP of People and Sustainability at Embraer. Was a member of the Human Resources Committee of Grupo Abril for five years, on the board of Junior Achievement Brazil, Chairman of the Strategic People Management Committee of Amcham, and Director of ABRH-SP.

Fabio Mota*
Vice President of Services to Business and Technology - - -

Raízen’s Vice President and also responsible for Innovation and Pulse, a space for hosting and accelerating startups. For 7 years he also acted as director of information technology at Raízen. Previously, he was a consultant at Accenture, leading projects in several sectors (consumer goods, retail, air, oil and gas, telecom and utilities). He has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Production Engineering from FEI with specialization in Business Administration from FGV and academic extensions in Leadership and Innovation from ISE / IESE, INSEAD, UC Berkeley and Tel Aviv University. He also works as a postgraduate and MBA professor at IBE-FGV and Pecege/ Esalq-USP.

Paulo Corte Real Neves*
Vice President of Trading - - -

Current Vice President of Trading, Paulo Neves is an industrial engineer graduated from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (“UFRJ”), with specialization in the Upstream area for the oil industry at the National Petroleum Agency (“ANP”). Paulo Neves has already worked in the telecommunications and government administration field as a business consultant in the retail area. Paulo Neves joined the Shell Group in 2002 to work as a retail manager and in the area of ​​supply of biofuels. In 2011 he assumed the position of manager of the Ethanol trading area of ​​the Raízen Group and, later, the position of Vice President of the trading area.

Juliano Tamaso*
Vice President of Supply Chain - - -

Juliano is an Engineer and has been with Raízen since the Company was founded, having joined Shell 20 years ago, working in the areas of sales and marketing in fuel and energy. At Raízen he has held positions in supplies, biofuels origination and sugar trading.

Paula Kovarsky*
Chief Strategy Officer - - -

Paula Kovarsky has a degree in Production Engineering from PUC-Rio and an MBA in Finance from IBMEC. She has 20 years of experience in the Energy sector, having worked at Itaú BBA for 9 years as Head of the Equity Research team, Head of Latam Oil & Gas and Petrochemicals and Head of Utilites. Previously, she worked at Shell for 10 years as a Business Developer manager at Gas&Power and E&P.

Since 2015, Kovarsky served as Cosan’s Statutory Investor Relations Officer and, in 2017, she lead the Cosan’s New York office as Head of IR and ESG. Nowadays Paula Kovarsky is Strategy, Business Development, M&A and ESG Officer at Raízen.

Statutory Audit Committee

The Statutory Audit and Integrity Committee is an advisory body linked to the Board of Directors, composed of 3 (three) members, under the terms and in accordance with the requirements required by the applicable regulations. The powers and attributions of the Statutory Audit and Integrity Committee are described in its Internal Regulations and in the Company’s Bylaws.

1) According to the definition of the Novo Mercado Regulation of B3. Click here for more details on the criteria.

2) Two-year term or until new members are elected to replace them.

Name Office Election of Current Term Election of First Term End of Term
Patricia Regina Verderesi Schindler
Coordinator of the Audit and Integrity Committee July 28, 2021 July 28, 2023 07/28/2025

Ms. Patricia Verderesi Schindler holds a degree in business administration from PUC-SP, with a master’s degree (MBA) from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in the United States. He has been working in the financial market since 1991, having held positions in several financial institutions, such as the Citibank Group, Safra and JP Morgan. Ms. Patricia Verderesi Schindler acted as an independent member of the Special Committee of Cosan S.A. for the purposes of CVM Guidance Opinion No. 35 for the period from August to December 2020.

Luciana de Oliveira Cezar Coelho
Member July 28, 2021 July 28, 2023 07/28/2025

Luciana de Oliveira Cezar Coelho. Ms. Coelho is an economist graduated from  Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, with a Master Degree at PUC-RJ and PhD at Havard. She works with financial markets since 1997, and had occupied roles in several  financial institutions like Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, Banco Abn Amro Real and  Santander Bank. Ms. Coelho performs as Board member of others institutions since 2012.

Sonat Burman-Olsson
Member July 28, 2021 July 28, 2023 07/28/2025

Sonat Burman-Olsson. Ms. Olsson is an economist, with a MBA from Uppsala University, Sweden and a Master Degree at Harvard Business School and Oxford University. She has experience with industrial, retail and consumer sectors, and also with marketing, finance and business development with focus in sustainable leadership. Ms. Olsson performed as an executive in a broad variety of companies as Electrolux Group, ICA Gruppen, COOP Sweden, BP British Petroleum Sweden and Siemens. She also occupied positions of the Supervisory Board in companies like ICA, Swedish National Pension Fund, Swedish Grocery Retailer’s Association, ICC, Swedish Trade Federation, iZettle and Neste Corporation. Currently, also performs as a Board member of the following companies: Postnord, Lantmannen e Lindab.

*It is not part of Statutory Board of Executive Officers.