Board and Councils

Executive Directors

Nome Cargo
Josué Christiano Gomes da Silva CEO

Mr. Gomes da Silva has a graduate degree in Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Minas Gerais and a Law degree from Faculdade Milton Campos. He has a master’s degree in Business Administration from Vanderbilt University, Tennessee (USA). He is the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Wembley S.A., Companhia de Tecidos Norte de Minas – CTNM, Empresa Nacional de Comércio, Crédito e Participações S.A., Encorpar and Companhia Tecidos Santanense. He is the chairman of the board of diretors of Cantagalo General Grains S.A. e da CGG Trading S.A.. He is currently the chief executive officer of the following companies: José Alencar Gomes da Silva – Participações e Empreendimentos S.A., Fazenda do Cantagalo Ltda., Econorte – Empresa Construtora Norte de Minas Ltda and Ecopar – Empresa de Comércio e Participações Ltda, Coteminas S.A., Oxford Com e Part.S.A., and Seda S.A.. Mr. Gomes da Silva is chairman of the board of directors of AMMO Varejo S.A.; and he is the chief executive officer and a board member of Springs Global Participações S.A.. Mr. Gomes da Silva is a member of the board of directors and former chairman of the Instituto de Estudos para o Desenvolvimento Industrial (Institute of Studies for Industrial Development), or IEDI, former chief executive officer of Associação Brasileira da Indústria Têxtil e de Confecção (the Brazilian Association of Textile and Apparel Industry), or ABIT and vice-chairman of Conselho de Empresários da América Latina – CEAL. Mr Gomes da Silva is the chief executive officer of FIESP – Federação da Industrias do Estado de São Paulo and of ITMF – “International Textile Manufacturers Federation”.

João Batista da Cunha Bomfim Investor Relations Officer

Mr. Bomfim is a professional accountant, graduated in Law. He made several courses in Tax law, Labor law and Business Administration—ADF (UFMG) and also completed a financial analysis course at Fundacao Joao Pinheiro. Currently Mr. Bomfim is an officer of CTNM, Wembley S.A., Empresa Nacional de Comércio, Credito e Participacões S.A.—ENCORPAR, Companhia de Tecidos Santanense, and OXFORD Com. e Part. S.A..; and he is a member of Springs Global’s board of directors.

Board of Directors

Nome Cargo
Josué Christiano Gomes da Silva Chairman

Mr. Gomes da Silva has a graduate degree in Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Minas Gerais and a Law degree from Faculdade Milton Campos. He has a master’s degree in Business Administration from Vanderbilt University, Tennessee (USA). He is the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Wembley S.A., Companhia de Tecidos Norte de Minas – CTNM, Empresa Nacional de Comércio, Crédito e Participações S.A., Encorpar and Companhia Tecidos Santanense. He is the chairman of the board of diretors of Cantagalo General Grains S.A. e da CGG Trading S.A.. He is currently the chief executive officer of the following companies: José Alencar Gomes da Silva – Participações e Empreendimentos S.A., Fazenda do Cantagalo Ltda., Econorte – Empresa Construtora Norte de Minas Ltda and Ecopar – Empresa de Comércio e Participações Ltda, Coteminas S.A., Oxford Com e Part.S.A., and Seda S.A.. Mr. Gomes da Silva is chairman of the board of directors of AMMO Varejo S.A.; and he is the chief executive officer and a board member of Springs Global Participações S.A.. Mr. Gomes da Silva is a member of the board of directors and former chairman of the Instituto de Estudos para o Desenvolvimento Industrial (Institute of Studies for Industrial Development), or IEDI, former chief executive officer of Associação Brasileira da Indústria Têxtil e de Confecção (the Brazilian Association of Textile and Apparel Industry), or ABIT and vice-chairman of Conselho de Empresários da América Latina – CEAL. Mr Gomes da Silva is the chief executive officer of FIESP – Federação da Industrias do Estado de São Paulo and of ITMF – “International Textile Manufacturers Federation”.

João Gustavo Rebello de Paula Board member

Mr.de Paula is graduated in Mechanical Engineering by UFMG – Federal University of Minas Gerais, has a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) by Kelly School Of Business, Indiana University (USA). Mr. de Paula is director of Farpal Agropastoril e Participações Ltda, a company that operates in the agrobusinesses; Econorte- Empresa Construtora Norte de Minas Ltda., a society of the civil engineering sector; and Ecopar- Empresa de Comércio e Participações Ltda, a society of investments and participations. He also worked as director of new business for the Companhia de Tecidos Norte de Minas – COTEMINAS between 1995 and 1997 and as an associate consultant at Booz-Allen & Hamilton, between 1993 and 1995. He is currently a member of the board of Directors of Springs Global Participações S. A, of the Companhia de Tecidos Norte de Minas – COTEMINAS, of AMMO Varejo S.A., and of the Companhia Tecidos Santanense.

Adelmo Percope Gonçalves Board member

Adelmo Pércope Gonçalves holds a law degree from the Federal University of Minas Gerais and is vice president of the Board of Directors of Companhia Tecidos Santanense.

Ricardo Antônio Weiss Independent Board member

Ricardo Antônio Weiss holds a degree in civil engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo, and has a post-graduation degree in business administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (CEAG). Mr. Weiss is Founder and CEO of W Consultoria e Participações Ltda and Managing Partner of OHG Mining. He also worked as General Director of the operating holding Camargo Corrêa S.A., Executive Director of Anglo American, Executive Director of Commodities at Copersucar and CEO of Tavex Corporation. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of T4U Holdings Brasil and Log-in Logística Integrada.

Jorge Kalache Filho Independent Board member

Jorge Kalache Filho holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from PUC-RJ, a postgraduate degree in Industrial Economics from FEA / UFRJ, a postgraduate degree in Industrial Engineering – Finance from PUC / RJ, and a degree in civil engineering from PUC / RJ. Between 1974 and 2008, he held several positions at BNDES – National Bank for Economic and Social Development, being the last Superintendent of the Industrial Area. He is currently an effective member of the C.A. of SPRINGS GLOBAL PARTICIPAÇÕES S.A., of the FAPES Deliberative Council, an alternate member of the Board of Directors of TAESA and ODONTOPREV, and an alternate member of the Fiscal Council of BNDESPAR.

Patrícia Campos Gomes da Silva Board member

Member of the Board of Directors of Companhia Tecidos Santanense.

Maria da Graça Campos Gomes da Silva Board member

Member of the Board of Directors of Companhia Tecidos Santanense.

Fiscal Council

Nome Cargo
João Martinez Fortes Júnior Member

Accountant and member of the fiscal council of Companhia de Tecidos Norte de Minas – COTEMINAS, COMPANHIA TECIDOS SANTANENSE and Springs Global Participações S.A.

César Pereira Vanucci Member

Mr. Vanucci holds a degree in Law and is a member of the fiscal council of Companhia de Tecidos Norte de Minas – COTEMINAS, Empresa Nacional de Comércio, Rédito e Participações S.A. – ENCORPAR, and Companhia Tecidos Santanense.

Rafael de Souza Morsch Member

Graduated in Economics from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. He was an Investment Analyst at Sólidus S.A. CCVM and Research Director at Zenith Asset Magnement Ltda. He is currently a partner at Zenith Ltda. He is a member of Company´s Fiscal Council.

Michael John Morrell Alternate Member

Graduated in accounting and administration, with undergrad and MBA degrees from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Certified Counselor by IBGC and a member of the People and International Committees. Mr. Morrell was a partner at Deloitte and Arthur Andersen, having worked in the areas of Auditing, Human Resources, among others. Currently, Mr. Morrell is an independent consultant on corporate governance matters, executive coach, chairman of the Advisory Board of Assetz Expert Recruitment and Junior Achievement São Paulo, as well as a member of the Board of Trustees of Fundação Everis, and of the Management Board of Baptist Church of Morumbi.

José Francisco Santos Quintanilha Alternate Member

Bachelor‘s Degree in Accounting, graduated from the São Luís Faculty of Economics, certified by the IBGC as an Administration Councilor and Fiscal Councilor and a member of the Finance and Accounting Commission of the IBGC. Currently, Mr. Quintanilha works as a business consultant in the areas of Finance, Accounting and Corporate Governance at JFSQ Consultoria. Previously. Mr. Quintanilha worked for 40 years in the areas of Auditing, Accounting and Finance, occupying various executive positions at the companies Grupo CCE – Eletroeletrônico, Sonopress Rimo – Bertelsmann, Farmasa – Laboratories, Intermédica Notre Dame, Grupo Sorana, Cimed – laboratories, TDB Textil (TIP TOP), Tupy Group, AT Kearney, Tecnologia Bancária -Tecban, and Arthur Andersen.

Debora de Souza Morsch Alternate Member

Business Administrator and alternate member of the Company’s fiscal council.