TEAM

Sylvio A. Coutinho
Executive Director / CEO

Since 2002 working on the forest, industry and commercial operations of the group. He was responsible for the attraction of the first institutional investors and for the structuration of the logistic and commercial area of the company. Sylvio holds a degree in Business Management with MBA in Business Corporate by Fundação Dom Cabral.

Fausto H.Takizawa
Director of Research and Development, Institutional Relations

He was hired by the group in 1996 as Forest Inventory and Environment Manager. Since 2001 to 2007, acting as Manager of Forest Planning and Systematization. Between 2008 and 2010, assumed the position of Forestry Director. Fausto holds a degree in Forestry Engineering by ESALQ – USP – since 1995. In the same institution, he held MBA in Agribusiness in 2015.

Cassiano M. Sasaki
Forest Director – Mato Grosso Unit

Manager of the silviculture, harvesting, transportation, environment, certification and administration operations of the regional in the state of Mato Grosso, with about 24,000 hectares of planted teak. Before that, he worked as a Forestry Manager in the group companies. Cassiano is a forest engineer graduated from ESALQ / USP in 1997. In the same institution, he held a master’s degree in Forestry Sciences, with specificity in soil preparation (2000) and PhD in Forestry Sciences (2005).

Daniel Oliveira
Operations Manager – Pará Unit

Responsible for the area of silviculture, research and systematization. At the moment, he also answers for the activities of cattle raising. He joined the team in 2006 as a Forest Systematization Analyst. In 2007, he was invited to manage the new unit in Pará, where areas were opened and the first plantations in the region. Daniel is a Forestry Engineer, graduated in 2005. He also holds MBA in Business Management.

João Lucas
Manager of Harvest and Administration – Pará Unit

It is currently responsible for the operational management of the area of harvest, logistics and forestry transport. He joined the team in 2008, shortly after graduating from college. He passed for the technical support areas in the operational teams; environment, quality and certification; management of the medical and occupational safety team. João Lucas is a Forest Engineer, graduated from the Federal University of Mato Grosso. Graduated in Business Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas.

Samuel Figueiredo
Forest Planning and Inventory Manager

He started in the company in 2012, being responsible for the Forestry Inventory and Planning area. He is a specialist in growth modeling and forest optimization, as well as having experience in the development of forest management software and geographic information systems. He holds a degree in Forestry Engineering from ESALQ / USP and attended Information Technology applied to forestry at HNEE, Germany.

Glenn Peebles
CFO / Chief Financial Officer

Glenn joined the team in 2016 to acting as Chief Financial Officer, responsible for relationships with investors, banks and stakeholders. A US citizen, with a permanent residency in Brazil, Glenn received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign, USA) in 1995 after graduating in Economics and Spanish from Rockford College, USA. He has been certified CFA Charterholder since 2005.

Tiago Bego
Financial Manager, T.I. and General Administration

Acting in the group since 2013, he is responsible for the financial management of the Group, encompassing the Treasury, Accounting, Tax and Information Technology sectors. Bego holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, with an international MBA from Getúlio Vargas Foundation in Financial Management and Controllership.

Thiago Gallo
Financial Control Manager

Part of the team since 2013, received in 2014 the mission of acting as Manager of Financial Planning and Control. His main responsibilities include coordinating various planning cycles, reporting and financial analysis; and the company’s asset valuation model. Gallo holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from PUC-SP, has MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and currently holds a Master’s degree in Management from the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL).

Luiz Fernando Lanza
Legal manager

He joined the Company in 2006 and became responsible for the Group’s legal management. He is a specialist in Agro-Environmental Law from the Federal University of Mato Grosso – UFMT and MBA in Business Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He coordinated the implementation and Actualization of the Compliance Rules of the american FCPA, UK-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Law 12,846 / 13.

Luis Otavio Pagotto
Sales Manager

In 2015, he was invited to take over the commercial management of the group’s new base in Singapore, with the goal of expanding and diversifying the teak exportation to Asian countries. Pagotto started the company in 2008 as Trainee. He has known and developed projects in several areas. He has a degree in Forestry Engineering from ESALQ / USP since 2007.