Management and Board of Directors

Board of Directors

 

Members of the Board of Directors Position Date of Election
Renato Feitosa Rique Executive Chairman 07/30/2019
Renato Rique was one of the founders of Aliansce Shopping Centers and now is Chairman of Aliansce Sonae’s Board of Directors. Renato holds a degree in economics from Universidade Cândido Mendes and has been working in the mall industry since 1983. Renato was the president of ABRASCE, and vice-president and chairman of the Commercial Association of Rio de Janeiro. In 1997, he founded and presided for the first six years the Institute Newton Rique, a social project focused on the inclusion of adolescents into society.
Peter Ballon Member of the Board 07/30/2019
Peter Ballon has worked as the Vice-President of the Real Estate Investments Department for the Americas at the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board ("CPPIB") since 2010. From 2007 to 2010, Peter was the head executive of the same department. Before joining CPPIB, Mr. Ballon served as Vice-President of corporate development of TrizecHahn Corporation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from McGill University and an MBA from Richard Ivey School of Business.
Marcela Drigo Member of the Board 07/30/2019
Marcela Drigo works as Director of the Real Estate Investment Department for Latin America at the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board ("CPPIB"). Marcela has more than 15 years of experience working in the real estate industry and, prior to joining CPPIB, worked for eight years at Clarion Partners as Head of Investments for Brazil and held the position of Vice President of New York-based Capital Trust. Marcela also previously worked with AIG Global Real Estate in New York. She has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and Business Administration from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Fernando Maria Guedes Machado Antunes de Oliveira Member of the Board 04/25/2018
Fernando Oliveira is Member of Aliansce Sonae’s Board of Directors. Previously, the Portuguese executive was Chairman of Sonae Sierra Brasil’s Board of Directors. Currently, Fernando is also CEO of Sonae Sierra SGPS S.A., a company specialized in commercial and leisure centers, located in Portugal.
Volker Kraft Member of the Board 04/25/2018
German executive Dr. Volker Kraft is a member of Aliansce Sonae’s Board of Directors and member of Aliansce Sonae’s Compensation Committee. In Germany, Dr. Volker Kraft serves as Managing Partner at ECE Real Estate Partners G.m.b.H, an institutional platform for real estate investments fund ECE Projektmanagement G.m.b.H & Co. KG.
Germán Pasquale Quiroga Vilardo Member of the Board 10/23/2019
Germán Quiroga is member of Aliansce Sonae’s Board of Directors, besides being Board member for the following companies: Centauro, COBASI, GOL Linhas Aéreas and TV1. He is also a partner at Omini55 and was the CEO of CNova, Nova Pontocom, TV1, Pontofrio.com and eHub. Previously, he was CIO and CMO of Cyrela Brasil Realty and of Americanas.com. Germán holds a bachelor’s degree in Eletronic Engineering from IME Instituto Militar de Engenharia, in São Paulo, and has a master’s degree in Digital Systems from Poli-USP – Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo.
Luis Alves Paes de Barros Independent Member of the Board 04/25/2018
Luis Alves Paes de Barros is an Independent Member of Aliansce Sonae’s Board of Directors and founding partner and CIO of Alaska Asset Management. Currently, Luis is also a member of the board of Alfa Holding S.A., Consórcio Alfa de Administração S.A., Financeira Alfa S.A. and Banco Alfa de Investimentos S.A.
Alexandre Silveira Dias Alternate Member of the Board 10/23/2019
Alexandre Silveira Dias is alternate member of Aliansce Sonae’s Board of Directors and member of the Board of Nutricare Suplementos. He is also Chairman of the Board of Elemidia, and independent member of the Board of Positivo Tecnologia and Qualicorp S.A. Alexandre works as a partner and member of the Investment Committee in Victoria Capital Partners. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Universidade Estadual de Campinas, an MBA in Finance and Strategy from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and a specialization in Strategic Marketing from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

Board of Executive Officers

 

Executive Officers Position Date of Election
Rafael Sales Chief Executive Officer 08/05/2019
Aliansce Sonae’s CEO, Rafael Sales holds a Law degree from Universidade Mackenzie (São Paulo, Brazil). Previously, Mr. Sales was a partner and portfolio manager at Constellation Asset Management, where he worked from 2007 to 2017. Rafael also worked at FAMA Investimentos and was an associate lawyer at Mattos Filho Advogados, focusing on banking, capital market and mergers and acquisitions. He has been a Board member and Fiscal Board member of various Brazilian publicly traded companies, including Aliansce Shopping Centers, where he served as an independent Board member for three years before becoming a Company’s executive.
José Baeta Tomás Chief Integration Officer 08/05/2019
José Baeta Tomás is Aliansce Sonae’s Chief Integration Officer. Previously, he was CEO of Sonae Sierra Brasil. Tomás joined Sonae’s Group in 1982, in Portugal, where he worked in for Sonae Distribuição. In 1995, he was appointed part of the Executive Committee of Sonae Distribuição, being responsible for the company’s activities expansion in the supermarket sector in the Country and for the creation of Sonae Distribuição Brasil. José holds a Finance degree from the Instituto Superior de Economia de Lisboa, specialized in Retail Marketing at Management Center Europe in Oxford and has an Executive Program from Michigan University in the United States.
Leandro Lopes Chief Operating Officer 08/05/2019
Leandro Lopes holds a degree in Economics from the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) with an MBA in Business Management from Ibmec RJ and an extension in corporate finance from U.C. Berkeley. He has worked in different areas of the retail sector for over ten years and Joined the mall industry in 2007.
Carlos Correa Chief Financial Officer 08/05/2019
Carlos Alberto Correa is Aliansce Sonae’s CFO. He was CFO and IRO of Sonae Sierra Brasil for 12 years. He held leadership positions in financial areas of great national companies such as Cielo, Continental Airlins and Açúcar Guarani. Carlos holds an Accounting degree and a master’s in Business from Universidade Mackenzie, in São Paulo, and has postgrad degree in Finance from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and an was in an Advanced Management Program in Harvard University, United States.
Paula Guimarães Fonseca Chief Legal Officer 08/05/2019
Paula Guimarães Fonseca is Aliansce Sonae’s Chief Legal Officer. Previously, Paula worked as a lawyer at the companies Monteiro Aranha and Michelin and at the law offices Castro, Barros, Sobral and Xavier and Nonato & Fonseca. From 2000 to 2005, she was the Chief Executive Officer of InVent, a venture capital company in the Internet business. Paula holds a Law degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ).
Mário de Oliveira Chief Development Officer 08/05/2019
Mário Alves de Oliveira is Aliansce Sonae’s Chief Development Officer and M&A Director. Previously, Mário was Sonae Sierra’s Chief Development Officer and M&A Director. The Portuguese executive joined Sonae Group in 2001, where he participated in the creation, remodeling and expansion of several commercial center in Portugal. In 2008, Mário moved to Romania, and was responsible for the Country’s Development Sector, before moving to Brazil in 2010. Mário holds a Civil Engineering degree from Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, has a postgrad degree in Real Estate Management from Porto Business School and an AMP from Harvard Business School.
Mauro Junqueira Chief Investement Officer 08/05/2019
Mauro Junqueira is Aliansce Sonae’s Chief Investment Officer and has over 20 years of experience in the mall sector. Mauro worked at Nacional Iguatemi, where he was part of team in charge of the Joint venture negotiation which led to the creation of Aliansce Shopping Centers, in 2003. Mauro holds a degree in Systems Analysis from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ) and a MBA in Finance from IAG Masters, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ).
Daniella Guanabara Investor Relations Officer 08/05/2019
Daniella Guanabara is Aliansce Sonae’s Investor Relations Officer and Strategy Director. She has over 20 years of experience in financial planning and capital markets, working in large-sized companies, including Estácio, Intelig and Shell, and 10 years as a sellside analyst (Brasil Plural and UBS Pactual). Daniella has also worked as a buyside and private equity analyst for several years (JGP, Brasil Plural and Gulf Capital Partners). Daniella holds an Economics degree from UFRJ (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and an MBA in Finance from Ibmec RJ.

Fiscal Council

 

Members of the Board of Directors Position Date of Election
Clovis Ailton Madeira Member of the Council 04/29/2019
Clóvis Madeira is member of Aliansce Sonae’s Fiscal Council, member of the Fiscal Council of Indústrias Romi S.A., a machinery manufacturer, and member of the Fiscal Council of Whirlpool S.A., a home appliance manufacturer. He is also member of the consulting board of IBAC – Indústria Brasileira de Alimentos e Chocolate Ltda. (Cacau Show) and currently is President of Instituto Cacau Show, a non-profit organization, besides being Director at Anefac – Associação Nacional dos Executivos de Finanças, Administração e Contabilidade.
Gilberto Carlos Rigamonti Alternate Member of the Council 04/29/2019
Gilberto Carlos Rigamonti is alternate member of Aliansce Sonae’s Fiscal Council and was a Consulting Tax Manager for Telefônica Brasil S/A, a telecom company. He holds a Law degree and is Managing Director of Marques de Oliveira Sociedade de Advogados.
Marcos Guazelli Member of the Council 04/29/2019
Marcos Guazelli is member of Aliansce Sonae’s Fiscal Council and is Managing Partner of Guazzelli Consultoria, Contabilidade e Tributos SS, an accounting and consulting firm. He holds bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and Law and a graduate degree in Controllership from FIPECAFI. He has 31 years of experience in the market, including 11 years in multinational auditing companies and 20 years in charge of his own consulting company.
Jalton Dorneles de Souza Alternate Member of the Council 04/29/2019
Jalton Dorneles de Souza is alternate member of Aliansce Sonae’s Fiscal Council and is a partner at Confidenttia Consultores, a consulting company. He is also director at Mobasa Florestamento e Reflorestamento Ltda., member of the Boards of Florestal Aliança S/A and Florestal Gurupi S/A and is a manager of Barigui Holding Ltda., Lago Lajeado Participações Ltda., Miracema Participações Ltda., 11 de Julho Participações Ltda., Vale do Crixá Participações Ltda. and Santa Rita Participações Ltda.
Eduardo Christova Galdi Mestieri Member of the Council 04/29/2019
Eduardo Christovam Galdi Mestieri is a member of Aliansce Sonae’s Fiscal Council and founding partner of Alaska Asset Management. He was also a member of the Fiscal Councils of Magazine Luiza and Sonae Sierra Brasil.
Henrique Bredda Alternate Member of the Council 04/29/2019
Henrique Bredda is alternate member of Aliansce Sonae’s Fiscal Council and founding partner of Alaska Asset Management. He is also currently Board member of Marcopolo S.A., was a member of the Fiscal Council at Log-In and a partner at Venturestar Capital Management.

 

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