Mr. Cosentino is the founder and chairman of the Board of Directors of TOTVS, the largest technology company in Brazil. Graduated in Electrotechnical Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (USP), his career and history were consolidated in the IT sector especially by founding the corporation TOTVS in 1983. The Company is an absolute leader in Brazil, being present in 41 countries. Laércio Cosentino is a member of the Decision-making Board of the Brazilian Association of Information and Communication Technology Companies (Brasscom), a member of the Consulting Board of Cristália, chairman of the Board of Mendelics, Board Member of Brain4care, among other activities. Key Contributions for the Company: Entrepreneurship; Human Capital Strategy in Technology; Innovative Vision in Technology; and a renowned businessman in the technology sector and in Brazil.
|Name||Date of birth||Position||Election|
|Laércio José de Lucena Cosentino||08/11/1960||Chairman||04/19/2022|
|Maria Letícia de Freitas Costa||03/27/1960||Vice Chairman and Independent Member||04/19/2022|
|Eduardo Mazzilli de Vassimon||10/07/1958||Independent Member||04/19/2022|
|Gilberto Mifano||11/11/1949||Independent Member||04/19/2022|
|Guilherme Stocco||07/01/1974||Independent Member||04/19/2022|
|Ana Claudia Piedade Silveira dos Reis||10/11/1971||Independent Member||10/07/2022|
|Tania Sztamfater Chocolat||01/17/1977||Independent Member||04/19/2022|
Ms. Costa has a degree in Production Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo and an MBA from the Samuel Curtis Johnson School of Management at Cornell University, USA. She is currently a partner at Prada Assessoria Empresarial and Board Member of Localiza S.A., Mapfre, and Embraer. She is also a Member of the Audit Committee and Coordinator of the Strategy Committee of the corporation Votorantim Cimentos. From 2010 to 2015, Ms. Costa worked at Insper. From 2001 to 2010, Ms. Costa served as CEO of Booz Allen Hamilton operations (today known as Strategy&). She has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Sadia, Gafisa, Technip, RBS Mídia and Marcopolo, in addition to being a member of the Board Committee at the corporations Votorantim Industrial and Bematech. Key Contributions for the Company: Strategic Planning; Management; and Business Vision.
Mr. Vassimon holds a degree of Bachelor in Economics from the School of Economics of the University of São Paulo – USP, and also a degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas University, both completed in 1980, in addition to two postgraduate degrees from EAESP/FGV University (Brazil) and École des Hautes Études Commerciales – France, both in 1982. Since April 2019, he has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Votorantim S.A and since 2015 he has been a member of the Board of Directors of B3 – Brasil, Bolsa, Balcão. He was CEO of Itaú BBA bank and General Director of the Wholesale Area of Itaú-Unibanco bank from 2016 to 2018; Executive Vice President, CFO and CRO of Itaú Unibanco S.A. from 2015 to 2016; Executive Vice President and CRO of Itaú Unibanco S.A. from 2013 to 2015; Member of the Board of Directors – Banco Itaú BBA S.A. from 2003 to 2015; Member of Santos Futebol Clube soccer team from 2009 to 2013; Managing partner of Fundo Pitanga (“venture capital”) from 2011 to 2013; and Vice-President of Fundação Bienal de São Paulo from 2009 to 2013. Key contributions for the Company: Business Management; Securities and Exchange Market; and Corporate Governance.
Mr. Mifano holds a degree in Business Administration from the São Paulo School of Business Administration of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation University (1972). Currently, in addition to being an Independent Director and a member of the Audit and Governance Committees of TOTVS S.A., Mr. Mifano is an Independent Director and coordinator of the Audit Committee of Cielo S.A., Independent Member and member of the Audit and Risk Management and Finance Committee of Natura S.A., Independent Member of Construtora Pacaembu S.A., Advisory Member of Pragma Gestão de Patrimônio Ltda., Decision-making Director of RAPS – “Rede de Ação Política pela Sustentabilidade” (Political Action Network for Sustainability), Fiscal Council Director of the Arapyaú Institute of Education and Sustainable Development, and Fiscal Council Director of CIEB – Innovation Center for Brazilian Education. Previously, between 2014 and 2019, he was an Independent Board Member of Ambar S/A. until 2017, Independent Director of Baterias Moura S/A until 2014; and Member of the Fiscal Council of Instituto Natura until 2017, and Independent Member of the Sustainability and Governance Committee of Banco Santander Brasil S/A until 2016. Key Contributions for the Company: Corporate Governance; Finance; and Business Management.
Mr. Stocco has extensive background in creating digital businesses and business transformation with over 20 years of experience. Responsible for successful projects at Banco Digital (Banco Original), Venture Capital (Domo Invest), Mobile and E-commerce (Buscapé), Internet Platforms (Microsoft), and Advertising (TeRespondo). He is currently a member of Advisory Committees of the Board of Directors of TOTVS, Banco Original and Grupo Soma. Keynote speaker on Trends and Innovation, with more than 120 lectures in Brazil, LATAM, Canada, United States, Denmark, and the United Kingdom. Bachelor in Business Administration from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado – FAAP University in 1997, with an MBA in Management from Insper in 2010; postgraduate in Marketing Management from FAAP in 2007 and Marketing certificate from Berkeley, University of California, USA, in 1996. Key contributions for the Company: Digital Business Management; Innovative Vision in Technology; and Entrepreneurship.
Ms. Ana Claudia Piedade Silveira dos Reis holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais and a master’s degree in information science from Federal University of Minas Gerais. With over fifteen years of experience in executive search for the Technology, Media, Telecommunications, Services, E-Commerce, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Startups, Education and Real Estate sectors, she is a senior partner at Kingsley Gate Partners and responsible for the company’s operations in Brazil. Additionally the new board member aggregates to the Company her solid experience in management consulting and in technology, working on topics related to attraction, recruitment, retention and people management, having even advised the Company in the succession process that resulted in the hiring of the current CEO. Key Contributions for the Company: Strategic Planning; and People Management.
Ms. Chocolat holds a degree in Production Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of Sao Paulo. Currently, she is Senior Executive Officer responsible for the area of Direct Equity Investments for Latin America and Head of the Sao Paulo Office of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. She is also an independent member of the Board of Directors, Coordinator of the Audit Committee, member of the Strategy and New Business Committee, and the People and Sustainability Committee of Equatorial Energia, since April 2019. Previously, from 2013 to 2017, Ms. Chocolat was responsible for managing illiquid investments at Raiz Investimentos, and also responsible for Private Equity investments in Brazil for Capital Group. She was an alternate member of the Board of Directors of STP (Sem Parar). Between 2004 and 2013, she worked in the areas of Investment Banking, Private Banking, and Equity Research of Banco Unibanco and Itaú Unibanco S.A. banks. She was Head of the Solution Partners area at Itaú Private Bank, Executive Director at Itaú BBA, Director, Head, and Senior Analyst of the consumer and retail sector in the Equity Research area at Banco Unibanco S.A., and also worked in the Investment Banking area at Banco JP Morgan between 1999 and 2002. Key Contributions to the Company: Strategic Planning, Corporate Finance, Securities exchange market and Investments and Sustainability.
The Board of Directors is the TOTVS’ decision-making body responsible for determining and monitoring the implementation of the Company‘s business policies and its long-term strategy. It is also responsible for appointing and supervising the Executive Officers of TOTVS. Under Brazilian corporate law, the Board of Directors is also responsible for hiring external independent auditors.
According to the Bylaws of TOTVS, the Board of Directors must have at least 5 and at most 7 members. Board members are elected at shareholders’ meetings for a unified term of 2 years, being a year the period between two annual shareholders’ meetings. Board members may be reelected or removed at any time by shareholders at shareholders’ meeting. According to Novo Mercado regulations, at least 20% of the Board must be independent directors.
Brazilian corporate law also prohibits Board members from voting in any shareholders’ meetings or participating in any operation or business in which there is a conflict of interest with TOTVS.
Last updated on November 14, 2020