Board and Council
Mr. Marcos Aurélio Couto has a career of more than 30 years in the insurance industry, having worked in leading positions in insurance companies such as Mitsui Sumitomo, BBM-Seguros da Bahia, CIGNA, INA and as Chief Executive Officer of “ACE Seguradora” between 2006 and 2011. In the last 5 years, he has led the turnaround of Tempo Participações SA, of which he is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Guilherme Silveira Barrozo Netto has 14 years of experience in the corporate and investment market, having been for 5 years Director of Management and Finance (CFO) of NSC Comunicação, after acting for 9 years in the financial market, initially in the advice of M&A by HSBC in London and then in the management of private equity investments by Gávea Investimentos and Perenne Investmentoss. Guilherme holds a degree in Production Engineering from PUC-Rio and a double degree in Industrial Engineering from INSA Lyon (France).
Mr. Lucas Neves holds a degree in Accounting from PUC in São Paulo (PUC-SP) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from IE Business School in Spain. Mr. Lucas Neves has more than 10 years of experience in the Financial area, mainly working in insurance turnaround processes. He was Controller and Head of Investor Relations at Wiz Soluções, where he participated in the IPO process. He was manager at Ernst & Young Consulting and Financial Manager of the Home Care segment at Tempo Assist.
Mr. André de Barros Martins has 30 years of experience in the Brazilian insurance market. He started his career as a trainee at Finasa Seguradora, and has worked in different segments of insurance industry in the companies such as BCN Seguradora, Bradesco Seguros and Canada Life Pactual. He was benefits director for five years at Willis Corretora, having extensive experience in the supplementary health segment and in 2005 founded Índico brokerage firm, which was acquired by Alper later.
Mr. Antônio Luiz Joaquim Sallenave de Azevêdo holds a degree in Veterinary Medicine from the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA). He began his career in insurance as a Sales Supervisor of Minas Brasil Seguros. He also worked as a commercial manager at Banco Mercantil de São Paulo and a manager at Marsh Bahia. He founded Sercose Corretora de Seguros, which was later acquired by Alper.
Board of Directors
Mr. Luis Felipe is a partner at Pátria Investimentos, responsible for Private Equity Investments. He has over 20 years of investment experience, having participated in several M&A and capital markets transactions in different industries. In addition, he served as Director of Strategic Planning and Advisor to companies in the Pátrias’ portfolio. Previously, he worked in the Investment Banking area of Banco ABN Amro Real. He holds a degree in Business Administration from EAESP-FGV.
Mr. Hugo holds a degree in Economics from the Faculty of Economics and Administration of the University of São Paulo (FEA-USP) and Law from Mackenzie University. He started his career at Mainstay Asset Management, of which he was a partner until 2012. Between 2012 and 2015 he worked at Pátria Investimentos, where he was one of those responsible for the PIPE (Private Investments in Public Equities) strategy. From 2015 to 2017 he was Investor Relations and Mergers and Acquisitions Manager at Companhia de Locação das Américas (Locamerica), currently Unidas. Since 2017 he is one of FitPart‘s variable income managers.
Mr. Sylvio graduated in business administration from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado and is an internet entrepreneur and angel investor in technology businesses in Brazil and the USA. Early in his career, he served as an executive in the areas of marketing, training and sales at General Motors and in the automotive retail groups Marcco 23 and Mappin Automotive (Chevrolet and VW). He is the founder, together with partners, of the companies Webmotors, Minha Vida, iCarros, Arkpad, Magnopus and zFlow. Currently, he is also a member of the Board of Directors of the companies E-Aí and Locaweb, and also a member of the advisory board of Warburg Pincus since 2020.
Founder of Admix, a consultancy specializing in the distribution of personal insurance from 1991 to 2016, founder of the company Sinergy, specializing in payroll processing from 2008 to 2012 and founder of the company Farmaceg, a company specialized in the distribution of medicines from 2008 to 2016. César was also a partner of the company Odonto from 2007 to 2021.
Mr Mauro has a degree in Business Administration from Universidade do Distrito Federal, with a specialization degree in Statistics. He has vast experience in the Brazilian insurance market, starting his career in the segment in 1979 as regional manager of SulAmérica Seguros. Later, he worked as Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer for 13 years of Seguradora Roma. He also occupied the position of Executive Vice-President and Member of the Board of Directors of Mapfre. As for the institutional work, he was Director of Fenaseg and Fenseg, Executive Vice-President of Funenseg and Chairman of ANSP for 15 years. He is currently Chairman of Sindseg SP, Chairman of the Higher Council of ANSP, member of the Board of Directors of Funenseg, member of the Higher Council of CNSEG; member of the Board of Directors of the insurance group Banco do Brasil and Mapfre.