Management

Board of Directors

Banrisul’s board of directors is a decision-making corporate body, responsible for establishing its general business policies, including its long-term strategy. The board is also responsible, among other attributions, for the supervision of performance of its executive officers. The decisions of its board of directors are made by majority of votes of the members at any meeting.

Members of the Board of
Directors
Title
Ademar Schardong Chairman
Luiz Gonzaga Veras Mota Vice-Chairman
Cláudio Coutinho Mendes Member
Dilio Sergio Penedo Member, independent member
Irany de Oliveira Sant’Anna Junior Member
João Verner Juenemann Member, independent member
Marco Antônio Mayer Foletto Member elected by minority shareholders, independent member
Márcio Gomes Pinto Garcia Member
Adriano Cives Seabra Member elected by preferred shareholders, independent member

Click on the names of the board members to see their résumés:

Ademar Schardong
He has worked for 35 years in the executive career of the Sicredi System (President of the Central Sicredi Sul 1986-1995, President of the Sicredi Cooperative Bank 1995-2015, President of the Sicredi Confederation 2008-2015, President of the Sicredi Foundation 2008-2015). He is currently the Business Consultant and Director of Icatu Holding S / A (since 2017) and RG Seguros e Previdência S / A. (since 2017). Graduated in Law from Lutheran University of Brazil (2002); studying the Master‘s Degree in Business and Business Law from Unisinos. IBGC Certified Management Advisor.
Luiz Gonzaga Veras Mota
Mr. Gonzaga has been Banrisul’s CEO since April 2015. He is also president of Banrisul Cartões and member of Banrisul‘s Board of Directors, Rio Grande Seguros’ Board of Directors and Deliberative Council of Sebrae/RS. He is President of Rio Grande do Sul Banks Association since July 2017 and member of the FEBRABAN Directors Board since March 2017. Former Asset Management Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Banrisul; and Director at the Company União de Seguros Gerais. In Banrisul since 1979, he was the head of the following departments: Real Estate, Risk Management, Finance, Commercial (Retail) and Organization and Methods; as well as Regional Superintendent. In charge of the Committees of Technology and Business, Funding and Resource Allocation and Economic Management, and member of the Commercial Credit Management and Corporate Risk Committees. With a degree in Economics, post-graduate degree in Business Administration and Finance, and specialized in Accounting, Banking Management and Marketing.
Cláudio Coutinho Mendes
He has worked as Chief Financial Officer at the National Bank for Economic and Social Development - BNDES (2016-2017); as Co-founder and Co- Director at Mare Investimentos Ltda. (2010-2016); as Founder and President of Banco CR2 de Investimentos S.A. (2000-2013); as Asset Manager (1986-1987), Sales Manager (1988-1989), Vice President of Sales (1989-1991) and Partner - Vice President (1991-1999) at Banco BBM S.A .; as Investment Manager at Schahin Cury Corretora (1985-1986); as Engineer of Seaports and Marine Construction Projects at Dolfim Engenharia S.A. (1982-1984). He holds a Bachelor‘s Degree in Civil Engineering from UFRJ (1982) and in Economics from UERJ (1986).Dilio Sergio PenedoDegree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering by the Polytechnic School of the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, with a specialization in Telecommunications by the Centre National D’Études des Télécommunications - CNET de Paris, France and by the Center of Studies of Telecommunications at PUC-RJ. He has held various positions in the public and private sector, such as engineer at Embratel (1968-1974), technical director at the Telecommunication Company of Bahia (1974-1985), vice-chairman and technical director at the Telecommunication Company of São Paulo (1985-1987), chairman at Telemulti S/A (1987-1992), superintendent-director at Nife Brasil Electrics Systems (1992-1995), superintendent-director at Indelsul-Saft Equipments Electrics Limited (1992-1995), executive chairman at Nife Argentina (1992-1995), general-manager for the South America region at SAFT-Group Alsthom (1992-1995), chairman at Embratel (1995-2000), chairman at Embratel Participators S/A (1999-2002), member of the Board of Directors at Tupy S/A (1996 2002), member of the Board of Directors of Embratel Participações e Embratel S.A. (1995-2015), member of the Board of Directors of Banrisul (2009-...) and member of the Board of Directors of Teknos S.A. - Industria e Comercio (2016-...). Decorations: Commander of the Order of Merit Armed Forces and Knight of the Legion d‘Honneur (Republic of France).
Irany de Oliveira Sant’Anna Junior
Degree in Economics from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in 1981, has also held the following positions: Director advisor to the Formac Administradora, 1982 to 1983; An independent consultant in the financial economics area serving FININVEST CFI and Bozano Simonsen DTVM, 1983 to 1994; Analyst of the Department of Supervision of the Central Bank of Brazil (BACEN), 1994 to 1995; Supervisory Inspector in the Central Bank of Brazil, 1995 to 1998; Surveillance Supervisor in the Central Bank of Brazil, September/1998 to April/2009; Vice President of Finance of Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, 2009 to 2010; Banking Supervision Technical Manager for the Southern Region of Brazil in the Central Bank of Brazil, may/2009 to May/2013; Deputy Head of the Banking Supervision Department (SP), June/2013 to 2015.
João Verner Juenemann
Degree in Accounting and Actuarial Sciences from PUCRS (completed in 1962); Teaching in English by PUCRS (completed in 1962) and Business Administration at UFRGS (completed in 1971), with Postgraduate Diploma in Auditing by UFRGS, 1965, also held the following extra-curricular courses: Proficiency in German, at the Goethe Institut - Germany, 1956; Proficiency in English, Michigan State University - USA, 1957; Financial Management at General Electric S/A-RJ, from 1963 to 1964; Audit Course of the Central Bank of Brazil at the Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets - IBMEC, 1974. Member of the Board of Directors, the Audit Committee and the Fiscal Council of several publicly traded and closed companies in the last 30 years. Currently Member of the Board of Directors and Coordinator of the Audit Committee of Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul S.A. since 2015 and of Forjas Taurus S.A. since 2015. Member of the Audit and Risks Committee of Tupy S.A. since 2009, of Paquetá Calçados since 2016 and Coordinator of the Audit and Risks Committee of Dimed S.A. Distribuidora de Medicamentos since 2016. Chairman of the Fiscal Council of Instituto de Desenvolvimento Gerencial S.A. (Falconi Consultores de Resultado) since 2011 and of Saraiva S.A. Livreiros Editores, since 2016 and speaker of IBGC in open and closed courses since 2004. Chairman of Colégio de Vogais of FACPC - Support Foundation to the Accounting Pronouncements Committee and member of the Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors of IBGC - Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance. Former member of the Fiscal Council of Plascar Participações Industriais S.A., of Dimed S.A. Distribuidora de Medicamentos, of Sonae Sierra Brasil S.A., of Companhia Providência Indústria e Comércio S.A., of Banco Indusval S.A. and of Minerva S.A. He was President of the Federal Accounting Council, a member of the Board of Directors of IBGC, Chairman of the fiscal Council of Banco Meridional do Brasil S.A., a professor at UFRGS - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul and co-author of the Orientation Guide to Best Practices for the Fiscal Council - 2005 and for the Audit Committee Audit - 2009, issued by IBGC.
Marco Antônio Mayer Foletto
Postgraduate in Global Business Management by IBMEC/SP (2008) and in Business Management by UFRGS (2006). Bachelor Degree in Accounting from UFRGS (2001). Executive carreer built in Brazil, Mexico, USA and India, in multinational companies in auto parts, aviation, machinery and equipment, steel and technology industries, acting in Internal Audit, Risk Management, Compliance, Controllership and Finance. Currently, he is the Independent Board Director of Banrisul and Transpetro, Independent Member and Chairman of the Audit Committees of Corsan and Transpetro and Audit Committee Independent Member of Hospital de Clínicas of Porto Alegre. Previously, he worked as Business Development Consultant focused on innovation and technology (2017-2018). Supervisory Board Member at INDG S.A. (Falconi) from 2015 to 2017. CFO at Superbac Biotech (2016). Audit Director at CSN (2015-2016). Chief Financial Officer at RSB Transmissions (2014-2015). Board Director and Controller at Gerdau India (2012-2014). Audit Director at TAM (2009-2010). Internal Audit Corporate General Manager at Gerdau (2004-2009). Global Compliance Senior Manager - Netherlands and Mexico (2003-2004) and Senior Manager of Finance, Logistics and Purchasing (2002-2003) at York International. Cost Controller at Dell (1999-2002). Controller at Iochpe-Maxion (1992-1998).
Márcio Gomes Pinto Garcia
Márcio Garcia holds a PhD from the Economics Department, Stanford University (1991), Master of Economics from Stanford (1990) and PUC-Rio (1987) and production engineer from the School of Engineering of UFRJ (1982). He is an Associate Professor at the Department of Economics of PUC-Rio. He has held the chief position of the Department of Economics (1999-2002), postgraduate coordination (1997-2000) and graduation coordination (1991-1993). His areas of research are international finance (open macroeconomics) and monetary and fiscal economics, working mainly on the following topics: capital flows, capital flows controls, exchange rate, exchange rate intervention, inflation, monetary policy, public debt and the financial system . During 2013, he was visiting scholar at the Sloan School of Management (MIT) and at NBER, with a postdoctoral fellowship from CNPq. In 2014, he was Tinker Visiting Professor at Stanford University. In 2002/3, he held postdoctoral degrees at the Economics Department, Stanford University. His recent article FX INTERVENTIONS IN BRAZIL: SYNTHETIC CONTROL APPROACH, published in 2017 in the Journal of International Economics, won the Haralambos Simeonidis Award from ANPEC for best article. He is a researcher at CNPq and Cientista Nosso Estado, from FAPERJ. He is a member of the Bellagio Group.
Adriano Cives Seabra
Opus Investments - Asset Management (Manager and Head of Equity Research, Sep/2011 to Jan/2015). Fides Asset Management (Manager and Head fo Equity Research, Mar/2015 to Jun/2015). Even Construtora S.A. (Member of the Board of Directors, May/2015 to Nov/2015). Sabepar (Member of the Board of Directors - From April/2017 unitl now). Copasa (Fiscal Council - April/2017 until now).

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Executive Officers

Banrisul’s executive officers are its legal representatives, in charge, principally, of its day-to-day operations and implementation of the general policies and guidelines established by the board of directors.

Executive Officers Title
Cláudio Coutinho Mendes Chief Executive Officer
Irany de Oliveira Sant’Anna Junior Deputy CEO and Risk and Controlls Officer
Claíse Müller Rauber Products, Segments and Digital Channels Officer
Fernando Postal Distribution and Retail Commercial Officer
Jorge Fernando Krug Santos Information Technology Officer
Marcus Vinícius Feijó Staffen Financials and Investor Relations Officer
Osvaldo Lobo Pires Credit and Operations Officer
Raquel Santos Carneiro Institutional Officer
Suzana Flores Cogo Administrative Officer

Click on the names of the executive officers to see their résumés:

Cláudio Coutinho Mendes
He has worked as Chief Financial Officer at the National Bank for Economic and Social Development - BNDES (2016-2017); as Co-founder and Co- Director at Mare Investimentos Ltda. (2010-2016); as Founder and President of Banco CR2 de Investimentos S.A. (2000-2013); as Asset Manager (1986-1987), Sales Manager (1988-1989), Vice President of Sales (1989-1991) and Partner - Vice President (1991-1999) at Banco BBM S.A .; as Investment Manager at Schahin Cury Corretora (1985-1986); as Engineer of Seaports and Marine Construction Projects at Dolfim Engenharia S.A. (1982-1984). He holds a Bachelor‘s Degree in Civil Engineering from UFRJ (1982) and in Economics from UERJ (1986).Dilio Sergio PenedoDegree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering by the Polytechnic School of the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, with a specialization in Telecommunications by the Centre National D’Études des Télécommunications - CNET de Paris, France and by the Center of Studies of Telecommunications at PUC-RJ. He has held various positions in the public and private sector, such as engineer at Embratel (1968-1974), technical director at the Telecommunication Company of Bahia (1974-1985), vice-chairman and technical director at the Telecommunication Company of São Paulo (1985-1987), chairman at Telemulti S/A (1987-1992), superintendent-director at Nife Brasil Electrics Systems (1992-1995), superintendent-director at Indelsul-Saft Equipments Electrics Limited (1992-1995), executive chairman at Nife Argentina (1992-1995), general-manager for the South America region at SAFT-Group Alsthom (1992-1995), chairman at Embratel (1995-2000), chairman at Embratel Participators S/A (1999-2002), member of the Board of Directors at Tupy S/A (1996 2002), member of the Board of Directors of Embratel Participações e Embratel S.A. (1995-2015), member of the Board of Directors of Banrisul (2009-...) and member of the Board of Directors of Teknos S.A. - Industria e Comercio (2016-...). Decorations: Commander of the Order of Merit Armed Forces and Knight of the Legion d‘Honneur (Republic of France).
Irany de Oliveira Sant’Anna Junior
Degree in Economics from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in 1981, has also held the following positions: Director advisor to the Formac Administradora, 1982 to 1983; An independent consultant in the financial economics area serving FININVEST CFI and Bozano Simonsen DTVM, 1983 to 1994; Analyst of the Department of Supervision of the Central Bank of Brazil (BACEN), 1994 to 1995; Supervisory Inspector in the Central Bank of Brazil, 1995 to 1998; Surveillance Supervisor in the Central Bank of Brazil, September/1998 to April/2009; Vice President of Finance of Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, 2009 to 2010; Banking Supervision Technical Manager for the Southern Region of Brazil in the Central Bank of Brazil, may/2009 to May/2013; Deputy Head of the Banking Supervision Department (SP), June/2013 to 2015.
Claíse Müller Rauber
Degree in Accounting Sciences from University of Passo Fundo (UPF), MBA in Corporative Finance and Value of Organizations from University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS), Business Intelligence from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and in Banking Management from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). Banrisul’s career employee, she was superintendent of Credit Policy and Risk Analysis Unit and Payroll Loan Credit Unit, she was manager at the coordination of the Process of Credit Risk Management and of the Process of Statistical Modeling for Client Management, and coordinator of Operational Management of Commercial Strategy.
Fernando Postal
Degree in Public Management from University of Caxias do Sul, he has taken the course for Board of Directors from the Brazilian Institute of Corporative Governance and has concluded the Program State Board of Directors in a context of Changes from the Fundação Dom Cabral. He is officer of Banrisul Administradora de Consórcios, where he had the same position in two different occasions and he was also the Company’s CEO. He was Chairman of Fundação de Desenvolvimento de Recursos Humanos of Rio Grande do Sul, Chairman of Associação dos Municípios da Encosta Superior do Nordeste, he was major of Guaporé (a county of Rio Grande do Sul State), member of the Board of Directors of Centrais de Abastecimento of do Rio Grande do Sul State (Ceasa), and vice-president of Federação das Associações de Municípios do Rio Grande do Sul (Famurs).
Jorge Fernando Krug Santos
Degree in Systems Analysis at PUCRS and a graduate degree in Software Engineering from the State University of Rio Grande do Sul, also, he has held the following positions: Executive Manager of IT Security Unit at Banrisul, 2007 to 2015; Member of the Advisory Council of the Brazilian Chamber of Electronic Commerce (Chamber e-Net); Leader of the "Financial Payments Council" of the Smart Card Alliance Latin America - SCALA; Security Director SUCESU-RS; Member of the Security and Fraud Committee of the Brazilian Association of Cards and Services Companies - ABECS; Member of the IT Security Committee, Member of Banking Automation and Technology Committee (CNAB) and the CIAB Organizing Group - International Conference of Banking Automation in FEBRABAN, Brazilian Federation of Banks.
Marcus Vinícius Feijó Staffen
Degree in Economics from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), MBA in Capital Market (UFRGS), in Banking Management (UFRGS) and in Finances, Investments and Banking (PUCRS). Banrisul’s career employee, he was the executive manager of Treasury at the Financial Unit, executive manager at Capital Market and Asset Management. He was member of the fiscal council at Fundação Banrisul de Seguridade Social and member of the Investment Committee at Fundação Banrisul de Seguridade Social.
Osvaldo Lobo Pires
Degree in Business from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, he has taken the extension course in Business Administration from University of California, at the Program of Professional Formation for Financial Institutions, MBA in Executive Finance from IBMEC. He worked advisor of the Board of executive directors at Capital Market, advisor of the CEO at Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (BNDES). He was the officer responsible for the areas of Credit Analysis, Risk, Controllership and IR at CR2 Bank, and partner and manager of the department of Credit Analysis at BBM Bank.
Raquel Santos Carneiro
Degree in Law from University of the State of Rio de Janeiro. She worked at BNDES as advisor of the Law Office and Compliance, and advisor of the CEO, working together with the Financial and Credit Officer; at Mac Dowell Leite de Castro Advogados she was partner; and cofounder of the CR2 Group. At the CR2 Bank, she worked as officer of the areas of Compliance, Law, Credit Control, Register, Administrative and Prevention of Money Laundering; and she was partner and officer of CR2 Serviços Financeiros. At BBM Group, she was lawyer and manager of the Law and Contract Department, she became partner of the BBM Bank and responsible for the general branch of middle market credit operations.
Suzana Flores Cogo
Degree in Law from the University of Passo Fundo (UPF), 1993; postgraduate degree in Economics and Business Law from the Graduate School of Economics at the Getulio Vargas Foundation, 2000, also, she has held the following positions: Career employee of Banrisul‘s since 1989; Executive Manager in the Core Contractual in Legal Assessment, April/2003 to march/2010; Executive Superintendent at the Corporate Governance Secretary, April/2010 to June/2011; Legal Superintendent, June/2010 to April/2011; Effective member of the Governance Committee on Financial Institutions of the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance, 2009 to the present.

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