3R PETROLEUM ÓLEO E GÁS S.A. (“3R” or “Company”) (B3: RRRP3), in accordance with the provisions of CVM Resolution No. 44, informs its shareholders, investors and the market in general that, on the Annual and Extraordinary General Meeting (“Meeting”) held on April 29, 2022, the shareholders approved the election of Mr. Roberto Castello Branco and Mr. Harley Scardoelli as effective members of the Board of Directors and also approved the installation of a Fiscal Council with the respective election of its effective and alternate members.
The Company’s Board of Directors now has 06 effective members, considering the dismissal of Mr. Santiago Salvador de Lafuente and the election of the new members, whose professional experiences are listed below.
Roberto Castello Branco
Mr. Roberto da Cunha Castello Branco holds a degree in Economics from the Economics and Finance University of Rio de Janeiro, a Master in Economics from the Post Graduate School of Economics (EPGE) of Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), a PhD in Economics from the EPGE of FGV and Post Doctoral Fellow from the University of Chicago. Additionally, Mr. Castello Branco has participated in executive programs at the Sloan School of Management (MIT), the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) and the Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Castello Branco is currently holding the post of (i) Independent Member of the Board of Directors, Independent Member of the Financial Committee, Independent Coordinator of the Innovation Committee and Independent Member of the Nomination Committee of Vale S.A., where he has held the position of Executive Officer from 2003 to 2014 and (ii) Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Omega Energia S.A. Throughout his professional career, Mr. Castello Branco held several executive positions, including: CEO and Member of the Board of Directors of Petrobras, Director of the Central Bank of Brazil, Director of the Center for Studies in Economic Growth and Development at FGV, Member of the Board of Directors of Invepar S.A., Member of the Board of Directors of GRU Airport, Member of the CEO Steering Committee of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) and of the US Brazil CEO Forum.
Harley Lorentz Scardoelli
Mr. Harley Lorentz Scardoelli holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and in Business Administration from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, in addition holds the title of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Mr. Harley began his career at the Gerdau Group in 1988, where he worked for 33 years, being responsible for acquisitions, operations takeover and implementation of the Gerdau culture in assets in Canada, the United States, Spain and Brazil. Throughout his career, Mr. Scardoelli has held executive positions in companies of the Gerdau Group, including the positions of Executive Vice President of Finance (CFO) and Investor Relations Officer from July 2015 to December 2021, as well as Member of the Finance Committee and of the Strategy Committee of Gerdau S.A. and the Board of Directors of Seiva S.A.
Additionally, the Meeting approved the installation of the Fiscal Council and elected its effective and alternate members, with a term of office until the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of 2023. The elected members are: (i) Mr. Rogério Gonçalves Mattos, with Mr. João Ricardo Pereira da Costa as its alternate member; (ii) Mr. Rogério Tostes Lima, with Mr. Gustavo Baptista Alves as its alternate member; and (iii) Mr. Fabio Antunes Lopes, with Mr. João Ferreira Bezerra de Souza as its alternate member; whose professional experiences are listed below.
Rogério Gonçalves Mattos
Mr. Mattos is a Chemical Engineer from UFRJ and a Bachelor of Economic Sciences from UERJ. Mr. Mattos has extensive professional experience in the oil and gas industry at Petrobras, including 23 years of leadership experience. Among the functions in his professional trajectory, stands out the positions of Superintendent Director of Transportadora Associada de Gás S.A. – TAG, CEO of Nova Transportadora do Sudeste S.A. – NTS, CEO of Nova Transportadora do Nordeste S.A. – NTN, Superintendent Director of Transportadora Brasileira Gasoduto Bolivia Brasil S.A. – TBG and Executive Manager of Business Development at Petrobras.
Rogério Tostes Lima
Mr. Tostes has an MBA from Ohio University, a postgraduate degree in Finance from FGV and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from FUMEC-BH. Mr. Tostes is a C-level executive with more than 20 years of experience, having worked as Statutory Investor Relations Officer and Equity Research Analyst. In recent years, Mr. Tostes collaborated with the construction of investor relations programs for companies in the Telecom and Education sectors, with shares listed in Brazil and the United States, in addition to having participated in the growth of companies through M&A cycles and market capital activities.
Fabio Antunes Lopes:
Mr. Lopes holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from PUC-RJ and a postgraduate degree in Finance from FGV. He is currently a partner, member of the Board of Directors and Executive Superintendent of Banco Modal S.A. Throughout his career, Mr. Lopes worked as a financial analyst at Banco BBM S.A., having participated in the creation and development of the first real estate funds in Brazil focused on incorporation, in addition to being founder, partner and CEO of MDL Realty S.A. and founder of Yacaman Consultoria e Participações Ltda, a company specialized in business and real estate management consulting.
Joao Ricardo Pereira da Costa
Mr. Costa holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from UERJ and in Accounting from Universidade Santa Úrsula and has more than 35 years of experience in auditing at Ernst & Young (“EY”), of which 20 years as a partner responsible for audits of financial statements and auditing processes, issuance of bonds, debt and shares in Brazil and abroad. Currently, Mr. Costa is a retired partner at EY, and has experience in the Telecom, Mining, Steel, Entertainment, Real Estate and Insurance sectors, as well as working with foreign clients, Foreign Private Issuers, SOX and IFRS and US GAAP reporting.
Gustavo Baptista Alves
Mr. Alves holds a degree in Accounting from UFRJ, an MBA in Finance from IBMEC, a bachelor’s degree in Law from Universidade Cândido Mendes, in addition to having participated in the Leadership Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Alves has extensive experience in the financial area of national and multinational companies from different segments, including Telecom and Oil & Gas. Currently Mr. Gustavo is Administrative and Tax Director of TIM S.A., in addition to being a member of the fiscal council of several institutions.
Joao Ferreira Bezerra de Souza
Mr. Souza holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, a PhD in Industrial Management Systems from Cranfield University, in addition to having participated in the advanced management program at INSEAD. Currently Mr. Souza is a partner at Vanguarda Vantagens Empresarial, a company focused on clean and renewable energy. Throughout his professional career, he held the positions of CEO at NEOgas do Brasil, CEO of Companhia Petroquímica do Nordeste, in addition to having been Gas and Energy Director at Petrobras Argentina and Executive Manager of Business Development at Petrobras.
Finally, 3R reinforces its commitment to keep its shareholders, investors and the market in general duly informed, in line with the best corporate governance practices and in strict compliance with current legislation.