Board and Committees

Board of Executive Officers

Name Office
Leandro Melnick Chairman

Mr. Melnick is the chairman of our board of directors. He joined Melnick Construções in 1996. Between 2010 and 2019, after Melnick Construções merged with Even, Mr. Melnick served our chief executive officer. He currently serves as chief executive officer and vice-chairman of the board of directors of Even. Mr. Melnick holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS) and a graduate degree in business administration from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV).

Milton Melnick Advisor

Mr. Melnick is a member of our board of directors. Between 1970 and 1990, he served as a founding partner at Melco Construções e Incorporações Ltda. He is currently our chief institutional officer. Mr. Melnick holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS).

Rodrigo Arruy Advisor

Mr. Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy graduated in Civil Engineering from Fundação Álvares Penteado (FAAP) in December 2001 and took an MBA in business management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGVSP) in July 2008. In December 2009, he founded Nova Milano Investimentos Ltda., Manager investment funds focused on wealth management, with active management and focus on the private credit market for the real estate market.

He is currently a director at Nova Milano and serves on the investment committee of the various managed funds and investee companies. Mr. Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy was also an independent member of the Board of Directors of Vanguarda Agro S/A from October/2011 to April / 2021, he is CEO of Casa de Pedra Securitizadora S/A since its foundation in September/ 2018 and also, member of the investment committee at Grendene S/A since its constitution in May / 2019.

Nova Milano is a fund manager that holds a relevant stake in the company in Even Construtora e Incorporadora, part of the Company’s control block.

In addition, Mr. Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy is chairman of the Board of Directors of Even Construtora e Incorporadora S/A.

Eduardo Logemann Independent Advisor

Mr. Logemann is an independent member of our board of directors. He has served as the president of the holding company SLC Participações S.A. since 1987. He is also the chairman of the board of directors of SLC Agrícola (a part of the SLC group), one of Brazil’s largest producers and exporters of cotton, soybeans and corn, one of the Brazil’s largest landowners and operators and one of the world’s first companies in the agribusiness sector to have its shares traded on the a stock exchange. From 1987 to 2002, Mr. Logemann was the president of the Schneider Logemann Group, at the time the largest manufacturer of agricultural machinery, Combines and Tractors with the SLC brand, later called SLC-John Deere do Brasil. In the agricultural sector, Mr. Logemann was founder and officer of Banco Agroinvest S.A., founder and president of the Union of Agricultural Machinery Industries of RS and founder and president of the Brazilian Association of Cotton Producers (Associação Brasileira dos Produtores de Algodão – Abrapa), where he currently serves as an officer and advisor. Mr. Logemann also served as vice-president of the National Association of Automotive Vehicle Manufacturers (Associação Nacional dos Fabricantes de Veículos Automotores – Anfavea), representing the agricultural machinery sector. From 1990 to 2008, he held several positions as officer, advisor and vice-president of the Federation of Industries of Rio Grande do Sul (Federação das Indústrias do Rio Grande do Sul – Fiergs). Mr. Logemann holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS).

Marcelo Bernabé Independent Advisor

Graduated in Economics from Insper and post-graduated in Business Administration with an extension in Finance from FGV.

He started his career at Unibanco, where he worked in different areas and products, and in 2006 he took the position of manager of variable income funds at the bank. In 2009, he took over as manager at Brasil Warrant Gestão de Investimentos, as an average managed portfolio of R$ 650 million and, in 2017, became a partner and manager at Kapitalo, with approximately R$ 1.5 billion under management.

Manuela Marquez Bergamasco Independent Alternate Advisor

Graduated in Production Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo. CFA charterholder since 2010.

Analyst responsible for investments in variable income at Rio das Pedras in 2009 and Director of Compliance, Risk and PLDFT (Preventing Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism) since 2019.

Before that, she worked in the financial area of Cosan S.A. and in the Investor Relations area between 2004 and 2009.

Audit Committee

Name Office
Manuela Marquez Bergamasco Member

Graduated in Production Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo. CFA charterholder since 2010.

Analyst responsible for investments in variable income at Rio das Pedras in 2009 and Director of Compliance, Risk and PLDFT (Preventing Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism) since 2019.

Before that, she worked in the financial area of Cosan S.A. and in the Investor Relations area between 2004 and 2009.

Rodrigo Arruy Member

Mr. Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy graduated in Civil Engineering from Fundação Álvares Penteado (FAAP) in December 2001 and took an MBA in business management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGVSP) in July 2008. In December 2009, he founded Nova Milano Investimentos Ltda., Manager investment funds focused on wealth management, with active management and focus on the private credit market for the real estate market.

He is currently a director at Nova Milano and serves on the investment committee of the various managed funds and investee companies. Mr. Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy was also an independent member of the Board of Directors of Vanguarda Agro S/A from October/2011 to April / 2021, he is CEO of Casa de Pedra Securitizadora S/A since its foundation in September/ 2018 and also, member of the investment committee at Grendene S/A since its constitution in May / 2019.

Nova Milano is a fund manager that holds a relevant stake in the company in Even Construtora e Incorporadora, part of the Company’s control block.

In addition, Mr. Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy is chairman of the Board of Directors of Even Construtora e Incorporadora S/A.

Clovis Pereira Responsible for the Committee

Mr. Pinto is a member of Even’s audit committee. He is an auditor and member of the audit committee of Even since 2015. In addition, Mr. Pinto is a member of the fiscal council of Aldeias Infantis SOS Brasil, a partner at CPP Consultoria em Governança Corporativa e Serviços Contábeis and an alternate member of the governance, integrity, risk management and internal controls committee. Mr. Pinto was an audit officer at PwC – PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1984 to 2015.

Related Parties Committee

Name Office
Rodrigo Arruy Member

Mr. Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy graduated in Civil Engineering from Fundação Álvares Penteado (FAAP) in December 2001 and took an MBA in business management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGVSP) in July 2008. In December 2009, he founded Nova Milano Investimentos Ltda., Manager investment funds focused on wealth management, with active management and focus on the private credit market for the real estate market.

He is currently a director at Nova Milano and serves on the investment committee of the various managed funds and investee companies. Mr. Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy was also an independent member of the Board of Directors of Vanguarda Agro S/A from October/2011 to April / 2021, he is CEO of Casa de Pedra Securitizadora S/A since its foundation in September/ 2018 and also, member of the investment committee at Grendene S/A since its constitution in May / 2019.

Nova Milano is a fund manager that holds a relevant stake in the company in Even Construtora e Incorporadora, part of the Company’s control block.

In addition, Mr. Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy is chairman of the Board of Directors of Even Construtora e Incorporadora S/A.

Vinicius Mastrorosa Member

Mr. Mastrorosa is our chief financial and investor relations officer. He has worked for five years in the financial market, mostly in the brokerage sector of Barclays Bank. Between 2012 and 2019, he served as economic studies manager, chief strategic planning officer and chief financial officer and investor relations officer at Even. In February 2020, he became a portfolio manager at Nova Milano Investimentos Ltda., an investment fund manager focused on family wealth management (single family office). Mr. Mastrorosa holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of São Paulo (Universidade de São Paulo – USP) and a master’s degree in economics from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV).

Roberto Bersch Responsible for the Committee

Since 1987, Mr. Bersch has been responsible for the labor practice at the Porto Alegre office of TozziniFreire Advogados. He has recognized experience for his work in litigation and legal advice. He was a mediator of the 1st Special and Small Claims Court of Porto Alegre (1º Juizado Especial e de Pequenas Causas de Porto Alegre) from 1988 to 1990, in addition to having been the legal vice-president of Grêmio Futebol Porto Alegrense in 2000. He holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS).

Finance Committee

Name Office
Rodrigo Arruy Member

Mr. Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy graduated in Civil Engineering from Fundação Álvares Penteado (FAAP) in December 2001 and took an MBA in business management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGVSP) in July 2008. In December 2009, he founded Nova Milano Investimentos Ltda., Manager investment funds focused on wealth management, with active management and focus on the private credit market for the real estate market.

He is currently a director at Nova Milano and serves on the investment committee of the various managed funds and investee companies. Mr. Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy was also an independent member of the Board of Directors of Vanguarda Agro S/A from October/2011 to April / 2021, he is CEO of Casa de Pedra Securitizadora S/A since its foundation in September/ 2018 and also, member of the investment committee at Grendene S/A since its constitution in May / 2019.

Nova Milano is a fund manager that holds a relevant stake in the company in Even Construtora e Incorporadora, part of the Company’s control block.

In addition, Mr. Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy is chairman of the Board of Directors of Even Construtora e Incorporadora S/A.

Vinicius Mastrorosa Member

Mr. Mastrorosa is our chief financial and investor relations officer. He has worked for five years in the financial market, mostly in the brokerage sector of Barclays Bank. Between 2012 and 2019, he served as economic studies manager, chief strategic planning officer and chief financial officer and investor relations officer at Even. In February 2020, he became a portfolio manager at Nova Milano Investimentos Ltda., an investment fund manager focused on family wealth management (single family office). Mr. Mastrorosa holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of São Paulo (Universidade de São Paulo – USP) and a master’s degree in economics from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV).

Carlos Wollenweber Responsible for the Committee

Mr. Carlos Wollenweber graduated in Electrical Engineering and Master in Economic and Financial Sciences both at PUC / SP, holds an MBA from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and has extensive professional experience in the real estate market, with emphasis on his role as Chief Financial and Relations Officer Investors in Direcional Engenharia SA between 2010 and 2014, again between 2017 and 2019. He was also Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer and later a Director at Unidas Locamérica between 2015 and 2017.