Riccardo Gambarotto

Riccardo holds a bachelor’s degree in production engineering from USP’s Polytechnic School of Engineering. He was an HR executive at Unilever, General Manager of Clicon and Logimed, Consultant and McKinsey & Co. and Spencer Stuart and Founding Partner of MGDK & Associados as well as of Office Max do Brasil. He was also Board Member of Caloi and Unipar.

Gian Filli

Gian holds a bachelor’s degree in administration from Boston University, and attended a post-graduate course in business administration at IMD, Switzerland. He was a Consultant at MGDK & Associados and Monitor Co., Founding Partner of Viajo.com Brazil, Organox and e-Fotos, and IT executive at Grupo Ultra, COO at IG and Vice President at San Antonio International, and General Manager at Ledervinmatec.  Aside from his duties at RGF, Gian teaches a course in Strategy & Management at Casa do Saber (House of Knowledge), and is an advisor to two companies: Think About IT, which has rendered IT infrastructure services for medium and large companies for over ten years; and Jobecam, an HRTech startup that offers a platform for recording Video CVs and Video Interviews.

Daniel Lisak

Holds a bachelor´s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Escola de Engenharia Mauá, a post graduate degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), and an MBA from Business School São Paulo (BSP) and Toronto University.  Attended the Global Business Program at IMD and the Qualification course for Board of Director members at IBGC  (The Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance).  He is a Certified Board Member by IBGC. Daniel was Executive and Business Manager at Ultra Group and CEO of Vopak in Brazil.  Former member of the Board of Directors of Dutcham (Brazil Netherlands Chamber of Commerce) and currently member of the Board of Directors of Colégio Renascença as well as of Clube Hebraica de São Paulo.

Luciano Serra

Luciano holds a bachelor´s degree in Business Administration from  Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado, a post graduate degree in Economics from Harvard University and an MBA from Universidade de São Paulo.   He has been working with M&A transactions since 1995, having been an M&A consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and having working in the M&A department of Banco Itaú. He is a partner of the Spanish group CM Capital Markets Holding, where he led M&A activities unitl 2013, when he joined other professionals to establish a wealth management boutique called BWAG.  As of 2020, he joined RGF & Associados to lead the M&A area.  He is certified in Equador Principles by IFC.

Rodrigo Gallegos

Rodrigo holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from Universidade Federal de São Carlos-UFSCar and a post-graduate degree in Business Administration from INSPER.  He developed his career in the financial and planning areas, having worked in diverse industry segments in companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Santander, Itau-Unibanco, Telefonica|Vivo e PDG, of which he was responsible for structuring and executing the beginning of its judicial recovery.

Ronaldo Sokei

Holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Civil Engineering from Poli-USP and a post graduate degree in Business Administration from FGV-SP.  Held various positions in strategic and financial planning, performance management and project management in companies such as Promon, Santander, Citibank, PDG and Telefônica.  As a consultant for Accenture he developed and implemented several transformation projects in diverse industries like financial services, oil & gas and agribusiness.  

Cristiane Loize

Holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Business Administration from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), also a post graduate degree in Business Administration from FGV-SP and specialization in Business to Business from Kellogg/USA. Over 20 years of experience in marketing and business management in renowned companies, such as Unilever, Natura, Banco Real and Santander, focused in brand development, brand migration, CRM, launching and managing products and categories and their communication plans.

Claudio Damasceno Jr.

Claudio holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from FEA-USP.  He has years of experience in the segments of food distribution, beauty, events, publishing, logistics, franchising, construction, chemicals, and entertainment in companies such as Cinemark, Unilever, Coca-Cola FEMSA, Makro, Petrobrás, Holcim, Abril Educação and ABF.  Prior to that, he served as an auditor at PWC and an analyst at Lloyds Bank.  Additionally, Claudio is a boardmember of ASPF - Education and Social Action and is the former president of the financial commission of Esporte Clube Pinheiros and former president of CAVC-FEA-USP.  He is also the technical reviewer of NRF Foundation - Castle Worldwide – Retail Certification.  Claudio has specializations in various management fileds such as Digital Strategies (Columbia Business School); Digital Transformation (University of Virginia & BCG), and Business Strategy (University of Illinois). 

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Eric Derbyshire

Eric is a Supply Chain and Logistics expert.  He holds a bachelor´s degree in Transportation Engineering from Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial - FEI, and has a specialization in International Business from University of California, a specialization in Logistics Management from  ESALQ/USP.  He also has a post-graduate title in Business Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV.  Eric held executive positions at Grupo ULTRA, AQCES, LUFT, VOPAK e LOCAR in diverse areas such as Commercial, Projects, Supply Chain and Operations. 

Ricardo Bonzo

Holds a bachelor´s degree in Economics from the University of Economics and Administration at University of São Paulo - USP, and has a specialization in Finance.  Held several executive positions in the following banks: Santander, Planibanc - Bankers Trust, ING , Citicorp, Garantia. Is an expert in Investment Banking, Corporate Banking, Treasury and Corporate Finance .  In the non-financial sector Ricardo was Director of Investor Relations at Minerva Foods, Senior Consultant at Monitor MGDK and Real Estate Advisor.

Rubens Leite

Rubens holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting sciences with a postgraduate degree in Business Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas, and an International MBA from OHIO University in the USA.  He was an external audit executive at KPMG Brasil and KPMG England.  He served as CFO for Sifco, Westport, BRMetals, Vulcan and Teadit, responsible for industrial operations in Latin America and the United States.  And he served as CEO for the CGT Alkor group, with factories in France, the Netherlands and Italy.  He is an elected member of the board of directors of the Chamber of Commerce of Brazil in France and of YPO Paris.  Rubens led judicial reorganization proceedings in Brazil, USA and Europe and participated in road show processes to raise financial resources in the American and European capital markets.

Lucio Di Domenico

Holds a degree in Marketing from Universidade Anhembi Morumbi and Executive MBA from the Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV). Built a solid career in companies such as Le Figaro Journal, Banco Nacional, Ability, Gradiente, ABNAMRO Banco Real, Ideiasnet Group and Descarte Certo, in areas of marketing, sales, products, new business, investment, sustainability and management, in positions of CEO and board of directors member. As entrepreneur, founded Ability, Descarte Certo and BDCo. Experienced in the idealization, structuring, modeling and implementation of business plans, fundraising, startups management, business units and skill in forming high-performance teams.

William Morishigue

Holds a bachelor´s degree in Business Administration USP's School of Economics.  Restructured the operations of San Antonio International, with focus on HR and Planning. Served as a consultant at Stern Stewart & Co for 4 years, executing Corporate Finance and Value Based Management projects at large companies and previously held a position at Itaú Asset Management.

Bruno Drago

Bruno holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Management and an International Executive MBA from FIA., as well as an MITSloan Executive Certificate in Technology, Operations and Value Chain Management.  Bruno held senior executive positions in areas such as operations, productivity and business development in companies such as JDE, Melitta, Tereos, Ultra Group and ALL, leading strategic studies, M&A processes, introducing the best corporate governance and management practices, organizational turnarounds and operational start ups. 

Alex Sousa

Holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Production Engineering. Acted in the restructuring process of Lupatech, an oil and gas company, leading for 5 years a team responsible for all operational planning, working in the states of Bahia, Rio Grande do Norte, Sergipe and Espírito Santo.  He is experienced in HR and operational planning.and holds a production engineering degree.

Gabriel Rigoleto

Gabriel holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Pontifícia Universidade Católica of São Paulo.  He is a data-driven experienced professional with an expertise in marketing intelligence, strategic planning, and company turnaround, having worked in large companies such as Telefonica (Telecom Fortune 500), Midea Carrier (HVAC Fortune 500) and PDG Realty.

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