GLOBAL BOARD MEMBERS

Talent is our Treasure

Rodrigo Dora
CEO AND CHAIRMAN

Rodrigo Dora, Attorney, Knight Commander Awarded by the Brazilian Government has LLM from the University of Liverpool and MBA from the Universidade de Leon in his resume

Thangamuthu (Mike) Kodumudi
BRICS-PED CFO AND USA REPRESENTATIVE

​Mike Kodumudi is a businessman with MBA from the University of Michigan and has an extensive resume leading companies in the United States. Currently leading BRICS-PED offices in Michigan and BRICS-PED TRADING operations in the USA.

​Elena Chernenko 
COO AND RUSSIAN FEDERATION REPRESENTATIVE
Member of the Board of the University of Moscow. Economist Professor of the Economist Department of the University of Moscow

Natalia Iankevich
REPRESENTATIVE BRICS-PED SIBERIAN REGION

Natalia Iankevich – Chairman of the Contest Organizing Committee “BEST GOODS AND SERVICES – GEMMA” – the first independent platform for product quality manufacturers and service suppliers. This project has been continuously functioning since 2002 in 78 regions of Russia. During this time, the GEMMA has brought together more than 4500 enterprises from various sectors of the economy.

 

Slauzy Mogami

CMO AND SOUTH AFRICA REPRESENTATIVE

Chairman of LLOA Ladies in the Front Line , one of the most important organizantions of South Africa and member of the Black Business Council

Xi Young Zhou 
CCO AND REPRESENTATIVE FOR PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA

President Zhorya Trading and Zhorya Toys
Partner at Sima Land

Ravi Damodaran

DEPUTY CIO AND REPRESENTATIVE INDIA

BA Economics from Madras Christian College, Madras University, 1971. BGL from Maduarai Kamaraj University –Correspondence Course , 1978. Business Administration from Institute of Business Management, Mumbai, 1974.
Profession: Motoring journalist, columnist and editor. Wild Life Photographer, blogger.

BOARD MEMBERS

Antonio Aureliano
HONORARY PRESIDENT

Congressman for many years, former Senator of the Federative Republic of Brazil, son of the legendary Former Vice President of Brazil Aureliano Chaves

Luiz Vasconcellos
HONORARY VICE PRESIDENT

Under his leadership, Previ Pension Funs acquired Vale as a major stackholder of the world’s largest iron ore company. Luiz was also three times serving Brazil as a congressman and also took a chair as a director of the Brazilian Association of Coffee.

Rodrigo Guerra
MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Formerly CEO of Grupo Orguel participated in many acquisitions, mergers by the group. He now serves as CEO of Mandattum Sports and is currently Vice President of CIEMG, a part of the Federation of Industries of Minas Gerais system.

Benjamim Paiva
CEO NORTHEAST BRAZIL

​Benjamim Paiva is a prominent businessman in the States of Paraíba and Pernambuco in the Northeast Brazil. He is also currently President of a Political Party.

 

​Thelmo Ribeiro
BRICS-PED PRESIDENT OF CULTURE WORKING GROUP

​Thelmo Ribeiro is a philosophy with an extensive curriculum in Culture and Arts, being one of the most prominent producers in Brazil. He began his career as an economist, leading an investment bank early in the 90’s when he decided to produce festivals and concerts.

 

Fabio Paiva
COO NORTHEAST BRAZIL

Fabio was name 40 under 40 best attorneys in the State of Pernambuco Brazil and is specialized in business management, contracts, and tax law.

Fabiano Schelb
CFO BRICS-PED BRAZIL

Fabiano is an engineer, having established his career in the major port company of Brazil Portobras, having worked also in the technology department of the largest brazilian bank Banco do Brasil. He added to his resume a bachelor’s degree in law, becoming an attorney in 2016 and he is currently studying linguistics at the University of Brasilia, Brazil.

Wagner Rocha
MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS – SENIOR ADVISOR STOCK MARKET

Wagner built an entire career as Director of International Operations of the Central Bank of Brazil and now serves as the main advisor of the Board.

 

Mauro Benedetti
MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Mauro Benedetti, renowned coffee specialist, with over 40 years in the market, largely focused on the development of blends for the international market, arrives at unique blends made with the best coffee beans in the country.

Valdemir Prado
MEMBER OF THE BOARD

CEO Sulphurtec
CEO Agrobiotech
CEO AGROBRICS

Gabriel Quadros
MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Gabriel Quadros an MBA in Foreign Trade at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and has over 10 years of working experience in commodities trade, with the focus in China-Brazil´s bilateral relations and trade. He was General Manager to China of the Brazil China Chamber of Commerce between the years of 2011 and 2012. Gabriel lived in China between 2009 and 2013 and speaks mandarin fluently.

Armando Matiello 

MEMBER OF THE BOARD
President of SINCAL – Association of Coffee Producers of Brazil
Former Bayer CMO

Marcelo Suano

MEMBER OF THE BOARD
Doctor of International Relations in Brazilian Military Thought
Professor of International Relations and Coordinator of the IBMEC International Relations Course