Management

Board of Directors

The board of directors currently consists of five members: one chairman, one vice-chairman, one permanent director without a specific title and two permanent independent directors. During periods of absence or temporary unavailability of the chairman, the vice-chairman will automatically replace the chairman. During periods of absence or temporary unavailability of the chairman and of the vice-chairman, the chairman’s activities will be performed by another member of the board of directors, previously appointed by the chairman. The board of directors is the decision-making body responsible for, among other matters, establishing policies and guidelines for company business. The board of directors also supervises its board of executive officers and monitors the implementation of the policies and guidelines that are established from time to time by the board of directors. Pursuant to Brazilian corporation law, the board of directors is also responsible for hiring its external independent auditors.

The members of the board of directors need not be Brazilian residents and are elected at general shareholders’ meetings for two-year terms, and are eligible for reelection. The term of office of the current members of the board of directors will expire on the date of the shareholders’ meeting to be held in 2009. The members of the board of directors are subject to removal at any time, with or without cause, at a general shareholders’ meeting. SLC Agrícola does not elect alternate members of the board of directors. According to the Brazilian corporation law, each of the members of the board of directors must hold at least one of our common shares.

The board of directors meets at least once every quarter and at any time when an extraordinary meeting is called by the chairman or by any other director. Decisions of the board of directors are taken by majority vote and each director is entitled to one vote.

Pursuant to the regulations of the Novo Mercado, one-fifth of the members of the board of directors must be independent directors, and all the directors are required to acknowledge in writing, before taking office, adherence to the regulations of the Novo Mercado and the rules of the Bovespa Arbitration Chamber. Directors are considered independent if they (i) have no relationship with the company, except for their share participation; (ii) are not controlling shareholders or the spouse, sibling or any relative up to the second degree of SLC Agrícola´s controlling shareholders, or during the last three years have not had any relationship with any company or entity related to the controlling shareholder (excluding persons related to public schools and/or research institutions); (iii) during the last three years have not been company’s employee or officer, or an employee or officer of company’s controlling shareholder or any entity controlled by it; (iv) are not direct or indirect suppliers or clients to an extent that could compromise their independence; (v) are not an employee or officer of an entity that distributes or promotes the company’s products and services; (vi) are not the spouse, sibling or any relative up to the second degree of any of the company’s directors or officers; and (vii) do not receive any remuneration from SLC Agrícola other than that related to their position as directors or shareholders. A director is also considered independent if she or he is elected on a separate ballot held in accordance with the Brazilian corporation law.

Executive Board Members Office Election Date End of term
Eduardo Silva Logemann Chairman April 29, 2021 April 29, 2023

Eduardo Silva Logemann has been the president of the holding SLC Participações S.A. since 1987, where he started working at the age of 18 as a Purchasing assistant. Graduated in
Mechanical Engineering from the Pontifical Catholic University of RS, participates in class entities related to the company’s business. Eduardo Logemann heads the SLC Group,
formed by two companies: SLC Agrícola – one of the largest producers and exporters of cotton, soybeans and corn and one of the largest land owners and operators of Brazil. It was one of the first companies in the agribusiness sector in the world to have its shares traded on the Stock Exchange, becoming a reference in its segment.
SLC Máquinas – is the John Deere dealership for the entire northwest region of the State of Rio Grande do Sul.

The SLC Group is present in several Brazilian states and in the Distrito Federal, employs more than four thousand employees throughout the country and has an annual turnover of approximately R$ 3.5 billion. He also serves on the Board of Administration of Melnick S.A.

(i) Chairman of the Board of Directors of SLC Agrícola since 2007;

(ii) Partner with indirect participation through the controlling partner SLC Participações S.A., which holds 53% of the share capital of SLC Agrícola S.A.

Occupations in management positions in other companies:

  • Vice President of ABRAPA, Chairman of the Board Advisory of SLC Máquinas.
  • Director, Counselor and Vice President of the Federations of Industries of RS, from 1990 to 2008.
  • He is part of the Board of Administration of Melnick S.A.
Jorge Luiz Silva Logemann Vice-Chairman April 29, 2021 April 29, 2023

(i) Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of SLC Agrícola since 2007;
(ii) Partner with indirect interest through the controlling partner SLC Participações S.A.

Occupations in management positions in other companies:

  • Vice-President Director of SLC Participações since 1995;.
  • Member of the Superior Council of FEDERASUL – Federation of Commercial Associations of Rio Grande do Sul;
  • Member of the Deliberative Council of CENEX – Business Excellence Center; Member of the Advisory Board of UNIRITTER – Ritter dos Reis University Center;
  • Councilor of the Associação Leopoldina Juvenil
Osvaldo Burgos Schirmer Independent Director April 29, 2021 April 29, 2023

(i.) Graduated in Business Administration from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, he also obtained the title “Masters’ Degree” from Southern Illinois University. He participated in numerous extension courses, including one at Harvard Business School, focused on Management Instruments for “Senior Management”. Experience as an executive
As an executive, he worked at the Gerdau Group, a company in the steel industry, from 1986 to January 2013, when he retired. In this company, he was financial director, CFO and then Vice President and member of the Executive Committee.

(ii) Advisory Board member of SLC Participações, a closed family holding company of Grupo SLC, since April 2017

Occupations in management positions in other companies:

  • Lojas Renner S.A., a publicly-held company in the fashion retail segment, since April 2012. He was chairman of this Board from 2013 to 2019. He is currently (since April 2019) Vice-Chairman of the Board. He is also chairman of the People Committee in addition to participating in the Audit and Risk Management Committee;
  • SLC Agrícola S/A., producer of agricultural commodities, serving on the Board of Directors since June 2013;
  • Estácio Participações S.A. (Currently YDUQS) a position he accumulates with that of Coordinator of the Audit and Finance Committee since April 2016.

 

Advisory Boards:

  • CMPC, a Pulp and Paper producer headquartered in Chile, but with a relevant operation in Brazil via Celulose Riograndense, since June 2016;
  • Advisory Board member of SLC Participações, a closed family holding of the SLC Group, since April 2017;
  • Advisory Board Member of META Soluções de Informática, since January 2019.
  • Advisory Board of FCC Indústria e Comercio Ltda. Chemical Industry Company manufacturer of products for the automotive, pharmaceutical, footwear and
    construction, since March 2020.
  • Advisory board member of OLEOPLAN, producer of Biodiesel, since October 2020.
  • CFL Construtora e Incorporadora operating in the states of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul since October 2020.

Honorary councils:

  • Member of the Board of the “American Chamber of Commerce since February 2013. For five years, until 2018, he was Chairman of the Board of this Chamber;

 

 

André Souto Maior Pessoa Independent Director April 29, 2021 April 29, 2023
  • Partner and President of Agroconsult Participações Ltda. – since 05/2013 (formerly known as Plataforma Agro Participações Ltda.)
  • Administrator, non-partner administrator, of the company Agroconsult Consultoria e Projetos Ltda. since 07/2013
  • Partner and Administrator of the company Nhanderu Participações Societárias Ltda. since 05/2020
  • Administrator of Nhanderu Imóveis Ltda. since 08/2020
  • Commercial Financial Director of Nhamandu Energia SPE S.A. since 10/2020
  • Managing Partner of AP Consultoria e Gestão Ltda. since 12/2020.

None of the companies above are part of the issuer’s economic group.

(i) Since 2013 he has been acting as an Independent Board Member of companies linked to the Issuer’s Economic Group. Having held the following positions:

  • Independent Board Member of Fazenda Pioneira S.A, between May 2013 and June 2016
  • Independent Board Member of SLC Agrícola S.A, since May 2016 and Member of the ESG Committee – Environmental Social Governance since 02/2021.

Occupations in management positions in other companies:

  • Board Member of the Brazilian Mercantile Exchange – BBM – from January 2011 to April 2013;
  • Independent Board Member of AMATA S.A., from January 2011 to January 2015;
  • Independent Board Member of AGRIFIRMA S.A., from August 2011 to June 2017;
  • Independent Professional Advisor
    Administration of COPLANA Cooperativa Agroindustrial, from October 2014 to December 2020;
  • Director of ABAG – Brazilian Agribusiness Association, January 2012 to December 2018;
  • Member of the Biotechnology Information Council – CIB, since 2002;
  • Counselor of COSAG – Superior Council of Agribusiness of FIESP – Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo, since 2007;
  • Advisor to the Advisory Board of Agroterenas S.A. Citrus since September 2018;
  • Titular Member of the Agricultural Commodities Chamber of B3, since April 2018;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of IHARA, since January 2020;
  • Council member Consultative of CNPA – National Council for Agricultural Policy, MAPA – Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, since August 2020;
  • Member of the Board of Administration of Grupo Cavalca SA since September 2020;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Observatório do Empreendedor since January 2020;
  • Alternate Board Member of the Board of Trustees of Fundação Certi – Reference Centers for Innovative Technologies since January 2020.
Fernando de Castro Reinach Independent Director April 29, 2021 April 29, 2023

Exercises the position of independent director. Mr. Reinach is a managing partner of Fundo Pitanga. From 2001 to 2010 he was Executive Director and General Partner of Votorantim Novos Negócios, the venture capital and private equity arm of the Votorantim group. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira – Sugarcane Technology Center (CTC) and writes a weekly column for the newspaper “O Estado de São Paulo”.

He graduated in biology at the University of São Paulo and obtained his Ph.D. at Cornell University Medical College. He was a Biotechnology Research Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation and a Research Scholar at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He was titular teacher of the University of São Paulo, he was involved in the creation of two technology companies and in the coordination of the first Projeto Genoma Brasileiro – Brazilian Genome Project.

Board of Executive Officers

The board of executive officers is the company´s managing executive body. The members of the board of executive officers are the legal representatives and are responsible for the internal organization, decision-making, day-to-day operations and the implementation of the general policies and guidelines established from time to time by the board of directors.

The board of executive officers currently consists of four members elected by the coard of directors.

The members of the board of executive officers are elected by the board of directors, for two-year terms, and are eligible for reelection. The board of directors may remove any executive officer from office at any time with or without cause. In accordance with Brazilian corporation law, executive officers must be residents in Brazil but need not be shareholders. The board of executive officers meets whenever a meeting is called by our chief executive officer or by the majority of its members whenever deemed necessary.

Executive Board Members Office Election Date End of term
Aurélio Pavinato Chief Executive Officer April 29, 2021 April 29, 2023

(i) He held the position of Production Director at SLC Agrícola between 2008 and 2012. He was elected as CEO of SLC Agrícola from December 10, 2012, position currently held. He is a member of the Board of Directors of 3 subsidiary companies of SLC Agrícola, which are: SLC-MIT, Fazenda Pioneira and SLC LandCo.

Graduated in Agronomic Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), with a master’s and doctorate degree in Soil Science from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and Post-Graduation in STC – Skills, Tools & Competencies by the Kellogg School of Management in Chicago in partnership with Fundação Dom Cabral. In 2016, he studied the PGA (Advanced Management Programming) at Fundação Dom Cabral and INSEAD-França. In 2019 he started the OPM-Owner management course President Management, at Harvard Business School, in Boston-USA, with completion forecast for 2022.

Professional has 28 years of experience in the sector of Agribusiness and has experience in planning and managing agricultural production, developing new investment projects, negotiating partnerships strategic and strategic and operational planning of the company’s business.

Ivo Marcon Brum Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer April 29, 2021 April 29, 2023

(i) He has held the position of Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer at SLC Agrícola since 2010. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Fazenda Pioneira since May 2013. He has been the CEO of SLC LandCo Empreendimentos Agrícolas S.A. since February 2018.

Graduated in Accounting from PUC/RS, he has a MBA in Project Management from FGV, in Business Management from PUC/RS and Post-Graduation in STC – Skills, Tools & Competencies from Kellogg School of
Management of Chicago in partnership with Fundação Dom Cabral.

He has experience in the metal-mechanical market, worked in the NSG Capital group, where he started his activities in August 2007, as Accounting and Fiscal Director of Zamprogna S.A., in March 2009 he took over as Administrative and Compliance Director of the group NSG Capital. From November 1999 to August 2007 he held the position of Controllership Manager at the multinational International Industria Automotiva of South America Ltda.

Aldo Roberto Tisott Chief Sales Officer April 29, 2021 April 29, 2023

(i) Sales and New Business Director, he held the position of Sales Manager at SLC Agrícola, working for the SLC Group for 23 years. Has extensive knowledge and experience in the commercial and export area, responsible for preparing sales strategies and market studies, as well as for prospecting opportunities in the land market and in new businesses.

Graduated in Agronomic Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Maria and Post-Graduate in Business Management by Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

Gustavo Lunardi Supplies and Seed Production Director April 29, 2021 April 29, 2023

(i) With the division of the Operations Department in two in November 2021, Gustavo Lunardi, the former COO (Chief Operating Officer) currently holds the position of  Supplies and Seed Production Director of  SLC Agrícola S.A. as Statutory Director. In the company since 2009, he has served as CEO of SLC LandCo (subsidiary company) from 2009 to 2017. From 2011 to 2015 he also held the position of Director of New Business.

Graduated in Agricultural Engineering from UFRGS, he has an MBA in Business Management and Marketing from Escola Superior de Propaganda and Marketing/ESPM-RS and in Corporate Finance from Fundação Getúlio Vargas/FGV-RS, as well as training in the International Management Program for Executives from Kellogg School of Management of Chicago, IL – USA, in partnership with Fundação Dom Cabral and training in the International Advanced Management Program for Executives from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France, in partnership with Fundação Dom Cabral.

He has experience in the agricultural commodities export sector in which he served as Commercial Director in the areas of origination and export from 2005 to 2009 for SMEG-Societè de Manutention et Entrêposage de Grains based in Lille, France. From 1997 to 2005 he performed the functions of Commercial and Marketing Manager in the fertilizer sector, in multinational companies such as Yara and Timac Agro, with offices in Norway and France, respectively.

Leonardo Celini Chief Operating Officer November 11, 2021 April 29, 2023

Leonardo assumed the position of COO (Chief Operating Officer/Director of Operations) in November 2021. With 19 years in Brazilian agribusiness, he has extensive experience in the area, worked with large agribusiness companies, MAEDA (7 years ) , SLC AGRICOLA (10 years), was Chief Operatons Director (COO) at SCHEFFER for two years. In 2021, the returned to SLC Agrícola’s Regional 2 – which includes the production units in the states of BA/GO/MG/MS.

Álvaro Luiz Dilli Gonçalves Director of Human Resources and Sustainability April 29, 2021 April 29, 2023

Director of Human Resources and Sustainability

Agricultural Engineer graduated from the Universidade Federal de Pelotas – RS in 1986. He has an MBA in Business Management from ESPM (Superior School of Advertising and Marketing) and Strategic People Management 2015 – GEP from INSEAD- France – The Business School for the World.

He is currently Director of Human Resources and Sustainability at SLC Agrícola S/A. It is a publicly traded company since 2007, producing agricultural products such as soybeans, corn, cotton, wheat and Crop-Livestock integration. The company produces in the Midwest and Northeast of Brazil, in an area of ​​more than 600,000 hectares. It is one of the largest soy and cotton producers in Brazil and in the world. It has more than 5500 direct employees, distributed in 22 Production Units (Farms).

He participated as an effective member of the Executive Board of the RTRS (Round Table on responsible Soy Association) 2009-2011 and is currently a member of the group that supports RTRS International, as a member of the Chamber of Producers and of the Task Force Brazil to expand the credit market and physical soybeans with the RTRS standard and seal.

Participated as an elected member of the Board of BCI (Better Cotton Initiative) by ABRAPA based in Switzerland with the mission of implementing the International Program to Produce Better Cotton, following the P&C of the platform.

Over the past 12 years, he has worked to develop the Sustainability theme, placing the subject in the company’s Strategy, as an important pillar for the longevity of the business. We are today a reference in the Agribusiness sector as a sustainable company in all its processes. We recently created the ESG Committee to support the Board of Directors of which it serves as an internal specialist.

Since 2016, we have presented our Sustainability report in the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) model and since 2018 in the Integrated Reporting (IIRC) model, where we demonstrate the generation of value for the company.

The company achieved several awards of recognition in the market both in terms of sustainability through the Investor Sul Americana Magazine as first place in ESG, and in the organizational climate favorable to the best engagement of people, such as GPTW Brasil and RS, also as one of the 150 best as a Incredible place to work according to a survey by FIA/UOL and Valor Carreira in people management for 3 consecutive times, among other recent examples.

In 2020, the company launched two CRAs – Verde (Green bonds) with the direct involvement of the sustainability area, endorsed by responsible international investment entities.

Fiscal Council

According to the Brazilian corporation law, the fiscal council is an independent management body from the Company and external auditors. The fiscal council may be permanent or not. If the fiscal council is not permanent it shall be installed by the request of shareholders representing at least two percent of the voting shares.

The main responsibilities of the fiscal council are to audit SLC Agrícola´s management, review the Company´s financial statements and report their conclusions to the Company´s shareholders. The Brazilian corporation law requires that the fiscal council members shall receive remuneration not lower than 10% of the average remuneration of the board of directors.

SLC Agrícola’s By-laws provides for a nonpermanent Fiscal Council to be installed upon request of the Company’s shareholders meetings. The current Fiscal Council was installed , and will remain in office until the next Annual Shareholders’ Meetings. It comprises three members who were elected by the Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meetings held on April 29, 2021.

Executive Board Members Office Election Date End of term
João Carlos Sfreddo Chairman of Fiscal Council Elected by the Controlling Group April 29, 2021 Next Annual General Meeting

Has been Ernest & Young partner for 27 years. Nowadays, is member of Paludo Participações S.A. and Randon S.A. Implementos e Participações Fiscal Council and Unica Moveis S.A. Board of Directors.

Mauricio Rocha Alves de Carvalho Director Elected by Minority Ordinary Shareholders April 29, 2021 Next Annual General Meeting

Partner of Condere Consultoria. Has over 20 years of professional experience, having served both as an executive and as a consultant. Works on strategy projects involving corporate finance and governance.

Insper ( IBMEC-SP), FIA (USP), IBGC and APIMEC- SP professor.

Executive board on Network 1, Fiscal Council on Tupy and Mills S.A. and Director of APIMEC-SP. Vice-president of the Brazilian CFA Society and Executive Board on LABSSSJ until 2010. Has occupied senior positions in companys like Booz&Co, Citibank, Banco Garantia and Banco Pactual.

Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering at PUC-RJ and Master in Business Administration at Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania). Has CFA, CNPI and IBGC (Brazilian Corporate Governance Institute) certifications.

Paulo Roberto Kruse Director Elected by the Controlling Group April 29, 2021 Next Annual General Meeting

Partner on Kruse & Pasqualini Advogados for 21 years. Member of the Dimed S.A. and Seta S.A. Fiscal Council.

Last updated on November 26, 2021.
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