Management & Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The members of EVEN´s Board of Directors are elected by the annual shareholders´ meeting for a unified two-year term. Each member of the board of directors must be a company shareholder, owning at least one share, and may be removed by the shareholders at any time. The responsibilities of the board of directors include defining EVEN´s overall strategic guidelines, electing and supervising EVEN´s executive officers and approving specific transactions.

Name Position Date of election End of eleciton term
Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy Chairman April 29, 2019 Annual general meeting in 2021
Leandro Melnick Vice Chairman April 29, 2019 Annual general meeting in 2021
André Ferreira Martins Assumpção Independent Board Member April 29, 2019 Annual general meeting in 2021
Claudio Zaffari Independent Board Member April 29, 2019 Annual general meeting in 2021
Guibson Zaffari Alternate Board Member April 29, 2019 Annual general meeting in 2021
Cláudia Elisa de Pinho Soares Independent Board Member May 13, 2020 Annual general meeting in 2021

Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy: Chairman of the Board of Directors, earned a degree in Civil Engineering from Fundação Álvares Penteado (FAAP) in December 2001 and attended an MBA in Corporate Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGVSP) in July 2008. In December 2009, he joined Nova Milano Investimentos Ltda., an investment fund manager focused on a single family office, to structure the equity management area of the referred fund, by actively managing its investments. He is currently Executive Officer at Nova Milano and member of the Investment Committee of the several funds managed and investees. Mr. Arruy is also the Investment Director of Casa de Pedra Securitizadora Ltda.

Leandro Melnick: is the vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He holds a degree in civil engineering and he is also CEO of Melnick Even Desenvolvimento Imobiliário S.A.

Claudio Zaffari: is currently the Superintendent Director of Zaffari Group. He holds a degree in Business Administration.

André Ferreira Martins Assumpção: has a degree in Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) and in Public Administration from the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV). He was a partner at BBA Creditanstalt, where he worked for ten years and where he was responsible for the institution’s underwriting area between 1998 and 2002. He has been a founding partner of Estáter Gestão e Finanças since 2003, where he has played an active role in several M&A transactions, as well as participating in the management (via the board) of certain companies in its portfolio. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of TRR Securitas Corretora de Seguros Ltda.

Guibson Zaffari: is currently the Director of Clazari, a holding of the Zaffari Group, and the Director of Belfare, a Real Estate Investment Company. He was member of the British Council of Start Ups of the fashion industry, and also Portfolio Manager in XP Investimentos.

Claudia Elisa de Pinho Soares has a degree in business administration from PUC-RJ and an MBA from INSEAD and an MBA in Human Resources from FIA-SP. She acts as an independent Director at Totvs and Arezzo & Co and as an advisory member of the GS & Group. He was an advisory member of DM Card, of the NC and EMS Group and of the Management Secretariat of the City of São Paulo. At Totvs, she is also the Coordinator of the People and Compensation Committee.

Board of Executive Officers

The board of executive officers is currently composed of five officers, who are elected and may be removed by the board of directors at any time. EVEN’s executive officers are responsible for implementing the decisions adopted by the board of directors and for the Company´s direct representation before third parties. Each executive officer has also individual responsibilities to be determined by the board of directors.

Name Position Date of election End of election term
Leandro Melnick CEO April 29, 2019 Annual shareholders meeting in 2021
João Eduardo de Azevedo Silva COO April 29, 2019 Annual shareholders meeting in 2021
José Carlos Wollenweber Filho CFO December 19, 2019 Until May, 2021
Marcelo Dzik CPO December 19, 2019 Until May, 2021
Marcelo Lenttini de Morais COO (SP & RJ) December 19, 2019 Until May, 2021

Leandro Melnick: is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He holds a degree in civil engineering and he is also CEO of Melnick Even Desenvolvimento Imobiliário S.A.

João Eduardo Azevedo Silva: holds a civil engineering degree from the Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado - FAAP and a certificate in management from the Fundação Instituto de Administração - FIA. From 1999 to 2003, he held the position of Project Development Manager at Gafisa S.A. He joined EVEN in 2003, as project development Officer. He currently acts as Chief Operational Officer (COO).

José Carlos Wollenweber Filho: holds a degree in electrical engineering and master in Financial Economics from PUC/SP, MBA from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). From 2010 to 2014 and 2017 to 2019 he was the CFO at Direcional Engenharia S.A. From 2015 to 2017 he was the CFO and one of the board of directors at Unidas Locamérica.

Marcelo Dzik: holds a degree in civil engineering with executive MBA from Fundação Cabral and Post-MBA from Kellogg School of Management. He is the CPO, Cheif Product Officer.

Marcelo Lenttini de Morais: holds a degree in civil engineering MBA in Real Estate Management from FGV. Since 2006 he was engineer and Technical manager. He is the COO in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.