Mário Ghio Junior
Chief Executive Officer
Mário Ghio Junior is a member of our board of directors. Mr. Ghio Junior is also our Chief Executive Officer and a Board member of several companies and non-governmental organizations, or NGOs dedicated to improving education in the public sector. He was Chief Executive Officer of Abril Educação (currently Somos Educação), has served as Director of Educational Support at Estácio, Director of educational platforms of the Santillana Group, General Director of the COC System, General Director of CPV Vestibulares and Chemistry Teacher of Anglo Vestibulares. He holds bachelor’s degrees in Chemical Engineering from Poli-USP and in Business Administration from Universidade Anhembi-Morumbi/SP, as well as an Executive MBA from INSPER.
Clovis Poggetti Junior
Chief Financial Officer
Clovis Poggetti Junior is our Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer. With 27 years’ experience in Finance, he previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer at Cielo S.A., and Finance Director and Controller of the companies Sendo Brasil Ltda. and Gradiente Eletrônica S/A, respectively. He has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the companies Cateno Gestão de Contas de Pagamento S.A., Stelo S.A., Multidisplay Comércio e Serviços Tecnológicos S.A. and Paggo Soluções e Meios de Pagamento S.A., and member of BM&FBovespa Listing Advisory Committee (2015/2016). He was named one of the best CFOs in Latin America by Institutional Investor Magazine for seven consecutive years (from 2011 to 2017) and also named one of the most admirable financial executives in Brazil by Analise Editorial for two consecutive years (2018 and 2019). Mr. Poggetti holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), from where he also obtained an Advanced Degree in Business Administration. He also holds an MBA from the University of Michigan Business School, having graduated with High Distinction.
Guilherme Alves Mélega
Chief Operating Officer
Guilherme Alves Mélega is our Chief Operating Officer. With a degree in economics from the Fundação Armando Alves Penteado in São Paulo, Mr. Mélega also holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester, in New York. He previously served as Investor Relations Officer and Financial and Administrative Vice President in Somos Educação, Financial Director, Corporate Controller and Investor Relations Officer in Braskem, Senior Manager of Financial Planning and Budgeting in Whirlpool, Treasury Coordinator in Rhodia and financial analyst in Ambev.