Board of Directors, Executive Board and Committees

The Company’s Board of Directors is composed of at least 3 (three) and at most 7 (seven) members, all elected and removable by the General Meeting, with a unified mandate of 01 (one) year, with reelection being allowed.

At least 2 (two)members of the Board of Directors or 20% (twenty percent), whichever is greater, must be independent directors.


Name Term of Mandate Date of Possession Office
Mário Sérgio Ayres Cunha Ribeiro
1 year 4/29/2022 President

Mário Sérgio Ayres Cunha Ribeiro. Mr. Ribeiro is co-founder and partner of DNA Capital Consultoria Ltda. He has been a member of the board of directors of companies like Dasa, GSC and Beep Saúde. Prior to joining DNA Capital, Mr. Ribeiro was the CEO of One Health, a premium health plan of UnitedHealth Brazil (formerly known as Amil Group) and Commercial Officer of UnitedHealth Brazil. He started his career in the Asset Management division of Banco Bozano. Mário has a degree in economics from IBMEC/RJ and has an MBA from FIA/USP. He has also completed an executive program in strategy at INSEAD.

Thayan Nascimento Hartmann
1 year 4/29/2022 Member

Thayan Nascimento Hartmann. Mr. Hartmann is the partner responsible for the private equity practice at DNA Capital Consultoria Ltda. Previously, he was a member of the boards of directors of the companies Mafra Group, Cremer, GSC, Lavebras and Elis Brasil. Prior to joining DNA Capital, he worked at Angra Partners, as an Associate in the Private Equity team. Thayan Hartmann holds the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) certification, is Manager of Securities Portfolio authorized by the CVM and holds the CGA certification from ANBIMA. He has a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from Universidade de São Paulo.

Luiz Felipe Duarte Martins Costa
1 year 4/29/2022 Member

Luiz Felipe Duarte Martins Costa. Mr. Costa is partner and legal officer of DNA Capital Consultoria Ltda., as well as a Member of the Board of Directors, based in São Paulo. Prior to joining DNA Capital, Mr. Costa was founding partner of Stocche Forbes Advogados and partner of Machado Meyer Advogados, with more than 20 years of experience in the sector. Currently, he is a member of the board of directors of GSC Integradora de Saúde. Previously, Mr. Costa was a member of the board of directors of several companies and took part in a series of international mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Costa has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in law from Universidade de São Paulo.

Ricardo Pechinho Hallack
1 year 4/29/2022 Independent Member

Ricardo Pechinho Hallack. Mr. Hallack joined Temasek in December 2010 as Investment Officer in the Brazilian office. Currently, he serves as member of the boards of Mafra Group and Neoway. Before joining Temasek, Mr. Hallack worked in private equity at The Rohatyn Group with a focus on emerging markets, first based in New York and then in São Paulo (from 2004 to 2010). Ricardo started his career in the investment bank division of Morgan Stanley (New York) where he focused on telecom transactions, media and technology between 2001 and 2004. Mr. Hallack has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Relations from Georgetown University. He is also a CFA charterholder and member of the São Paulo Society of Security Analysts. Mr. Hallack is also an independent member of our board of directors.

Paula Paschoal Queiroz de Morais
1 year 4/29/2022 Independent Member

Paula Paschoal is CEO of PayPal Brasil, as well as a member of Fundação Dom Cabral CEO Legacy and board member of AMCHAM and PraValer!

Prior to joining Paypal, she worked in the retail industry.

Paula has a bachelor degree in Administration from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado -FAAP. Also in the academic area, she specialized in the area at Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV.

Ms. Paschoal is also an independent member of our board of directors.

The Company’s Executive Board will be composed of at least 3 (three) members, and at most 8 (eight) members, including a Chief Executive Officer, a Chief Financial Officer, an Investor Relations Officer and the others without specific designation, they may be shareholders or not, resident in the country, elected annually by the Board of Directors, with cumulation of positions and reelection permitted. Once the term of office has expired, the directors will continue to exercise their positions until the investiture of their substitutes.

The Executive board has broad powers of administration and management of the businesses, being able to perform all the necessary acts to manage the Company and represent it before third parties, in court or out of it, and before any public authority and federal, state or municipal government bodies, exercise normal management powers, sign documents, deeds, contracts and credit instruments, issue and endorse checks, open, operate and close bank accounts; to contract loans, granting guarantees, to acquire, sell, encumber or assign, in whole or in part, movable or immovable property, subject to the matters that depend on the approval of the Board of Directors and the specific powers of the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer and the Investor Relations Officer.


Name Term of Mandate Date of Possession Office
Leonardo Almeida Byrro
1 year 5/2/2022 Chief Executive Officer

Leonardo Almeida Byrro is an engineer with a postgraduate degree in marketing from ESPM and an MBA from Northwestern University. He started his career at Microsoft, worked at Ambev, was a partner at Tarpon Investimentos and CEO at Cremer from 2013 to 2016, in addition to being General Director and Vice-President of BRF. He joined Viveo as Chief Executive Officer in 2018.

André Augusto Spicciati Pacheco
1 year 5/2/2022 Vice-president of Strategy and New Business

André Pacheco holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of São Paulo (FEAUSP), has over 15 years of experience in the Brazilian healthcare market. He joined Viveo in 2018 after the acquisition of Cremer, where he has worked since 2006 and has held various roles in the commercial area such as Commercial Planning, Market Research, National Sales Manager of the Hospital Business Unit and General Commercial Director. Prior to Cremer, André worked for Telefônica and Yankee Group.

Flávia Carvalho
1 year 5/2/2022 Investor Relations and M&A Officer

Flávia Carvalho holds a degree in Communication from the University of São Paulo (ECA-USP), a postgraduate degree in Finance from FIA-USP and a Business Development Program in Finance from the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF). She began her career at Suzano Petroquímica, worked at Iguatemi and in renewable energy for seven years at companies such as Renova Energia and CPFL Renováveis, where was Head of Finance and Investor Relations. Has experience in equity and debt issues, M&AS, treasury and structured finance.  Joined Viveo in February 2021.

Guilherme Fonseca Goulart
1 year 5/2/2022 Chief Financial Officer

Guilherme Goulart holds a degree in Accounting from the University of São Paulo (FEA-USP) and an MBA in Finance from FIA. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial and accounting area, worked in the controllership of AMBEV, as a Controller at Valspar and was Financial Superintendent at Cremer from 2013 to 2019, when joined as CFO of Viveo.

Renan de Almeida Hervelha
1 year 5/2/2022 Commercial Director

Renan de Almeida Hervelha holds a degree in Business Administration from PUC, a postgraduate degree in Marketing from ESPM and an MBA from FGV. He worked as National Manager for Johnson & Johnson, was National Sales Manager for Flora Cosméticos e Cleaning, Coordinating Director for Danone in Dubai and Director of Global Sales also for Danone. Renan joined Viveo in 2019 as Commercial Director.

Thiago Liska
1 year 5/2/2022 Diagnostics and Vaccines Director

Thiago Liska is a pharmacist graduated from PUC-PR, with an MBA in Business Management from IBMEC. He was a trainee at Unilever and Credit Suisse, worked in the commercial area of Whirlpool and DASA for over 7 years, where he was responsible for the Lab-to-lab division before joining Viveo in 2019.

Vilson Schvartzman
1 year 6/1/2022 Commercial Vice President of Distribution and Logistics Operations

Vilson Schvartzman iniciou sua carreira no mercado segurador, no qual atuou por 10 anos, migrando para o segmento de medicamentos especiais em 2006. De 2006 a 2015, passou por importantes empresas do setor, sendo responsável pela condução dos negócios de venda B2C por meio do Delivery e Distribuição, de mercado público e privado, com foco em oncologia e demais medicamentos biológicos e especiais. Em 2015, entrou na Profarma Specialty como Diretor Comercial, sendo promovido a COO em 2016, agregando a sua responsabilidade toda a operação da empresa, função que atuou até assumir a presidência em outubro de 2017. Em 2020, Vilson assumiu também o cargo de Presidente do Conselho da ABRADIMEX (Associação Brasileira dos Distribuidores de Medicamentos Especializados, Excepcionais e Hospitalares).

Name Term of Mandate Date of Possession Office
José Antonio Miguel Neto
4/30/2023 4/29/2022 Coordinator

José Antonio Miguel Neto. Mr. Neto has more than 39 years of experience in the practice of law, being founding partner of the law firm Miguel Neto Advogados, founded in 1990. During his career, he worked as a lawyer and was part of Baker & Mackenzie Brasil between 1989 and 1990. He was manager of the tax litigation area at Johnson & Johnson S.A. from 1986 to 1989 and a lawyer at Nestle S.A., and worked in the Tax Law area from 1983 to 1986. He was an attorney at KSB Bombas Hidráulicas S.A. between 1982 and 1983 and is a former Judge of the Court of Taxes and Fees of the Finance Department of the State of São Paulo. Mr. Miguel Neto has a bachelor’s degree in Law from Universidade de São Paulo (1985), with a specialization in tax law. He has also completed a specialization in jurisprudence at the Parker School of Columbia University of New York New York in 1989, with specialization in Jurisprudence Applied to Tax Planning; in Coopers & Lybrand, São Paulo, with specialization in International Law; in Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law, Columbia Law School, New York, with a specialization in Arbitration.

Ricardo Pechinho Hallack
4/30/2023 4/29/2022 Audit Member and Member of Board of Director Independent

Ricardo Pechinho Hallack. Mr. Hallack joined Temasek in December 2010 as Investment Officer in the Brazilian office. Currently, he serves as member of the boards of Mafra Group and Neoway. Before joining Temasek, Mr. Hallack worked in private equity at The Rohatyn Group with a focus on emerging markets, first based in New York and then in São Paulo (from 2004 to 2010). Ricardo started his career in the investment bank division of Morgan Stanley (New York) where he focused on telecom transactions, media and technology between 2001 and 2004. Mr. Hallack has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Relations from Georgetown University. He is also a CFA charterholder and member of the São Paulo Society of Security Analysts. Mr. Hallack is also an independent member of our board of directors.

Paulo Sérgio Cruz Dortas Matos
4/30/2023 4/29/2022 Audit Member

Paulo Sergio Dortas Matos. Mr. Matos has more than 30 years of experience in external audit in global companies. His experience also includes leadership in due diligence projects for private equity funds and venture capital. He was responsible for the Audit Division of Grant Thorton do Brasil, and at Ernst & Young he was the leading partner of Strategic Growth Markets where he focused on assisting companies in preparing for private equity investments and public listing. Currently, he is an independent consultant and a member of committees of several segments in publicly and privately held companies. In the third sector, Mr. Matos dedicates part of his time as mentor of Endeavor, a non-governmental organization which operates with companies with high growth potential. In addition, he is also a member of the Regional Accounting Council (Conselho Regional de Contabilidade).

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