(Petrobras, 26.Jan.2021) — Petrobras informs that its Board of Directors, in a meeting held today, approved the dismissal of Anelise Quintão Lara and elected Rodrigo Costa Lima e Silva as Chief Refining and Natural Gas Officer.
The Refining and Natural Gas Office is responsible for the industrial operations of refining and natural gas and is not in charge of divestments of assets.
Rodrigo Costa Lima e Silva holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidade Católica de Salvador. He has a master’s degree in Business Administration from IBMEC and an MBA in Corporate Finance from FGV. He has been working at Petrobras for 15 years, having held several managerial positions in the areas of Exploration and Production, Gas and Energy and Strategy and having been chairman of the Board of Directors of some Petrobras subsidiaries. Since 2019, he has held the position of Gas and Energy Executive Manager.
The appointment of the Chief Officer was subject to prior review by the People Committee of Petrobras Board of Directors.
The company thanks Anelise Quintão Lara, who is retiring, for her leadership, dedication and contribution to the company throughout her thirty-five years of career and the important work done since March 2019 heading the Refining and Natural Gas Office.