(Petrobras, 16.Apr.2021) — Petrobras informs that it received today a resignation letter from the member of the Board of Directors, Marcelo Gasparino da Silva, elected through a multiple vote process in the Extraordinary General Meeting of 12 April 2021.
In the terms of the resignation letter, the member of the Board of Directors informs: “(…) I hereby submit my irrevocable and irreversible resignation as a member of the Board of Directors of Petrobras, to which I have just been sworn in, to be considered by this Collegiate as of 31 May 2021 or until my replacement to be elected through a new general meeting to be convened in due course, in view of the occurrence of the Multiple Voting election process, whichever occurs first (…)”.
The company clarifies that under the terms of articles 141, paragraph 3 and 150 of Law 6,404/76 and article 25 of the Bylaws, in the event of a vacancy in the position of member of the Board of Directors elected by multiple vote that is not due to dismissal, the position may be filled by a substitute elected by the Board of Directors until the next General Shareholders’ Meeting is held. This Meeting must proceed to the election of the 8 members of the Board elected by multiple vote, with no obligation to convene a special Meeting by the company for this purpose.
Petrobras will keep the market informed about developments regarding this resignation.