Petrobras on Letter from the Mines and Energy Ministry

(Petrobras, 28.Mar.2022) — Petrobras, following up on the release disclosed on 03/05/2022, informs that it received a letter from the Ministry of Mines and Energy on today’s date, at 6:25 p.m., in reference to the Petrobras Annual General Meeting to be held on 13 April 2022, with two replacements in the nominations for election to the company’s Board of Directors.

The controlling shareholder is nominating the following candidates:

The letter also indicates Mr. Adriano José Pires Rodrigues for the position of CEO, to be deliberated later by the company’s Board of Directors.

Below are the resumes of the new candidates nominated.

Adriano José Pires Rodrigues. Mr. Adriano José Pires Rodrigues has a degree in economics from UFRJ, a master’s degree in Energy Planning from COPPE/UFRJ and a PhD in Industrial Economics from the University of Paris XIII. He is Founding-Director of the Brazilian Center for Infrastructure (since Jan/2000), and was Adjunct Professor of the Energy Planning Program (COPPE/UFRJ) (1983-2009). He was Advisor to the Director General of the National Petroleum Agency (2001) and held the positions of Superintendent of Supply of the National Petroleum Agency (Dec/1998-Aug/1999) and Superintendent of Import and Export of Oil, Oil Products and Natural Gas of the National Petroleum Agency (Apr/1998-Nov/1998). (excerpt from resume received by Petrobras).

Eduardo Karrer. Mr. Eduardo Karrer has a degree in Civil Engineering from Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ, and MBA in Finance and Administration from Universidade Católica do Rio – PUC- RJ. He has Executive Education in Advanced Management Program at SMU-COX, Dallas, Texas and Leadership and Talent Development Program, at Rice University, Houston, Texas. He is an executive with 30 years of experience in the management of different conglomerates, including public and private entities, and in the permanent relationship with investors and shareholders, such as ENEVA, MPX, Rio Polímeros, El Paso and Petrobras. He has extensive experience in origination, structuring, implementation and operation of assets and business units in several countries, especially Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Bolivia and the United States. He has experience in publicly traded companies, including the positions of CEO and Investor Relations Executive Officer, including investor and stakeholder relations in South America, North America, Europe and Asia. He has experience in start-up’s, including the company Cia Positiva de Energia, of which he is managing partner and founder. (excerpt from resume received by Petrobras).

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