PROFILE

GENERAL COUNSEL AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER

SCHINDLER GROUP 
CAREER DEVELOPED IN COMPANIES SUCH AS:
ATLAS SCHINDLER, SBT, WHIRLPOOL,

SHERWIN-WILLIAMS, TIM AND EMBRATEL

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

- Management of the Compliance, Intellectual Property, Corporate and Tax areas (consulting, planning, litigation)
- Generalist experience in Business, Regulatory, Antitrust, Contract and Litigation Law
- Corporate restructuring processes, including mergers and acquisitions, litigation strategies, analyses of legal impacts resulting

  from new business and transactions (in Brazil and abroad)
- Forming and dissolution of joint ventures
- Management and development of multicultural teams, policies and procedures
- International experience and coordination of Legal areas in countries such as China, Slovakia, Italy, Colombia and Argentina


ACADEMIC BACKGROUND AND LANGUAGES
- Graduate Course in Business Law - FGV/SP; 2006.
- Graduate Course in Telecom Regulations - Universidade de Brasília/UnB; 2001.
- Graduate Course in International Trade and Commerce - UC Berkeley Extension - CA; 1998.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Law - PUC/RJ; 1996.
- Fluent English and good working knowledge of Spanish.

 

 


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

SBT – Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão                                                                                                              Jun 2014 – Present
General Counsel
- Head of Legal reporting to the President of the Company
- Manages legal activities and a team of 18 people;
- Restructures completely the legal department, mapping and optimizing internal and external flows,

  to maximize results and resources;
- Draft and negotiation of strategic contracts for the company;
- Defines strategy of the Company for its defense in claims before private and public parts;
- Provides legal consulting regarding commercial and business-development activities;
- Defined software and implement it for the management of contracts and litigation;
- Supervises the department’s administration, preparing management reports and budgets.


WHIRLPOOL                                                                                                                                                    Aug 2006 – Jan 2014
Legal Director - Home Appliances Unit - São Paulo (Jun 2008 – Jan 2014)
Responsible for the Corporate, Intellectual Property, Tax and Compliance Areas, as well as LATAM region,

  with a team of 20 professionals.

- Managed legal and attorney activities in 47 countries in Latin America, Central America and Caribbean region;

  July 2014
- Provided direct support in merger and acquisition transactions;
- Provided legal consulting regarding commercial and business-development activities;
- Restructured the legal area, mapping and optimizing internal and external flows, maximizing results and resources,

   reducing operating costs and expenses by roughly 40%;
- Supervised the department’s administration, preparing management reports and budgets.

 

Legal Director - Compressors Unit - Embraco - Santa Catarina                                                                      Aug 2006 – Jun 2008
Responsible for the Legal area in Brazil, Italy, China, Mexico, United States and Slovakia. (Aug 2006 - Jun 2008)
- Structured the Legal department in Brazil and other countries;
- Participated in merger and acquisition processes and strategic partnerships;
- Acted as legal counsel to company business areas, providing legal solutions.

 

SHERWIN-WILLIAMS                                                                                                                                      Feb 2004 - Aug 2006
Manager
- Prepared, negotiated and analyzed local and international contracts;
- Developed legal strategies related to international operations;
- Provided legal consulting to internal clients and interfaced with all business areas;
- Prepared corporate documents;
- Coordinated activities of outsourced law firms.

 

TRENCH, ROSSI E WATANABE, ASSOCIADO A BAKER & MCKENZIE                                                     Apr 2002 - Dez 2003
Associate - Large Projects and Infrastructure - RJ and SP


- Prepared, negotiated and analyzed local and international contracts;
- Developed legal strategies related to transnational operations;
- Provided recommendations and analyzed regulatory matters pertaining to the infrastructure sector;
- Serviced the client base, including local and foreign companies in the telecom sector;
- Provided legal support to power companies.

 

TIM BRASIL                                                                                                                                                    Dec 2001 - Apr 2002
International Relations Coordinator - Rio de Janeiro (Dec 2001 - Apr 2002)

- Prepared, negotiated and analyzed local and international contracts;
- Was TIM Brazil’s official representative for legal and regulatory affairs at GSM Association and GSMA South America.


Senior Attorney - Regulatory and Interconnection Affairs (07/2001 - 12/2001)
- Negotiated and analyzed interconnection, right of passage, satellite capacity and underwater cable contracts, among others;
- Prepared legal opinions regarding regulatory matters.

 

INTELIG TELECOMUNICAÇÕES                                                                                                                  Fev 2000 - Nov 2001
Senior Attorney - Rio de Janeiro (Fev 2000 - Nov 2001)
- Specialized in contract law;
- Prepared legal opinions regarding regulatory matters;
- Worked on administrative litigation before Anatel.

 

EMBRATEL                                                                                                                                                    Mar 1998 - Jan 2000
Attorney - Regulatory Affairs - Rio de Janeiro (Mar 1998 - Jan 2000)
- Specialized in regulatory law;
- Prepared and negotiated interconnection contracts and regulatory opinions;
- Worked on administrative litigation before Anatel;
- Developed, negotiated and analyzed contracts with local and international telecom companies,

  as well as suppliers and manufacturers.


ESSO                                                                                                                                                             Mar 1995 - Dec 1996
Trainee - Rio de Janeiro (Mar 1995 - Dez 1996)
- Provided legal support to various company departments;
- Developed and analyzed contracts;
- Provided legal assistance in matters relating to antitrust, environmental, advertising and labor law.

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