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Kroton Educacional SA (KROT3.SA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Evando Jose Neiva

74 2017 Chairman of the Board

Rodrigo Calvo Galindo

42 2018 Chief Executive Officer

Gabriel Mario Rodrigues

86 2017 Vice Chairman of the Board

Jamil Saud Marques

2018 Chief Financial Officer

Carlos Henrique Safini dos Reis

2018 Chief Technology and Digital Transformation Officer

Fabio Sampaio de Lacerda

2018 Administrative Officer

Roberto Valerio

Vice President - Undergrad Distance Learning & Centers Officer

Julia Barroso Goncalves

2018 Product, Management and Expansion Officer

Carlos Alberto Bolina Lazar

42 2018 Investor Relations Officer

Paulo de Tarso

2018 Graduate and Continuing Education Officer

Mario Ghio

2018 Primary and Secondary Education Executive Officer

Leonardo Augusto Leao Lara

45 2018 Legal Officer

Gislaine Moreno

2018 Institutional Development Officer

Altamiro Belo Galindo

78 2011 Director

Julio Fernando Cabizuca

80 Director

Barbara Elisabeth Laffranchi

51 Director

Walfrido Silvino dos Mares Guia

76 2017 Director

Luiz Antonio de Moraes Carvalho

72 2009 Independent Director

Nicolau Ferreira Chacur

54 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Evando Jose Neiva

Mr. Evando Jose Neiva serves as Chairman of the Board of Kroton Educacional SA. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) and received a silver medal for merit from the institution. He has a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and School Supervision from the University of San Francisco in California, USA. He worked as professor of physics at UFMG and was Chairman of the Board of Education of the Federation of Industries of Minas Gerais (FIEMG). He joined the Company in 1966 as one of the Founding Partners of Pitágoras and was the CEO of the group from 1994 to 1999. Today, he is the Chairman of the Pitágoras Foundation, of the Business Council of Education of the Commercial Association of Minas Gerais (ACMinas) and the State of Minas Gerais’ Conspiracy for Education Movement.

Rodrigo Calvo Galindo

Mr. Rodrigo Calvo Galindo serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Kroton Educacional SA. Mr. Galindo holds a bachelor’s degree in Law and a Master’s degree in Education from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP). He has served in the management of various educational institutions over the last 28 years. He was Administrative Associate Dean at the University of Cuiabá and was responsible for the accreditation and implantation of postsecondary education institutions in the states of Bahia, Mato Grosso, Amapá, Acre and Rondônia. He was Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Educacional IUNI, with over 50,000 postsecondary students and campuses in six Braziian states. He was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Postsecondary Education Officer at Kroton. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Kroton Educacional, which is the world‘s largest educational institution (in market capitalization), with over 1 million students and 26,000 employees, offering academic programs with high quality standards (ENADE quality indicators at the same level of public universities). Publications: author of the dissertation “Public Assessment Policies: critical analysis of the model and perspective of representative associations” and co-author of the book “Public Assessment Policies”. Awards: IR Magazine – Best investor relations performance by a CEO (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017), Institutional Investor – Best CEO (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017), Istoé Dinheiro – Entrepreneur of the Year (2016), Valor Econômico – Best Company (2014) and Best Executive in the Education Industry (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017), and Bravo Business Awards – Dynamic CEO of the Year (2015).

Gabriel Mario Rodrigues

Mr. Gabriel Mario Rodrigues serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Kroton Educacional S.A. Previously he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Anhanguera. He has a degree in Architecture and Urban Planning from the Faculdade de Arquitetura Mackenzie (1955) and completed a specialization course in Business Communication (1960). He was responsible for Inspection of Public Works and Services of the State of São Paulo – DOP (1968-1971) and the Press Office of the Superintendent of the Department of Public Works and Services of the State of São Paulo – DOP (1968-1971). He created and Organized the first Postsecondary Program in Tourism in Brazil, in 1971, from Faculdade de Turismo do Morumbi, maintained by Bandeirante Organization of Technology and Culture (OBTC), which he presided over from 1969 to 1978. He was Director of Faculdade Anhembi Morumbi (1971 – 1997) and Dean of Universidade Anhembi Morumbi, maintained by ISCP Sociedade Educacional, which he presided between 1979 and 2013. He served four terms as Chairman of the Brazilian Association of Postsecondary Education Companies (ABMES) between 2004 and 2016. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors ABMES for the 2016/19 term. He is a permanent member of the Governing Council of the Union of Sponsoring Entities of Postsecondary Educational Institutions of the State of São Paulo (SEMESP) (2011 – 2014), serving as Chairman between 1993 and 2004 and as Vice Chairman between 2008 and 2011. He was president of the Ancora Project for the Rights of the Child, Adolescent and Elderly (2009-2012), Member of the Board of Associação Viva o Centro (2005 – 2013), Member of the Board of Trustees and Member of the Representative Entities of the National Foundation for Development of Private Postsecondary Education (FUNADESP) from 2005 to 2009, Chairman of the Sponsoring Board and partner of the Brazilian Distance Learning Network – Brazilian Virtual University.

Jamil Saud Marques

Mr. Jamil Saud Marques is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He has degree in Production Engineering from Escola Politécnica of the Universidade de São Paulo, with an MBA from INSEAD in France and Singapore, having also worked at AES Brasil, McKinsey & Company (Latin America) and UBS (São Paulo, Zurich and London). At Kroton since 2015, he led the processes of constructing and managing the budget, which supported continuous efficiency gains for the Company, managing the projects related to improving PEP and the creation of the first student financing Joint Venture in Brazil.

Carlos Henrique Safini dos Reis

Mr. Carlos Henrique Safini dos Reis is Chief Technology and Digital Transformation Officer of the Company. Carlos Safini holds a degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in Telecommunications from the Universidade Federal Fluminense, as well as an MBA in IT Management from the Universidade Federal of Rio de Janeiro. He served as an executive in the areas of technology, risk management and supply chain in companies of the Globo Group, B3, Essilor Group (Brazil and USA) and IBM. Carlos Safini was a leader in several reorganization projects in the areas of technology and technological transformation in these companies, the most recent of which in TV Globo.

Fabio Sampaio de Lacerda

Mr. Fabio Sampaio de Lacerda is Administrative Officer of the Company. Graduate Degree in Organizational Psychology with a Specialization in Corporate Finance. He is a Senior Coach at the Integrated Coaching Institute. Previously, he has held executive positions in Human Resources at DHL Supply Chain and Nazca Cosméticos. In 2015, he was voted the best Human Resources executive in the Education segment by the magazine “Você RH”.

Roberto Valerio

Mr. Roberto Valerio serves as the Vice President - Undergrad Distance Learning & Centers Officer at Kroton Educacional S.A. Mr. Valério currently serves as Postsecondary Education Executive Officer at Kroton Educacional. Mr. Valério joined the Company following the merger with Anhanguera in July, 2014. He worked for 3 years at Anhanguera Educacional, holding the positions of Chief Executive Officer and Executive Officer for Operations and Marketing. He received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a graduate degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Strategy, Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), and graduate degree in Marketing and Customer Experience from Columbia University. Previously, he worked for 11 years in the DIRECTV Group, with the SKY and DIRECTV brands. During this period, Mr. Valério worked mainly in the areas of Marketing, Operations and Planning, and lived in four countries where the group had operations: Brazil, Peru, Puerto Rico and United States. His last position was as Marketing and New Media Director for Latin America, based in New York.

Julia Barroso Goncalves

Julia Barroso Goncalves is Product, Management and Expansion Officer of the Company. Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering (2001 to 2006) from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and currently doing a Finance MBA at Insper. Five years of experience in Education and eight years of experience in Projects, including Business Integration.

Carlos Alberto Bolina Lazar

Mr. Carlos Alberto Bolina Lazar serves as Investor Relations Officer of Kroton Educacional SA. He was awarded a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP), an MBA in Business Economics from the Universidade de São Paulo (FIPE/USP) including extension studies at the University of Grenoble in France. He also holds a graduate degree in Investor Relations from FIPECAFI/USP and has over fifteen years of experience in the field, having previously worked at specialized IR consulting firms and in the IR departments of companies such as Vivo, Energias do Brasil and Banco Daycoval. Awards: IR Magazine – Best IR Professional (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017) and Institutional Investor – Best IR (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017).

Paulo de Tarso

Mr. Paulo de Tarso serves as Graduate and Continuing Education Officer of Kroton Educacional S.A. The executive has served in strategic areas of the company, such as Operations Director, New Business Director, Executive Director of Uniasselvi (brand sold by the company), Director of Graduate and Vocational Programs, and, since April 2015, he is Business & Innovation Vice-President. Mr. Tarso holds an MBA from Wharton School of Business, specialization in business administration from Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA). Previously he worked for eight years in the financial services area of Banco Itaú, as well as in Citibank (New York) and at a company in the portfolio of Advent International (Brazil).

Mario Ghio

Mr. Mario Ghio Jr. serves as Primary and Secondary Education Executive Officer of Kroton Educacional S.A. He previously served as CEO of Abril Educação (currently Somos Educação), CEO of Anglo, Ática and Scipione, CEO of Avalia, Director of Educational Support at Estácio, Director of Learning Systems of the Santillana Group, General Director of the UNO System, General Director of the COC System, General Director of CPV Vestibulares and Chemistry Teacher of Anglo Vestibulares. He is a Board Member of several companies and NGOs and holds bachelor’s degrees in Chemical Engineering from Poli-USP and in Business Administration from Universidade Anhembi-Morumbi/SP, as well as an Executive MBA from Insper.

Leonardo Augusto Leao Lara

Mr. Leonardo Augusto Leao Lara serves as Legal Officer of Kroton Educacional SA. Mr. Lara earned a Law degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (PUC/MG) in 1998, specialized in Corporate Law and Civil Procedural Law, and has a Master’s degree in Civil Procedural Law, also from PUC/MG. Mr. Lara served as university teacher for five years and as coordinator of the Law program at Faculdades Pitágoras in Belo Horizonte for two years. He joined Kroton in 1996 and serves as the Legal Officer of the Company since its IPO in 2007.

Gislaine Moreno

Ms. Gislaine Moreno is Institutional Development Officer of the Company. Pedagogue, Specialist in Education and holding a Master’s Degree in Production Engineering – Media and Knowledge, from UFSC, the executive works at Kroton for over 10 years, as Institutional Development Officer. With over 27 years of experience acting in education, she currently leads the Regulation, Institutional Evaluation, Accessibility and Inclusion, Social Responsibility and Stricto Senso Graduate teams at the Company.

Altamiro Belo Galindo

Mr. Altamiro Belo Galindo serves as a Director of Kroton Educacional SA since April 29, 2011. He holds a degree in Law from the Faculdade de Direito de Presidente Prudente – SP and in Business Administration from the Faculdade de Ciências Contábeis e Administração de Tupã – SP. He also has a graduate degree in Tax Law from PUC/São Paulo. He was the Founder and Associate Dean of Universidade de Oeste Paulista (UNOESTE), located in Presidente Prudente, from 1972 to 1989. He was the Founder and Dean of Universidade de Cuiabá (UNIC), in Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, 1990 to 2010. He served as Chairman of the Board of the National Association of Private Universities (ANUP) and as member of the Audit Board of the Board of Deans of Brazilian Universities (CRUB). He was the CEO of the Union of Postsecondary Schools of Cuiabá, since its foundation in 1989 until March 2010, and the Chief Administrative Officer of IUNI Educacional S.A., a company acquired by Kroton Educacional S.A.

Julio Fernando Cabizuca

Mr. Julio Fernando Cabizuca serves as a Director of Kroton Educacional SA. He has degrees in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from the School of Engineering of the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG). He joined the Company in 1966 as one of the Founding Partners of Pitágoras. He was a mathematics professor and Director of a few Kroton units in Belo Horizonte, and Dean of the Pitágoras school in Iraq. He also served as Superintendent of Operations, as well as Vice President and President of the Company.

Barbara Elisabeth Laffranchi

Ms. Barbara Elisabeth Laffranchi serves as Director at Kroton Educacional S.A. She has a degree in Physical Education from the Faculdade de Educação Física do Norte do Paraná, and a degree in Business Administration from the Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brazil. She further specialized in University Management at the University of Cuba. She completed her doctorate in Sports Science from the University of Porto in Portugal in 2006. She is the Director of Evaluation and Development at Unopar. Vice Chancellor of Unopar. Regional Director of Distance Learning at Unopar.

Walfrido Silvino dos Mares Guia

Mr. Walfrido Silvino dos Mares Guia, Neto serves as Director of Kroton Educacional SA. He earned a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Escola de Engenharia da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in 1966, and a Business Administration degree from the Faculdade de Ciências Econômicas, Administrativas e Contábeis de Belo Horizonte (FUMEC) in 1973. He joined the Company in 1966 as one of the Founding Partners of Pitágoras. He has held several public offices, including Secretary of Education of Minas Gerais, from 1991 to 1995, and Chairman of the Council of Education Secretaries (Consed), and Minister of Tourism (2003-2007) and Head of the Institutional Relations Department of the President’s Office (2007) during the government of President Luíz Inácio Lula da Silva.

Luiz Antonio de Moraes Carvalho

Mr. Luiz Antonio de Moraes Carvalho serves as Independent Director of Kroton Educacional SA since July 13, 2009. He earned a degree in Production Engineering from the Escola Politécnica of the University of São Paulo (USP) in 1969. His solid professional experience spans more than 45 years, of which 30 years were in the Cofra Group, in the general management of the Retail Operations, Consumer Credit and Real Estate areas. He has vast expertise in the areas of Planning, Finance, Technology, Human Resources, Consumer Behavior and Marketing. In the last 5 years, he served as Executive Chairman of the Latin American Division of the Cofra Group, where he was responsible for operations in Brazil, Argentina and Mexico. He started his career in the Group in 1978 as Controller, and became a member of the Executive Board two years later. Since September 1, 2006, Luiz Antonio has held non-executive positions, such as on the Boards and Committees, working in different corporate governance bodies in Latin America, Europe and China.

Nicolau Ferreira Chacur

Mr. Nicolau Ferreira Chacur serves as an Independent Director of Kroton Educacional SA since November 7, 2013. He earned a degree in Law from University of São Paulo in 1986 and a degree in International Relations from the Paris Institute of Political Studies in 1989. Between 2004 and 2009, he worked as Corporate Executive Director at Unibanco and, from 2009 to 2011, worked as Corporate Executive Director at Banco Itaú BBA S.A. He has been serving on the Boards of Directors since 2011.