Executive Committee

Agenor Leão

Vice President of Latin America

Agenor Leão holds a bachelor's degree in Data Processing from the Federal University of Bahia. Mr. Leão has an MBA degree from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) and has a PMD from IESE Business School.

His carrer of over 20 years has been developed in management positions within Information Technology, 15 years of which in Telecom companies, including VIVO, where he lead important innovation projects.

Agenor joined Natura in 2012 and currently occupies the position of Vice President Technology and Digital Business. He has led Natura’s digital transformation, being responsible for areas like digital technology, digital innovation, BI, big data, e-commerce and digital marketing.

Erasmo Toledo

Vice President of Direct Selling

Natura’s Direct Selling Vice-President, Erasmo joined the company in 1990 and held different positions. He was Director of International Businesses, Commercial Management and Innovation Director, Brazil’s Commercial Management Director, General Manager in Peru and Operations Manager in Argentina. Lastly, he was in charge of the Company’s operations in Argentina, Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile.

Erasmo Toledo graduated in Economy at Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP), and is a post-graduate in Finance Administration at Universidade de São Paulo (USP); he attended the Management Development Program at Auccion Escuela y Negocios (IAE – Argentina), and also attended courses at Institutions such as Don Cabral, INSEAD and Amana-Key on Advanced Management.

João Paulo Brotto Gonçalves Ferreira

CEO and CFO

Degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of São Paulo (USP), an MBA from the University of Michigan in the United States.

Acted as the Vice President of Supply Chain at Unilever, where he worked for 20 years. He joined Natura in 2009, in the position of Vice President Operations and Logistics, and later was in charge of production areas, International Operations, Sustainability and Vice President of Networks, responsible for our commercial area.

Joselena Peressinoto Romero

Vice President of Operations and Logistics

Josie Peressinoto Romero is Supply Chain VP at Natura, responsible for the end to end processes of Purchasing and Materials Management, Logistics Planning and Innovation, Manufacturing, Quality, Project Engineering and Customer Service. Started her career at Natura in 2010 as Global Supply Chain Planning Director. Before that, she occupied several leadership positions at local and regional basis in Unilever. Her last position was a Supply Chain VP for the Latin America Home Care business. Josie is Food engineer and has participated in Executive Programs at Pennsylvania State University, Harvard, INSEAD and JIPM (Japan).

Andréa Figueiredo Teixeira Álvares

Executive Officer of Marketing, Innovation and Sustainability

Andrea Alvares is Chief Marketing, Innovation and Sustainability Officer and a member of the Executive Committee for Natura. Graduated in Business Administration from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in Sao Paulo, she led the snack foods division of PepsiCo Latin America, where she has worked for fifteen years. Before PepsiCo, she has worked for seven years at Procter & Gamble in Brazil as grouper new business and brand manager. Andrea is board member of Ethos and Akatu Institutes. She is also an active member of Brazilian Network of Leading Women in Sustainability, of the group Women of Brazil, among other female empowerment initiatives. Andrea has been awarded Forbes Most Influential Women in Brazil, honored by the Brazilian version of Women to Watch from Advertising Age and chosen among the Top 10 Female Executives by Valor Economico newspaper.

Flavio Pesiguelo

Vice President of People and Culture

Flávio Pesiguelo holds a degree in Business Administration from FASP (Faculdades Associadas de São Paulo) and holds an MBA in Business Management from Dom Cabral Foundation.

With experience in people management, organizational development, compensation, strategic planning and sustainability, he worked for 10 years at Unilever Brazil in the areas such as Organizational Development and Compensation Strategy.

For 16 years at Natura, he has worked in leadership development, training, people management and business strategy. In 2007, he assumed the position of Director of Human Resources in Brazil. In 2009, he was Director of Human Resources for International Operations, responsible for organizational development, sustainability, and strategic planning in Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Mexico and France. In 2013, he assumed the Management and Business Model for International Operations. 

In March 2016, he returned to Brazil to take over the Human Resources Department with a focus on people, organizational development and culture.

Itamar Gaino Filho

Vice President of Legal

Itamar Gaino Filho is graduated in Law at PUC-SP. He holds a master degree from the same university, has a specialization course by Instituto Internacional de Ciências Sociais and experience in the legal and tax areas in multinational companies. He worked as Legal Director at PepsiCo, where he was responsible for food and beverage divisions. His experience also includes management positions at General Motors, Monsanto and Coca-Cola Femsa.

Last updated on 2018-04-05T09:58:27