Board of Directors

Antônio Luiz da Cunha Seabra

Co-chairman of the Board

Antônio Luiz da Cunha Seabra is the founder and controlling shareholder of Natura. He is also a member of the company’s board of directors.

An economics graduate, he worked as superintendent in Remington Rand do Brasil and as manager at Laboratórios Bionat, where he fell in love with cosmetics.

He founded Natura in 1969 at the age of 27. At the company’s first store in São Paulo, he directly received customers, giving them individual and personalized consultation services. Driven by his belief in the transformation potential of cosmetics and the valuable network of relationships he had built, Seabra helped transform Natura into one of the world’s biggest cosmetics companies, strongly committed to ethics, quality relations and sustainable development.

Pedro Luiz Barreiros Passos

Co-chairman of the Board

Natura’s Chairman of the Board of Directors and co-founder of the Company. Since 2013, he is also chairman of the Board of Directors of Totvs.

He graduated in Production Engineering at the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (USP) and specialized in Business Administration at Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV).

Passos dedicates himself to different entities and organizations. From 2009 to 2015, he was the President of the Industrial Development Studies Institute (IEDI), and in 2013 he was appointed as President of the SOS Mata Atlântica Foundation (SOS Atlantic Forest Foundation). He has also been serving on a number of Boards such as the Empreender Endeavor Institute’s since 2005, Institute for Technological Research (IPT) since 2006, Dom Cabral Foundation’s (FDC) since 2010, and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), since 2013.

Mr. Passos is also a member of MEI (Business Mobilization through Innovation).

Guilherme Peirão Leal

Co-chairman of the Board

Guilherme Leal is a graduate in Business Administration by the Universidade de São Paulo and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Fundação Dom Cabral/INSEAD.

He is one of the founders and member of the Company’s Board of Directors. Over the last 25 years, he has participated in the constitution and corporate governance of several social and business organizations such as the Fundação Abrinq pelos Direitos da Criança e do Adolescente, Instituto Ethos – Companies and Social Responsibility- and Instituto Akatu para o Consumo Consciente. He also participated in institutions such as Ashoka – Social Entrepreneurship.

After 2000, he participated in various environmental institutions, such as the Advisory Council of FUNBIO (Fundo Brasileiro para Biodiversidade) and the WWF-Brasil, where he was a member of the council. In 2007, he was one of the founders of the Movimento Nossa Sao Paulo, which the goal is articulate various sectors of local society for a better city, fairer and more sustainable.

Since 2008, he is currently dedicated to structuring his legacy through the Instituto Arapyaú – IA – an organization dedicated to education and sustainable development.

In the 2010 elections, he was a candidate for the vice presidency of Brazil with Marina Silva.They received about 20 million votes, representing approximately 20% of the Brazilian electorate.

In 2012, he helped found the Network of Political Action for Sustainability (Rede de Ação Política pela Sustentabilidade), a non-partisan institution dedicated to identifying, provide training, monitor and gather the best current and future political leaders in Brazil. In the same year he became part of the B-Team, a group formed by international leaders that aims to engage corporations and leaders to the motto "People-Planet-Profit" and propose solutions that combine income and environmental responsibility.

Plínio Villares Musetti

Member of the Board

Plínio Villares Musetti, is a graduate in Engineering by the Escola de Engenharia Mackenzie. He was the Executive Chairman of Elevadores Atlas S.A. from 1992 through 1999 and of Elevadores Atlas Schindler S.A. until 2002.

From 2002 to 2007 he was a partner of JP Morgan Partners, the Private Equity entity of the JP Morgan Chase bank, having leaded the process of investments in Private Equity in Brazil and in Latin America. Mr. Musetti held executive offices and had seats in the Boards of Directors of companies in which JP Morgan Partners invested, such as Vitopel, Diagnósticos da América S.A. and Latasa. From the beginning of 2008 until September, 2009, Mr. Musetti was Executive Chairman of Satipel Industrial S.A.

Since 2010, is the managing partner of Pragma Patrimônio. Mr. Musetti is currently a member of the Boards of Directors Raia Drogasil S.A., of Adecoagro (a company listed in the NYSE) and of Portobello S.A.

Marcos de Barros Lisboa

Member of the Board (Independent Director)

Mr. Marcos de Barros Lisboa is an economist with a PhD in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He was assistant professor of the Department of Economy of Standford University from 1996 to 1998 and of EPGF/ Getúlio Vargas Foundation from 1998 to 2002.

From 2003 to 2005, he was the Secretary of Economic Policy of the Ministry of Finance and President of the Brazilian Institute of Reinsurance from 2005 to 2006. Between 2006 and 2009 he was the Executive Director of Itaú Unibanco and between 2009 and 2013 was the bank’s Executive Director. Since 2013 he has been the vice-president of Insper – Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa. He is member of the Board of Directors of Natura and Ambev.

Giovanni Giovanneli

Member of the Board (Independent Director)

Mr. Giovanni Giovanneli is a graduate of Bocconi University in Milan, with a PhD in Economics from the American University in Washington and is currently a student in the Owner and President Management (OPM) Program at the Harvard Business School.  He is CEO of Pearson in Brazil, a company that operates in the Elementary Education system through Teaching Systems, in the franchised English courses and in the College Education with a catalogue of textbooks.  Since 2012, Giovanni has been CEO of Grupo Multi, a company in the Language Franchise segment.  With the full acquisition of Grupo Multi by Pearson in 2013, he was nominated CEO of Pearson in Brazil.  He was also CEO of Allis from 2009 to 2012, a company operating in the HR Service and Sales Point Promotor area.  Between 2006 and 2008, he was CEO of Terna Part., an electrical transmission company where he had worked since 2002, which he took public on the BOVESPA in October 2006.  From 1996 to 2001, he worked as a Project Finance executive at the IDB in Washington.

Silvia Freire Dente da Silva Dias Lagnado

Member of the Board (Independent Director)

Graduated 1986 from Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo. She was Chief Marketing Officer and President of Bacardi Global Brands from June 2010 to November 2012. Worked at Unilever from 1986 to 2010 and was Executive Global Vice President of the Culinary Category, besides acting in a variety of other international positions during the 25 years she remained at the Company.
As Executive Vice President of the Culinary Category, located in London, oversaw the entire business unit covering soups, sauces, broths and frozen products. While working for Unilever, she was Senior Global Vice President of the brand Dove, located in United States, and Vice President of Latin America Deodorants, located in Buenos Aires. Silvia is currently an independent member of the Board of Directors of Sapient Corp, consultancy firm focused on digital technology and marketing in Boston, MA, USA and of Britvic Plc, production and marketing of soft drinks in the United Kingdom.

Carla Schmitzberger

Member of the Board (Independent Director)

Degree in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) (1984). It has a specialization course in Strategic People Management by FDC / INSEAD (2000). It is ahead of Alpargatas sandals Business Unit (Havaianas and Dupé) for 10 years and is Director of the Company Statutory. She was at Citibank for eight years in positions of Vice President of Marketing and Products (Credicard), Vice President Marketing (Citibank Consumer) and responsible for Citibank cards portfolio. Last year, she had responsibility for Marketing and Decision Management for Latin America at Citi Consumer Bank. She worked for more than 11 years at Procter & Gamble in various countries (Germany, Canada and Brazil) and in different categories of products (detergents, hygiene and cleaning, cosmetics and diapers) and functions, the last Director Marketing Associate in Brazil . It was also at Johnson & Johnson for little more than two years.

Roberto de Oliveira Marques

Member of the Board (Independent Director)

Graduated in Business Administration, majoring in Marketing and Strategic Planning at the Getulio Vargas Foundation of São Paulo and has graduate courses from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is executive vice president and president for North America Mondelez International, a company that globally markets brands such as Oreo, Halls, Lacta and Trident. Roberto worked for many years at Johnson & Johnson, where he held among other positions the global head of beauty brands, babies and medicine without prescription. Roberto is also a director of GMA - Grocery Manufacturer Association. He was previously director of the Consumer Health Care Products Association, the ENACTUS and Brazil-U.S. Business Council in U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Last updated on 2017-02-10T15:31:57