Statutory Directors

Andréa Figueiredo Teixeira Álvarez

Executive Officer of Marketing, Innovation and Sustainability

Andréa 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.

João Paulo Brotto Gonçalves Ferreira


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.

Erasmo Toledo

Leader of Direct Sales

Erasmo Toledo is the Leader of Direct Sales in Brazil. He has been with the Company since 1990, and he held different positions, such as Director of International Businesses, Commercial Management and Innovation Director, Brazil’s Commercial Management Director, General Manager in Peru and Operations Manager in Argentina. 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.

Itamar Gaino Filho

Legal Director

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.

José Antonio de Almeida Filippo

Finances and Investor Relations Director

Graduated in Civil Engineering, at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, he attended the Management Development Program at Harvard University. Joined Natura in May 2018, with no position as Chief Financial Officer and Investor, highlighting Embraer's CFO load, having as market segment a leadership position, accounting and taxes, control, risks and internal controls, investor relations , planning, M&A and new business. Prior to Embraer, he worked for Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição (Grupo Pão de Açúcar), with no CFO load, and also worked for CPFL Energia SA, holding the position of Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer. 

Last updated on 2018-06-14T11:10:28