Management

Board of Directors

Firmino Ferreira Sampaio Neto Chairman of the Board

Firmino Ferreira Sampaio Neto Chairman of the Board - Mr. Sampaio Neto was the chairman of the Company’s board of directors from March 2006 to April 2010, and member of the Board from CEMAR since May 2004. Mr. Sampaio Neto was chief executive officer of Eletrobrás from 1996 to 2001 and of Eletrobrás Termonuclear from 2000 to 2001. Prior to Eletrobrás, Mr. Sampaio Neto was president and chief financial officer of COELBA for fourteen years from 1984 to 1997. He was also a member of the boards of directors of Furnas, Itaipu Binacional, CHESF, Eletrosul, Gerasul, CEMIG, ENERSUL, CEMAT and Light. Mr. Sampaio Neto received a degree in economics from the Federal University in Bahia and a postgraduate degree in industrial planning from SUDENE/IPEA/FGV. Mr. Sampaio Neto is also member of the board in Equatorial Energia S.A. and ex-member of Light S.A’s.

Augusto Miranda da Paz Jr. Board Member

Augusto Miranda da Paz Junior, Board Member - Mr. Miranda is CEMAR‘s CEO since April 2010. From 2007 to 2010 he was Vice President Officer of Operations and previously was CEMAR‘s Engineering Officer since July 2004. Mr. Miranda is an experienced executive with over 20 years in the energy sector. Before joining CEMAR, Mr. Miranda has held several positions in the areas of Electric System Maintenance Management in COELBA being also representative of COELBA next to CCON. Mr. Miranda is an electrical engineer graduated from Federal University of Bahia, specializing in Maintenance Management promoted by Eletrobras alongside PUC/RJ and the Escola Federal de Engenharia de Itajubá/MG and MBA in Energy Business Management from FGV/SP.

Tinn Freire Amado Board Member

Tinn Freire Amado, Board Member - Mr. Freire Amado is Director of Regulatory Affairs at Equatorial since July 2006. Mr. Amado has served as coordinator of the team responsible for adjusting and revising tariffs for use of eletric power’s distribution systems of the Superintendent‘s Regulation of Distribution Services of Electric Energy‘s National Agency - ANEEL. He also worked as an expert on regulation at CPFL Energia. He graduated in electrical engineering from the Federal School of Engineering Itajubá, with a Master in Economics of Regulation and Antitrust by UNB.

Cepisa’s Executive Board

Raimundo Nonato Alencar de Castro Chief Executive Officer

Raimundo Nonato Alencar de Castro, Chief Executive Officer - Electrician graduated from the University of Fortaleza. Specialist in Digital Technology - UFBA and Power System Analysis - UFPB. An MBA in Management of Electric Power Business - FGV. He was a maintenance engineer - COELBA (1986-1991), manager of maintenance section - COELBA (1992), division manager of the operation - COELBA (1993-95), professor of CEFET Petrolina since 1990, teaching director of CEFET Petrolina (2004/2005) and planning and operational Manager at CEMAR (2006 to March 2008). Engineering Officer at CEMAR between 2008 and 2012, when he became CEO of CELPA.

Cosme José Bráulio Cezário Officer

Cosme José Bráulio Cezário, Diretor - Mr. Cezário is graduated in Electric Engineering by the Universidade Federal de São João Del Rei. He participated in the Executives’ Program from Fundação Dom Cabral, developing studies and marketing projects by the Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing. Mr. Cezário has MBA in Business Management by FGV (Fundação Getúlio Vargas). For over 15 years has worked in Electric Energy Distributors, holding the positions of Large Clients Manager, Head of Maintenance of Lines and Substations, Regional Technical Manager, Electrical System Operations Executive, Customer Relationship Executive, Regional Grid Services Executive, and Grid Services General Manager. After Equatorial acquired Cepisa, in October 2018, Mr. Cezário has become the Chief Technical and Commercial Operations Officer of the company.

Sérvio Túlio dos Santos Officer

Sérvio Túlio dos Santos, Officer - Graduated in Electric Energy by the UFPB (1986), with specialization in Digital Technology by the UFBA and MBA in Business Management by FGV. Has held several managerial positions in Neoenergia Distribution Companies: COELBA (1986-2001) and CELPE (2001-2005). Has been CELPA‘s Distribution Head Officer (2012-2013). Within CEMAR, has worked at the following departments: Technical (2005-06), Maintenance (2007-08), Light For All Program (2008-11), Expansion (2011-12) and Operations (2014-15).

Leonardo Lucas Tavares de Lima Officer

Leonardo Lucas Tavares de Lima, Officer - Mr. Tavares de Lima is CELPA‘s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since November, 2012. Before that, he was CEMAR‘s CFO as from April, 2011 and October, 2012, having been CEMAR Head Controller. He is working within Equatorial Group since 2005. Before joining CEMAR, Leonardo worked at Telemar Norte Leste, ABN Amro, URB - Empresa de Urbanização de Recife and at Shell Brasil. Graduated at Civil Engineering by Universidade de Pernambuco, postgraduate at Production Management and MBA in Electric Energy Business Management, by FGV (Fundação Getúlio Vargas).

Carla Ferreira Medrado Officer

Carla Ferreira Medrado, Officer - Mrs. Carla Medrado became Chief Human Resources Officer at CEMAR in August, 2010 and at CELPA in 2014, having been Human Resources Manager since July, 2008. Graduated in Business Administration with Emphasis on Foreign Trade, postgraduate in Business Competition Strategy and Human Resources Management in FGV and Executive & Personal Coach by the International Coaching Community (ICC). Carla has more than 20 years of experience in business departments, having been Human Resources Manager at TIM Brasil and Administrative Manager at COMPAR - Cia. Paraense de Refrigerantes.

Tinn Freire Amado Officer

Tinn Freire Amado, Diretor - Mr. Freire Amado is Director of Regulatory Affairs at Equatorial since July 2006. Mr. Amado has served as coordinator of the team responsible for adjusting and revising tariffs for use of eletric power’s distribution systems of the Superintendent‘s Regulation of Distribution Services of Electric Energy‘s National Agency - ANEEL. He also worked as an expert on regulation at CPFL Energia. He graduated in electrical engineering from the Federal School of Engineering Itajubá, with a Master in Economics of Regulation and Antitrust by UNB.

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