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Board of Directors

Tonon Bioenergia Board of Directors sets the general guidelines and policies for our business and supervises the implementation of these guidelines by our executive officers. It currently has nine members and may be comprised of up to eight members, which are to be appointed proportionately based on the equity interest held by each of the shareholders in Tonon, provided that pursuant to the Shareholders‘ Agreement FIP DGF Terra Viva shall be entitled to appoint at least two members. The members of the Board of Directors are elected for one-year terms at our annual general shareholders’ meetings.

The following table lists the current members of our board of directors:

Name Appointed by Member Since End of Term
Abelmir Bortolo Tonon Tonon Holding July, 1, 2015 April, 14, 2016
Antonio Tonon Tonon Holding April 7, 2011 April, 14, 2016
Claudia Maria Tonon Tonon Holding April 7, 2011 April, 14, 2016
Francisco Tonon Neto Tonon Holding April 7, 2011 April, 14, 2016
Rafael Tonon Tonon Holding April 7, 2011 April, 14, 2016
Renato José Tonon Filho Tonon Holding April 7, 2011 April, 14, 2016
Fabio Donisete Pereira Tonon Holding November, 4, 2015 November, 4, 2016

Antonio Tonon. Mr. Tonon has over 20 years of experience in the sugarcane industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Centro Universitário da Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial (FEI). He has also completed a director training course (Curso de Formação de Conselheiros) at the Fundação Dom Cabral.

Carlos Eduardo Tonon. Mr. Tonon worked in the marketing department of Thonhauser and Eisvogel (Austria) from 2003 to 2004. He also worked in the Legal Department of Tonon from 2006 to 2008. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and communication from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie and a bachelor’s degree in law from Faculdade Integrada in Jaú-SP.

Claudia Maria Tonon. Ms. Tonon has over 20 years of experience in the sugarcane industry. She served as an executive officer, with a focus on finance, management and business operations at Tonon. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Universidade de Marília and a bachelor’s degree in law from Faculdade Integrada. She also holds a post-graduate degree in foreign trade and business from the University of Ohio and a post-graduate degree in business management from FGV. She has also completed a director training course (Curso de Formação de Conselheiros) at the Fundação Dom Cabral.

Francisco Tonon Neto. Mr. Tonon has over 20 years of experience in the sugarcane industry. He served as the executive officer of operations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in agronomy from Faculdade Manoel Carlos Gonçalves with a specialization in business management from FGV. He has also completed a director training course (Curso de Formação de Conselheiros) at the Fundação Dom Cabral.

Rafael Tonon. Mr. Tonon worked in the finance and supply sectors of Tonon. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie and specialized in agribusiness management at FGV. He has also completed the director training course (Curso de Formação de Conselheiros)through the Fundação Dom Cabral.

Renato José Tonon Filho. Mr. Tonon Filho served as laboratory manager and project engineer at Nesita Energy LLC. He is currently the chairman of the operational management committee at Tonon. He holds a bachelor’s degree in physical engineering with a specialization in chemical engineering from Universidade Federal de São Carlos. He has also completed a director training course (Curso de Formação de Conselheiros) at the Fundação Dom Cabral.

Other Committees

The Company maintains a Controlling and Finance Committee, an Operations Committee and a Human Resources and Sustainability Committee. These committees are each composed of four members of our Board of Directors and their purpose is to perform in-depth analyses of the matters under their responsibility and assist the Board of Directors in making strategic decisions.