Councils, Committees and Board

BOARD OF DIRECTORS                                    

Cosan Limited's by-laws stipulate that its Board of Directors will consist of a minimum of seven and maximum of twenty sitting members. In a board member's absence or temporary unavailability, his or her duties shall be exercised by another board member granted such powers or, without this appointment, by the sitting member appointed by the other board members to assume these duties. The Board of Directors is the decision making body responsible for determining the company's general policies and guidelines for its business. Cosan's Board of Directors also supervises its board of executive officers and monitors their implementation of policies and guidelines periodically established by the Board of Directors.

The members of Cosan's Board of Directors are elected for two-year terms at general meetings and are eligible for reelection. Members of the Company's Board of Directors are subject to removal at any time with or without cause by the general meeting.

The following table lists Cosan Limited's current board members:    

NAME POSITION YEAR ELECTED END OF TERM
Rubens Ometto Silveira Mello Chairman of the Board 2016 AGM 2019 AGM

Mr. Mello is the chairman of Cosan Limited, Cosan S.A., Comgás, Rumo and Raízen, besides being the controlling shareholder of these companies. Mr. Mello has more than 30 years of experience in managing large companies and in the administrative and financial areas. Prior to joining us, Mr. Mello served on the Board of Directors of UNIBANCO - União de Bancos Brasileiros S.A. from 1971 to 1973 and, from 1973 to 1980, he was the finance director for Indústrias Votorantim S.A. He holds a degree in mechanical production engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (1972). One of the most active entrepreneurs in the agribusiness sector, he also serves as a board member at UNICA - the Federation of Sugarcane Industries of São Paulo State, besides being member of Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Industrial (CNDI) since 2015. Rubens Ometto Silveira Mello was elected Entrepreneur of the Year in 2010 by Dinheiro magazine, Man of the Year in 2013, in London, by Chamber of Commerce Brazil United Kingdom, Man of the Year in 2014, in New York, by Chamber of Commerce Brazil USA and Railroader of the Year by Revista Ferroviária, in 2016.

Pedro Isamu Mizutani Board Member class III 2016 AGM 2019 AGM

Mr. Mizutani has been a member of Cosan S.A.'s Board of Directors since 2000 and the managing director since 2001, currently holding the position of General Vice President. Mr. Mizutani has a Master's degree in finance from UNIMEP - the Methodist University of Piracicaba (1986) and holds an MBA in business management from FGV - the Getúlio Vargas Foundation with a post-graduate specialization from Ohio University (2001). He is a graduate of the production engineering program of the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (1982). Mr. Mizutani has more than 20 years of experience with finance and administration of companies in the sugar and ethanol sector. Moreover, he served as supervisor of planning at Costa Pinto S.A. from 1983 to 1987, as financial manager from 1987 to 1988, and as administrative and financial director from 1988 to 1990. From 1990 to 2001, he served as Cosan's administrative and financial officer. As of 2001, he assumed the position of managing director of the company, being responsible for the strategic and operating activities of the commercial, administrative, financial, agricultural and industrial areas.

Marcelo Eduardo Martins Board Member class III 2016 AGM 2019 AGM

Marcelo Martins has held the position of Chief Financial at Cosan Limited since april of 2015. He holds a degree in business administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas, and specialized in finance, Martins is board member of Cosan Limited, Cosan S.A, Rumo, Comgás, and Cosan Logística. He is also board member of Fundação Bienal (MASP) and Reina Sofia Museum, in Madrid. Mr. Martins joined the Cosan Group in July of 2007 as an executive at Aguassanta Participações S.A and among 2009 and 2015 he was the vice-president of Finance and Investors Relations for Cosan S.A. Mr. Martins was Chief Financial and Business Development Officer of Votorantim Cimentos between of July 2003 and July of 2007 and, prior to that, head of the Latin American Fixed Income Department at Salomon Smith Barney in New York.

Burkhard Otto Cordes Board Member class II 2015 AGM 2018 AGM

Mr. Cordes has held the position of Executive Officer in Cosan Limited since 2016 and has been a member of Cosan S.A.'s Board of Directors since 2005. He has a degree in business administration from the Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation (1997) and an MBA in finance from the Brazilian Institute for Capital Markets - IBMEC in São Paulo (2001). Mr. Cordes has seven years of financial market experience, having worked at Banco BBM SA, a Mariani Group company, in the commercial area with focus on the middle market and corporate segments. He currently holds the position of Financial Manager. Previously, he worked in the financial area of IBM Brazil.

Marcelo de Souza Scarcela Portela Board Member class II 2015 AGM 2018 AGM

Mr. Portela has been a member of Cosan S.A.'s Board of Directors since 2008, sitting on the Cosan Limited Board of Directors since 2007, as well as serving as the Company's Legal Officer. He holds a law degree (1983) and a Master's in Commercial Law (1988) from the University of São Paulo College of Law and a post-graduate specialization from McGill University Law School in Montreal, Canada (1990). He has also advised the Company in corporate, litigation, contracts and advisory issues, in addition to commercial and civil law in general.

José Alexandre Scheinkman  Board Member class I 2014 AGM 2017 AGM

Since 2007, Mr. Scheinkman has been part of the Company’s Board of Directors. The Theodore A. Wells 29 professor of economics at the University of Princeton, Scheinkman has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1969), and a Master’s (1973) and Ph.D. (1974) in economics from the University of Rochester, as well as a Master’s degree in Mathematics from the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (Brazil - 1976). A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Econometric Society, he was awarded the title of doctor honoris causa by the Université Paris-Dauphine. In 2002 he was Blaise Pascal Research Professor (France). He sits on the Scientific Council of the Europlace Institute of Finance (Paris) and the Academic Council of the Brazilian Institute for Capital Markets - IBMEC. Formerly he was a professor and director of the Economics Department of the University of Chicago, Vice-President for Financial Strategies of Goldman, Sachs & Co., co-editor of the Journal of Political Economy and a member of the economic advisory group for the Sloan Foundation.

Roberto de Rezende Barbosa Board Member class II 2015 AGM 2018 AGM

Mr. Barbosa is a member of Cosan S.A.'s Board of Directors. Born on June 26, 1950 in São Paulo, he worked as a trainee at Halles Bank and the Dacon dealership, assuming the family business in 1975. With degree in business and industry, he was the CEO of Grupo NovAmérica and is currently the CEO and a board member at CTC - Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira, SCA - Sociedade Corretora de Álcool, IEDI - Institute of Industrial Development Studies and UNICA - the Federation of Sugarcane Industries of São Paulo State.

Dan Ioschpe Board Member class II 2015 AGM 2018 AGM

Mr. Ioschpe is graduated from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, with a postgraduate degree from the ESPM - SP and a Masters’ degree in business administration (MBA) from Amos Tuck School, Dartmouth College (EUA). He joined Iochpe-Maxion in 1986, where he held several positions until June 1996, when he left to take the presidency of AGCO in Brazil. He returned to Iochpe-Maxion in January 1998, assuming the presidency in the same year, remaining until March 2014, when he took over as the Board of Directors' Chairm

Maílson Ferreira da Nóbrega Board Member class I 2014 AGM 2017 AGM

Mr. Nóbrega has been a member of the Board of Directors since November of 2007. An economist, he was Brazil's Finance Minister from 1988 to 1990, after an extensive career at Banco do Brasil and holding several positions in the public sector, chief of which are: Technical Adviser and Head of Banco do Brasil's Project Analysis Department; Chief Coordinator of Economic Affairs of the Industry and Commerce Ministry and Secretary General of the Finance Ministry. He was CEO of Banco Europeu Brasileiro - EUROBRAZ - in London. Mr. Nóbrega is also a member of the Board of Directors of the following companies: Abyara Planejamento Imobiliário, CSU Cardsystem S.A., Grendene S.A., Portobello S.A., Rodobens Negócios Imobiliários S.A., Tim Participações S.A. and Veracel Celulose S.A.

Richard Steere Aldrich Junior Board Member class I 2016 AGM 2019 AGM
Mr. Richard S. Aldrich, Jr. graduated in the United States from Brown University (1970) and from Vanderbilt University School of Law (1975). In 1975, he joined Shearman & Sterling LLP as an associate, where he later became a partner, in 1984, position in which he served until 2009. In 2009, he became a partner of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where he currently serves as advising partner. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in offerings, mergers and acquisitions, debt restructuring operations and public and private financing transactions in Brazil and the United States.
Marcos Marinho Lutz Board Member class II 2015 AGM 2018 AGM

Marcos Marinho Lutz is the CEO of Cosan Limited since abril de 2015. He is also board member of Comgás, Rumo, Raízen, Cosan Limited, Cosan S.A. and Monsanto Co. Mr. Lutz holds a Master's degree in business administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and a bachelor's degree in naval engineering from the Polytechnic School at the University of São Paulo. Before joining Cosan he served as the Infrastructure and Energy Officer at CSN for four years and was a member of the Board of Directors of MRS Logística, CFN Railways and Ita Energética. Before that, he was the Operations Officer of Ultracargo S.A., the Ultra Group's logistics subsidiary.

Vasco Augusto Pinto Fonseca Dias Júnior Board Member class III 2016 AGM 2019 AGM
Mr. Vasco Augusto Pinto Fonseca Dias Júnior graduated in Systems form the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and earned a graduate degree from the same university. He joined the Shell Group as an intern in 1979 and later became analyst and head of systems. In December 2000, he left the company to serve as Executive Officer at Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional – CSN. He returned to Shell in 2005 as President for Latin America. He also served as CEO of Raízen S.A. from 2011 (at the time of the joint venture between Cosan and Shell) until March 2016.

Executive Officers

Cosan Limited's Executive Officers are elected by its Board of Directors. The following table lists Cosan Limited's current Executive Officers:

NOME POSITION YEAR ELECTED END OF TERM
Marcos Marinho Lutz Chief Executive Officer 2015 March 2017

Marcos Marinho Lutz is the CEO of Cosan Limited since abril de 2015. He is also board member of Comgás, Rumo, Raízen, Cosan Limited, Cosan S.A. and Monsanto Co. Mr. Lutz holds a Master's degree in business administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and a bachelor's degree in naval engineering from the Polytechnic School at the University of São Paulo. Before joining Cosan he served as the Infrastructure and Energy Officer at CSN for four years and was a member of the Board of Directors of MRS Logística, CFN Railways and Ita Energética. Before that, he was the Operations Officer of Ultracargo S.A., the Ultra Group's logistics subsidiary.

Marcelo Eduardo Martins Chief Financial Officer 2015 March 2017

Marcelo Martins has held the position of Chief Financial at Cosan Limited since april of 2015. He holds a degree in business administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas, and specialized in finance, Martins is board member of Cosan Limited, Cosan S.A, Rumo, Comgás, and Cosan Logística. He is also board member of Fundação Bienal (MASP) and Reina Sofia Museum, in Madrid. Mr. Martins joined the Cosan Group in July of 2007 as an executive at Aguassanta Participações S.A and among 2009 and 2015 he was the vice-president of Finance and Investors Relations for Cosan S.A. Mr. Martins was Chief Financial and Business Development Officer of Votorantim Cimentos between of July 2003 and July of 2007 and, prior to that, head of the Latin American Fixed Income Department at Salomon Smith Barney in New York.

Marcelo de Souza Scarcela Portela General Counsel 2015 March 2017

Mr. Portela has been a member of Cosan S.A.'s Board of Directors since 2008, sitting on the Cosan Limited Board of Directors since 2007, as well as serving as the Company's Legal Officer. He holds a law degree (1983) and a Master's in Commercial Law (1988) from the University of São Paulo College of Law and a post-graduate specialization from McGill University Law School in Montreal, Canada (1990). He has also advised the Company in corporate, litigation, contracts and advisory issues, in addition to commercial and civil law in general.

Paula Kovarsky Rotta Investor Relations Officer 2015 March 2017

Paula Kovarsky has a degree in Production Engineering from PUC-Rio and a MBA in Finance from IBMEC. She is an experienced professional with 20 years in Oil & Gas sector having worked at Itau BBA for 9 years in various positions, such as Head of Brazil Equity Research, Head of Latam Oil & Gas and Petrochemicals and Head of Utilities. Before that, she has worked at Shell for 10 years as business developer manager in Gas & Power and E&P divisions. She has been working for Cosan as Investor Relations Director since June of 2015.

Burkhard Otto Cordes Executive Officer 2016 March 2017
Mr. Cordes has held the position of Executive Officer in Cosan Limited since 2016 and has been a member of Cosan S.A.'s Board of Directors since 2005. He has a degree in business administration from the Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation (1997) and an MBA in finance from the Brazilian Institute for Capital Markets - IBMEC in São Paulo (2001). Mr. Cordes has seven years of financial market experience, having worked at Banco BBM SA, a Mariani Group company, in the commercial area with focus on the middle market and corporate segments. He currently holds the position of Financial Manager. Previously, he worked in the financial area of IBM Brazil.

 

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