Petrobras hereby informs that the Board of Directors has approved the review of the Internal Regulations of the Audit Committee, turning it into statutory, pursuant to CVM Instruction 308/99, as amended by CVM Instruction 509/11.
Petrobras has an Audit Committee since June 2005 and in July 2015 this Committee was expressly included in the Company’s Bylaws. The approval of the new internal regulations by the Board of Directors enabled its effective installation as a Statutory Audit Committee, according to the current regulations.
The members of the Committee are as follows:
Walter Mendes de Oliveira Filho (Chairman/Coordinator)
– Since September 2014, he has held the position of Executive Director of the Committee of Mergers and Acquisitions – CAF, a self-regulation entity of the BM&FBovespa, ANBIMA, AMEC and INGC. Previously, he was a partner and asset manager at Cultinvest Asset Management Ltda., an asset management firm, where he managed equity and fixed income (2010/2014). Before that, he was an Equity Superintendent, responsible for managing funds and stock portfolios distributed to clients of Banco Ita?-Unibanco S.A. (2003/2010). He was Investment Officer for Latin America, being responsible for managing equity funds in Latin America and the portion of these shares in Emerging Market of Schroder Investment Management PLC- London, a London-based investment management company (2000/2003). CEO, responsible for opening the office of Schroders Investment Management Brasil, the Brazilian branch of Schroder Investment Management PLC- London, in 1994, recruiting the research and management team and creating the asset management business for local institutional clients in 1999 (1994/1999). Between 1978/1993, he held the following positions at the Unibanco S.A. financial institution: Investment Research Supervisor (1987/1993); Head of Industry Research (1983/1987) and Investment Analyst (1978/1983). Founding Director of the Brazilian Association of Capital Market Investors – AMEC, a capital market association, in 2006, and its Chairman between 2009 and 2011. Member of the Oversight Board of Investment Analysts, an oversight board (2011/current) and member of the Advisory Board (2005/2007) of the Association of Capital Market Analysts and Professionals – APIMEC.
He currently holds the positions of (i) Accounting professor in the undergraduate program at FEA/USP; (ii) independent member of the Board of Directors and Coordinator of the Audit Committee of Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo, a publicly held water treatment and distribution company and basic sanitation; (iii) Professor of several MBA and specialization programs in Accounting, Audit, Finance and Business Management at FIPECAFI-USP, FIA-USP, UFC and other higher education institutions. Mr. Jerônimo Antunes is currently an accountant and independent auditor of large, medium and small companies, having worked in national and multinational audit firms since 1977. Forensic Accountant and Technical Assistant Forensic Accountant in several disputes, having worked in the Arbitration and Mediation Chambers of CIESP-FIESP, OAB, the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce and the Judiciary Power since 2005. Mr. Jerônimo Antunes graduated in Accounting and Business Administration and holds a Master’s degree and a PhD in Controllership and Accounting from FEA-USP. He is the alternate for member Luiz Nelson Guedes de Carvalho.
Luiz Augusto Fraga Navarro de Britto Filho.
He currently holds the positions of (i) external consultant of Veirano Advogados, a law firm; (ii) consultant of the Federal Senate, a Legislative Power entity; (iii) member of the Superior Advisory Board of the International Anti-corruption Academy, an international anti-corruption organization. His main experience in the last five years include: (i) member of the Office of the Federal Controller General – CGU where he held the positions of Executive Secretary, Secretary of Corruption Prevention and Director-General; (ii) member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Anti-corruption Authorities – IAACA, an international anti-corruption organization. He graduated in Law from the University of Brasilia (UnB) and has completed a continuing education course in Regulation in the Modern National Economy from George Washington University, and specializations in Law and State from the University of Brasilia (UnB) and Public Policies and Government Management from the National School of Public Administration (ENAP).
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