José Luciano Penido has also been Chairman of the Board of FIBRIA Celulose S.A., the largest global producer of Eucaliptus Wood Market Pulp, since November 2009.
He is also Chairman of the Board of Bracelpa (The Brazilian Pulp & Paper Association), former Co-chairman of the WBCSD’s - World Business Council for Sustainable Development – Forest Solutions Group, a member of the Brazilian Economic and Social Development Council, a National Board to provide contributions & proposals to the Presidency of Brazil, an independent Board Member of Copersucar S.A., the largest Brazilian Sugar & Ethanol producer, and Orteng Group, a Brazilian manufacturer of electrical industrial equipment and supervisory & automation systems, member of the Corporate Governance, Ethics and Sustainability Committee of Santander Brasil, and Board Member of the Ethos Institute - Enterprises & Social Responsibility (Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social).
Previously, for twelve years, he served as CEO of Samarco Mineração, a producer of iron ore pellets in Brazil. Mr. Penido has always kept a management focus on People and Sustainability as a solid support for long term outstanding results.
Mr. Penido has a bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering with a long career in large mining projects.