January 3, 2019 |
Brazil’s state-owned energy company announces board resignations as new CEO takes over
Petrobras chairman Luiz Nelson Guedes de Carvalho and board member Francisco Petros Oliveira Lima Papathanasiadis have both left the company, Brazil's state-owned energy enterprise announced Wednesday.
Petrobras said board member Jerônimo Antunes has been appointed the interim chairman of the board. Mr Antunes has been a member of the board of directors since July 2015.
Castello Branco, who studied at the University of Chicago like the incoming finance minister, Paulo Guedes, and the next head of the national development bank BNDES, Joaquim Levy, has advocated for privatizing Petrobras.