Petrobras confirms new CEO

Petrobras confirms new CEO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Brazil People Energy Gas Oil

Brazil's state-owned oil company Petrobras said Thursday that its board had approved the appointment of José Mauro Coelho as CEO for one year. Coelho has been chairman of the board for Pré-Sal Petróleo, an oil and natural gas company that is part of the mining and energy ministry, since 2020. He was secretary of petroleum, natural gas and biofuels at the ministry in 2020 and 2021 and worked in the ministry's research office from 2007 to 2020. He replaces Joaquim Luna e Silva, a retired military

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