Following the announcement of the capital contribution to Viridis, the new Board was also presented to the team and to the group of investors. The new members of the Board, Stefano Angioletti and Peter Drummond, are highly regarded in the market and provide further experience to the Viridis management team.
For Thiago Turchetti Maia, CEO of Viridis, the addition of the new members to the board helps to maintain the strategic direction of the business in accordance with the principle interests of the company. In addition, they offer a new perspective in line with maintaining the work that has already been under development.
Stefano Angioletti is an electrical engineer, holds a master's degree in production engineering, and is a specialist in investment analysis with more than 30 years of experience in the sectors of energy and capital-intensive industries. He has worked in mining companies including Anglo American, as well as global technology companies such as Schneider Electric, where he was Vice President. Today he is President and Executive Director of Grid Energy and a professor at Fundação Dom Cabral.
Pedro Drummond is an executive with more than 13 years of experience in technology companies and large corporations. Educated at UFMG, he has held leadership positions in companies such as Take and Unimed-BH. He holds an MBA from Stanford University in Silicon Valley. Today he is responsible for investing and developing innovative businesses at INSEED Investments, one of the largest managers of venture capital/entrepreneurial capital in Brazil, and professor of management and innovation at Fundação Dom Cabral.