VP of Fin. and Investor Relations and Member of Board of Executive OfficersMr. Augusto Ribeiro Jr. serves as Member of the Executive Board Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations of BRF SA. He was with the Company since 2008 when he joined as Financial Controller. During the merger process he worked actively in the planning coordination and administration of processes with a view to integrating best practices for the consolidation of BRF SA. As the Companys director for Planning and Control he was responsible for planning coordinating and managing the area which is responsible for corporate and tax issues IFRS SOX budgetary planning analysis of investments joint ventures among other activities. He worked for Basf as Manager for Financial Control South America and for Kraft where he also acted in the area of planning and financial control. This was followed by 11 years at Unilever where he held positions in various areas from manufacturing corporate audit to business control. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina where he also completed a Masters degree in the same discipline. He has a postgraduate qualification in Corporationrationrate Finances from Fundacao Getulio Vargas a Masters degree in Management from the University of Pittsburgh. Moreover he concluded a financial specialization course at the Wharton School of Business University of Pennsylvania.