Board of Directors

Valid’s Board of Directors is composed of six members, five of which are independent and one of them is the chairman. This group’s principles are to maintain the company focused on its strategy, evaluate the market and competitors, collaborate with the company‘s growth and preserve the shareholders‘ interests.

Name Position Years in the Board Term of Office
Sidney Levy Chairman 20 2 years
Mr. Sidney Levy graduated in Industrial Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), attended the Master Degree in Engineering from COPPE-RJ, and concluded the  PED at the Institute of Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland. From 1994 to 2011 was CEO of Valid SA, where since 2011 is the Chairman of the Board. Between 1992 and 1994 was CEO of DLR Lerchundi in Spain. Worked at Thomas de La Rue in many leadership positions in Brazil and England from 1981 and 1991. From 2005 to 2007 was Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce for Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. From 2013 to 2016 served as CEO of Rio2016, Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games of Rio de Janeiro.Honored with Medalha do Pacificador by the Brazilian Army. Currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Valid SA( vlid3), independent member of the Board of Directors at Instituto Hermes Pardini SA.(pard3), and at SER Educacional SA ( seer3).
Marcílio Marques Moreira Board member 20 2 years
Mr. Marcílio Marques has a degree in Diplomacy (Instituto Rio Branco), in Law (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ) and a Master’s Degree in Political Science (Georgetown University, Washington, DC). He has extensive experience in the private and public sectors, having been the 3rd Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1954-1957) at the Brazilian Embassy in Washington, DC. (1957-1963), in the Office of the Minister of Finance (1963) and in the Department of International Operations of Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (BNDES) (1963-1965). He was Vice-President of COPEG – Companhia Progresso do Estado da Guanabara (1965-1968) and President of CODESCO – Companhia de Desenvolvimento de Comunidades –  State Government of Guanabara (1968). He later became Assistant Professor of UERJ (1968-1998), Vice President and member of the Board of Directors of Unibanco (1968-1986), Brazilian Ambassador to the United States Government in Washington (November 1986 to May 1991), State Minister of Economy, Finance and Planning (1991-1992), Senior International Consultant of Merrill Lynch & Co. (1994-2005), Chairman of the Commercial Association of Rio de Janeiro (2001-2005) and member of the Board of Directors of BRASILPAR, PREVER, NOVOTEL, Club Mediterranée, IBM, Coca-Cola, R.J.Reynolds, Hoechst, GE, Textron, Sendas Distribuidora (no longer exists), Embratel and was a member of the Public Ethics Committee of the Presidency of the Republic (2002-2008). Mr. Moreira is currently managing partner of Conjuntura e Contexto – Consultoria Empresarial, and member of the Board of Directors of Cia. Cataguazes-Leopoldina (Energisa), International Advisor of Marsh & McLennan Group of Companies and Member of the Board of Directors of Valid S.A.
Claudio Almeida Prado Board member 6 2 years
Mr. Claudio is an Electronic Engineer and Master in Computer Science, both by Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo, and he has been working in the Information Technology area for about 25 years. Claudio started his career as a researcher at the Laboratory of Integrable Systems at USP. He founded Pulso Tecnologia in 1989, a company that operates security solutions for the banking area (and developed the country’s first Internet Banking solution in 1994). He headed, from 2005 to 2011, all areas of support for Innovation and Software Development for direct and indirect channels of Banco ABN Real and (after) Grupo Santander, where he was CIO during the last 3 years. After having been a member of Deutsche Bank (2011/12) and in Grupo Abril (2012/16), he currently holds the position of Executive Officer of Grupo Fleury S.A. He routinely teaches and specializes in graduate courses in Information Technology and its use in collaboration and mobility networks. He was the Coordinator of Febraban’s Technology Group, leading the mobile payment research. Former member of the Board of Directors of Pulso and Fonet.
Henrique Bredda Board member 0 2 years
Mr. Henrique Bredda is a founding partner and variable income manager at Alaska Investments since 2015. Since 2017, he has been a member of the board of directors of Marcopolo S.A. Since 2016 he has been a member of the fiscal council of Log-In Logística Intermodal S.A. He was a partner of Venturestar Capital Management from 2013 to 2015 and a partner of Skipper Investimentos, where he worked as an analyst and variable income manager from 2010 to 2013. Analyst of variable income in Ashmore Brasil from 2009 to 2010. Worked at FVF Participações, from 2008 to 2009, as an equity analyst. From 2005 to 2008, he worked for the Spinnaker Capital Group, where he covered Latin American shares. He was also a credit analyst at Unibanco from 2003 to 2004 and worked in financial consulting in 2002. He has a degree in Naval and Oceanic Engineering (Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo).
Guilherme Affonso Ferreira Board member 0 2 years
Mr. Guilherme Affonso has three different degrees from three different institutions: Production Engineering (Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo); Economics and Politics (Macalester College in Minneapolis/USA); Beef Cattle in the Tropics (James Cook University in Townsville/Australia). He is currently a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit and Finance Committee of Arezzo, member of the Board of Directors and Compensation Committee of Sulamérica, member of the Board of Directors and Compensation and Governance Committees of B3, member of the Board of Directors of T4F, Chairman of the Board of Directors and of the Governance Committee of Bahema. He has also been a Board Member of Petrobrás, Pão de Açucar, Coldex Frigor, Correa Ribeiro, Unibanco, Unibanco Holdings, Tavex, Eternit and Gafisa.
Fiamma Zarife Board member 0 2 years
Mrs. Fiamma Zarife has a degree in Advertising and Propaganda (UFF) and a degree in Public Relations (UERJ); she has a graduate degree in Marketing (PUC-RJ) and specialization degrees from Singularity University, MIT, Columbia Business School and Wharton School. She started his career at Petrobras Distribuidora in 1994. Between 1995 and 1999, she worked at Banco Boavista, where she coordinated the development of Internet Banking at the institution. In 1999, she joined ATL – Algar Telecom Leste and started a 15-year journey in telecommunications, working for TIMnet (2001), Oi (2001-2008), Claro (2008-2012) and Samsung (2013-2014). During this period, she worked in the areas of Value-Added Service and Innovation, responsible for launching solutions such as SMS, Mobile TV, Mobile Banking, Mobile Advertising and Broadband. At Samsung, she envisioned Samsung Ocean, fostering the training developers and the creation of startups. She currently holds the position of Managing Director of Twitter in Brazil, where she is responsible for developing the company’s business strategy in Brazil, coordinating its operations with brands, advertising agencies and content partners.