Persio Arida is Executive Chairman of BTG Pactual. He is based in São Paulo.
Prior to joining BTG Pactual, Mr. Arida was Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil and President of the National Economic and Social Development Bank (BNDES). In the private sector, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Itaú, Vale, Unibanco and Sul América, among others. Directors of Itaú, Vale, Unibanco and Sul América, among others.
Mr. Arida has a PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and has published several papers in specialized journals. He was a Professor at the University of São Paulo and at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, and has held research appointments at the Institute for Advanced Studies (Princeton), the Smithsonian Institution (Washington), and the Centre for Brazilian Studies (Oxford). He is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the Blavatnik School of Government (Oxford), a member of the Corporate Development Committee of MIT and the Advisory Committee of the IMF.
Galeazzi, Claudio is a Board member. Mr. Galeazzi is based in São Paulo.
Mr. Galeazzi developed a solid career in consulting, restructuring, turnaround, interim management and managing well known companies in the real economy. He held senior position in several companies such as Commercial VP of British Petroleum mining company in Brazil, CEO of following companies: Cia Estanifera do Brasil (CESBRA), Vila Romana and VR, Laticineos MOCOCA, ARTEX, LOJAS AMERICANAS, SENDAS, CBD (Grupo Pão de Açucar) and CEO of CECRISA.
Mr. Galeazzi is a Certified Public Accountant. He served as President of the Conselho Nacional do SESI during 5 years in Brasilia, Director of Instituto Euvaldo Lodi, Director of FIESP (Federação das Industrias de SP), Vice President of ANFAC (Associação Nacional de Factoring), is currently a director of MAM (Museu de Arte Moderna de SP). Served as Board Member and consultant of several companies and is the founder of Galeazzi Associados.
Huw Jenkins is Vice Chairman and Board Member of BTG Pactual. He is based in London.
Mr. Jenkins joined BTG as a partner in 2008. Prior to BTG he held several positions at UBS AG, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Global Head of Equities, Head of Equities for the Americas and Head of Asia-Pacific Equities. Prior to joining UBS AG, he worked at BZW Investment Management and Hill Samuel. Mr. Jenkins has spent most of his career based in Asia and the United States.
Mr. Jenkins received his bachelor’s degree with honors in sociology and psychology from the University of Liverpool, his MBA from the London Business School and has recently participated in the Executives in Residence program at the London Business School.
Marcelo Kalim is Board member and co-CEO of BTG Pactual. Mr Kalim is based in São Paulo.
Marcelo Kalim joined Banco Pactual in 1996 and became a partner in 1998. He was a director at Pactual responsible for investments until 2008 when he left to found BTG. He then became Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Mr. Kalim holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School and received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of São Paulo.
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Roberto Sallouti is Board member and co-CEO at BTG Pactual. Mr. Sallouti is based in Sao Paulo.
Roberto Sallouti joined Banco Pactual in 1994. Four years later he became a partner and until 2003 was responsible for Fixed Income in the domestic market, at which time he also became responsible for international Fixed Income. Following the sale of Banco Pactual to UBS, between 2006 and 2008 he was co-Head of Fixed Income for emerging markets. In 2008, he became a founder of BTG Pactual and became Chief Operating Officer (COO), a post he occupied until September of this year when he became CEO of Asset Management.
Mr. Sallouti is a graduate in Economics, having specialized in Finance and Marketing at the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School.