João Carlos de Nóbrega Pecego, Director of the Board since 2010, is Chief Executive Officer of Banco Patagonia, Argentina since 2014,Vice President of GPAT Compañía Financiera since 2016, Director of Patagonia Valores since 2011,Director of Banco Patagonia Uruguay since 2011 and Director of ABA, Asociación de Bancos de la Argentina since 2018. Mr. Pecego was President of Grupo Brasil and Director of Visa Argentina and Director of ADEBA, Asociación de Bancos Argentinos. Mr.Pecego was also Vice President of Banco Patagonia,Argentina from 2011 to 2014 and President of GPAT Compañía Financiera from 2011 to 2016. He has been employed by Banco do Brasil in various capacities since 1978, holding the positions of Manager of the main agencies in the State of São Paulo, Commercial Superintendent in the South Region of Brazil, Executive Manager responsible for Projects and Corporate Financing and Regional General Director - Head of Latin America of Banco do Brasil based in Argentina.
Mr. Pecego holds a degree in Business Administration, a postgraduate degree in Business Management from Instituto São Luiz, São Paulo, an MBA in International Business from Fundación Don Cabral, Minais Gerais and in Marketing from Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, (PUC). Mr. Pecego was formally commended by the Brazilian government for his work in Mercosur. Mr. Pecego’s professional experience in and related to the banking industry qualifies him to serve on the Board.