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Claudio Thomaz Lobo Sonder

Chairman
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Lojas Renner
Brazil

Biography

Mr. Claudio Thomaz Lobo Sonder serves as Vice President at Suzano Papel e Celulose S.A. Mr. Sonder serves as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Officers Board at Suzano Holding S.A. (IPLF Holding S.A.) and has been its Vice-Chairman of The Board of Directors since April 2013. He serves as President of Alden Desenvolvimento Imobiliário Ltda and Premesa S.A. Mr. Sonder served as Executive Vice President of Suzano Holding S.A. Mr. Sonder served as an Officer at Polpar S.A. He is a Partner-Director of Panorama Consult. He served as the Chairman of the Board of Management of Celanese Corporation from 1999 to January 31, 2004 and its Chief Executive Officer and Member of Management Board until October 31, 2004. Mr. Sonder served as the Head of Plastics and Films Division of Hoechst in Frankfurt, Germany from 1994 to 1996. He served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hoechst do Brazil from 1983 to 1994. He served on the Board of Management of Hoechst AG, Frankfurt from 1996 to October 1999. He served with industrial businesses of Hoechst from 1966 to 1999 in Brazil and Germany. He served as the Chairman of the Board at Lojas Renner S.A. from March 31, 2008 to April 18, 2013. He serves as a Member Director of the Supervisory Board at Dresdner Bank Lateinamerika AG. He serves as a Member of Advisor Board at Gávea Investimentos Ltda. He is a Member of Supervisory Board of Suzano Petroquimica S.A., Brazil, DSM Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and DSM Fine Chemicals BV. He has been Vice Chairman of Board of Directors of Polpar S.A. since April 2015. He served as the Vice Chairman of the Board at Lojas Renner S.A. since April 18, 2013 and it's Director since April 2, 2007. He serves as an Independent Director of Quattor Petroquimica SA and Grupo RBS Ltda (Grupo RBS S.A.). Mr. Sonder has been a Director of Suzano Papel e Celulose S.A. since 2001. He is a Member of Federation of the Chemical Industries of Germany, Frankfurt. He served as Director of Cyrela Brazil Realty S.A. Empreendimentos e Participações (alternate name, Cyrela Brazil Realty S.A.) since 2005. He served as a Member of Supervisory Board of Celanese GmbH since 1999 and Emerald Kalama Chemical, BV since 2005. Mr. Sonder also holds the following positions in other companies: member of the directive board and member of the superior council Ecofuturo Institute – Future for Sustainable Development (Instituto Ecofuturo – Futuro para o Desenvolvimento Sustentável); member of the board of directors of MDS, SGPS, S.A. and member of the board of trustees and member of the executive board of Fundação Arymax. He served as Member of Supervisory Board of Koninklijke DSM N.V. from April 6, 2005 to May 3, 2013. Mr. Sonder served as a Member of Supervisory Board of Companhia Suzano de Papel e Celulose S.A., Brazil, RBS-Media Group, Brazil, Cyrela Brazil Realty S.A. (Brazil), OGX S.A. and Hospital Albert Einstein (Brazil). He served as a Director at Óleo e Gás Participações S.A. (alternate name, OGX Petróleo e Gás Participações SA). He was a Member of the Board of Ibero-America Association, Hamburg (Germany) and Latin American Association. He is the Vice-Chairman of the Deliberative Council of Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein Hospital. Mr. Sonder served as Independent Director of Braskem Petroquímica S.A. He has a degrees in Chemical Engineering and Economics from Mackenzie University in 1966/1967 and has concluded extension courses at the University of Munich, Germany, in 1964 and Master's Degree from Harvard Business School, Boston, in 1973.

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