Oscar De Paula Bernardes
Vice Chairman of the Board
Mr. Oscar de Paula Bernardes, Neto serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Marcopolo SA since March 29, 2012. He joined the Gerdau Group in 1980. He is a Member of a number of other organizations including World President's Organization (WPO). Since 2005, he has been a Member of the Board of Directors of Companhia Suzano de Papel e Celulose and of Gerdau SA since 2002. In 2006, he has been appointed Member of the Board of Diectors of Sao Paulo Alpargatas SA. In 2007, he joined Localiza Rent a Car SA as a Member of the Board. Moreover, since 2011 he has been a Member of the Board of Directos of Diagnosticos da America SA and since 2010 of Praixair Inc. He graduated in Business Administration from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in 1988 and gained a degree in Chemical Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in 1969. He also studied General Business Administration at the University of Toronto; Marketing at Ashridge and Advanced Management at the Wharton School, University of Pensylvania.