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Ricardo Knoepfelmacher

Director
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Netshoes Cayman Ltd
Brazil

Biography

Mr. Ricardo Knoepfelmacher is Director Nominee of the company. He is the founder of RK Partners, an advisory firm focused on financial and operational restructuring and corporate turnarounds, and is currently the Managing Partner of the firm. Mr. Knoepfelmacher has also served on the board of directors of NII Holdings, Inc. (Nextel) since 2013 and Vicunha Têxtil S.A. since 2013. Prior to founding RK Partners, Mr. Knoepfelmacher led several corporate restructurings, which included Brasil Ferrovias S.A. (railway operator in Brazil), EBX Group (OGX, OSX and MMX), PDG, UTC, Rossi Residencial, Bombril, Galvão Engenharia, Paranapanema, Usina Caeté and Property Brasil, among others. Previously, Mr. Knoepfelmacher was the Chief Executive Officer of Brasil Telecom S.A. from 2005 to 2009, Chief Executive Officer of Pegasus Telecom S.A. from 2000 to 2002, and Chief Executive Officer of Bicicletas Caloi from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Knoepfelmacher also worked at Citibank and McKinsey & Company before launching his own company, MGDK & Associados, a restructuring and consulting firm later sold to the Monitor Group, currently owned by Deloitte. Mr. Knoepfelmacher holds a master’s degree in international management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a bachelor degree in economics from Universidade de Brasília

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