João Verner Juenemann
Joao qualified as an accountant at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUC-RS), and in Business at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) where he also did a postgraduate qualification. He founded Juenemann & Associados, working in independent auditing from 1977 to 2015, as an expert witness, and in business consultancy. He is a member of the Board of Directors, of Auditing and Risk Committees, and of the Audit Committee of various corporations over the last 30 years. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors and coordinator of the Audit Committee of the Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul P.L.C. (State Bank of Rio Grande do Sul) and of Forjas Taurus P.L.C., as well as being a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of Tupy P.L.C. since 2009. He is President of the Audit Committee of the Instituto de Desenvolvimento Gerencial P.L.C. (Institute for Managerial Development) (Falconi Consultores de Resultado). He is also a permanent Tax Advisor of Plascar Participações Industriais P.L.C., Saraiva P.L.C. Livreiros Editores (Publishing House), Sonae Sierra Brasil P.L.C. and Dimed P.L.C. Distribuidora de Medicamentos (Medications Distributors). He is president of the Colégio de Vogais – an expert group of the Fundação de Apoio ao Comitê de Pronunciamentos Contábeis (FACPC) (Foundation for the Support of the Accounting Pronouncements Committee) and a member of the Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC). He was president of the Brazilian Federal Accounting Council, member of the Board of Directors of the IBGC, president of the Audit Committee of the Banco Meridional do Brasil P.L.C., professor of the UFRGS and co-author of the Guidelines for Best Practice for the Audit Committee – 2005 and for the Audit Committee – 2009, issued by the IBGC. (Data updated in April 2016).
Business and management