Management and Board of Directors

Management and Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The board of directors of PPLA Participations is responsible for, among other things, electing and removing the executive officers and supervising the other members of PPLA Participations’ management.

The table below shows the names, position and date of election of each member elected to the board of directors of PPLA Participations as well as a summary of members‘ businesses experience and other biographical information:

Name Position Election Date
Roberto Balls Sallouti
Director June 05, 2023

Roberto Sallouti is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of BTG Pactual. Mr. Sallouti joined the firm in 1994, and became a partner in 1998. He was named Chief Operating Officer in 2008, having previously been responsible for the firm’s Fixed Income Division. He was named Chief Executive Officer in 2015. Mr. Sallouti holds a bachelor of science degree in economics, with concentrations in finance and marketing, from The Wharton School – University of Pennsylvania.

John Huw Gwili Jenkins
Vice-Chairman of the Board June 05, 2023
John Huw Gwili Jenkins is a member of the board of directors of Banco BTG Pactual and PPLA Participations. Prior to joining BTG Pactual in 2008, Mr. Jenkins worked at UBS AG from 1996 to 2008, where he held several positions, including chief executive officer, global head of equities, head of equities for the Americas and head of Asia-Pacific equities. Prior to joining UBS AG, Mr. Jenkins worked at BZW Investment Management from 1986 to 1996 and Hill Samuel in 1986. Mr. Jenkins has spent most of his career based in Asia and the United States. Mr. Jenkins received his bachelor’s degree with honors in sociology and psychology from the University of Liverpool, his MBA from the London Business School and has recently participated in the Executives in Residence program at the London Business School.
Mark Clifford Maletz
Director June 05, 2023
Mark C. Maletz is a member of our board of directors. Mr. Maletz is a senior fellow at the Harvard Business School and an internationally recognized expert in the areas of strategy, leadership development and organizational transformation. Prior to his time at Harvard Business School, he was a partner at McKinsey and Company where he worked in the organization practice. Mr. Maletz was also previously a professor at Babson College. Mr. Maletz is a founder of the Center for Research on Corporate Performance, the chairman emeritus of the EastWest Institute and a member of the board of Global Capacity. Mr. Maletz received his bachelor of arts degree from Dartmouth College and received a Master Degree in Cognitive Science, a Master in Computer, Information and Control Engineering and a PhD in Computer and Communication Sciences from the Industrial Technology Institute of the University of Michigan.
Nelson Azevedo Jobim
Chairman of the Board June 05, 2023
Mr. Nelson Azevedo Jobim received his bachelor in law and social sciences from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul in 1968. Mr. Jobim served as member and President of the Federal Supreme Court from 1997 to 2006, Minister of Justice, Minister of Defense, President of the National Council of Justice and President of the Electoral Superior Court. Mr. Jobim acted as lawyer from 1969 to 1994; from 2006 to 2007; and from 2011 until 2016.
Guillermo Ortiz Martínez
Director June 05, 2023
Guillermo Ortiz Martínez holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and a Master’s degree and a PhD in Economics from the Stanford University. He is currently a Board member of Weatherford International (a large oil and equipment company based in Geneva) and several Mexican companies (including Mexichem, ASUR, the Chedraui Commercial Group and VITRO). He has held important positions as Executive Officer in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) between 1984 and 1988, and as President of the Bank of Mexico between 1998 and 2009.
Eduardo Henrique de Mello Motta Loyo
Director June 05, 2023
Eduardo Henrique de Mello Motta Loyo serves as the chief economist and executive officer of Banco BTG Pactual. Mr. Loyo joined Banco BTG Pactual in 2007, where he served as managing director and chief economist for Latin America. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Loyo was executive director of the IMF, elected by Brazil and eight other countries. Mr. Loyo was deputy president of the Central Bank from 2003 to 2005, and a voting member of the Central Bank’s Committee on Monetary Policy (Comitê de Política Monetária), or COPOM. Since 2001, Mr. Loyo has been a professor of economics at the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and was assistant professor of public policy at Harvard University from 1998 to 2003. Mr. Loyo also held visiting faculty positions at Columbia University in 2003 and INSEAD in 2002. Mr. Loyo serves as a director of the Institute for Economic Policy Studies – Casa das Graças, a think tank in Rio de Janeiro. Mr. Loyo received his PhD in Economics from Princeton University.

Executive Officers

The board of directors of PPLA Participations may appoint such officers as it may determine. The officers have such powers and perform such duties in the management, business and affairs of PPLA Participations as may be delegated to them by PPLA Participations’ board of directors from time to time.

Name Position Election Date
José Octavio Mendes Vita
CEO May 5, 2017
José Octavio Mendes Vita is a MD Partner of BTG Pactual and a member of the Brazil Management Committee. He is based in our São Paulo office. He is the former co-head of Investment Banking of BTG Pactual. Mr. Vita joined Pactual in 1989 and became partner in 1993. Prior to joining Pactual, he worked in Corporate Finance at Bankers Trust Company of Brazil and at Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York. Mr. Vita graduated in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and obtained an MBA from Wharton Business School.
Gustavo dos Santos Vaz
IRO April 30, 2018

Mr. Gustavo dos Santos Vaz has been working at BTG Pactual since 2009, based in the São Paulo office, and currently acts as Executive Director of the Partnership Office. He worked as financial analyst at BMW do Brasil Ltda from 2007 to 2009, mainly in the Controllership area, when he joined BTG to be responsible for the Partnership Office, and performed, among others, investor relations activities with the Partners and Associates of BTG Pactual. Mr. Vaz graduated in Business Administration from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie in 2006.