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José da Costa Carvalho Neto
Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Executive Board
Chief Executive Officer Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA (Eletrobras)
With a background as an electrical engineer and with a Master in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Mr. José da Costa Carvalho Neto was the Deputy Secretary of Mines and Energy of Minas Gerais, in 1987, and was the Chairman of Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais (Cemig) between July 1998 and January 1999. Also at Cemig, where he started as a trainee in 1966, he was Chief Distribution Officer, from 1991 to 1997, and held the offices of Superintendent, Department and Division Manager. He was a Professor in power plants at Pontifical Catholic University-MG, from 1970 up to 1977.  In the private sector, he held the offices of Chief Executive Officer of Arcadis Logos Energia, member of the board of directors of Logos Engenharia and Enerconsult and Director of Orteng Equipamentos e Sistemas.