Petrobras names new CEO

The Petrobras board of directors has elected Roberto Castello Branco as CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIRO– The Petrobras board of directors has elected Roberto Castello Branco as CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

He succeeds Ivan de Souza Monteiro.

In addition, the board has dismissed Nelson Luiz Costa Silva from the position of chief strategy, organization and management system executive officer and Jorge Celestino Ramos from the position of chief refining and natural gas executive officer.

Solange da Silva Guedes, chief exploration and production executive officer, and Eberaldo de Almeida Neto, chief human resources, HSE and services executive officer will occupy these positions, without prejudice to their current functions, for a period of 90 days or until the board decides on new executive officers.

12/27/2018

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