Executive Board

Board of Directors

The members of Even’s Board of Directors are elected by the General Meeting of shareholders to serve unified terms of two years, and may be reelected.

The Board’s responsibilities include setting the company’s general business direction, establishing general policies, electing directors, supervising management and approving operations.

Name
Rodrigo Geraldi Arruy

Chairman of the Board of Directors and member of the Melnick Board of Directors. He graduated in Civil Engineering from Fundação Álvares Penteado (FAAP) in December 2001 and took an MBA in business management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGVSP) in July 2008.

In December 2009, he founded Nova Milano Investimentos Ltda., an investment fund manager focused on equity, aiming at consolidating the area with active management, focused on the private credit market for the real estate market. He is currently a director at Nova Milano and participates in the investment committee of different managed funds and investee companies. Arruy has also been the CEO of Casa de Pedra Securitizadora S.A. since its foundation, in September 2018, and has also been a member of the investment committee at Grendene S.A. since its incorporation, in May 2019.

Leandro Melnick

He graduated in Civil Engineering from the  Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and took a postgraduate course in Business Management at Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He started working at Melnick Construções in 1996. Currently, he also holds the position of CEO of Even and is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Melnick Desenvolvimento Imobiliário S.A.

André Ferreira Matins Assumpção

He is a lawyer graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of São Paulo and a public administrator graduated from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the company, of Superbid Participações and Chairman of the Board of Directors of TRR Corretora de Seguros, where he was also CEO between 2018 and 2020. After 10 years at Banco BBA, where he was an executive partner, André was one of the co-founders of Estáter Assessoria Financeira in 2003, where he remains a partner, as well as participating as a co-investor in the companies of the Estáter Group.

Claudio Zaffari

Graduated in Business Administration at the Faculdade de Ciên. Con. Ciên. E Administração São Judas Tadeu. Since 1968, he has worked for the Zaffari Group, holding the positions of Operational Manager, Purchasing Manager and Commercial Director. He is currently the Superintendent Director of the Zaffari Group.

Guibson Zaffari

Graduated in Business Administration in 2007 at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul. Since 2004, he has held the positions of Director at Clazari, the holding company of Grupo Zaffari, and Director of Belfare Empreedimentos Imobiliários Ltda, a real estate investment company. He was a member of the British Council of Start Ups in the fashion area and was also Portfolio Manager at XP Investimentos.

Cláudia Elisa de Pinho Soares

Graduated in business administration from PUC-RJ and holds an MBA from INSEAD and an MBA in Human Resources from FIA-SP. She is currently a member of the IBGC, an external member of the Strategy & Innovation Committee at Tupy SA and an advisory member of the GS& Group. She was also an independent advisor at Arezzo&Co and Totvs, where she was also Chairperson of the People and Compensation Committee. She has served as C-level executive for companies such as AmBev, GPA, Via Varejo, Votorantim Cimentos, Fnac and Grupo NC/ EMS, with more than 32 years of professional experience.

Board of Executive Officers

Our Executive Board is composed of five members, elected and removed at any time by the Board of Directors. The directors are responsible for carrying out the decisions of the Board of Directors and for representing Even before third parties. Each director also has individual responsibilities that are determined by the Board of Directors.

Name
Leandro Melnick

He graduated in Civil Engineering from the  Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and took a postgraduate course in Business Management at Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He started working at Melnick Construções in 1996. Currently, he also is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Melnick Desenvolvimento Imobiliário S.A.

João Eduardo de Azevedo Silva

He graduated in Civil Engineering from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado – FAAP and took a postgraduate degree in Administration from Fundação Instituto de Administração – FIA. Between 1999 and 2003, he was Development Coordinator at Gafisa S.A. He joined Even in 2003, exercising the position of Development Superintendent.

José Carlos Wollenweber Filho

He graduated in Electrical Engineering and has a master’s degree in Economic and Financial Sciences, both from PUC/SP. He holds an MBA from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and has extensive professional experience in the real estate market, with emphasis on acting as Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer at Direcional Engenharia S.A. between 2010 and 2014 and, again, between 2017 and 2019. He was also Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer and later Director at Unidas Locamérica between 2015 and 2017.

Marcelo Dzik

Graduated in Civil Engineering at Mackenzie and graduated from Fundação Dom Cabral – Executive MBA and Kellogg School of Management – Post-MBA Program. He joined as an intern and worked in several areas at Even.

Marcelo Lenttini de Morais

Graduated in Civil Engineering from FEI in December 2004, attended a postgraduate degree in Business Administration (CEAG-SP) from FGV in 2007 and an MBA in Real Estate Business Management from FGV in 2010. He joined the company in 2006 where he worked as an engineer and General Manager of Works.