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Board of Directors

In accordance with articles 16 and 17 of Minerva´s bylaws, its board of directors is currently comprised of ten members. During periods of absence or temporary unavailability of the president, the vice-president will substitute for him. During periods of absence or temporary unavailability of the president and of the vice-president, the president’s activities will be performed by another member of the board of directors, previously appointed by the president.

The Company´s board of directors is responsible for, among other matters, determining the policies and guidelines of its business, supervising the board of executive officers and monitoring the implementation of the policies and guidelines periodically established by the board of directors. According to Brazilian Corporate Law, the board of directors is also responsible for hiring our independent auditors.

The members of the Company´s board of directors are elected at a general shareholders’ meeting, serving for a two-year term and are eligible for reelection. The members of the Company´s board of directors are subject to removal at any time, with or without cause, at a general shareholders’ meeting.

Minerva´s board of directors meets every three months and whenever an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting is called by the president or by any other member. Each member will have the right of one vote on the resolutions, and the resolutions of the board of directors are voted by a majority of its members.

Directors Title End of term of office
Edivar Vilela de Queiroz Chairman April 2018
Antônio Vilela de Queiroz Vice- Chairman April 2018
Abdullah Ali Aldubaikhi Vice- Chairman April 2018
Ibar Vilela de Queiroz Member April 2018
Sergio Carvalho Mandim Fonseca Member April 2018
Alexandre Lahoz Mendonça de Barros Member April 2018
Roberto Rodrigues Independent Director April 2018
José Luiz Rêgo Glaser Independent Director April 2018
Salman Abdulrahman Binseaidan Member April 2018
Abdulaziz Saleh Al-Rebdi Member April 2018

Edivar Vilela de Queiroz. Mr. Edivar de Queiroz has been a member of the board of directors since May 2, 2007. He serves as the president of the Beef Industry Syndicate of the State of São Paulo (Sindicato das Indústrias Frigoríficas do Estado de São Paulo), or SINDFRIO, and has also served as the president of ABIEC. Mr. Edivar de Queiroz holds a law degree from Faculdade Municipal de Franca.

Antônio Vilela de Queiroz. Mr. Antônio de Queiroz has been a member of the board of directors since May 2, 2007. He is the owner of Expresso Barretos Ltda. since 1976 and of Agropecuária Vilela de Queiroz since 1967, and also develops agricultural and cattle raising business activities.

Mr. Abdullah Ali Aldubaikhi. Mr. Abdullah Ali Aldubaikhi is graduated in Electric Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals of Saudi Arabia and has an Executive MBA degree from University of Oxford, United Kingdom. He holds the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Saudi Agriculture & Livestock Investment Company (SALIC), a company specialized in agribusiness investments, being also President of the Board of Directors of SALIC UK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SALIC, which operates in the United Kingdom, as well as President of the Board of Directors and CEO of SALIC Canada, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SALIC operating in Canada, and member of the Board of Directors of Continental Farmers Group (CFG), a diversified agricultural producer, with agricultural operations at Poland Northern region and Western Ukraine; and also of United Farmers Holding Company, a joint-venture owned by SALIC and two Saudi companies of private sector, having as purpose the exploration of investment opportunities in agribusiness; of G3 Global Grain Group, a joint-venture owned by SALIC Canada and Bunge Canada Limited; of G3 Canada Ltd., a company having as purpose investing in the grain agricultural industry in Canada; and Abdullah Abdulghani and Bros. Co. Qatar, a distributor company of Toyota and Lexus vehicles; of Bank Alkhair B.S.C. (c). Bahrain, an Islamic international bank and Savola Food Saudi Arabia, a multinational food group. In addition, Mr. Abdullah Ali Aldubaikhi is member of Australian Arab Business Council, Canadian Arab Business Council, Hungarian Arab Business Council and Polish Arab Business Council, having also been a member of French Arab Business Council, Qatari Arab Business Council and Swiss Arab Business Council. Mr. Aldubaikhi also represents SALIC in the Advisory Group about Responsive Business Conducts in the Agricultural Supply Chain of the Organization for Cooperation and Development (OECD). In 2014, Mr. Abdullah Ali Aldubaikhi was elected member of Advisory Council of Oxford Alumni, as well as member of Eisenhower Council of Saudi Arabia. Previously to SALIC, Mr. Abdullah Ali Aldubaikhi was President of Afwaf Investment, a leading private equity company in Saudi Arabia, being also a member of the Board of Directors at Alessa Industries Co. Saudi Arabia, a company of export management, until the beginning of 2012.

Ibar Vilela de Queiroz. Mr. Ibar de Queiroz has been a member of the board since May 2, 2007. He is the owner of Auto Posto São Domingos and also develops agricultural and cattle raising business activities.

Sergio Carvalho Mandim Fonseca. Mr. Sergio Carvalho Mandim Fonseca has a degree in Production Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (USP) and completed a specialization course in Strategic Sales Management at the University of Berkeley, Califórnia, USA. and the Advanced Management Program at FDC/INSEAD. He was CEO of BRF S.A. from September 2013 to April 2015 and Vice-President for Brazil of Sadia S.A. from 2004 to 2009. Between 1987 and 2013, he was Planning, Sales and BU Officer at Martins Comércio e Distribuição. He has already been a member of Minerva’s Board of Directors and has also served on the Boards of Excelcior Alimentos, Rio Grande do Sul, and Start Química and ACIUB, in Uberlândia MG, among others. Between 2009 and 2013 he also acted as a Management Consultant.

Alexandre Lahoz Mendonça de Barros. Mr. Barroz holds a degree in agricultural engineering from ESALQ/USP (1990) and a PhD in applied economics from the same university (1999). He began teaching Macroeconomics, Economic Development and Agricultural Economics at ESALQ/USP’s Department of Economics, Business Administration and Sociology in 1995. He has been teaching Agricultural Economics at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation since 2005. A former member of the Board of Directors of Fosfértil, and a sitting member of the Board of Directors of the Schoenmaker/Terra Viva Group and the Otávio Lage Group, Mr. Barros is also a member of the Outside Advisory Committee of the Farming Division of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Company in the Southwest region (EMBRAPA Pecuária Sudeste). He is a member of the Senior Agribusiness Council of the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP) and an advising partner at MB Agro and Ruralcon Consultoria in Agricultural Management.

Roberto Rodrigues. Mr. Roberto Rodrigues earned a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering from the Higher School of Agriculture Luiz de Queiroz - ESALQ-USP in 1965. He received a degree Honoris Causa from the University of the State of São Paulo Júlio de Mesquita Filho - UNESP in 1998, after concluding Rural Management programs. Mr. Roberto Rodrigues began teaching at UNESP in 1967. He served as the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply in Brazil from January 2003 through June 2006. He has been a member of the Advisory Council of the Organization of Cooperatives of the State of São Paulo - OCESP since 1990. He also held the position of Chairman of the Agribusiness Board of the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo - COSAG FIESP from 2006 to 2012. Since 2006, he has served as the Agribusiness Coordinator of the São Paulo School of Economics of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation - FGV.

José Luiz Rêgo Glaser. Mr. Glaser Jose joined Noble in August 2011 and holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from FGV (Fundacao Getulio Vargas) and a Master degree from Stanford University, Food Research Institute, USA.He brings over 30 years of grains and softs trading, asset management, business development and business management experience, gained primarily at Cargill, where he managed large operations in Switzerland, USA and Brazil. He started his career at SKF Ball Bearings and worked at Madebras, before joining Cargill, where he worked for the last 27 years.His last role at Cargill was General Manager Grains and Oilseeds Supply Chain.

Salman Abdulrahman Binseaidan. Mr. Salman Abdulrahman Binseaidan has a degree in Industrial Management from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals of Saudi Arabia and a master´s degree in International Business from the University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom. During the last five years, he has been with SALIC, and currently holds the position of Investment Vice-President of Saudi Agriculture & Livestock Investment Company (SALIC). Previously to SALIC, Mr. Salman Abdulrahman Binseaidan occupied executive and management positions with governmental bodies and companies in Saudi Arabia, including King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (K.A.CARE), established with the purpose of creating a sustainable future for Saudi Arabia, developing alternative energy sources, Saudi Industrial Development Fund (SIDF), a fund for short and medium term loans oriented to private industrial projects, providing administrative, financial, technical and marketing assistance, with the purpose of increasing the industrial base of region in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Industrialization & Energy Services Company (TAQA), a company that seeks to identify, evaluate and develop projects, and Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), a diversified manufacturing company, which is active in production/transformation of chemicals, industrial polymers, fertilizers and metals, being one of largest public companies in Saudi Arabia.

Abdulaziz Saleh Al-Rebdi. Mr. Abdulaziz Saleh Al-Rebdi holds a degree in Industrial Management from the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, in Saudi Arabia. He is currently a Board member of Saudi Agriculture & Livestock Investment Company (SALIC) and President of ASR Consulting, a company headquartered in Saudi Arabia with a focus on finance consulting, including access to financing, restructuring, merger and acquisition, as well as development of projects for the petrochemical, oil refinery, mining and construction material manufacturing industries. For three years, he held the position of General Manager at NADEC, a company headquartered in Saudi Arabia with a focus on the production of dairy products, being responsible for the company’s restructuring project, which aimed to make it more competitive on the market. This project included the introduction of business resource planning for all manufacturing operations, finances, marketing and sales, restructuring operations around strategic business units, the company relaunching with a new logo and renewed packaging, diversifying the company’s sales by introducing new non-traditional products. None of the companies/institutions above, except for SALIC, are part of the Company’s economic group, or are controlled by a shareholder of the Company who holds, directly or indirectly, interest equal to or higher than 5% of the same class or type of security issued by the Company. In the past five years, Mr. Abdulaziz Saleh Al-Rebdi was not subject to any (i) criminal conviction, even if not final and unappealable; (ii) CVM administrative procedure, even if not final and unappealable or (iii) final and unappealable conviction, in the judicial or administrative level, which has either suspended or prohibited him to practice any professional or commercial activity. Mr. Abdulaziz Saleh Al-Rebdi hereby declares that he is a Politically Exposed Person, in accordance with the applicable regulations, since he, as well as his representatives, relatives and other people closely related to him, does not hold nor have held relevant public positions, jobs or duties, in Brazil or foreign countries, territories and protectorates in the past five years.


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