Management

Management Team

Name Position Election Date End of Term
Antônio Alves Benjamim Neto
CEO 04/2022 04/2024

Mr. Antonio Alves Benjamim Neto is a physician, cardiovascular surgeon and Chief Executive Officer of Kora Saúde. In 2001 he founded Hospital Meridional Cariacica, which gave rise to Rede Meridional and, later, to Kora Saúde group. Graduated in Medicine from the Higher School of Sciences of the Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Vitória and medical residency in General Surgery at Hucam-Ufes. with specialization in Vascular Surgery at UFRJ. He has more than 25 years of previous experience as a surgeon at H. Estadual São Lucas, H. Praia da Costa and H. Estadual Antônio Bezerra de Farias and as Treasurer Director of Regional Medical Council/ES and Treasurer Director of Cooperative of Angiologists and Vascular Surgeons/ES.

Elias Leal Lima
CFO and IRO 01/2023 01/2025

Mr. Elias Leal Lima is the Company’s Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer. Between 2019 and January 2023, he served as the Company’s M&A and Integration Officer, in addition to being a member of the Company’s Board of Directors between 2018 and 2021. He has prior experience as an analyst at Pátria Investimentos (July 2012 to August 2015) and as an investment professional at H.I.G. Capital (September 2015 to September 2019).

 

Lorena Morelato
HR Officer 04/2022 04/2024

Lorena Morelato is a psychologist, specialist in Strategic People Management and in Management of Clinics and Hospitals and holds the position of Director People and Management at Kora Saúde. She has solid experience in the People and Management area, with experience in the implementation of the HRBP area, project leadership in the areas of Organizational Development, Culture & Climate, Attraction & Selection, Compensation Programs, Personnel Expense Management, handling labor and union claims and direct administration of HR Operations areas.

Marcio Augusto Pitta Machado
COO 04/2022 04/2024

Marcio Machado is an economist and accountant with a degree from UCAN-RJ and an MBA from Coppead UFRJ. He holds the position of Director of Operations at Kora Saúde. He has over 7 years of experience in the healthcare sector, with a long experience in finance and operations. He was the Controllership and Financial Planning Officer at Estácio and auditor at pwc.

Michel Castro Santana
Chief Commercial Officer 04/2022 04/2024

Michel Castro Santana, Commercial and Marketing Director at Kora Saúde, graduated in business administration, MBA in business management and marketing, has been working in the health sector for over 13 years. Developed carrer in finance, business, commercial and marketing. Professional background in large companies: Vivo, Grupo Fleury, Grupo Oncoclínicas and United Health Group.

Alex Fernandes Amorim Julian
CTO 04/2022 04/2024

Alex Julian is bachelor in technology, specialist both in finance and project management technology and holds the position of CTO at Kora Saúde. He has more than 20 years of professional experience, 10 of which in executive positions in healthcare, financial and services market segment.

Daniel Pangracio Ahouagi Cunha
Chief Integration and Operational Excellence Officer 09/2022 04/2024

Daniel Pangracio Ahouagi Cunha is an engineer, graduated at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and currently holds the position of Chief Integration and Operational Excellence Officer at Kora Saúde. He has more than 7 years of experience in the financial market, with a long experience in Private Equity at H.I.G. Capital, executing value creation projects in several investees of the portfolio. Daniel was responsible for leading all the integrations carried out so far by the Company, in addition to managing several strategic projects over the years

Ana Paula Santos Silva Acelino
Supply Director 08/2023 04/2024

Graduated in Pharmacy, specialist in Hospital Pharmacy from UNIVIX, with an MBA in Health Management, and an MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, both from FGV.
Acting since 2002 in the hospital area, both in the public and private service, she has experience in the various areas of supplies: pharmacy, warehouse, purchases and contracts in addition to knowledge of the hospital operation.
She has been working at Kora Saúde for 14 years, this being her second time at the company. She is currently responsible for the Corporate Procurement Department, with a focus on reducing costs, improving the quality of purchased products and services, inventory management, process improvement and the integration of new Kora Saúde units.

Diogo Sandoval Fernandes
Chief Accounting Officer 11/2022 11/2024

Diogo Fernandes holds a degree in accounting sciences from Faculdade UNA and an executive MBA from IBMEC. Currently Diogo holds the position of Accounting Director at Kora Saúde. He has 11 years of experience as head of accounting and controllership for publicly traded companies, he also was an EY auditor for 5 years.

Board of Directors

Name Position Election Date End of Term
Fábio Isay Saad
Chairman 07/2023 AGO/2025

Mr. Fabio Isay Saad is Managing Director of H.I.G. Brazil and Latin America. With more than 15 years of experience in the Brazilian and Latin American Private Equity market, he has led numerous investments in various sectors, including healthcare, logistics, media, technology and consumer. He currently serves on the boards of companies in more than five countries and leads the expansion of H.I.G. in the Andean Region. Mr. Fabio Isay Saad has been with the Company since 2018 as a Member of the Board of Directors, and in this position he has contributed significantly, on several fronts, to the growth and structuring of Kora Saúde’s businesses and strategies.

Frederico Christo Torezani
Independent Board Member 04/2023 AGO/2025

Mr. Frederico Christo Torezani currently holds the position of independent member of the Board of Directors of the Company and of Hospital Meridional SA, (the latter since 2009), in addition to being managing partner of Angiomed – Angiomed and Meridional Vascular Surgery and AngioDoppler – vascular diagnosis since 2002. He also has previous experience as managing partner of Hemológica Meridional Ltda. (2002-2019).

Nelson Luiz Sperle Teich
Independent Board Member 04/2023 AGO/2025

Mr. Nelson Luiz Sperle Teich is a physician, specializing in Oncology. He is Founder and Past President of COI Group and COI Institute of Management, Education and Research. He has an MBA in Health from COPPEAD / UFRJ, a Master’s in Health Economics from the University of York in the UK and training in Management and Entrepreneurship from the Harvard Business School (OPM 47). He is a former Minister of Health of Brazil and currently works as a consultant in the health field in companies in Brazil and abroad.

Rodrigo Barbosa Natacci
Board Member 04/2023 AGO/2025

Rodrigo Barbosa Natacci is a business administrator, graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) and currently holds the position of member of the Board of Directors, in addition to being deputy director of H.I.G. Capital Brazil. He has more than 10 years of experience as a CFO, where he previously held the position at Banco Brance, Pag Facil and Axxos Private Equity.

Eduardo da Veiga
Board Member 04/2023 AGO/2025

Mr. Eduardo holds a degree in Engineering from PUC-RJ, a master’s degree in engineering from École Centrale de Paris and also holds the CFA certification. Born in Brazil, he is fluent in Portuguese, English and French. Principal of H.I.G Brasil, Eduardo has more than 10 years of experience in the Private Equity market.

Antonio Alves Benjamim Neto
Board Member 04/2023 AGO/2025

Mr. Antonio Alves Benjamim Neto is a physician, cardiovascular surgeon and CEO of Kora Saúde. In 2001 he founded the Hospital Meridional Cariacica, which gave rise to Rede Mericional and, later, to the Kora Saúde group. years of previous experience, as a surgeon at the São Lucas State Hospital, at the Praia da Costa and at the Antônio Bezerra de Farias State Hospital and as Treasurer Director of CRM/ES and Treasurer Director of COOPANGIO/ES (Cooperative of Angologists and Vascular Surgeons/ES).

Audit and Compliance Committee

Name Position Election Date End of Term
Márcio Santiago Câmara
Committee Coordinator 03/2023 03/2025

Mr. Márcio Câmara served as a member of the Company’s Compliance Committee, he is also a member of the Audit Committee of Eletromídia S.A. and a member of the Fiscal Councils of Brasilcap and of Banrisul Icatu Participações (a joint venture between Icatu Seguros and Banco Banrisul). He has previous experience at Icatu Seguros, where he created the Audit Committee in November 2005. He chaired this multinational committee with effective success regarding the supervision of audit, compliance and internal control practices of the companies that make up the Icatu Seguros Group until August 2010. Also, he was the director of the Governance Department of Grupo Icatu Seguros, where he was responsible for Compliance, Internal Controls and Internal Audit (2010-2014). He founded MCGC Consultoria em Governança Corporativa Ltda. (“MCGC”) in November 2014, a compliance and corporate governance consultancy. Márcio Câmara, in parallel, participated in the constitution of the Audit Committee of the Icatu Seguros Group, and chaired it for 4 years. He was also a member of the Audit Committee of the joint venture between Icatu Holding and Prudential Real Estate. He was also Chairman of the Fiscal Council of ASSAPE – Empreendimento Península in Rio de Janeiro, between 2008 and 2010.

Frederico Christo Torezani
Independent Member 03/2023 03/2025

Mr. Frederico Christo Torezani currently holds the position of independent member of the Board of Directors of the Company and of Hospital Meridional S.A, (the latter since 2009), in addition to being managing partner of Angiomed – Angiomed – Meridional Vascular Angiology and Surgery and AngioDoppler – vascular diagnosis since 2002. He also has previous experience as managing partner of Hemológica Meridional Ltda. (2002-2019).

Fernanda Rossi Soares
Committee Member 03/2023 03/2025

Mrs. Fernanda Rossi Soares joined MCGC as a partner in April 2017. She has 11 years of experience in “Big Four” companies – KPMG and EY, working mainly in the external audit of investment funds regulated by the CVM (including 555 funds and structured funds – Funds Equity Investment Funds, Credit Rights Investment Funds and Real Estate Funds) and offshore funds regulated by the Cayman Monetary Entity (“CIMA”). She has 5 years of experience in project management, leading medium-sized teams (5-10 members) . She has extensive knowledge of mapping and reviewing the entities’ internal control environment. Graduated in Business Administration and Accounting Sciences. She holds the CISI International Certification issued by Thomson Reuters in Anti-Corruption and Bribery and Data Protection Compliance by LEC-Legal Ethics Compliance.