Chairman, President & CEO
Education: Master’s degree in metallurgical engineering, Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil; bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering, Military Institute of Engineering in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
First Job: Chemistry teacher
Toughest Challenge: Having to start working at the age of 18 to make ends meet for my family
Who I Would Call for Advice: I pray. It is a lot more effective.
How I Motivate Others: By example
If I Could Have Any Other Job: I would still find a way to succeed.
What Keeps Me Up at Night: Nothing
Most Important Skill: Reading people in five minutes
What I’d Tell 16-Year-Old Me: “Be patient.”
Bucket List: All done