Effective as of April, Elekeiroz will see Marcos Antonio De Marchi take office as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Investor Relations. Marcos De Marchi cumulatively held the positions of president at Rhodia Latin America and president of the company GBU Fibras.
Marcos De Marchi built his career at Rhodia, where he started working as an intern in 1979, having excelled at several jobs at the company both in Brazil and abroad. At Elekeiroz, the executive will lead one of Brazil’s most relevant producers of intermediate chemicals for industrial use, with manufacturing plants located in the country’s largest petrochemical complex, in Camaçari, Bahia, and in Várzea Paulista, São Paulo.
Marcos De Marchi has extensive experience in the chemical industry and takes part in its most important associations: he is Vice President at ABIQUIM (short in Portuguese for Brazilian Chemical Industry Association) and coordinator on its Economics Commission, Vice President at ABIT (the initials in Portuguese for Brazilian Textile Industry Association), a member of the Superior Council on Economics of FIESP (the initials in Portuguese for São Paulo State Industries Federation), and a member of the Board of Trustees of the FNQ (the initials in Portuguese for National Quality Foundation).
Reinaldo Rubbi, the current Chief Executive Officer and Director of Investor Relations at Elekeiroz S.A., is going to step down at the end of March for having reached the age limit for directors appointed under the company’s by-laws, after 39 years of professionalism and dedication as an executive at several companies owned by the Itaúsa conglomerate. He will keep working as a member of Elekeiroz’s Management Board, a contributor to the industrial projects of the group’s businesses, and at Fundação Itaúsa Industrial.