Management

Board of Directors

Board Members Title Date of Election First Term of Office End of term of Office
Firmino Ferreira Sampaio Neto Chairman (Independent Member) 10/08/2020 10/08/2020 2021 AGM

Holds a degree in Economics, and post-graduated in Industrial Planning by SUDENE. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company, a position he has held since September 2020. Previously, he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Equatorial Energia SA, a position he held from 2015 to 2019. Also at Equatorial Energia SA, he held the position of Chief Executive Officer from 2010 to 2015. In addition, he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Equatorial Distribuidora de Energia de Alagoas (from 2019 to 2020), of the Board of Directors of Equatorial Distribuidora do Piauí (from 2018 to 2020), of the Board of Directors of Equatorial Distribuidora de Energia do Pará (formerly CELPA) – (from 2012 to 2020), as well as member of the Board of Directors of Equatorial Transmissão (from 2018 to 2020). In previous years, he held positions at Eletrobrás, at COELBA (between the years 1980 and 1996); and, still, at the State of Bahia’s Mines and Energy Secretariat (1980s).

David Zylbersztajn Vice-Chairman (Independent Member) 12/12/2019 12/16/2019 2021 AGM

Holds a degree in Engineering, a master degree in Energy Economics from the University of Grenoble (France), MsC and BsC in Mechanical Engineering from PUC-Rio. Senior partner of DZ Negócios com Energia. He was the first Director General of ANP. He was Secretary of Energy of the State of São Paulo. Member of the State Council of Energy Policy of the State of São Paulo. He was chairman of the Board of Directors of Eletropaulo, CPFL, CESP, COMGAS and Varig. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Banco do Brasil, Petroreconcavo, Light, Parnaíba Gas Natural, ENEVA, European Union Advisory Board member, ALURE Cooperation Program, Philips do Brasil Advisory Board and member of the National Energy Policy Council. He was professor at the University of Campinas, Department of Energy, professor and director of the Postgraduate Program in Energy Planning at USP and professor at PUC-Rio at the Energy Institute.

Carlos Alberto da Cruz Member 12/12/2019 12/16/2019 2021 AGM

Holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Veiga de Almeida University, has 42 years of experience in Electrical Power Systems. He was a Senior Field Engineer of Light’s Project Management and Substation Construction and director of the Engineers Union for four terms. He was a leading environmental auditor in the certification process of Light’s sites in the SGA.

Carlos Marcio Ferreira Independent Member 12/12/2019 12/16/2019 2021 AGM

Holds a degree in Accounting (FGV/SP) and extension courses abroad. Consultant of Castlelake. Former CEO of Elektro, DisCo Officer at Energisa, Officer at CPFL, Chairman of ENEVA.

Carlos Parcias Jr. Independent Member 12/12/2019 12/16/2019 2021 AGM

B.A. in Economics (UFRJ) and M.Sc. in Economics (PUC-Rio). Senior business consultant from Parcias Advisory and independent BoD member of TAESA. Formerly Officer at CPFL Energia S.A., BoD member of CPFL Renováveis S.A., Officer at CCII and several other positions in the financial sector: Executive Officer at Icatu Gestão de Participações, Executive Officer at Fleming Graphus Investment Bank; CEO at BBA-Capital Asset Management; Officer at BBA-Creditanstalt Bank; Executive of JP Morgan Brazil and Advisor to the BNDES Presidency.

Hélio Paulo Ferraz Independent Member 04/28/2020 04/28/2020 2021 AGM

Holds a degree in Laws from PUC/RJ and in Judicial
Administration from Escola de Administração Judiciária (ESAJ – TJRJ). Since 2017 he has been Vice President of Associação Comercial do Rio de Janeiro (ACRJ). He is on the list of Arbitrators and Mediators at the Brazilian Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration (CBMA) and on the list of Mediators at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and the Chamber of Commerce Brazil/Portugal, in addition to being a Judicial Mediator at the TJRJ.

Patrícia Bentes Independent Member 12/12/2019 12/12/2019 2021 AGM

Holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Marketing from the University of São Paulo –USP and a Business management from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ. Obtained certifications Series 7 and 63 from the US National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) in 1996 and operated via CITIGROUP in the US capital markets under these licenses until 2001. CVM Registered Investment Agent between 2008 and 2018. She is currently Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Vale, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cia. Melhoramentos de São Paulo and Fiscal Council member of Braskem S/A. She worked between 1988 and 2017 as a financial market executive, auditor and entrepreneur in multinationals corporations and start-ups (Citigroup, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, The Gillette Co. and Hampton Solfise).

Ricardo Reisen de Pinho Independent Member 12/12/2019 12/12/2019 2021 AGM

Holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, with master degree in production engineering/finance, both from PUC-Rio, and is PhD in administration/strategy, from FGV-EAESP. He has a specialization in administration by Wharton and Harvard. He is a member of the board of directors certified by IBGC, with specialization in Corporate Governance from Harvard Business School and Fundação Dom Cabral. He was an independent member of the Board of Directors of Oi, EMGEA, BR Insurance, Tupy, Itacaré, Saraiva Livreiros Editores, Metalfrio Solutions and Bank Nossa Caixa. He was a Fiscal Council member of Bradespar and Embratel. He has served as an executive in the corporate and investment banking and strategic planning areas at ABNAmro, Garantía and Itaú banks, and as a senior researcher at Harvard Business School. He is currently an independent member of the Boards of Directors of Brado Logística, member of the Advisory Board of Editora do Brasil and also a member of Fiscal Council of Lojas Americanas.

Yuiti Matsuo Lopes Independent Member 01/27/2021 01/27/2021 2021 AGM

Holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of North Florida, in the USA, and an MBA from the London Business School. He has extensive experience in strategy, finance, and private equity. Having worked at PepsiCo, Lazard, Goldman Sachs, and GP Investments, he currently works at LTS Investments.

Board of Executive Officers
Officers Title Date of Election End of term of Office
Raimundo Nonato Alencar de Castro Chief Executive Officer 10/08/2020 August 2021

Nonato Castro has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Fortaleza (UNIFOR), has a specialization in Digital Technology from the Federal University of Bahia, and an MBA in Electricity Business Management from FGV. He has extensive experience in the electricity sector, having held several positions in the Equatorial Energia Group, including Cepisa’s CEO between 2018 and 2020, Celpa’s CEO between 2012 and 2018, and Cemar’s distribution officer between 2008 and 2012. Previously, Mr. Nonato worked at Coelba, in addition to being a professor at the Federal Center for Technological Education (CEFET) in Petrolina, PE.

Roberto Caixeta Barroso Officer and Investor Relations Officer 10/08/2020 August 2021

Responsible for the Finance, Investor Relations and Business Development areas. Roberto Barroso has a degree in Administration from UFMG and in Accounting from Unicentro Newton Paiva, with a specialization in International Accounting Standards (IFRS) from FIPECAFI – USP. He was Senior Audit Manager at KPMG and Superintendent of Controllership at Light, being responsible for the areas of accounting, taxes and regulatory remuneration basis. He served as president of the Deliberative Council of Braslight, member of the Fiscal Council of Abradee, member of the Boards of Directors of Light Esco, Axxiom, AD-Rio, and member of the Fiscal Council of SPE Olímpica e Norte Energia (HPP Belo Monte).

Alessandra Genu Dutra Amaral Officer 05/31/2019 August 2021

Responsible for the Energy and Commercialization areas. Holds a degree in Economic Sciences from UFRJ, MBA in Business Administration from Dom Cabral and a master degree in Industrial Engineering-Finances from PUC-Rio. She held the position of CEO of Energisa Comercializadora. Executive with 28 years of experience in companies in the essential services, consumption and mining segments and of state, multinational and family origin, working in Business Unit management, marketing intelligence, sales planning and finance.

Carla Ferreira Medrado Officer 11/23/2020 August 2021

Responsible for the People and Corporate Management areas. Carla Medrado has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from CIESA, a master’s degree from UTAD, Portugal, a postgraduate degree in People Management from FGV, in addition to having attended several specialization courses. She has extensive experience in administrative areas, such as finance, accounting, procurement and supply, logistics, and human resources. In the last years, she has held the position of Corporate People and Management Corporate Officer at Equatorial Energia. Previously, she held positions at TIM Brasil, Coca-Cola, Recofarma, Basf, and Cisper.

Daniel Campos Negreiros Officer 12/09/2020 August 2021

Responsible for the Distribution area. Daniel Negreiros has a degree and a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Ceará and an MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He has extensive experience in the electricity distribution sector in national and multinational companies, where he actively participated in turnaround processes. In recent years, he was Superintendent of Operation and High Voltage and Superintendent of Market Discipline at Light. Previously, he held leadership positions at Equatorial Pará, where he was the Distribution Officer, and at Coelce.

Déborah Meirelles Rosa Brasil Officer 03/17/2020 August 2021

Responsible for the Legal area. Lawyer graduated from UERJ, with a post-graduation in Business Management from IBMEC and an MBA in Consumer and Competition Law from FGV. In the last years, she has held the position of General Counsel of Enel Eletropaulo, as well as several other positions in the legal department of the Enel Group in Brazil. Previously, she worked at Grupo Globo, Oi and Net / Claro.

Gisomar Francisco de Bittencourt Marinho Officer 03/02/2021 August 2021

Responsible for the Administrative and Controlling areas. Gisomar has a degree in Economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), a master’s degree in Business Administration from Coppead/UFRJ, a postgraduate degree in Economic Engineering and Industrial Administration from UFRJ, and an MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Before joining Light, he served as CFO of Login, Unidas and Equatorial Maranhão. Previously, he held leadership positions in the financial and controlling areas of Equatorial Maranhão, Hotéis Othon, Lojas Americanas, and Baker Hughes.

Thiago Freire Guth Officer 12/09/2020 August 2021

Responsible for the Commercial area. Thiago Guth has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Itajubá, a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Sergipe, and has executive training from the IESE Business School, Spain. His last 15 years were dedicated to the electric sector, in which he held managerial and executive positions. For the past 5 years, he was Operations Director at CPFL Energia, having led several operational efficiency and transformation projects. He has also worked for HP, Embraer and Energisa.

Fiscal Council

According to the Brazilian corporation law, the fiscal council is an independent management body from the Company and external auditors. The fiscal council may be permanent or not. If the fiscal council is not permanent it shall be installed by the request of shareholders representing at least two percent of the voting shares.

The main responsibilities of the fiscal council are to audit Light’s management, review the Company’s financial statements and report their conclusions to the Company’s shareholders. The Brazilian corporation law requires that the fiscal council members shall receive remuneration not lower than 10% of the average remuneration of the board of directors.

Fiscal Council Members Title Date of Election End of term of Office
Domenica Eisentein Noronha Member 04/28/2020 2021 AGM

Holds a degree in Business Administration from Georgetown University with focus on Finance, International Business and Economics. Certified by CFA, CGA, CPA-20 and Series 7. She was a member of the Fiscal Council of Usiminas and Embratel Participações. She is currently a partner of Tempo Capital Gestão de Recursos and is a member of the Fiscal Council of Lojas Americanas, BRADESPar, Oi and Fibria Celulose.

Julia Figueiredo Goytacaz Sant´Anna Member 04/28/2020 2021 AGM

Holds a degree in Social Communication from UFRJ, is graduated in Public Policy from IUPERJ, holds a master degree from the University of London and is PhD in Political Science from UERJ. She was Undersecretary of Infrastructure and Technology, Special Advisor and Planning Advisor at the State Department of Education of Rio de Janeiro. She is currently State Secretary of Education of Minas Gerais.

Marcelo Souza Monteiro Member 04/28/2020 2021 AGM

Holds a degree in economics from UFF and a master’s degree in economics from PUC/RJ. He is currently member of the Board of Directors of Triunfo Participações. He was an independent board member of Equatorial, TAESA and CESP. Also he held positions in Equatorial, Pactual Capital and COPEL.

Michele da Silva Gonsales Alternate Member 04/28/2020 2021 AGM

Holds a degree in Law from Mackenzie Presbyterian College. He was Manager of the Legal Department at R&R Engenheiros Associados. She is currently a partner at Ricardo Gimenez Sociedade de Advogados and Fiscal Council member of Cemig.

Maurício Rocha Alves de Carvalho Alternate Member 04/28/2020 2021 AGM

Holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from PUC-Rio, a MBA from Whaton and certified by CFA, CNPI and IBGC. He was a Fiscal Council member of Lojas Americanas, Embraer, Grendene, SLC Agrícola, Mills, Sonae Sierra Brasil and Tpy, and Board of Directors member of Intersmart/Network. She was chairman of the Finance Committee at Intersmart Distribuidora de Equipamentos de T.I.

João Alan Haddad Alternate Member 04/28/2020 2021 AGM

Holds a degree in Business Administration from Newton Paiva University Center and in Law from Sete Lagoas University Center. He worked as a Financial Economic Analyst at Cemig and was Director of Parati, Redentor Energia, Rio Minas Energia Participações and Luce Empreendimentos e Participações, companies of Cemig Group.

Committees
- Operations and Finance Committee People, Governance and Sustainability Committee Statutory Audit Committee
David Zylbersztajn ✔ ✔

Holds a degree in Engineering, a master degree in Energy Economics from the University of Grenoble (France), MsC and BsC in Mechanical Engineering from PUC-Rio. Senior partner of DZ Negócios com Energia. He was the first Director General of ANP. He was Secretary of Energy of the State of São Paulo. Member of the State Council of Energy Policy of the State of São Paulo. He was chairman of the Board of Directors of Eletropaulo, CPFL, CESP, COMGAS and Varig. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Banco do Brasil, Petroreconcavo, Light, Parnaíba Gas Natural, ENEVA, European Union Advisory Board member, ALURE Cooperation Program, Philips do Brasil Advisory Board and member of the National Energy Policy Council. He was professor at the University of Campinas, Department of Energy, professor and director of the Postgraduate Program in Energy Planning at USP and professor at PUC-Rio at the Energy Institute.

Ricardo Reisen de Pinho ✔ ✔

Holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, with master degree in production engineering/finance, both from PUC-Rio, and is PhD in administration/strategy, from FGV-EAESP. He has a specialization in administration by Wharton and Harvard. He is a member of the board of directors certified by IBGC, with specialization in Corporate Governance from Harvard Business School and Fundação Dom Cabral. He was an independent member of the Board of Directors of Oi, EMGEA, BR Insurance, Tupy, Itacaré, Saraiva Livreiros Editores, Metalfrio Solutions and Bank Nossa Caixa. He was a Fiscal Council member of Bradespar and Embratel. He has served as an executive in the corporate and investment banking and strategic planning areas at ABNAmro, Garantía and Itaú banks, and as a senior researcher at Harvard Business School. He is currently an independent member of the Boards of Directors of Brado Logística, member of the Advisory Board of Editora do Brasil and also a member of Fiscal Council of Lojas Americanas.

Carlos Marcio Ferreira ✔ ✔

Degree in Accounting (FGV/SP) and extension courses abroad. Consultant of Castlelake. Former CEO of Elektro, DisCo Officer at Energisa, Officer at CPFL, Chairman of ENEVA.

Carlos Alberto da Cruz ✔ ✔

Holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Veiga de Almeida University, has 42 years of experience in Electrical Power Systems. He was a Senior Field Engineer of Light’s Project Management and Substation Construction and director of the Engineers Union for four terms. He was a leading environmental auditor in the certification process of Light’s sites in the SGA.

Carlos Parcias Jr. ✔ ✔

B.A. in Economics (UFRJ) and M.Sc. in Economics (PUC-Rio). Senior business consultant from Parcias Advisory and independent BoD member of TAESA. Formerly Officer at CPFL Energia S.A., BoD member of CPFL Renováveis S.A., Officer at CCII and several other positions in the financial sector: Executive Officer at Icatu Gestão de Participações, Executive Officer at Fleming Graphus Investment Bank; CEO at BBA-Capital Asset Management; Officer at BBA-Creditanstalt Bank; Executive of JP Morgan Brazil and Advisor to the BNDES Presidency.

Patricia Bentes ✔

Holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Marketing from the University of São Paulo –USP and a Business management from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ. Obtained certifications Series 7 and 63 from the US National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) in 1996 and operated via CITIGROUP in the US capital markets under these licenses until 2001. CVM Registered Investment Agent between 2008 and 2018. She is currently Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Vale, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cia. Melhoramentos de São Paulo and Fiscal Council member of Braskem S/A. She worked between 1988 and 2017 as a financial market executive, auditor and entrepreneur in multinationals corporations and start-ups (Citigroup, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, The Gillette Co. and Hampton Solfise).

Hélio Paulo Ferraz ✔ ✔

Holds a degree in Laws from PUC/RJ and in Judicial Administration from Escola de Administração Judiciária (ESAJ – TJRJ). Since 2017 he has been Vice President of Associação Comercial do Rio de Janeiro (ACRJ). He is on the list of Arbitrators and Mediators at the Brazilian Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration (CBMA) and on the list of Mediators at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and the Chamber of Commerce Brazil/Portugal, in addition to being a Judicial Mediator at the TJRJ.

Yuiti Matsuo Lopes ✔

Holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of North Florida, in the USA, and an MBA from the London Business School. He has extensive experience in strategy, finance, and private equity. Having worked at PepsiCo, Lazard, Goldman Sachs, and GP Investments, he currently works at LTS Investments.

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