Maurício Dias Fernandes
Mr. Fernandes has over 43 years of experience as a Business Executive in the infrastructure development field in Brazil.
He began his executive career in 1963 as a founder-director of da RETEMA - Recuperação Técnica de Máquinas.
Lately, also as a business partner and director, he joined SOTEL - Sociedade de Terraplenagem Ltda, Construtora Nascimento Valadares Ltda, EMTEL - Empreendimentos Mecanizados de Terraplenagem Ltda e CIMA – Comercial Mineira de Automóveis Ltda.
From 1979 to 1994 he was the a Diretor for SOTEBRA S/A - Terraplenagem e Obras; Chief Executive Officer of HABITA S/A - Construções Habitacionais; Construction Management Director for WALCAR - Terraplenagem Ltda and for SUDECAP - Superintendência de Desenvolvimento da Capital (Belo Horizonte, MG); Corporate Director and Construction Management Director Superintendent of Construtora Cowan Ltda.
In 1994, Mr. Fernandes founded MDF – Planejamento e Consultoria S/C Ltda, and MDF – Incorporações Ltda and acquired the majority of the share of PLANEX S/A – Consultoria de Planejamento e Execução.
Since 1996, Mr. Fernandes accumulates the functions of Director of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer for PLANEX S/A – Consultoria de Planejamento e Execução.
Mr. Fernandes holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from UFMG, 1966.
Vênio Rocha Machado
Mr. Machado has over 38 years of engineering and technical services experience in the infrastructure development sector in Brazil.
He began his career in January/69 with Sociedade Construtora Triângulo in charge of highway and road construction with responsibility over the technical certification.
From September/70 to February/71, Mr. Machado held the position of construction manager for CONSOL - Engenheiros Consultores.
Mr. Machado, lately, held the resident engineer position for ESPA - Engenharia de Solos e Pavimentos, and for Figueiredo Ferraz – Consultoria, Engenharia e Projetos Ltda. He also held the technical manager position for HIDROSERVICE - Engenharia de Projetos.
Mr. Machado, from July/85 to August/90, held the technical manager position for EPC - Engenharia, Projeto e Consultoria Ltda. and for ENGESOLO Engenharia S/A.
From November/90 to May/92, he held Director Superintendent of Engineering position for CONSOMAP Ltda – Sociedade Civil. From October/95 to November/96, Mr. Machado was partner and Director for CONMAC - Engenharia e Consultoria S/C Ltda..
Mr. Machado joined PLANEX S/A - Consultoria de Planejamento e Execução in December/96 as technical manager with responsibilities over feasibility studies, engineering, and technical proposals. In May/2000, he was promoted Director of Technical Services.
Mr. Machado holds a degree in civil engineering form UFMG, 1968. He also holds a graduate degree in public transportation planning from UFMG, 1978.