Board
of Directors
Name Position
Guilherme Peirão Leal Co-chairman of the Board of Directors

Mr. Leal has a degree in business administration from the University of São Paulo (USP) and is a former student of the Advanced Administration Program of FDC/INSEAD. He is co-founder of Natura Cosméticos and started his activities on the company’s Board of Directors in 1998. He is currently co-chairman of the Board of Directors of Natura &Co Holdings S.A. and member of Instituto Natura’s board of directors. In the past 25 years, he participated in the creation and promotion of various companies and social organizations, such as the Abrinq Foundation for the Rights of Children and Adolescents, the Ethos Institute of Enterprises and Social Responsibility and the Akatu Institute for Conscious Consumption. He also participated in institutions such as Ashoka—Social Entrepreneurship. After 2000, he was closely involved in various environmental institutions, such as the Brazilian Fund for Biodiversity (Funbio) and WWF Brasil. In 2007, Mr. Leal was one of the founders of the Our São Paulo Movement, which seeks to engage various sectors of the local society aiming at a better, fairer and more sustainable city. Since 2008, he has been focused on structuring his legacy through the Arapyaú Institute, an organization whose goal is to promote the dialogue and networks to build sustainable solutions. In the national elections of 2010, Mr. Leal joined former Senator Marina Silva, then from the Green Party, as candidate for Vice-Presidency. Together, they received approximately 20 million votes. In 2012, he helped to fund the Political Action Network for Sustainability—RAPS, a non-partisan institution focused on identifying, supporting, developing and congregating political leaders committed with ethical values and with the construction of an inclusive and sustainable development. In the same year, he joined the B-Team, a group formed by international leaders, the purpose of which is to engage corporations and leader from all over the word with a new vision of business success, by incorporating social and environmental objectives into profit. In 2015, Guilherme participated in founding the Brazil Climate, Forests and Agriculture Coalition, which brings together representatives from the private sector, financial sector, academia, and civil society in favor of Brazil’s leadership for a new low-carbon economy. In 2020, he co-founded “Concertação pela Amazônia” a network of people, institutions, and companies established to seek solutions for this territory’s conservation and sustainable development.
Mr. Leal currently holds the following positions in other companies or organizations from the voluntary sector: (i) Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Political Action Network for Sustainability—RAPS (Institute); (ii) Co-founder of The BTeam (Association); (iii) Member of the Board of Directors of the Arapyau Institute of Education and Sustainable Development (Institute).

Antonio Luiz da Cunha Seabra Co-chairman of the Board of Directors

Antonio Luiz da Cunha Seabra founded Natura Cosméticos in 1969 and started his activities on the company’s Board of Directors in 1998. Since its foundation, he has focused on the construction and development of the company. It started with a small high street store in São Paulo, Brazil, where he provided personalized consultancy services. Five years later, he expanded the reach of his message and products when Natura adopted the direct sales method through personal consultants as the company’s business model. With a degree in economics, Luiz Seabra developed new products, languages and messages for the beauty industry, developing extensive expertise in the consumer goods segment. He actively participated in the transformation of the organization into one of the largest cosmetics companies in the world, strongly committed to ethics and sustainability. Luiz Seabra is co-chairman of the Board of Directors of Natura &Co Holding S.A. and director of Instituto Natura. Luiz Seabra is the CEO of Vivavida Instituto de Ações Solidárias, an NGO that supports entities and projects promoting social assistance and education throughout Brazil, with a focus on sustainable economic, social and environmental development, which include valuing cultural expressions, income generation activities and conservation.

Pedro Luiz Barreiros Passos Co-chairman of the Board of Directors

Mr. Passos is a co-founder of Natura Cosméticos and started his activities on the Company’s board of directors in 1998. He is currently co-chairman of the board of directors and member of the corporate governance committee of Natura &Co Holding S.A. and member of Instituto Natura’s board of directors. He has a degree in Production Engineering by the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo, with postgraduate studies in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV. Pedro acts on different entities and organizations as follows: Private: (i) Member of the Board of Directors of IEDI (Private institution); (ii) Member of the Board of Directors of Fundação Dom Cabral (Private Foundation); (iii) Chairman of the Board of Directors of SOS Mata Atlântica (Private Foundation); (iv) Member of the Board of Directors of AC Camargo since 2018 (Private Foundation); (v) Member of the Board of Directors of Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa e Inovação Industrial – EMBRAPII (Private Association), and Public: (vi) Member of the Board of Directors of Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S. Paulo – FAPESP (Public Foundation).

Bruno Rocha Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Co-founding partner of Dynamo in Brazil in 1993. In 2005, he moved to London and was responsible for the company’s investment activity in international markets until early 2023. Previously, he was a partner at Banco Garantia, where he worked from1983 to 1992. He graduated in Economics at PUC-RJ in 1982. Bruno was appointed as a director of Natura &Co Holding’s Board of Directors in 2023.

Carla Schmitzberger Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Carla has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University (Ithaca, New York, United States, 1984). She has a People’s Strategic Management postgraduate course from the FDC/INSEAD (2001). Carla was Vice-President of the Sandals Division at Alpargatas SA, managing the company’s global Havaianas business and Statutory Officer throughout her 13-year tenure, ended in December 2019. Previously, she worked at Citibank S/A for 8 years in different roles: Vice-President of Marketing and Products (Credicard SA), Vice-President of Marketing (Citibank Consumer) and Head of Citibank Credit Cards Brazil. Also, in Citibank, she was also responsible for Marketing and Decision Management for Latin America for one year. She also worked in consumer goods for 11 years at Procter & Gamble in different countries (Germany, Canada and Brazil) in different product categories (Detergents, Hygiene and Cleaning Products, Cosmetics and Diapers), and at Johnson & Johnson in Brazil for over two and a half years. She joined Natura Cosméticos’ Board of Directors in 2016 and is currently an independent member of the Board of Directors of Natura &Co Holding S.A., chairwoman of the Organization and People Committee and Strategy Committee of Natura &Co Holding S.A. Carla currently also holds the position of an independent member of the board of directors at Arco Platform Limited (Ed Tech).

Gilberto Mifano Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Mifano has a degree in Business Administration from the Business Administration College of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation of São Paulo (FGV-SP), 1972. He is currently an independent member of the board of directors of TOTVS S/A—since 2017, of Pacaembu Construtora S/A—since 2018. In all three companies, he also coordinates the respective Audit Committees. Additionally, he is and an advisory director for Pragma Patrimônio Ltda—since 2009. From 1994 to 2008 he was CEO at BOVESPA—Bolsa de Valores of São Paulo and CBLC—Companhia Brasileira de Liquidação e Custódia and later, in 2008 and 2009, he was Chairman of The Board Of Directors of BM&FBOVESPA—Bolsa de Valores Mercadorias e Futuros S/A. He was also an independent director of Cielo S/A, from 2009 to 2021, SEB Educacional S/A, Isolux Infrastructure S/A, Baterias Moura S/A, Âmbar S/A and member of the Committee for Sustainability of Banco Santander Brasil S/A. On an international level, for approximately 8 years, he was member and vice-president of the executive committees of WFE—World Federation of Exchanges and FIAB—Federación Latino Americana de Bolsas. Before 1994, he was an executive and officer in financial institutions in Brazil. At Natura Cosméticos, he is an independent member of the board of directors—since 2017, having worked as consultant of the Audit, Risk Management and Finance Committee of Natura S/A—from 2009 to 2016. Mifano is currently an independent member of the Board of Directors of Natura &Co and Executive Chairman of the Audit, Risk Management and Finance Committee. Currently, Mifano holds the following positions in other companies or organizations from the voluntary sector: (i) member of the Fiscal Council of the Arapyau Institute; (ii) member of the Fiscal Council of CIEB—Innovation Center for Education (Institute). In the past, he was (iii) member of the Fiscal Council of Natura Institute, (iv) president of the Board of Directors of IBGC—Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance and (v) member of the Fiscal Council of Amigos da Poli (Institute), and (vi) member of the Advisory Board of RAPS – Political Action Network for Sustainability (Institute)

Maria Eduarda “Duda” Kertész Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Maria Eduarda Mascarenhas Kertész has thirty years of global experience in the health, wellness, & beauty space. She was President of U.S. Skin Health & Beauty at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health, leading a portfolio of iconic skin and haircare brands, including global brands like Neutrogena® and Johnson’s®. Maria Eduarda was appointed as a director of Natura &Co Holding’s Board of Directors in 2023. At Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Maria Eduarda served as President of U.S. HealthE and, before moving to the United States, she spent her career with Johnson & Johnson Consumer Brazil and held different roles including Marketing Director for Brazil, Vice President of the Baby and Beauty Global Business Unit for Latin America, and then President, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Brazil. She is also founder of the WLI Chapter for Latin America, a member of the HOLA ERG, Johnson & Johnson Diversity and Inclusion North America Advisory Board, and served as a Board member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Brazil, and a founding member of the “Mulheres do Brasil” group. Maria Eduarda sits on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors at the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) as well as Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW). Maria Eduarda earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) in São Paulo and a Certificate of Special Studies in Administration and Management from Harvard Extension School.

Fábio Colletti Barbosa Member of the Board of Directors

Fábio Colletti Barbosa is the Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Natura &Co Holding S.A. and member of the boards of directors of several organizations, including Itaú-Unibanco, CBMM and Ambev. He joined the Board of Directors of Natura Cosméticos in 2017 and remained a member of the Board of Directors of Natura &Co Holding S.A. until 2023. In addition, he was also a member of the Audit, Strategic, People and Organizational Development, Group Operational, in addition to being a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of Natura &Co. In 2024, he returns to the Board of Directors, taking over leadership of the People and Organizational Development Committee and serving as a member of the Sustainability and Strategic Committees. With a solid career in the financial sector, Fábio was president of Banco ABN Amro Real, later assuming the presidency of Santander Brasil after the acquisition. Between 2007 and 2011, he presided Febraban. Furthermore, he was president of Abril Mídia from 2011 to 2015. He currently holds positions on boards of third sector organizations, including the Public Leadership Center (CLP), UN Foundation, in support of the UN, and the UNICEF Advisory Council, among others. Fábio has a degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and an MBA from the Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is also recognized by awards such as Personality of the Year by the Brazil-United States Chamber of Commerce (2011) and Champions of the Earth by UNEP (2012). His performance and leadership were highlighted in several awards, including recognition by Worldfund for Education in 2017.

Board Skill Matrix

Competence BRBRBRBRBRBRBRBR
Luiz
Seabra 
Pedro
Passos 
Guilherme
Leal 
Bruno
Rocha
Carla
Schmitzberger 
Gilberto
Mifano
Duda
Kertész
Fábio
Barbosa
BusinessFinance or AccountingExpertise in accounting, auditing, or related financial areas.Check sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign image
Sales, Marketing & BrandingExperience in marketing, sales management and in building or development of brands.Check sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign image
StrategyExperience in defining objectives and strategic plans and monitoring their execution.Check sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign image
InnovationAwareness of innovations with the potential to influence the business.Check sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign image
DigitalDigitally savvy and able to contribute to the company’s digital initiatives and strategies. Check sign imageCheck sign image
International ExperienceExperience or a deep understanding of global markets, particularly Latin America, and exposure to diverse political, cultural and business frameworks.Check sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign image
LeadershipExperience in senior leadership positions in large and/or companies relevant in their industry.Check sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign image
Legal and RegulatoryExperience in legal and regulatory frameworks. Check sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign image
ESGExpertise in matters related to environment, social and/or governance.Check sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign image
Risk and ComplianceExperience in risk management and prevention frameworks and/or Compliance. Check sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign image
OperationsExperience managing/supervising complex supply chains.Check sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign image
People Management and Organizational DesignExperience in talent development and organizational structures.Check sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign image
Industry-specificVenda diretaExperience or deep knowledge of the direct selling model.Check sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign image
Indústria de bens de consumo - Beleza e saúdeExperience or deep knowledge of the beauty and health segment of the consumer goods industry.Check sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign imageCheck sign image
Soft Skills* Emotional MaturitySelf-awareness of your emotions and empathy towards the emotions of the other; ability to maintain emotional balance and prioritize thoughtful solutions in adverse situations.
CommunicationAbility to establish and encourage efficient, transparent and objective communication between team members and management.
Identification with the Company's valuesFamiliarity and identification with the Company's values, including ethics, objectives and reason of being.

*Skills considered in the directors’ recruitment process – subjective assessment of the Company.