Senior Partner, having joined Performa in 2012, André Pimentel has extensive experience in business management, restructurings and turnarounds, acquired in more than 25 years as an executive and consultant.
Throughout his career he has led several successful projects in Performance Improvement and Restructuring, both in Brazil and abroad, and in medium and large companies / corporate groups such as Pão de Açúcar Group & Éxito Group (Colombia), both part of Casino Group (France), Levorin Pneus (now part of Michelin Group), Ri Happy / PBKids (Carlyle), Centauro (GP Investments), Texfyt, Arvedi Metalfer, MV Agusta, Naos Bioderma, Intermedica, C&A, Frigol, among others.
Previously he was Managing Director of Galeazzi & Associados, where he worked for 10 years, and Director of PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
André is a Mechanical Engineer from the School of Engineering of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Master (MSc.) In Production Engineering(COPPE / UFRJ), with an MBA in Corporate Finance (PUC / RJ).
Senior Partner, acting for Performa since 2018, has accumulated experience of over 20 years in private equity, both in Brazil and abroad, as well as in business management (structuring and restructuring).
Prior to founding Arpejo Invest in 2017 (today part of the Performa / Arpejo Group), Paulo was a partner and member of the Investment Committee of Axxon Group (2006-2017), the leading mid-cap private equity firm in the Brazil - during its time at Axxon, the fund formed a portfolio of 16 “platform” companies, which in turn acquired 15 other companies, and made 8 outflows, of which two went public on the Bovespa.
From 2003 to 2006 he led the successful operational turnaround of DBA Engenharia de Sistemas (large IT services company with ~ 2,000 employees).
Paulo started his career at J.P.Morgan Bank in New York, and graduated from Harvard University, with an MBA from INSEAD.
Partner, serving Performa since 2013, Suzana Murray has 20 years of solid experience as an executive and consultant on relevant corporate transformation projects (including turnaround) and performance improvement.
At Performa Suzana has led projects in clients such as Le Postiche, Cnova (e-commerce of GPA / Casino Group) and GPA Malls, Porto Seguro Monitoring and Secutiry Security and Facilities.
Previously she worked in partnership with specialized consultants such as Galeazzi & Associados (acquisition and turnaround of Globex SA - Ponto Frio) and Alvarez & Marsal (restructuring of the retailer Casa & Vídeo), as well as Private Equity funds such as Vinci Partners (restructuring of Inbrands’back-office). She also worked as an executive in financial services, infrastructure and retail segments.
Suzana is a Business Administrator from FIAA/RJ, with an MBA in Finance from IBMEC/RJ.
Associate and Consultant at Performa Partners, Cristiana has extensive experience as a process and project management consultant, having worked in Brazil and abroad.
Previously she worked in partnership with consultants such as LA Consultores, IreR Instituto di Ricerca (Lombardia / Italy), Corito Consultoria, FGV Consultoria, and BIP Consultoria.
Cristiana is an Economist from USP, with a Master's Degree in Economics from Università Della Svizzera (Italy) and Università Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore (Italy).
Associate at Performa Partners, Mauricio has more than 20 years of experience as a financial executive, having participated in some relevant corporate transformations.
Throughout his career he has held leading roles in the financial and planning areas of companies such as Voltalia Energia, Eneva, Globex S.A., Endesa / Ampla and LSG Sky Chefs.
Mauricio is a Business Administrator from UFF, with a Post Graduation in Marketing from ESPM/RJ and, an MBA from IBMEC/RJ.
Associate and Consultant at Performa Partners, he works on performance improvement and business transformations projects.
Previously, he worked in consulting firms as BIP Consulting and Falconi, developing projects in clients of various segments.
Pedro is an Economist from the University of Brasilia.
Associate and Project Manager at Performa Partners since 2015, Priscila has solid experience as an executive and consultant in relevant projects of business transformation and performance improvement.
Throughout his career she has been leading projects in Oi / Telemar, Arcelor Mittal (Canada), Mega Energy and Unimed SJC, and has worked in consulting firms such as Origin, Gemini Consulting, Arthur D. Little and INDG / Falconi.
Priscila is a Business Administrator from FGV/SP, with a MBA in Finance from IBMEC/RJ and a Master's Degree in Production Engineering from UFF.
Associate and Consultant at Performa Partners, Reinaldo has solid experience as an executive in the financial, accounting, controlling and IT areas.
With extensive experience in Retail and Pharmaceutical companies, throughout his career he worked in large companies such as Pão de Açúcar Group (part of Casino Group, France), B2W, Alcon and Roche.
Reinaldo is an Accountant from USP.
Analyst at Performa Partners, José contributes with information gathering and financial and accounting analysis that are part of our projects.
In his career José worked at Selecta Comercio e Industria S.A and Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição - GPA, both in the accounting / financial area.
José is an Accountant at PUC Pontifical Catholic University / SP.