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The Team

The key Managment Team:

Dr. Eduardo Schuch — Chairman of the Board,Group Chief Executive and a founding partner of Black Opal

Dr. Eduardo Schuch

Chairman of the Board,Group Chief Executive and a founding partner of Black Opal

Dr. Eduardo Schuch is the Chairman, Group Chief Executive and a founding partner of Black Opal. He has been instrumental in developing and creating the enormous opportunity for the company to become the dominant market force in Brazilian farming and agriculture. Dr. Schuch grew up in the most traditional cattle state in Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul. He also serves as the Senior Partner of Schuch Law.
Mr. Eduardo Goncalves Maria — Director of Consumer and Comercial Products

Mr. Eduardo Goncalves Maria

Director of Consumer and Comercial Products

Mr. Maria is Director of President Consumer and Commercial Products for Black Opal. Mr. Maria has held numerous senior positions in Commercial management for more than 20 years for JBS, Rodopa Alimentos, Marfrig Global Foods and Wessel, creating an exceptional track record in Commercial & Industrial Area in the Beef Industry.
Gary Tucker — Global CFO

Gary Tucker

Global CFO

Gary Tucker is the Global CFO of the Black Opal Group. As Global CFO Mr. Tucker has the ultimate responsibly for the Group’s balance sheet, Profit and Loss statements and cash flow management and coordinating Group’s banking activities. Mr. Tucker has a BSBA (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting degree) from the University of Southern Mississippi, MBA (Master of Business Administration) in Accounting from the Graduate School of Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Marcel Leque — Controller, Brazilian Operations

Marcel Leque

Controller, Brazilian Operations

Mr. Leque, is the Controller of Brazilian Operations for the Black Opal Group. Mr. Leque has 13 years of experience in finance, accounting, taxes, system implementation and fiscal management. Mr. Leque holds an MBA Controller degree and an Accounting Bachelor degree.
Luca Mosena — Financial Analyst

Luca Mosena

Financial Analyst

Luca Mosena works as Financial Analyst at the Black Opal Group. Mr. Mosena plays a key role in all aspects of the Group by leading new projects involving Processes Control and Mapping, Strategic Planning and Market Analysis, Change Management and Financial Analysis and Valuation. Mr. Mosena holds a Double Bachelor in Business Administration at FGV-EAESP and Bocconi University.
Gustavo Moglia Dutra — Vice President of Cattle Operations

Gustavo Moglia Dutra

Vice President of Cattle Operations

Gustavo Moglia Dutra is the Vice President of Cattle Operations of Black Opal. His duties entail the management of the cow/calf herd and finishing operations of the company. He is also in charge of acquisitions for the processing aspect of Black Opal. The emphasis of his job has always been based on management systems focused on results.
Josh Summers — Vice President of Investor Relations & Director of International Sales

Josh Summers

Vice President of Investor Relations & Director of International Sales

Josh Summers serves as Vice President of Investor Relations & Director of International Sales . Mr. Summers is a polished Senior Business executive with over 24 years of professional cross-functional leadership & operational expertise. Amended Offering a keen business peripheral vision, with extensive experience in product knowledge, global relationships, due diligence, financial controls/analysis, risk management, training and human resources. Strong work ethics, communication and executive lea
Professor Dorian Garrick — Chief Advisor of Genetics and Breeding

Professor Dorian Garrick

Chief Advisor of Genetics and Breeding

Professor Dorian Garrick is Black Opal’s Chief Genetic and Breeding Advisor. Professor Dorian Garrick is additionally, the Chief Scientist at the AL Rae Center in the Institute of Veterinary, Animal & Biomedical Sciences at Massey University in New Zealand. He received a First Class Honors degree in Agricultural Science from Massey University and a PhD from Cornell University. He was the inaugural appointment to the Jay Lush endowed Chair in Animal Breeding & Genetics at Iowa State University
Dr. Christian Schlegel — Director of Animal Health for the Black Opal Group

Dr. Christian Schlegel

Director of Animal Health for the Black Opal Group

Dr. Christian Schlegel is the Director of Animal Health for the Black Opal Group. He is directly involved in the integrity, quality and safety of the 200 Thoroughbreds he takes care of.
Felimar Minuzzi — The Environmental and Social Sustainability Advisor for the Black Opal Group

Felimar Minuzzi

The Environmental and Social Sustainability Advisor for the Black Opal Group

Felimar Minuzzi is the Environmental and Social Sustainability Advisor for the Black Opal Group. He is the Founder and CEO of Marcon Ltda., one of the most prestigious agricultural production and agribusiness consultancy located in Rio Grande do Sul. Marcon Ltda. provides technical and economic services in agribusiness to ensure the sustainability of stakeholders, through management methodologies. They specialize in Rural Consultancy, providing technical assistance, topography, planning developm
Dr. Milton Pedroso — The Animal Health Manager of the Black Opal Group

Dr. Milton Pedroso

The Animal Health Manager of the Black Opal Group

Dr. Milton Pedroso is the Animal Health Manager of the Black Opal Group. He is responsible of designing the sanitary protocols and executing the daily activities of the company.