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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. Robson Leite — Chief Executive Officer of Black Opal Trading SA

Mr. Robson Leite

Chief Executive Officer of Black Opal Trading SA

Robson Leite is Chief Executive Officer of Black Opal Trading - Mr. Leite is Brazilian, and he has carried out multiple successful development and product introductions in diverse industrial spaces; such as Automobile, Education, Market Research, Civil Construction and Agribusiness.
Jeferson Bergami — Chief Financial Officer

Jeferson Bergami

Chief Financial Officer

Jeferson Bergami serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Black Opal. Dr. Bergami has extensive financial experience in Brazil and internationally having served as controller for multinational companies in the technology, automotive, recruitment and construction sectors. For the last decade, Dr. Bergami has provided financial management, compliance and accounting expertise to Orizon (Cielo Group), Volvo Brazil (Auto Sueco Group), Grupo Foco and NU Brick.
MR. Eduardo Goncalves Maria — Vice President Consumer and Comercial Products from Black Opal

MR. Eduardo Goncalves Maria

Vice President Consumer and Comercial Products from Black Opal

Mr. Maria is Vice 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. Mr. Maria has directly overseen the development various product Lines, including research and development of Lamb, Poultry, Pork, and Bovine Products in Brazil, Uruguay and Argent
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.
Gary Tucker — Financial Advisor to the Black Opal Group

Gary Tucker

Financial Advisor to the Black Opal Group

Gary Tucker is an Financial Advisor to the Black Opal Group. He is directly advising on finance, accounting and risk management for the group. Mr. Tuckers skill set is as a CPA, Accounting, GAAP, IFRS, Financial Reporting, Mergers, and Budgeting.
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
Renato Gameiro — Agente de cavalos Puro Sangue

Renato Gameiro

Agente de cavalos Puro Sangue

Renato Gameiro Alvares is the Director if Throughbred Breeding Stock. Mr. Gameiro has served as Chairman and founder of Albatroz Bloodstock for the last 40 years, working as one of the leading bloodstock agents in the world.
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.