The Executive Board legally represents the company and is mainly responsible for the day-to-day administration and monitoring of the general policies and guidelines established by the General Shareholder´s Meeting and Board of Directors.
The Executive Board must be comprised of a minimum of three and a maximum of eight members, including the CEO and CFO. Members are elected by the Board of Directors for a term of three years, with reelection permitted.
He started his career in the Real Estate sector at the age of 17, in the area of viability and new business. Before becoming an entrepreneur, he worked in the areas of marketing and sales at Archote and Fernandez Mera and participated in the development of Imovelweb, the first digital platform on the market. As a businessman, he was the founder and CEO of Upcon Incorporadora S/A for 15 years, winning an award among the 5 largest companies in the Real Estate sector. He also founded and chaired Upcar Parking, SetUp and Upcon Brokers. Recently, he was an investor and board member of the startup HomeGuru. He studied Advertising and Marketing at Universidade Paulista. Through his relentless pursuit of excellence and innovation, he has already left his mark on more than 80 Real Estate projects.
Mr. Pesenti holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and Management from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan, Italy – 2008) and an MBA from INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France – 2013). With over 10 years of work experience in M&A and Business Development, he has led projects and transactions in different industries in Brazil and abroad. Mr. Pesenti was Head of M&A and Business Development at Petro Rio S.A. (Rio de Janeiro-RJ, Brazil), M&A Senior Manager at Burger King Europe GmbH (Zug, Switzerland) and M&A Coordinator at Votorantim Cimentos S.A. (São Paulo-SP, Brazil).
Luis Fernando Ortiz has a degree in civil engineering from Instituto Mauá de Tecnologia and holds an MBA certificate in Real Estate from University of São Paulo and an MBA in business from Fundação Getulio Vargas. Mr. Ortiz has 21 years of experience in the real estate sector and joined Gafisa in 2011 as responsible for the acquisition of more than BRL 2 billion in PSV in business. Since 2014, he has been in charge of Business Development, responsible for launching approximately BRL 3 billion of PSV in residential projects. Currently, Mr.Ortiz is the Real Estate Development Director in charge of managing Gafisa’s portfolio in the State of São Paulo.
Mr. Romano’s professional career began in 1997, as an intern at Company, where he reached the position of Director of Incorporations. Before becoming Upcon’s Managing Partner in 2011, he also participated on the Executive Board of large companies, such as Gafisa and Yuny. Mr. Romano has participated in more than 120 projects throughout Brazil.
Formada em engenheira civil e faz parte da Gafisa há mais de 10 anos, iniciando sua carreira na Companhia enquanto Trainee em 2010, e tendo ocupado várias posições em diferentes áreas desde então.Desde 2019, ocupava a função não estatutária de Diretora de Gestão & RH com atuação direta na restruturação da Companhia, tendo sido promovida para Vice Presidente Gestão & RH em 2021. Formou-se em Engenharia Civil em 2009 na Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora/MG, contando ainda com Pós-graduações e cursos de Extensão pela Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Instituto Falconi, Business School São Paulo e EAP.