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The Executive Board is comprised of the following 5 executive officers: the Chief Executive Officer; the Chief Operating Officer; the Chief Financial Officer; the Chief Product and Client Officer; and the Chief Information Technology and Security Officer. These executive officers are elected by the Board of Directors to a two-year mandate with the possibility of reelection. They can also be removed by the Board of Directors. The main functions of the Executive Board are to submit its annual management report and accounts for review by the Board of Directors, to approve the allocation of net income from the previous year, and to prepare and propose the annual and multi-year budgets, strategic plans, expansion plans and investment programs.

Below you will find the composition of B3 Board of Executive Officers:

Gilson Finkelsztain
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Gilson Finkelsztain is the CEO of B3 since May 2017. From August 2013 to April 2017 he was CEO of Cetip S/A (Brazilian Central Securities Depository) and served as member of the Board of Directors of Cetip from 2011 to 2013, while working at Santander. Gilson has more than 20 years of experience in the financial and capital markets, always in global institutions such as Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Santander, where he held different management positions related to Foreign Exchange, Fixed Income, Equities and Commodities. Gilson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil and Production Engineering from Pontíficia Universidade Católica – PUC Rio de Janeiro (1994) with an extension in Advanced Management at INSEAD (2011).

Cícero Augusto Vieira Neto
Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Vieira Neto is Vice-President of Operations. Clearing and Depository of B3 since 2008, being responsible for electronic trading, clearing & settlement, central counterparty (CCP), central securities depository (CSD), trade repository (TR) and the BM&FBOVESPA Custody and Settlement Bank. He joined the exchange in 2001 and prior to BM&FBOVESPA he was head of risk management of Matrix Bank. He holds a PhD in economics.

Daniel Sonder
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Sonder holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Relations from Tufts University, and a master´s degree in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He served as a Managing Director and was responsible for the Structured Credit Funds area in the Asset Management Division of Credit Suisse, which he joined in 2006. Previously, between 2003 and 2006, he was a member of the senior staff of the São Paulo State Secretary of Treasury. Earlier, between 2002 and 2003, he was assistant to the Director of Structured Products at the Brazilian National Bank for Economic and Social Development (Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social), or BNDES, and worked at J.P. Morgan from 1999 to 2001. In May 2013, Mr. Sonder became Chief Financial and Corporate Affairs Officer at B3, where, since February 2015, he is the Financial, Corporate and Investor Relations Vice-President.

José Ribeiro de Andrade
Chief Product and Client Officer

Mr. Andrade earned a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from IBMEC (Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais) and a Bachelor`s degree in Mechanical /Production Engineering from Escola Politecnica of São Paulo University. Mr. Andrade was Co-Head of Local Markets Trading Latam for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He was also a member of the Latin American Executive committee. Prior to joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch, he worked at Citigroup Brazil for almost 10 years where he was Head Trader on the Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Desk and later responsible for Structuring and Products, focusing on investment and derivatives products for FX, interest rate, commodities and credit for local and off-shore clients. Prior to that, he worked for 3 years in a Local JV between Itau and Bankers Trust (IBT) where he worked mostly with Equity Derivatives books.

Rodrigo Antonio Nardoni Gonçales
Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Nardoni is a systems analyst graduated at the Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas in 1996, with an MBA in Strategic and Economic Project Management from Fundação Getulio Vargas and Executive Education from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2014. From 1995 to 1997 he served as systems analyst at IBM Brazil. He worked as an IT consultant at Banco Bradesco (1998-2000) and Citigroup Brasil (2000-2002). He joined BM&F in 2002 as systems analyst and later became the systems development manager. In 2008, in BM&FBOVESPA he was appointed as the PMO Associate Director and in 2010 became Managing Director of development of post-trading systems department.


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