Change of CEO at Transpetro

Gustavo Santos Raposo has resigned as CEO of Petrobras subsidiary Petrobras Transporte S.A. (Transpetro) effective September 24.

Service Director Luiz Eduardo Valente has been nominated to take over the role, pending the approval of Transpetro’s board of directors.

Valente has a degree in chemical engineering and a post-graduate degree in oil processing engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), as well as an executive MBA degree from Coppead (UFRJ). He started his career at Petrobras in 1980.

Transpetro owns a fleet of 22 tankers, six LPG carriers and a single OSV according to VesselsValue.

Kim Biggar

Kim Biggar started writing in the supply chain sector in 2000, when she joined the Canadian Association of Supply Chain & Logistics Management. In 2004/2005, she was project manager for the Government of Canada-funded Canadian Logistics Skills Committee, which led to her 13-year role as communications manager of the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council. A longtime freelance writer, Kim has contributed to publications including The Forwarder, 3PL Americas, The Shipper Advocate and Supply Chain Canada.
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