Carlos N. GuimarãesIndependent Director
Remuneration Committee Chair

  • Since 2009, Mr. Guimarães has served as the Chairman of LAIG Investments, an investment company focused on the energy sector across Latin America
  • From July 2007 to February 2009, he was the Chairman and Co-Founder of Invest Tur Brasil, a pioneer in resort developments in Brazil, which raised $503 million in the public markets and listed on the São Paulo stock exchange that is now known as the B3. Mr. Guimarães led Invest Tur Brasil’s merger with LA Hotels in 2009, which created Brazil Hospitality Group (BHG). Within one year of the merger, BHG became the third-largest hotel operator in Brazil with over 5,800 rooms under management
  • From January 2005 to December 2006, Mr. Guimarães was the Private Sector Coordinator for the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), in Washington, D.C., where he was responsible for developing and implementing the strategic direction for all private sector activities of the IADB Group
  • Prior to that, from May 2000 to November 2004 he was a Managing Director, Head of Latin America Investment Banking and Senior Client Officer for Citigroup
  • Mr. Guimarães received a B.S. in economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania