Lincoln da Cunha Pereira Filho
Committees: Finance/Risk Management Committee
Lincoln Pereira has served as one of our directors since February 2013. Mr. Pereira has served as our Regional Vice President, Brazil since March 2013 and has served as chairman of our subsidiary, UAB (which we acquired in February 2013), since 2007. From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Pereira served as a legal representative of United Auto do Brasil Ltda, a public auto group operating in São Paulo and controlled by United Auto Group. From 1995 through 2005, Mr. Pereira practiced law with Cunha Pereira Advogados, representing professional athletes and international race car drivers. He founded Atrium Telecomunicações Ltda, a provider of local exchange telecommunication services. Atrium was sold to Telefónica of Spain in December 2004, and Mr. Pereira founded E-Vertical Tecnologia, a leading provider of high tech facilities management services to commercial properties. From 1978 through 1995, Mr. Pereira held numerous positions with various banks, both in Brazil and abroad. Mr. Pereira serves on the Board of Boa Vista Servicos S.A.- SCPC, the second largest credit bureau in Brazil and on the Board of Tempo Telecomunicações.He is a Vice President of the São Paulo Chamber of Commerce (ACSP), serves as a Director of the Associação Brasileira dos Concessionários BMW and Associação Brasileira do Distribuidores Toyota. Mr. Pereira received his LL.B. from Faculdade de Direito do Largo de São Francisco, and is an alumni of London Business School. Mr. Pereira has extensive automotive retailing and manufacturer relations experience, as well as legal, finance, business and management expertise. He also has a deep understanding of the Brazilian finance, trade and legal sectors. Mr. Pereira’s experience and expertise in the automotive industry make him well qualified to serve as a member of the Board.