Marcelo Bahia Odebrecht, Brazilian

Chief Executive Officer of Odebrecht S.A.

Odebrecht S.A. is a holding company which is present in over 20 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas and reported total revenues of US$ 32,3 billion in 2010. He is also the Chairman of the Operating Companies that comprise the group.

He joined the Odebrecht group in 1992. In 2002, he was appointed CEO of Construtora Norberto Odebrecht, the largest Engineering and Construction Company in Latin America. At the end of 2008, he became CEO of Odebrecht holding company, which is active in several business segments such as engineering and construction, petrochemicals, transportation and infrastructure, oil and gas, bio-energy, real estate, and environmental services.

Marcelo Bahia Odebrecht holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil, and an MBA from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.