Board, Councils and Committees

Board of Executive Officers

Name Cargo
Victor Pereira Noda Chief executive officer

Mr. Noda is our co-founders and chief executive officer, with more than ten years of experience in the technology area.  Before founding us, Mr. Noda was a management consultant at Booz & Co. and founded other technology companies, including GlossyBox.  Mr. Noda holds a bachelor’s degree from Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo, or POLI-USP, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.

Marcelo Rodrigue Marques Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer

Mr. Marques is our co-founder, chief financial officer and investor relations officer, responsible for our financial, investor relations, legal, human resources and new business departments, among others.  He worked in strategic consultancy at A.T.Kearney and founded other technology companies.  Mr. Marques holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanic-aeronautic engineering from Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica – ITA and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.

Mário Carlos Fernandes Filho Chief Operations and Logistics Systems Officer

Mr. Fernandes Filho is our co-founder and chief operations and logistics systems officer.  He was a trainee and worked in the logistics department at AB Inbev; he was responsible for the operations department at Mãe Terra Alimentos Naturais and founded other technology companies.  Mr. Fernandes Filho holds a bachelor’s degree in mechatronics engineering from POLI-USP and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Board of Directors

Name Cargo
Victor Pereira Noda Chief executive officer - Member

Victor Pereira Noda.  Mr. Noda is our co-founders and chief executive officer, with more than ten years of experience in the technology area.  Before founding us, Mr. Noda was a management consultant at Booz & Co. and founded other technology companies, including GlossyBox.  Mr. Noda holds a bachelor’s degree from Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo, or POLI-USP, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.

Marcelo Rodrigue Marques Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer - Member

Marcelo Rodrigues Marques.  Mr. Marques is our co-founder, chief financial officer and investor relations officer, responsible for our financial, investor relations, legal, human resources and new business departments, among others.  He worked in strategic consultancy at A.T.Kearney and founded other technology companies.  Mr. Marques holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanic-aeronautic engineering from Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica – ITA and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.

Marc Dominic Appelhoff Chairman

Marc Dominic Appelhoff.  Mr. Appelhoff holds a diploma in business administration from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.  He worked as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group and served as principal at private equity company Cinven.  In 2009, Mr. Appelhoff created the DTC Fashion for Home furniture brand.  After selling it to home24 SE, he was appointed co-chief executive officer and member of the management board of home24 SE, and was appointed chairman of the management board in January 2020.

Philipp Christopher Steinhäuser Member

Philipp Christopher Steinhäuser.  Mr. Steinhäuser holds a diploma in business administration from the University of Münster – WWU (2008).  He worked for five years as a consultant at KPMG and Horváth & Partners in the controllership, financial and risk management departments.  In 2013, Mr. Steinhäuser joined home24 SE. Since then, he has held a number of financial and managerial positions, having served recently as senior vice-president of finance and investor relations officer. Mr. Steinhäuser was appointed as a member of the management board of home24 SE in January 2021.

Cássio Casseb Lima Independent Member

Cássio Casseb Lima.  Mr. Casseb holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from POLI-USP.  He worked at Banco de Boston, BFB, Banco SRL and Citibank and served as chief executive officer of Credicard, Banco do Brasil, Coimbra (Dreifus Commodities) and Grupo Pão de Açúcar.  He served as a member of the boards of directors of Andima, Mastercard (Latin America), Vicunha, Fibra, Brasil Telecom (Solpart), Banco do Brasil, BBdtvm, Febraban, Visa (Latin America), Brasilprev, Aliança do Brasil, Localiza, Fiesp (higher economy board), Coca-Cola (Latin America retail), Sadia, Grupo Jereissati (Shoppings Iguatemi and Jereissati Participações); Netshoes (representing Temasek Intl), Cetip, Smiles S.A. and Lojas Marisa.  Currently, Mr. Casseb serves as member of the board of Instituto de Reciclagem do Adolescente; member of the board and coordinator of the governance committee of BBCE – Balcão Brasileiro de Comercialização de Energia; and senior advisor at Banco Morgan Stanley in Brazil, Temasek and Principal Financial Group.

Maria Letícia de Freitas Costa Independent Member

Maria Letícia de Freitas Costa.  Mrs. Costa holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from POLI-USP and an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management of the Cornell University.  Mrs. Costa started her career as a systems analyst at Indústrias Villares S.A. and worked for 24 years at Booz Allen Hamilton (currently known as Strategy&), where she served as Chairman in Brazil from 2001 until her retirement in 2010.  Mrs. Costa is a partner at Prada Assessoria since 2010.  She worked as member of the boards of directors of Sadia, Gafisa, Technip, Marcopolo and RBS.  She was also a member of the audit committee of Votorantim Industrial, Votorantim Cimentos and Votorantim Metais (currently known as Nexa).  She was a member of the strategy committee of Bematech and Votorantim Cimentos.  Currently, Mrs. Costa serves a member of the boards of directors of Localiza, Embraer, Totvs and Mapfre.

Audit Committee

Name Cargo
Maria Letícia de Freitas Costa Coordinator

Maria Letícia de Freitas Costa.  Mrs. Costa holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from POLI-USP and an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management of the Cornell University.  Mrs. Costa started her career as a systems analyst at Indústrias Villares S.A. and worked for 24 years at Booz Allen Hamilton (currently known as Strategy&), where she served as Chairman in Brazil from 2001 until her retirement in 2010.  Mrs. Costa is a partner at Prada Assessoria since 2010.  She worked as member of the boards of directors of Sadia, Gafisa, Technip, Marcopolo and RBS.  She was also a member of the audit committee of Votorantim Industrial, Votorantim Cimentos and Votorantim Metais (currently known as Nexa).  She was a member of the strategy committee of Bematech and Votorantim Cimentos.  Currently, Mrs. Costa serves a member of the boards of directors of Localiza, Embraer, Totvs and Mapfre.

José Écio Pereira da Costa Junior Member

José Écio Pereira da Costa Junior.  Mr. Pereira da Costa Junior served as audit partner at Arthur Andersen & Co, from 1986 to 2002, when he became a partner at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in Brazil, where he remained until 2007.  Mr. Pereira da Costa Junior is a founding partner of JEPereira Consultoria em Gestão de Negócios S/S, and serves as member of the boards of directors and audit committees of a number of publicly held companies.  He served as member of the board of directors and member of the audit committee of Gafisa S.A., from 2008 to 2018; member of the statutory audit committee of Fibria S.A., from 2013 to 2018; and chairman of the fiscal council of Fibria S.A., from 2009 to 2013.  He currently serves as coordinator of the audit committee of Votorantim Cimentos S.A., since 2013; coordinator of the audit committees of CBA Cia Brasileira de Aluminio, Votorantim Energia S.A. and Citrosuco S.A.; and member of the audit committee of CESP S.A. He serves as member of the board of directors of Princecampos Participações S.A., since 2010.  He also served as member of the board of directors of BRMalls S.A., from 2010 to 2014.  Mr. Pereira da Costa Junior holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from FGV and in accounting from Universidade São Judas Tadeu.

Carlos Roberto Albuquerque Sá Member

Carlos Roberto Albuquerque Sá.  Mr. Sá holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics, and a post-graduate degree in finance from PUC-RJ.  He has 20 years of experience and was a partner and served as officer at the internal audit, risk and compliance services department at KPMG, until 2010.  He served as controller at Det Norske Veritas and Schlumberger; chief financial officer at Castrol, Sobremetal and Vicom; and risk and internal audit officer at Net Serviços S.A. Currently, he is a partner at CS Consult Ltda., a company that provided services to Cyrela Brazil Realty, advised Valid S.A. (in 2013) and Correias Mercúrio (in 2015) in the implementation of their corporate risk management and internal audit departments.  He served as member of the fiscal councils of Banco do Brasil, from 2014 to 2015; and Itaú/Unibanco and Mafrig Global Foods, from 2016 to 2019.  Currently, he serves as coordinator of the audit committees of a number of companies, including M.Dias Branco S.A., Lojas Marisa and Camil Alimentos S.A. Since June 2020, he serves as member of the board of directors and chairman of the audit committee of Caixa Econômica Federal.