July 02, 2020

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Mr. Reade was appointed a director in May 2017. Mr. Reade has over 20 years of business experience, mostly as an investor and as an entrepreneur. Currently, he invests both in the public markets as well as in private deals, mostly in equity, and he is in the process of launching a new investment company, focused in global public equities in out of favor markets. For 7 years, until February 2016, Mr. Reade was a Partner, Co-Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of the Investment Team at Tarpon Investimentos, one of Brazil´s largest independent equities fund with over USD 3 billion (as of April 2017, the fund generated a 21,7% annual return net of fees in USD, since inception in 2002). At Tarpon, Philip served as Chairman of the Board at Cremer, Somos Educação, Omega and as Board Member of Metalúrgica Gerdau and Tempo Participações. Prior to Tarpon, Mr. Reade was the Head of the Brazilian operations of the NY-based hedge fund, Marathon Asset Management, which focused on private and public equities as well as structured credit. Before Marathon, Mr. Reade worked for Goldman Sachs in Sao Paulo as part of the Investment Banking division. Prior to Goldman, he founded and ran Brasilis Seafood, a company that financed seafood processing plants in Brazil. Mr. Reade started his career at Brazilian Banco Garantia, founded by Brazilian entrepreneur and 3G founder Jorge Paulo Lemann, and then at McKinsey & Co as a business analyst at the Sao Paulo office. He holds a BS in Economics from the University of São Paulo and an MBA from Stanford University.