Executives & Board of Directors


Name Office
Eduardo Chedid Chief Executive Officer

Eduardo Chedid is the CEO of PicPay. He has more than 20 years of experience in electronic payment sector. Prior to joining PicPay, he was the CEO of Elo for 6 years and Commercial Vice President at Cielo. Chedid also served as a Vice President of Visa and was a Director of Credicard. With his vast experience, Chedid also made up the Abecs Council from 2015 to 2021.

Anderson Chamon Co-founder and Vice President of Technology & Products

Anderson Chamon is the Co-founder and Vice President of Products and Technology at PicPay. Chamon is an entrepreneur of digital business initiatives. In 2012, he founded PicPay with his partners to revolutionize the payment market and facilitate the way people deal with money, make purchases and communicate.

Andre Cazotto IR, Strategic Planning, and M&A Executive Director

Andre Cazotto is currently the Investor Relations, Strategic Planning and M&A Executive Director of PicPay. Before joining the company he spent 3 years as the Investor Relations Director at PagSeguro Pagbank, leading the company to its IPO in January 2018, until today the largest IPO of a Brazilian Company in the US Market. He also spent 10 years at Cielo, working in Accounting, FP&A, Treasury and Investor Relations.

Andre holds an MBA from Insper and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Universidade Mackenzie.

Board of Directors

Name Office
Gilberto Meirelles Xandó Baptista Chairman and Independent Member

Gilberto Meirelles Xandó Baptista (Chairman and Independent Member) has served as an independent member of our board of directors since February 2021 and chairman of our board of directors since April 2021. He is also a member of advisory groups in numerous companies in Russia, Chile and Brazil. For instance, he currently serves as a member of the board of directors of JBS S.A. (a member of the J&F Group), Ypê, JSL S.A., Grupasso and BenCorp, ClubSaúde. Previously, Mr. Xandó served in different management capacities where he was responsible for finance, trade marketing, commercial marketing and logistics in the investment and food industries, serving as Chief Executive Officer of Vigor Alimentos from 2011 to 2020, Brazil General Business Director at Natura from 2009 to 2011 and International Vice President of BRF from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Xandó holds a master’s degree in marketing from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV, with a specialization in business management from PGA – Fundação Dom Cabral/ INSEAD, France.

José Antônio Batista Costa Member

José Antonio Batista Costa (Member) has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our board of directors since February 2021. He is also PicPay Brazil’s Chief Executive Officer and chairman of PicPay Brazil’s board of directors. Prior to becoming PicPay Brazil’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Batista has served in diferente management capacities where he led multi-disciplinary teams and was responsible for strategic performance, finance and logistics in the investment and food industries, acting as PicPay Brazil’s Chief Financial Officer in 2018, vice- president of logistics and supply chain at JBS USA Food Company in 2018 and as an executive officer of JBS S.A. from 2011 to 2015. He has served as a member of the board of directors at Banco Original, Eldorado Brasil Celulose S.A. and Flora Produtos de Higiene. Mr. Batista holds a degree in business administration from Universidade Paulista – UNIP and is a professional investor (investidor profissional) under Brazilian law.

Vincent Trius Member

Vincent Trius (Member) has served as a member of our board of directors since February 2021. He has been the Global Head of Retail and Innovation at JBS S.A. (a member of the J&F Group) since 2014 and has served as a member of the board of directors of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (a member of the J&F Group) since 2019. Previously, Mr. Trius served in different management capacities, including President and Director of Loblaw Companies Ltd. Canada from 2011 to 2014, executive manager at Carrefour from 2010 to 2011 and Chief Executive Officer of Walmart Stores Inc. Latin America, Brazil and Asia from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Trius holds a business degree from the University of Barcelona

Raul Francisco Moreira Member

Raul Francisco Moreira (Member) has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2021. Since May 2019, he has served as executive officer of Banco Original in charge of information technology, products, operations and open banking. Mr. Moreira also serves on the board of directors of PicPay Brazil. From January 2017 to December 2018, he served as chief executive officer of Alelo S.A. a Brazilian financial services company, specializing in corporate benefits, incentives, and expense management. From September 2012 to January 2017, he worked at Banco do Brasil, where he served as vice-president of retail from February 2015 to January 2017. During his career,
Mr. Moreira has worked on various projects in the Brazilian electronic payments and digital solutions sector, including the creation of the payment scheme settlor Elo and the launch of various companies such as Livelo, a loyalty program company created by Bradesco and Banco do Brasil, Stelo, a digital payments company, Veloe, a payment app for tolls, shopping malls and parking lots, and Cateno, a payment processing company created by Banco do Brasil and Cielo. He has also served as chairman of the board of directors of Cielo and BB Seguridade and member of the board of directors of Elo Participações. Mr. Moreira holds a bachelor’s degree in information technology management from Unisul SC.

Camila Farani Lima Porreca Independent Member

Camila Farani Lima Porreca (Independent Member) has served as an independent member of our board of directors since February2021. She is also President of G2 Capital, Venture Partner at GAA Investment, Co-founder of Mulheres Investidoras Anjo – MIA (Women Angel Investors) and Founder and Board Member of Grupo Boxx. Ms. Farani is also an award winning Brazilian angel investor, panelist on Shark Tank Brazil, columnist for Forbes, Gazeta do Povo and Estadão and the founder of INNovaty Business Intelligence. Previosly, Ms. Farani served in diferente management capacities as President of Gavea Angels from 2016 to 2018, Chief Entrepreneur Officer at Sementi Fresh Food from 2014 to 2016, President of Associação Comercial do Rio de Janeiro – ACRJ from 2015 to 2016, Co-founder of Lab22 from 2012 to 2016, Board Member and Angel Investor of Gavea Angels from 2010 to 2015, Board Member of Committee of Young Entrepreneurs from 2012 to 2014, Founder of Farani Fresh Food from 2009 to 2014, Co-founder of Tabaco Café from 1996 to 2012, Co-founder and CEO of Verdano Fresh Foods from 2010 to 2011. Ms. Farani holds a law degree and MBA in Marketing from Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro – PUC RJ, and specializations in Strategy and Innovation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology High Growth Business Management from Babson College, Customer Development from Stanford University, and Women’s Leadership from Fundação Dom Cabral and Smith College’s Executive Education for Women.

Jackson Ricardo Gomes Independent Member

Jackson Ricardo Gomes (Independent Member) has served as an independent member of our board of directors since March 2021. He has worked in the banking industry for more than 35 years, currently serving as board member and advisor in new digital financial companies (fintechs) and as angel investor in startups in Brazil and Portugal. Mr. Gomes worked at Banco Original from 2013 to 2016, serving as Chief Executive Officer from 2015 to 2016. Previously, he was responsible for the implementation of the risk management, compliance and control divisions at Banco Itaú, Where he worked for more than 20 years. Mr. Gomes has participated in several working groups organized by the IIF- International Institute of Finance to discuss Basel 2 and 3 regulations with the banking authorities at the BIS, from 2000 to 2011. Mr. Gomes holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and na aeronautics engineering degree from the Aeronautical Institute of Technology in Brazil