Incorporated in the Brazil, Venâncio Gold is a gold production and development company focused on the Amazon geological region of northern Brazil. The Amazon, covering an area of about 5 000,000 square kilometres, is a major, under-explored mineral province from which artisanal miners (“garimpeiros”) are thought to have extracted up to 30 million ounces of gold from mostly alluvial and surface weathered bedrock deposits since the 1970’s which would make the region the world’s third largest placer gold producer.
The Board of Directors of Venâncio Gold monitors the business affairs of the company on behalf of customers. The Board currently consists of the Executive Chairman and Finance Director. None of the non-executive Directors has held an executive position with the Company in the past. The Directors have responsibility for the overall corporate governance of the company and recognize the need for the highest standards of behaviour and accountability.
Breno has been working in the mining and energy sector for over 20 years and has extensive international experience. He began his career at General Electric working in the construction, commissioning of power plants and in his career was part of major projects in the groups: El Paso Energy, ANCAR, CPFL, Engevix and Odebrecht. More recently, it has entered into a contract with the DNIT public company for dredging critical areas of the Madeira River between the states of Rondônia and Amazonas. Prior to that, he provided consulting services to several mining and energy companies in Europe, South America and Africa. During his career, he has gained extensive experience in land and river mining operations.