Felipe Montoro Jens’ Strategic Push of Brazilian Multinational to the Top

The Odebrecht Group of companies is one of the three largest multinationals operating in Brazil today. Odebrecht has extensive interests in real estate, energy, defense and technology, oil and gas, sugar and ethanol, water and sewage, and infrastructure engineering and construction. The group at http://www.odebrecht.com/sites/default/files/port_ra_impressao_05_jun_2007.pdf consists of more than eight companies with a presence in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Caribbean.

Felipe Montoro Jens is serving as the CEO of Odebrecht and is also in charge of the subsidiary Odebrecht Participaes e Investimentos. He is on the board of the group and several other Odebrecht subsidiaries including Odebrecht Agroindustrial, Odebrecht Realizaes Imobilirias and Odebrecht Energy. As a financial management expert, Felipe Montoro Jens has held positions with the group in planning, corporate finance and project management in the UK, Singapore, and Brazil.

Mr. Jen’s experienced leadership at Odebrecht has guaranteed its immense success, leading to the merger of Odebrecht Group with the Mariani Group in 2002 to form Braskem on Bloomberg. At Braskem, Odebrecht nominated Felipe Montoro Jens to become an alternate board member. Braskem is a publicly listed supplier of petrochemical solutions and is one of the biggest producers of biopolymer products. Braskem serves consumers in more than 70 countries and has production facilities in Brazil, the US, Germany, and Mexico.

Felipe Montoro Jens also chairs the board at Madeira Energy and is a board member at ETH Bioenergy and Foz Do Brasil. Mr. Jen has also served as the CEO of Energipar Captação, a securities trading company founded in 1996 in Rio, Brazil.

Felipe Montoro Jens was a principal speaker at the 2011 World Economic Forum in Rio, Brazil. Mr. Jens graduated with an international management masters from the American Garvin School of International Management in the US. He is also a chartered financial analyst on radaroficial.com.br. He has previously worked for PriceWatehouseCoopers, the financial consulting multinational, Enron, an energy company and Enel Group, an energy and gas company.