The President of Fundação Getulio Vargas, Prof. Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal, has appointed Prof. Luiz Artur Ledur Brito as the new Dean of the Business School FGV Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo (FGV-EAESP). He succeeds Prof. Maria Tereza Leme Fleury, who is now the Director of FGV’s activities in São Paulo and continues as professor at FGV’s Business School in São Paulo.
Luiz Artur Ledur Brito has worked with FGV-EAESP since 2003, holding different positions such as Head of the School’s Department of Production and Operations Administration (POI) and Associate Dean of FGV’s Professional Master MPA. He also was Vice President for POMS in Latin America (2011-2013) and is an active member of Strategic Management Society (SMS). Before acting in academic work he had over 25 years involvement with the private sector assuming senior management positions at companies such as Bunge Corp. and Bemis Inc.
He graduated in Engineering from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (1976) and holds a doctorate in Business Administration from FGV-EAESP (2005). His main research interests are in the interface between operations, management and strategy.