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Tag: Jean Paul Prates

  • Wednesday, May 15th 2024 - 19:54 UTC

    Petrobras' shares plummet after Prates' departure from CEO post

    Prates said he was happy having averted full privatization rumors shadowing Petrobras

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's decision to have Jean-Paul Prates removed as CEO of the State-run oil company Petrobras resulted in shares dropping more than 8% at the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Ordinary shares (PETR3) fell 8.36% while preferred shares (PETR4) went down 6.75%, it was reported. In addition, Petrobras' ADRs (American Depositary Receipt) in New York were down around 7.5% on Wednesday.

  • Wednesday, May 15th 2024 - 19:20 UTC

    Lula orders major reshuffle at Petrobras' helm

    In 1Q of 2024, Petrobras' profits shrank 23% from last year's 4Q

    President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has ordered a reshuffle at the top of Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras, with Magda Chambriard replacing Jean-Paul Prates as CEO, Agencia Brasil reported. Following the head of state's decision late Tuesday, the board of directors approved the early termination of Prates' term Wednesday morning. In the meantime, and until Chambriard takes office, Corporate Affairs Executive Director Clarice Coppetti has been appointed on an interim basis.

  • Friday, January 27th 2023 - 10:13 UTC

    Petrobras has a new CEO; company shares drop awaiting fuels prices policy

    Prates has previously said he did not intend to entirely unlink fuel prices from international markets, but would move away from “import parity.”

    Former Senator and energy consultant, Jean Paul Prates is Brazil's oil giant Petrobras new Chief Executive, marking a clear difference from the previous administration rapidly reflected in the Sao Paulo stock exchange where company shares dropped more than 3% on Thursday