Marcelo Martinho Pedro
Country Manager at Olam Brasil Ltda.
About Marcelo Martinho Pedro
Leveraging more than 20 years of experience in the beverage and agribusiness industries, Marcelo Martinho Pedro currently applies his expertise as country manager for Olam Brasil Ltda. He joined the firm in 2005 as the business head of the sugar division. Promoted in 2007, Marcelo Martinho Pedro now holds responsibility for all operations involving sugar, cotton, rice, and spices, as well as general managerial duties.
To prepare for his managerial career, Mr. Pedro studied business administration at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in 1993. He went on to obtain an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business Administration in 1997 and has retained an affiliation with the institution through service as an admissions interviewer for Brazilian candidates. To further enhance his credentials and experience, Mr. Pedro recently undertook Harvard Business School’s Executive Education program, which included a seminar in agribusiness.