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Péricles dos Santos

Managing Director, South America


Péricles dos Santos joined Nexen Chemicals in 2002 as Managing Director, Nexen Quimica do Brasil Ltda. and was appointed Managing Director, South America of Canexus Limited in August 2005. He is responsible for leading the South American sodium chlorate and chlor-alkali businesses. Prior to joining Nexen Chemicals, Mr. dos Santos worked for the Monsanto Company in various assignments over twenty years in Brazil and the U.S. His positions included: Director of Engineering, Director of Competitive Strategy, and Director of Manufacturing Operations. Mr. dos Santos received a Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineer from Mackenzie University, located in Sao Paulo, and a Masters degree in Industrial Administration from Sao Paulo University. He has completed the Executive Development Program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.