President and CEO
Marcelo Botelho has served as President and Chief Executive Officer at California Steel Industries since August 2016. Prior to joining CSI, he worked at Vale S. A. of Brazil, where he served as Controller Global Director. He has also held positions at CPFL Campinas SP, an electricity utility company, as Planning and Controlling Director; at Embraer, an aircraft manufacturing company, as Global Controller; and at Latasa, an aluminum beverage can manufacturer, as Controller. He graduated from the Universidade Federal Fluminense with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, from the Pontificia Universidade Catolica with a Master's degree in Production Engineering, and earned his MBA from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.
Ricardo Bernardes has served as Executive Vice President, Commercial since January 2010. From 2003 to 2009, he served as Chief Financial Officer at California Steel Industries. From 1995 to 2003, he worked at RBS Group (Brazil), a regional multimedia company, most recently as the Executive Director of Business Development. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of the RBS Broadcasting Division, and in other positions of financial and strategic business responsibilities. From 1989 to 1995 he worked at Booz Allen and Hamilton Brazil, an international management and technology consulting firm, where he worked primarily with steel companies in Latin America, and also in business segments such as aerospace, equipment manufacture and automotive. His previous work experience also includes positions in the Production Planning and Cost Analysis departments of Siderurgica Riograndense (a steel mill of Gerdau Group) in Brazil. Mr. Bernardes graduated from Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, and from University of California, Los Angeles, with a Master's Degree in Business Administration, Finance.
Finance and Administration
Brett Guge has served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration, and Corporate Secretary since January 2010. He has been with CSI since 1997, holding the position of Vice President, Administration and that of Corporate Secretary. From 1994 to 1997, he served as the Manager of Administration of Gallatin Steel. From 1983 to 1994, he was employed by Alcoa, where he held positions as the Superintendent of Industrial Relations and Employment, Supervisor of Employee Relations and Superintendent of Industrial Relations and Training. Mr. Guge graduated from Xavier University with a Master's Degree in Business Administration and from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications.
Scott Starr has served as Executive Vice President, Operations since August 2016. He joined CSI in 1992, where he has served as General Manager, Operations and Manager, Cold Rolling & Galvanizing Operations, in addition to positions in the metallurgical quality and operations departments. Mr. Starr graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering and from the University of California, Irvine with a Master's Degree in Business Administration.