Sterlite Power Appoints Rui Chammas as Brazil CEO

Sterlite Power has appointed Rui Chammas, former CEO for Biosev, as the leader of its Brazil business.

Sterlite Power has appointed Rui Chammas, former CEO for Biosev, as the leader of its Brazil business. The company has a portfolio of nine projects, entailing an investment close to USD 1.7 bn in the country.

Pratik Agarwal, Group CEO Sterlite Power, said, “We are delighted to welcome Rui to Sterlite Brazil. He has a rich experience in running large organisations in the energy industry. With his appointment, we reinstate our deep commitment to the Brazilian Transmission Sector.”

Chammas has worked for more than 11 years in the Brazilian petrochemical company, Braskem. Prior to that, he was associated with the French chemical company Rhodia for 13 years. He graduated from the Technological Institute of Aeronautics (in Portuguese Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica – ITA) and holds an MBA from Getúlio Vargas Institute. He has also done an Executive program on Business Dynamics at MIT Sloan.