Robert Juenemann became a member of the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants in January 2016. He was nominated by the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC), where acted for five consecutive years as a Board member. having previously served the institute for seven years as a Leading member at IBGC´s Southern Chapter, located in Brazil southernmost State, Rio Grande do Sul.
Mr. Juenemann is a lawyer and founder of Robert Juenemann Advocacia Empresarial e Familiar, a law firm acting in corporate and tax law, family law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance, with special dedication to fulfill the family business and succession planning needs.
In 2013, Mr. Juenemann was elected as Fiscal Council Board Member at Eletrobrás S.A. and was reelected for the same position in 2014. In 2015, he was reelected again as a Deputy Fiscal Council Board Member at the same company. Mr. Juenemann also occupied the same position at CELESC S.A. and Eternit S.A.
In 2017, Mr. Juenemann was elected as Fiscal Council Board Member at VALE S.A., and in 2018 for the same position at JBS S.A.
Mr. Juenemann has a degree in law from Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, a master’s in civil process from the same university and a master’s in strategic planning from Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing. In 2011, he became a Certified Mediator from the Center for Effective Dispute Resolution, based in the UK.
Robert is a lecturer on corporate governance, family business, compliance, shareholders' agreements, and legal responsibilities of directors, managing directors, board members, and shareholders.
Mr. Juenemann was co-author of the Legal Orientation Guide for Board Members and Directors published in 2012 by IBGC.