One day after Brazil’s oil workers went on strike, further slowing Latin America’s biggest economy which was already crippled by a trucker strike that has paralyzed the nation for the past 2 weeks, the CEO of the state energy giant, Petrobras, Pedro Parente unexpectedly resigned on Friday stepping down as chief of the state-controlled oil company he helped to revive in the aftermath of the Carwash scandal, as the nationwide strike against high fuel prices has unleashed criticism against his free-market policies.
Name: Pedro Parente
Continent: South America
New Company: BRF S.A.
New Position: CEO
Announcement Date: May 31, 2018, 10:00pm
Resignation Date: May 31, 2018, 10:00pm