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Sylvia Coutinho*

Head of Wealth Management Latam & Country Head UBS Group Brazil

Born: 1961

History as a director

  • First elected as a director: March 23, 2016 (co-opting)
  • Re-elected: Twice (2017 and 2021 General Meeting)
  • Current term expires: 2025 General Meeting
  • Directorships of other listed companies: none


Sylvia Coutinho holds a degree in engineering and a post-graduate degree in economics from the University of São Paulo, as well as an MBA from Columbia University in New York. She started her career in 1984 at the banking group Citigroup, where she held several high-responsibility positions in Brazil and the United States. In 2003, she joined HSBC where she held senior positions in the wealth and asset management divisions, and notably became Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management divisions for Latin America and Head of Global Asset Management for the Americas. 
Since 2013, Sylvia Coutinho serves as the Country Head of the banking group UBS Group in Brazil and heads UBS’s Brazilian Executive Committee.

In 2018, she is appointed Head of Wealth Management Latam UBS Brazil.