Luiz Artur Ledur Brito
He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (1976) and a doctorate in Business Administration from the School of Business Administration of São Paulo at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (2005). He is a full professor of the Operations Department of FGV EAESP, where he participates in the research line "Management of Operations and Sustainability". Since February 2015, he has been the director of FGV EAESP. At ANPAD, he was the coordinator of the GOL (Operations and Logistics Management) division from 2011 to 2014. He was also the vice president for Latin America of the POMS (Production and Operations Management Society) from 2011 to 2013. At AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), he is a member of the Innovation Committee for the second period (2017-2018). Prior to his academic activity, he had a long-standing involvement with the private sector, taking management positions at Sanbra, Santista Alimentos and Dixie Toga. His main research interests lie in the interface between Operations and Strategy. Currently, he works on two main research themes: creation and value appropriation in relationships between companies and management as a factor of competitiveness of Brazilian companies. His previous work has also involved the analysis of business performance and his connection with the concept of competitive advantage.