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International Business Management and Development Consultant

Carlos Peixoto Consulting adds value to the client through: (a) Executive Coaching and Strategic Planning; (b) Business development, M&A assessment, due diligence, negotiation and transition, as well as interim management; (c) Review and Improvement of Financial and Administrative processes, such as Performance Metrics, Cost Efficiency Plans and Internal Controls; (d) Training on best practices in Ethics and Business Conduct and review/implementation of Compliance Programs.

Directly and/or through a network of associates, we assist companies to establish themselves in international jurisdictions in which we have experience, assisting our clients in identifying and developing people, evaluating the best operational locations, efficient customs and tax regimes, finding consulting services location, agents and other related matters.
Cel.: +5521 9 9385-9942

Carlos Peixoto

+40 years of experience in the energy industry

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In early 2010, Carlos started an independent consultancy, with the aim of continuing to contribute to the industry, providing services associated with his network and experience acquired over 30 years of a successful international career, dedicated to the areas of finance, performance and processes improvement. , compliance, negotiation and people development.


For nearly 25 years, he worked for BJ Services Company, based in Houston, Texas, in the oilfield services business. Retired from BJS in November 2009 as Regional Controller for Latin America covering Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Barbados, Brazil, Panama, Trinidad, El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua. Also with business in West Africa - Angola, Gabon, Mozambique.

In Jan-Feb'05 led a multilingual/cross-functional team of experts on a special mission to Singapore in connection with a fraud investigation. The team successfully reviewed and restated the Asia Pacific Region Financial Statements, which prevented the company from filing its 10-K report with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

During 2002, he played a leading role in the discovery and investigation of an executive fraud and FCPA case in Argentina, which resulted in a Cease and Desist Order between BJ Services and the SEC in March 2004.

Between Jun'96 and Jan'02 he held the position of Middle East Region Controller, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with business in Abu Dhabi, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Arabia Saudi Arabia, Syria, Uzbekistan and Yemen.

He played a leadership role on the teams that registered and started the company's business in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Guatemala, as well as registering in the Jebel Ali Free Zone, United Arab Emirates. Participated in the negotiation of Joint Venture agreements in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and India, as well as Agency agreements in several jurisdictions in the Middle East Region, as well as in Angola.

He has been involved in business planning; business restructuring; valuation and acquisitions; due diligence; tax planning; litigation and labor and tax negotiations; business application implementation and process improvement; fraud investigations; Implementation of Sarbanes Oxley internal control systems and other related matters.

International Assignments
Bogotá, Colombia (July 88 to February 92)
Buenos Aires, Argentina (February 92 to February 96)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Jun'96 to Jan-02)

formal education
MBA Project Management Specialist from Fundação Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro-Brazil, Aug'11
MBA Finance Specialist from Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota-Colombia, Nov'91
Bachelor in Accounting by Fundação Visconde De Cairú, Salvador, Bahia-Brazil, Dec'78

Project Management Institute
Regional Accounting Council - Rio de Janeiro (CRC-RJ)
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Brazilian Institute of Finance Executives -  Rio de Janeiro
ACRJ - Chamber of Commerce of Rio de Janeiro
ABCO - Brazilian Association of Consultants
Rio de Janeiro Olympic Golf Course
Britcham – British Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Brazil

tax details
CPF 11.597.404/0001-20 – Rio de Janeiro CNPJ 046.7461-8

Recent Relevant Projects

  • Developed and implemented a compliance and anti-fraud training program for a US company in Brazil

  • Assist a Chilean client with the interim management and liquidation of a Brazilian legal entity

  • Assisted a Brazilian company in introducing products to the market

  • Assisted a US client in introducing a product to the Brazilian oil and gas market

  • Introduced a US customer to the Colombian O&G market

  • Due Diligence and Negotiation on an M&A Project in São Paulo, Brazil for a US client

  • Business development project in Venezuela for a US client

  • Due Diligence in Abu Dhabi, UAE for a US client

  • Business development for Mexico/Argentina client, including registration of local subsidiary in Brazil

  • Developed and conducted In-Company Compliance training program in Macaé and Rio de Janeiro

  • Due Diligence and Negotiation in Macaé, Brazil on an M&A project for a US client

  • Business Development Project for US client in the Executive Training branch entering Brazil

  • American customer branch registration in Rio de Janeiro and subsequent move to Macaé, Brazil

  • Cost efficiency and internal controls review and recommendations for a US client in Argentina

  • Due Diligence in Salvador, Brazil on an M&A project for a US client

  • Business development project, advising an American client on a cooperation agreement with a Brazilian company

  • Consulting on a Finance, Planning and Reporting process improvement project for a US client

  • Registration of an FZE and a branch of a foreign entity in Colombia for a US customer (including seeking local support)

  • Assisted two US clients in hiring Finance and Accounting staff in Bogotá, Mexico, Brazil and Houston

  • Assisted a client in the US to identify and hire Logistics and Marketing personnel in Argentina

  • Due Diligence in Oman on an M&A project for a US client

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