With a bachelor?s degree in Business and Accounting from Mackenzie University and post-graduate degree in Business amd Finance from FGV, Valdir has 33 years of experience. He started his career at Price Waterhouse, where he worked for 11 years, 3 of which in Detroit (USA). In 1986, he became Financial Director of Young & Rubicam Brazil, and later for Latin America. In 1998, he became Financial Managing Director at Newcom Bates. After a group restructuring (January 2004), Valdir became responsible for the financial department of The Newcomm Group (Y&R, Dez, Ação and Wunderman), later becoming VP of Operations. He later became Financial Director of Matos Grey and since 2006, Operation and Managing Director of BorghiErh/Lowe. Since January 2007, Valdir is the CFO/COO at BorghiErh/Lowe.