Mr. Bernerd Raymond da Santos Ávila is a Chief Financial Officer & Vice President at Aes Group Brazil, a Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President at The AES Corp. and a Chairman at AES Uruguaiana Empreendimentos SA. He is on the Board of Directors at IPALCO Enterprises, Inc., AES Brasil Energia SA, AES Brasil Ltda., AES Chivor & CIA SCA ESP, AES Distributed Energy, Inc., AES Gener SA, AES Indiana, AES Mong Duong Power Co., Ltd., Compañía de Alumbrado Eléctrico de San Salvador SA de CV, Compañía de Alumbrado Eléctrico de Santa Ana, Edelap SA, Empresa Distribuidora La Plata SA and Empresa Electrica de Oriente SA de CV. Mr. da Santos Ávila was previously employed as a Vice President & Controller by C.A. La Electricidad de Caracas, a Financial Officer & Comptroller by AES El Salvador Ltd. (Cayman Islands), and a Financial Officer & Comptroller by AES Venezuela Finance. He also served on the board at AES Tiete Energia SA, AES Tietê SA, Eletropaulo Metropolitana Eletricidade de São Paulo SA, AES Ohio and Eneo Cameroon SA. He received his undergraduate degree from Universidad Jose Maria Vargas, a graduate degree from Universidad Jose Maria Vargas and an MBA from Universidad Jose Maria Vargas.