Gafisa Appoints Andre Bergstein as CFO and IRO
Gafisa, a Brazilian diversified national homebuilder, has appointed Andre Bergstein as chief financial officer (CFO) and investor relations officer (IRO). Bergstein will report to Duilio Alceu Calciolari, chief executive officer (CEO).
Bergstein brings 20 years of experience in the financial and real estate markets to Gafisa. Most recently, he was part of the real estate team at Plural Capital, an investment management and financial advisory services firm based in São Paulo. From 2005 through 2010, he served at Brazilian Finance & Real Estate (BFRE) as CFO and IRO for the holding company, and as CFO of Brazilian Securities, where he led several structured operations of CRIs (mortgage backed securities) and FIIs (real estate investment funds) and was active in merger and acquisition (M&A) deals for BFRE.
Bergstein began his career as financial analyst at the Icatu Bank Holding in 1993, where he tracked diverse investments in the group. Between 1998 and 2005, he was CFO at Atlântica Residencial, a homebuilder focused on residential projects aimed at middle and low income groups, with presence of local and foreign shareholders.
Bergstein graduated from Pontifícia Universidade Católica PUC-RJ as an electrical engineer in 1993. He holds an MBA from IBMEC Rio de Janeiro.