SAO PAULO May 12 Brazilian engineering
conglomerate Odebrecht SA said on Friday it had
tapped Luciano Guidolin as its new chief executive officer,
replacing current CEO Newton de Souza.
Guidolin, currently vice-president of investments for the
group, played a key role in negotiating plea deals in Brazil,
Switzerland and the United States, according to an Odebrecht
statement. Executives confessed to their roles in a corruption
scandal that led to the arrest of former CEO Marcelo Odebrecht.
(Reporting by Bruno Federowski)