Summary: Brazilian mining engineer and husband of well-known Brazilian journalist/communications specialist Renata Mondelo Mendonca who had been appointed as a managing executive director at the manganese and alloys production unit of the Rio de Janeiro-based multinational mining company Vale SA, one of the world's largest iron ore producer, since 2006.
Cause of Death: Airplane accident
Born: circa 1965
Died: June 1, 2009
Location: Fernando de Noronha, Brazil