Petrobras names Guedes de Carvalho interim chairman of board

lunes 14 de septiembre de 2015 20:02 GYT

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA named Luiz Nelson Guedes de Carvalho interim chairman of the board of directors, replacing Murilo Ferreira who is taking a leave of absence, the state-run oil company said in a statement on Monday.

Petrobras, as the company is commonly known, also said that Ferreira's alternate on the board is also taking a leave of absence that will end on Nov. 30, the same day as Ferreira's leave. (Reporting by Jeb Blount; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)