New CEO of Brazil's Eletrobras pledges ethical, financial recovery

miércoles 27 de julio de 2016 11:07 GYT

BRASILIA, July 27 (Reuters) - Wilson Ferreira Jr., the new chief executive of Brazil's Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras SA , on Wednesday said he would seek to recover the "ethical and financial health" of the state-run power holding company after a damaging corruption scandal and steep financial losses.

Ferreira said in a speech that selling distribution assets would benefit all the company's stakeholders.

(Reporting by Leonardo Goy; Writing by Caroline Stauffer; Editing by W Simon)