Board of BTG Pactual names partner Arida as acting CEO

miércoles 25 de noviembre de 2015 14:48 GYT

SAO PAULO Nov 25 (Reuters) - The board of Grupo BTG Pactual SA tapped Persio Arida as chief executive officer on an interim basis, following Wednesday's arrest of CEO and controlling shareholder André Esteves.

Arida is a founding partner at the bank, who is currently chairman of BTG Pactual's asset management division. (Reporting by Guillermo Parra-Bernal and Tatiana Bautzer; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)