Leandro is an Agronomist. He has a master’s degree in seed technology from Universidade Federal de Santa Maria and an MBA in Marketing from Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing – ESPM. Leandro has been part of the RiceTec team since 2004 when he began his career as a Development Agronomist. In 2005 he was promoted to Development Manager and in 2007 also took over the Marketing area. From 2009 to 2010 he was the Manager of Rice Business at Bayer AgroSciences and in August 2010 he took over the position of Manager of New Business Development at RiceTec. In July 2012, he returned to Brazil where he currently leads the Mercosur Marketing Team.