Maurício Russomanno, CEO of Unipar, has held the position since 2020 and previously held the position of COO. He has worked in executive positions at industry giants such as Basf and Votorantim Cimentos, in addition to having participated in the foundation of Juntos Somos Mais, a network focused on civil construction retail. In 2022, Unipar achieved the highest net income in its history, with 7.3 billion reais (US$1.474 billion). Net profit of R$1.3 billion (US$262.5 million) was 14% higher than the previous year’s result. During 2023, the company negotiated the purchase of Novonor’s 49% stake in Braskem, which would strengthen its position in the plastics market.