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New data protection authority’s appointments submitted to Brazilian Senate for approval

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 16 Oct 2020 16:32
  • 19 Oct 2020 10:23
Five members to occupy empty seats at the board of directors of the new Brazilian data protection authority have been appointed by the country’s president, Jair Bolsonaro. 
The appointments, including a president-director and four directors, were sent to the Senate for approval.

The appointees are Waldemar Gonçalves Ortunho Junior, appointed

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Ana Paula Candil

Senior Correspondent, Latin America

Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

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