Eleazar was formerly the President and Managing Director of the Brazilian National Development Bank and has served as the Chief Executive Officer for Unibanco Investment Bank. He is a founding partner of Virtus BR Partners, an independent advisory company. From 2006 to 2011, Eleazar served as the non-executive Chairman of BHP Billiton Brazil. He also served on the Board of Directors of Petrobras, Eletrobrás and Vale, among others. Eleazar is currently a director of cNova, FMC Technologies, Inc., and Grupo Pão de Açúcar, where he is also a member of the audit committee and chair of the financial committee. He also serves as President of the Board of Trustees of the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra. Born in Sao Paulo, Eleazar holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from The Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C. and a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Economics from New York University.