Barbosa was CEO for Bunge Fertilizer from 1994 until 2010, and CEO for Vale Fertilizer from 2010 until 2012. Prior to joining Bunge, Mr Barbosa served as CEO of Fosfertil and CFO of Manah Fertilizer .
Mario Barbosa has actively participated in shaping the Brazilian fertilizer industry leading the industry since its privatization process on early 90´s, through major verticalization and consolidation process during the 2000s. By the end of the decade, Mr. Barbosa led Bunge to became the major fertilizer producer in South America and among one of the largest in the world .
For over a decade (2000-2012), Mr. Barbosa was also the president of ANDA (National Brazilian Association for Fertilizer), Vice President of IFA (International Fertilizer Association) and Vice President for Fiesp (São Paulo´s State Industry Association) from 2004 until 2017. Mario graduated in Engineering from USP (University of São Paulo) and holds MBA at FGV (Fundaçao Getulio Vargas – São Paulo).