Marcelo Bahia Odebrecht is since the end of 2008 Chief Executive Officer of Odebrecht, a holding company with interests in engineering and construction, petrochemicals, transportation and infrastructure, oil and gas, bioenergy, real estate and environmental services. The company is present in 26 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas with reported total revenues of US$ 41.3 billion in 2012. Odebrecht is also Chairman of the operating companies that comprise the group. He joined Odebrecht in 1992 and in 2002 was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Construtora Norberto Odebrecht, the largest engineering and construction company in Latin America. Odebrecht holds a BA of Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil, and an MBA from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.