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REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of August, 2019
Commission File Number: 001-38992
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Alameda Oscar Niemeyer, No. 119, Sala 504
Vila da Serra, Nova Lima, Minas Gerais
+55 (31) 3515 7550
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|99.1||Press release dated August 16, 2019 – Afya Limited Announces the Appointment of a New Director|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|By:||/s/ Virgilio Deloy Capobianco Gibbon|
|Name:||Virgilio Deloy Capobianco Gibbon|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
Date: August 16, 2019
Afya Limited Announces the Appointment of a New Director
Minas Gerais, Brazil, August 16, 2019 – Afya Limited, or Afya (Nasdaq: AFYA) today announced the appointment of Daulins Emilio to its board of directors as a non-independent director, effective as of August 14, 2019.
Mr. Emilio is a Managing Director at Bertelsmann Brazil Investments (BBI) and Head of the Bertelsmann Corporate Center in Brazil, a subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, a relevant investor in education in the world. Mr. Emilio joined Bertelsmann in 2012, where he has been responsible for Bertelsmann’s strategy for new businesses in Brazil as well as for finding business opportunities in the Education sector. He is also the Chairman of the Board at Afferolab and a board member at Companhia das Letras and Intervalor. Before working at Bertelsmann, he was a consultant working across multiple industries during his tenures at Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey & Co. and Arthur Andersen. Mr. Emilio holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Unicamp, a master’s degree in Economics from USP, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Boston University. During his Ph.D. at Boston University his research focused on Economics of Education and Economic Theory.
Mr. Emilio’s appointment increases the size of Afya’s board of directors to eight directors.
Afya is a leading medical education group in Brazil based on number of medical school seats, delivering an end-to-end physician-centric ecosystem that serves and empowers students to be lifelong medical learners from the moment they join us as medical students through their medical residency preparation, graduation program, and continuing medical education activities.
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