UNITED STATES 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 6-K

 

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

 

Afya Limited

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Alameda Oscar Niemeyer, No. 119, Sala 504

Vila da Serra, Nova Lima, Minas Gerais

Brazil

+55 (31) 3515 7550

(Address of principal executive office)

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

EXHIBIT  
99.1 Press release dated August 29, 2019 – Afya Limited Announces New Independent Member of Board of Directors and Audit Committee

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

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.

 

    Afya Limited  
       
       
      By: /s/ Virgilio Deloy Capobianco Gibbon  
        Name: Virgilio Deloy Capobianco Gibbon  
        Title: Chief Executive Officer  

Date: August 29, 2019

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

 

 

Afya Limited Announces the Appointment of New Independent Member of Board of Directors and Audit Committee

 

Belo Horizonte, Brazil, August 29, 2019 – Afya Limited, or Afya (Nasdaq: AFYA) today announced the appointment of Rafael Munerato de Almeida to its board of directors and audit committee as an independent member, effective as of today.

 

Mr. Munerato was a member of the board of directors of Medcel Editora e Eventos S.A. from February 2016 to March 2019. Mr. Munerato provides medical services for D’Or Consultoria em Corretagem de Seguros e Benefícios Ltda., Funcional Health Tech Soluções em Saúde Ltda., Associação Beneficiente Bom Samaritano, Hospital Bom Samaritano de Maringá S.A., IBES - Instituto Brasileiro para Excelência em Saúde and Trigger Participação e Administração S.A. Mr. Munerato also provides medical services through his private medical practice, is a director at IBES - Instituto Brasileiro para Excelência em Saúde, and a consultant at Multivida Participações S.A., Grupo Kronberg, Switzerland Global Enterprise and CBEXs - Colégio Brasileiro de Executivos da Saúde. He holds a degree in medicine from Santa Casa de Misericórdia de SP, a residency in clinical medicine from Santa Casa de Misericórdia de SP, a residency in cardiology from InCor FMUSP, a specialization in cardiac arrhythmia from InCor FMUSP, and an MBA in health management from FGV.

 

Mr. Munerato’s appointment increases the size of Afya’s board of directors to nine directors.

 

About Afya

 

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.

 

Contact: Investor Relations: ir@afya.com.br