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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 July, 2020

 

 

 Commission File Number: 001-38992

 

Afya Limited

 

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Alameda Oscar Niemeyer, No. 119, Salas 502, 504, 1,501 and 1,503

 

Vila da Serra, Nova Lima, Minas Gerais

 

Brazil

 

+55 (31) 3515 7550

 

(Address of principal executive office)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:

 

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Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):

 

Yes     No

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

EXHIBIT  
99.1 Afya Limited Announces the Appointment of New Independent Member of Board of Directors


 

 

 

 

 

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: July 1, 2020

 

 

 

 

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Afya Limited Announces the Appointment of New Independent Member of Board of Directors

 

Belo Horizonte, Brazil, July 01, 2020 – Afya Limited, or Afya (Nasdaq: AFYA) today announced the appointment of Mr. Flavio Dias to its board of directors and audit committee as an independent member, effective as of today.

 

Mr. Flavio is recognized by his unquestionable contribution to the development of the Digital Market in Brazil. For the past 20 years he has been the Executive in charge in 3 out of the 5 top E-commerce companies in Brazil. In the case of Walmart.com he has been the founder and helped to build a billion dollar online business from scratch. For Cnova he has commanded a massive turnaround and contributed to the integration of the company into Via Varejo, the largest Omnichannel retailer in Brazil in which Flavio ended up becoming the CEO being accountable for a USD 8 Billion in revenues, 50.000 employees, 1.000 stores and 3 e-commerce sites. In his ventures outside of the Retail space, he has played a key role in the conception and construction of the first digital bank in Brazil, Banco Original. In the recent years he has become a professional investor and advisor in the tech startups ecosystem and has already two Centaurs (Companies with valuation above USD 100 Million) in his portfolio. Acknowledged by being a Digital Transformation practitioner, Flavio has been acting as advisor and board member for large corporations form various sectors helping them to find their own ways to continue succeeding in this new market dynamic. Currently he is the partner of 500 Startups in Brazil, in charge of building and growing the fund operations in the country.

 

Mr. Flavio Dias appointment increases the size of Afya’s board of directors to ten 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