Marcos Pereira (politician)


Marcos Antônio Pereira (born 4 April 1972 in Linhares) is a Brazilian lawyer and discharged bishop of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God and politician. Is the current president of the Republicans,[1] and former minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services, appointed by president Michel Temer.[2] Resigned from the office as minister in 3 January 2018 to deal with "personal and partisan affairs".[3]

Marcos Pereira
Federal Deputy from São Paulo
Assumed office
1 February 2019
1st Vice President of the Chamber of Deputies
Assumed office
1 February 2019
PresidentRodrigo Maia
Preceded byFábio Ramalho
President of the Brazilian Republican Party
Assumed office
3 January 2018
Preceded byEduardo Lopes (acting)
In office
9 May 2011  12 May 2016
Preceded byVitor Paulo Araújo dos Santos
Succeeded byEduardo Lopes (acting)
Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services
In office
12 May 2016  3 January 2018
PresidentMichel Temer
Preceded byArmando Monteiro
Succeeded byMarcos Jorge de Lima (acting)
Personal details
Born
Marcos Antônio Pereira

(1972-04-04) 4 April 1972 (age 48)
Linhares, ES, Brazil
Political partyREPUBLICANOS (Since 2005)
Spouse(s)Margareth Pereira
Alma materMackenzie Presbyterian University
OccupationLawyer, Bishop

References


  1. "Membros da Executiva Nacional" (in Portuguese). PRB 10 - Partido Republicano Brasileiro. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  2. Mariana Tokarnia (12 May 2016). "Marcos Pereira assume Ministério da Indústria e do Comércio" (in Portuguese). EBC - Agência Brasil. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  3. Arbex, Thais (3 January 2018). "Ministro da Indústria e Comércia pede demissão; governo Temer tem terceira baixa em um mês" (in Portuguese). Folha de S. Paulo. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
Government offices
Preceded by
Armando Monteiro
Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services
2016–2018
Succeeded by
Marcos Jorge de Lima (acting)
Party political offices
Preceded by
Vitor Paulo Araújo dos Santos
President of the Brazilian Republican Party
2011–2016; 2018–present
Succeeded by
Eduardo Lopes (acting)
Preceded by
Eduardo Lopes (acting)
Incumbent
Political offices
Preceded by
Fábio Ramalho
1st Vice President of the Chamber of Deputies
2019–present
Incumbent