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Brazil: President signs decree appointing ANPD directors

The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, signed, on 5 November 2020, a decree by which he appointed the board of directors of the Brazilian data protection authority ('ANPD') which was published in the Official Gazette on 6 November 2020, following the approval of the board by the Federal Senate. In particular, Bolsonaro appointed Waldemar Gonçalves Ortunho Junior for the position of President Director of the ANPD for a six-year term and Joacil Basilio Rael, Nairane Farias Rabelo Leitão, Miriam Wimmer, and Arthur Pereira Sabbat for the position of Directors for two to five-year terms.

You can read the decree, only available in Portuguese, here