SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of May, 2021
Commission File Number 1-15106
PETRÓLEO BRASILEIRO S.A. – PETROBRAS
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Brazilian Petroleum Corporation – PETROBRAS
(Translation of Registrant's name into English)
Avenida República do Chile, 65
20031-912 – Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Federative Republic of Brazil
(Address of principal executive office)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F ___X___ Form 40-F _______
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Yes _______ No___X____
Petrobras on resignation of the Board of Directors member
Rio de Janeiro, May 31, 2021 - Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, further to the press release dated April 16, 2021, informs that the resignation of the Board of Directors member, Marcelo Gasparino da Silva, elected through a multiple vote process in the Extraordinary General Meeting of April 12, 2021, became effective today (EGM of April 12,2021).
In view of the vacancy on the Board resulting from this resignation, pursuant to article 141, paragraph 3, of Law 6,404 / 76, the first General Meeting to be held will proceed to the new election of the 8 (eight) positions to the Board of Directors, filled by multiple vote at the EGM of April 12,2021, and there is no obligation to call a specific Meeting for this purpose.
The remaining Board Members may appoint a substitute to occupy the vacant position until the aforementioned General Meeting is held, based on Article 150 of Law 6,404/76 and Article 25 of the Bylaws.
Petrobras will keep the market informed about any decision regarding changes in its Board of Directors.
For more information:
PETRÓLEO BRASILEIRO S.A. – PETROBRAS | Investors Relations
Av. República do Chile, 65 – 1803 – 20031-912 – Rio de Janeiro, RJ.
Tel.: 55 (21) 3224-1510/9947 | 0800-282-1540
This document may contain forecasts within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (Securities Act), and Section 21E of the Securities Trading Act of 1934, as amended (Trading Act) that reflect the expectations of the Company's officers. The terms: "anticipates", "believes", "expects", "predicts", "intends", "plans", "projects", "aims", "should," and similar terms, aim to identify such forecasts, which evidently involve risks or uncertainties, predicted or not by the Company. Therefore, future results of the Company's operations may differ from current expectations, and the reader should not rely solely on the information included herein.
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.
Date: May 31, 2021
PETRÓLEO BRASILEIRO S.A–PETROBRAS
By: /s/ Rodrigo Araujo Alves
Rodrigo Araujo Alves
Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer