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Arco Announces Appointment of New Director

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Arco Platform Limited, or Arco (Nasdaq: ARCE), announced today that it has appointed Paula Soares de Sá Cavalcante to its Board of Directors, effective as of today.

The appointment of Ms. Cavalcante, a shareholder from Arco’s founding family, is part of a long-term succession plan for Mr. Oto de Sá Cavalcante and reinforces the family’s long-term commitment to Arco.

Ms. Cavalcante holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Fortaleza and a postgraduate degree in Finance from Insper. She worked at Deloitte in the auditing and mergers and acquisitions areas for 4 years.

Arco’s Board of Directors is now composed of three members of the controlling family, including its non-executive Chairman, its CEO, and Ms. Cavalcante, and seven independent members, resulting in a diversity of skills and experience to enhance Arco’s decision-making and accelerate its mission of delivering high quality education at scale:

Name

Position

Oto Brasil de Sá Cavalcante

Chairman

Ari de Sá Cavalcante Neto

Director

Paula Soares de Sá Cavalcante

Director

Beatriz Amary

Independent Director

Carla Schmitzberger

Independent Director

David Peixoto dos Santos

Independent Director*

Edward Ruiz

Independent Director*

Martin Escobari

Independent Director

Pablo Doberti

Independent Director*

Stelleo Tolda

Independent Director

* Member of Arco’s Audit Committee.

About Arco Platform Limited (Nasdaq: ARCE)

Arco has empowered hundreds of thousands of students to rewrite their futures through education. Our data-driven learning methodology, proprietary adaptable curriculum, interactive hybrid content, and high-quality pedagogical services allow students to personalize their learning experience with while enabling schools to thrive.

Forward-Looking Statements

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Contacts

Investor Relations Contact
Arco Platform Limited
IR@arcoeducacao.com.br
Carina Carreira