Celso Filho of Brazilian conglomerate Cosan and his family die in twin-engine plane crash in São Paulo interior

Celso was a shareholder and brother of the president of the company's Board of Directors, Rubens Ometto Silveira Mello. Cosan is one of the largest industrial groups in the country, with about US$18 billion in annualized revenues.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Among the victims of the twin-engine crash on Tuesday morning in Piracicaba, São Paulo state, was businessman Celso Silveira Mello Filho, shareholder partner of Cosan, of the sugar and ethanol industry.

Celso was a shareholder of the company and brother of the company's chairman of the Board of Directors, Rubens Ometto Silveira Mello.

Also on the plane were Celso's wife, Maria Luiza Meneghel, his three children, Celso, Fernando and Camila, pilot Celso Elias Carloni and co-pilot Giovani Gulo. He was with his family in the King Air 360 aircraft. All occupants . . .

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