Dr., Universität São Paulo, Brasilien
Américo Utumi was born in São Paulo City, State of São Paulo, Brazil, 1933. He is graduated in Law by São Paulo State University, in 1962. Four termes Américo Utumi directed São Paulo State Organization of Cooperatives (OCESP). He also held, among other relevant activities, the vice-president of the Agricultural Cotia Cooperative, the superintendence and vice-president of the OCB and was a member of the Board of Directors of OCA - Organization of America’s unions, and Secretary of St. municipality Supply Paulo. He is still member of several councils and committees in São Paulo, Brazil.