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Brazil's Petrobras says CEO Pedro Parente resigns amid diesel crisis

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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Pedro Parente, the chief executive officer of Brazil's state-controlled oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA, has resigned his post on Friday after a nationwide trucker strike forced the government to lower diesel prices.In a statement, the company said the board will choose an interim CEO on Friday and that the company's other top executives will remain. (Reporting by Alexandra Alper; Editing by Christian Plumb)(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Fri, June 01 2018. 20:18 IST