Mr. Flavio Maluf is one of the most popular businessmen of Brazilian descent. He has been doing business for a few decades and has also been at the top of a few companies from the likes of Eucatex and Grand Food Group.
His early life, Mr. Flavio Maluf spent in his home city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. He had his higher education at the Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation. He earned a major in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Flavio Maluf is currently based in Dourado – a town in Brazil. After he had completed his higher education, Mr. Flavio Maluf directed his career realization to the fields of business and his passion mechanical engineering. He became a part of a large establishment called Eucatex which had been around for decades. Mr. Flavio Maluf assumed the leadership position of President of the company and later came into the ownership of the corporation. Mr. Flavio Maluf is also the founder of a company working in the field of animal feed – Grand Food Company.
Towards the end of Aril of 2005, Mr. Flavio Maluf became a part of the team of leaders of Eucatex S. A. He was first appointed to the position of chief executive officer as well as Director. Later he started carrying the responsibilities of Chairman as well. Mr. Flavio Maluf received a few more promotions including the position of Vice Chief Executive Officer which was added to his responsibilities at the company of Eucatex S. A.
At his post of Vice Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Flavio Maluf had to overlook the performance and integrity of two of the many branches of Eucatex S. A. which are called Eucatex Trading e Engenharia and Eucatex Química e Mineral. Some of the previous working experiences of Mr. Flavio Maluf includes the institution based in New York City called Sistema S.A. Corretora de Títulos e Valores Mobiliários and Citibank N.A. He worked at the establishment for about ten years before he decided to move on. Mr. Flavio Maluf has dedicated a few successful decades to doing business and growing his startup companies.
Felipe Montoro is an alumnus of Getulio Vargas Foundation and Thunderbird School where he earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees respectively. He has extensive leadership and finance expertise and has previously worked as the head of finance for His company SA. His other leadership roles include serving as an executive for several firms like AC Energia, Concessionaria Interoceanica Sur Tramo 2 and 3, at Concesionaria Travase Olmos, and Empresa de Generación Huallaga SA. He was the principal of H2olmos, Marañon Energia SA, Peru Inversiones En Infraestructura SA, and chairman at Arboreoland Empreendimentos Imobiliários.
Currently, Felipe, is a member of the council on the boards of more than five companies like namely His company Defesa e Tecnologia SA Foz do Brasil SA and Fonte Nova Negocios e Participaçoes SA. He is also on the boards of His company Realizações Imobiliárias e Participações SA, Odeprev-His company Previdencia SA, His company Agroindustrial SA, and San Antonio Energia SA, Concessionaria do Centro Administrativo. Previously, Felipe was a member of the council on the His company Realizações Imobiliárias e Participações SA and Braskem SA boards.
Felipe Montero Jens works in close cooperation with the Brazilian government and was at the forefront of detailing the partnership between the government and the private sector seeking to improve the nation’s sanitation. He stated that Brazil had plans to combat water shortage in areas that needed intensive sanitation overhauls so as to execute the cleaning project effectively. He added to say that the contracted private firm, BNDES, was set to formulate reasonable financial goals with banks so as to afford the necessary resources and workforce. Felipe Montero explained that the government opted to partner with the private firms to combine their resources with the experience of the federal arm. The Brazilian president noted that the nation needed the flexibility of the contracted companies to improve the sewage conditions of several locations. Additionally, the government hoped that the new deal would encourage more firms to invest in the sewage industry of Brazil.
Felipe Montoro Jens was of the opinion that concession with BNDS (National Bank of Economic Development) would help to improve basic sanitation serves in Brazil. Felipe Montoro is specialized in infrastructure projects, and he is the leader of the initiative.
During Felipe Montoro’s interview with Edison Carlos, the president of Trata Brasil, was of the idea that the initiative will help reduce levels of waste. He explained how it is impossible for services to be delivered if the wastage is high.
Edison Carlos supported the initiative, sighting how private companies have enough resources which makes them the best partners to help in reducing the wastage but he said the private and public company should work together so that they can complement each other. Felipe Montoro Jens on the other side was of the opinion that sanitation in Brazil is worse and they just need a private company that will take over the management system.
Edison also commented on indices saying that the private and public institution performance are equal in terms of performance and not based on the nature of their administration. Felipe countered the ideas, saying that for a company to work well some factors must be considered, for instance, citizen’s needs, mode of operation, and chosen utility and this will increase the cost.
Felipe Montoro Jens is the CEO of Energipar Captacao. In the past, he has worked as a senior finance officer. He studied at Thunderbird school in global management pursuing a degree in global management. He was also honored with a degree from Getulio Vargas Foundation.
Felipe Montoro Jens is among the most talented leaders in Brazil. His success can be attributed to his long time experience in leadership position. He has been an efficient leader in serving as the Director of Santo Antonio Energia S.A and has also worked at Braskem S.A as the director.
Flavio Maluf is the head of Eucatex, a natural eucalyptus products company that is located in Brazil. He is the Vice Chief Executive Officer of Eucatex Trading Engenharia. Eucatex was founded in 1951 by the Maluf’s family. The founders had no idea that the small scale company would grow into an international company that it is today. The company grew progressively within the first three years, and in 1954, it opened its factory in Sao Paulo. This marked the beginning of its expansion story. The company diversified into production of the acoustic ceiling, wood fibre plates, and soft sheets. In no time, Eucatex was producing insulation and acoustic panels.
Eucatex has received several awards for its dedication to conservation of the environment. It was the first acoustic company that focuses on the preservation of the environment by planting eucalyptus trees in a bid to conserve the environment for future generations. When it was established, there were very few environmental regulations for companies. This did not hinder the company form ensuring all its products are environmentally friendly.
Eucatex has expanded its product portfolio into construction and furniture. The company is still leading in today’s market and the production of sustainable and affordable building materials.
Flavio Maluf has a postgraduate degree in Business Management from the New York University and has a degree in mechanical engineering from PUC. His education background gives him both trade and industrial skills that are necessary to lead the company.Eucatex has grown under the strategic leadership of Flavio Maluf. The company opened more branches under his watch, and he ensured all the branches are using solar power, a move towards energy conservation.
Flavio specialized in accounting for non-accountants, management people, foreign trade principals, rural management, and foreign exchange principles thus his vast wealth of knowledge and skills. He has a lot of experience in the business world apart from his prestigious educational background.
Flavio Maluf is a good role model for those entering the business world and has a blog where he offers advice on how to succeed in employment, how to handle job interviews, and how to achieve remarkable career growth. Flavio has also been talking about the future of business in Brazil.