Flávio Maluf is one of the most renowned business executives in Brazil with most of his time invested into the construction material manufacturer Eucatex. He also has a large stake in GrandFood, one of the largest pet food and animal feed groups in the country. His assets are estimated to be worth around $2 million. You may check out some of his business presentations on Slideshare. He is also a mentor of future entreprenuers and has even been highlighted in Abril Magazine.
Since studying for his mechanical engineering degree, he was invited to the family business at Eucatex. He started out in low level positions and eventually moved up to various positions in different departments. He was upgraded to the industrial sector of the company after recommendations from family members. After several years of experience, he was invited to be a part of the executive team.
Since Flavio had became president of the company, he swiftly made changes to modernize the management structure of the company. He had also made efforts to internationalize the company by offering products to distributors in 37 countries. His genious business tactics had signifcantly grown the market share of the company and expectantly increased overal revenue.
The Eucatex Group was started in 1951 as producers of contruction materials made from eucalyptis wood. The company has factories in multiple parts of the country, and has since expanded production to other products like furniture. Their main location of production is now in Botucatu. There is now a line of paint products being distributed throughout Brazil.
The company saw a major boost when they opened the new plant in Salto. This plant was dedicated to products high and medium density fiberboards. Since the ofering of the new fiberboards, they have filled a major niche in the Brazillian construction market. Paint and varnish products are also being produced at the Salto location.
A huge sector of their production now involves recycled wood products. Instead of letting wood residue go to waste, they produced a new line of recycled wood products to boost revenue and clean up the environment. Many of these recycled products have been approved to receive FSC® Certifications. http://eleicoesepolitica.com/vereador2016/vereador/MG/41114/43123/