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Flavio Maluf: How He Has Grown The Eucatex Group

Flavio Maluf is a renowned entrepreneur and a mechanical engineer who graduated from FAAP. He also has a second degree in business administration from New York University. Mr. Maluf is the president and chief executive officer of Eucatex Group, a family owned business located in Brazil. Besides Eucatex, Mr. Maluf is also the president of GrandFood Group which is the owner Premier Pet and Golden brand feeds.

Flavio has worked for the family business since 1987 where he went through several positions to get to where he is today. He started his career in the trade area before moving to the industrial area of the company where he worked until 1996. In the same year, the current president who was his uncle appointed him to be part of the executive team. He had produced great results while working in the two areas of the company. He continued to put more efforts and undertook all his responsibilities dutifully. In 1997, he was promoted to be the president of the company after a family agreement was made.

Today, Eucatex is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of furniture and construction materials. This statement is true because Flavio has grown the family business into a multi-million dollar empire. Since he was appointed the president, Maluf has embarked on producing high-quality products using the latest technology.

During the reign of Mr. Maluf, Eucatex has seen the implementation of high-tech production facilities that manufacture superior products. Flavio’s leadership has enabled the company to have subsidiary offices in other countries. The company also exports to over 37 countries across the globe including the United Sates, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Holland and Germany. The Group also has a recycling plant that uses wood residues to generate energy, making it the first company in South America to establish a recycling plant on an industrial scale.

Mr. Maluf is also a philanthropist who regularly gives back to the community. His charity projects mainly focus on the healthcare industry. Flavio aims at helping the local community access the best health care. He recently donated an ultramodern X-ray machine to Idio Carli Hospital and Maternity. He is also a writer whose blogs have featured in prominent magazines and newspapers.