Being the grandson of the founder of the RBS Group, Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer is currently its President and Chairman. He assumed office at the beginning of 2016, succeeding Nelson Sirotsky, but he started working for the Group in 2004 as the Director General for the National Market. Melzer graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) with a degree in Business Administration. In a report by globo, he also received a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and two more executive courses. Eduardo has become business oriented due to his family history with the business world and has founded e. Bricks Digital, a company under the RBS Group that deals with investing in business development in the digital section. The company has extended its operations to Brazil and the United States. Eduardo began his career in Brazil as a finance and market franchise and also participated in the projects of Booz Allen and Hamilton.
Also known as Duda Melzer, Eduardo has been involved in the success of other businesses like the Mercosul Biennial, an international art show in Porto Alegre. One of his achievements was when he was selected to compose the list of leaders of the Cambridge Institute for Family Enterprise, which calls upon 25 members of the new entrepreneurial families. These families should be known for their leadership skills and in turn, are considered examples for the society to emulate.
According to acaert, before joining the family business, Duda Melzer worked at Delphi Corporation as its Senior Financial Analyst and later became the Director General of Box Top Media, a non-traditional media company in New York. Having achieved all his success, Duda gives credit to John Davis, one of the most sought-after consultants in the business. David is also a Harvard professor and family business specialist. Other personalities that influence Melzer are Jim Collins and Ram Charan. With the right power and professionalism, RBS Group has become one of the largest and most influential groups in the country.
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