Flavio Maluf, the president of Eucatex Group of industries, is largely credited with the phenomenal growth of the company which is over 65 years old. Simultaneously over three decades of Flavio’s hard work in the company shines through.
Born on December 2, 1961, this dynamic Brazilian completed his graduation from the University of Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP) in Sao Paulo in mechanical engineering. He even stayed outside Brazil in New York for over a year to work as well as study business management from the University of New York. Later he returned and kick-started his career through the trading department of the Eucatex Group. After over a decade from there, he moved to the industrial section of the company. Impressed by his work and exceptional skills; his uncle decided to appoint him as one of the board members of the company. He took over the presidency of the company in 1997. Since then his collaborative and innovative skills have been let loose.
He modernized the company with some serious focus on innovation and technological advancement. Today, thanks to Flavio’s scintillating leadership, the company has the credit of being the first company to flaunt both acoustic and environmental comfort. Unlike other similar companies, Eucatex is seriously committed to reducing environment pollution through recycling as well as avoiding wood waste deposition on landfills.
Even when the company first started out in 1951, it was conscious about the environment despite not much of environment laws present at that time. Today the company has its two broad segments – the furniture segment and the construction segment. All its products are environmentally green and exported to about 37 countries around the world. The company recorded over thirty percentage increase in its profit in 2014. Both Flavio and his company play an influential role in the development and growth of the Brazilian economy.