Flavio Maluf is a prominent figure in Brazil, and presently, he is the President and CEO of Eucatex. Eucatex is a Maluf’s family company that was founded in 1951. Eucatex is an environmentally friendly company that began with the production of fiberboards obtained from natural eucalyptus which the company grows. Since its founding, the company has expanded its operations and includes the production of soft sheets acoustic ceiling and acoustic panels & insulation as well as wood fiber plates. Because of its commitment to preserving the environment, Eucatex has been honored with several awards.
Additionally, Eucatex has been awarded several accreditations like FSC® Certification and ISO 14001. The FSC® Qualification represents an evidence of respect for the environment and responsible management of raw materials used in the manufacturing process. On the other hand, the ISO 14001 accreditation recognizes corporations complying with the set environmental standards.
Flavio started his career at Eucatex in 1987 and has since put Eucatex on the map because of his excellent leadership abilities. Mr. Maluf began modernizing Eucatex and led the organization’s venture of establishing branches in several parts of Brazil as well as exporting its products to over 37 nations across the universe. After working in the trade division, Maluf then moved to work in the Industrial sector in 1996 and joined the board of executives during the same year. In 1998, he was appointed the president of Eucatex. Because of his initiatives, the company’s affiliates have augmented the firm’s revenue base, and in 2014 Eucatex reported R$10.7 profit and the demand for its products increased by 30%.
Since Mr. Maluf was an active board member who contributed his ideas that he believes will help the company grow, he was appointed the Chief Executive Officer a post that he still holds to date. Among his responsibilities include introducing new products in the market and investing in innovative companies. Mr. Maluf’s exceptional leadership skills could not have been achieved without a strong educational foundation. Flavio attained a Mechanical Engineering degree at the Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado as well as other specialized courses in foreign exchange, trade, management, and accounting. https://br.linkedin.com/in/flavio-maluf-172147b3