Brazilian entrepreneur Flavio Maluf has used his business expertise and strong leadership to become the CEO and president of Eucatex Group.The forward-thinking company, founded in 1951, is one of the very first to create environmental and sound-proofing luxury through the use of unrefined materials, such as eucalyptus for the fabrication of boards and components. This innovation has proven successful, so Eucatex has followed it by taking on a new endeavor including manufacturing acoustical ceiling panels and pliable sheets of wood fibers to be used sound insulating acoustic tiles. This is solely done through the use of completely natural and environmentally kind products and techniques.
His hard work and devotion to his industry can be easily seen in his efficiently operated factory in Sao Paolo, as well as his newer operations, including the one in Salto and the city of Botucatu, which opened in 2010.
But, not only does Flavio Maluf have a respect for his industry and producing environmentally friendly products, he also places uttermost importance on education. He received his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from
Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation in São Paulo. He later worked and studied at the impressive New York University before returning to his home country to take over his family business. He also serves as president of the GrandFood Group.
Family is also of highest priority to Mr. Maluf. His daughter recently earned her degree in chemical engineering and his teenaged son is preparing to study engineering in the United Kingdom. As well as taking a strong interest in family, he also works to help make the lives of he people Brazil better though initiatives to help those in need. He recently collaborated with the Idio Carli Maternity Hospital to provide better conditions for expectant mothers and bring the hospital conditions up to modern standards.
High on ideal and an eye for the future of his country and the environment, Flavio Maluf is a man who places his people ahead of himself and his financial gain. His vision for the improvement of Brazil has made him one of the most impactful and commendable business people today.