Success of Family-Run Companies as Depicted by Duda Melzer

Eduardo (Duda) Melzer comes from a traditionally enterprising family. It no surprise that he is among the most successful entrepreneurs in Brazil and a significant figure in the business world. He is part of the Sirotsky family’s third generation and the grandson of Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho who founded the RBS Group in 1957. Duda is the founder as well as chairman of eBricks Digital, an RBS firm that operates in the US and Brazil. Currently, he serves as the President and Chairman of the RBS Group and its Board of Directors.

Background Information of Eduardo Melzer

44-year-old Duda has successfully built his profession since graduating in Business Administration from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul at the age of 26 years. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School as well Effective Strategies for Media Companies and the Building and Leading Customer Centric Organizations from the same school.

Duda’s Job History and Responsibilities

In 2002, Duda Melzer worked at Delphi Corporation as a Senior Financial Analyst. Still in 2002, he served as the Director General of Box Top Media, a non-traditional media firm, and worked at the Family Communication Network. He joined RBS Group’s National Market in 2004, acted as the Vice President of the Market and Business Development from 2008, and RBS’s Executive Vice President as from 2008. He succeeded his uncle, Nelson Sirotsky as the Chairman of the group in 2012. In 2015, Duda became the chairman of the board of directors of the company. Duda is a director of Mercosul Biennial and Wine.com.br in addition to the responsibilities he has at e.Bricks and RBS Group, more info can be found on clicrbs.com.

Duda’s Recent Achievements in Line of Duty

In a report by acaert, every year, the Cambridge Institute for Family Enterprise does a selection that gathers 25 members of new generations of entrepreneurial families across the world. Those selected should have set good examples in the society. Last year, Duda Melzer was given the honor of composing the list of these great leaders.

Duda attributes his remarkable legacy to one of RBS’s long-term associate since 1999, John Davis, a professor at Harvard and a family business specialist. He acknowledges Jim Collins and Ram Charan. Duda believes that professional management leads to the success of family-run companies.

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