Flavio Maluf is a Brazilian mechanical engineering and MBA graduate. He was born on December 2, 1961, and brought up in Brazil. Since childhood, Maluf has been passionate about business administration. He first attended FAAP in Brazil for a degree in mechanical engineering and then relocated to the US to study business administration at Masters level at the distinguished New York University. Jacqueline de Lourdes Coutinho got married to Flavio back in 1986. The couple has three kids who are striving to follow their father’s footsteps.
Flavio was among the senior executives who enabled Eucatex to expand its services from a local customer base to an international level. He has remained loyal to the firm since 1987. Flavio began his professional career in trade and later shifted to industrial production. He was officially elected as Eucatex’s president in 1997 by the company’s major shareholders. Flavio uses his presidency to oversee the investment and innovation strategies adopted by the firm’s leadership and professional teams.
Flavio’s Modernization Approach to Leadership
At Eucatex, Flavio’s first initiative was to modernize the company’s management. He strives to seek success and perfection in his daily leadership strategies. Flavio prefers to seize every opportunity that comes his way for personal growth and expansion of the company (Eucatex).
Eucatex Group has undergone several significant transformations since 1951 when it was founded. It is applauded by environmentalists for its environmentally friendly modes of using eucalyptus in manufacturing construction materials. Before Flavio joined the company’s leadership team, Eucatex’s first processing plant was situated in Salto, São Paulo, After Flavio had become a senior employee of the company, its activities focused on the production of quality softwood sheets and acoustic linings. The company has gained positive reviews from furniture and civil engineering practitioners for its long-lasting products. As the president, Flavio examined the company’s prospects of opening a new Botucatu-based processing plant.
Flavio Maluf cherishes and supports the community through charity work. He has volunteered in several community development activities in the past. Flavio presented a donation to the Hospital and Maternidade Idio Carli. The donation was aimed at improving the health facility’s infrastructure.