Flavio Maluf is the president and chief executive officer of Eucatex Group. Mr. Maluf was appointed the president of Eucatex Group in 1997. He started working for Eucatex Group (a company that operates in the construction and furniture industry) in 1987 and undertook several responsibilities in the trade and industrial area. His uncle, who was the president at the time noticed that Maluf was skilled and good at what he did. As a result, he invited Flavio to be a member of the executive frame of the company.
Flavio Maluf’s Background
Mr. Maluf is a Brazilian-based businessman and a mechanical engineer. He studied mechanical engineering at Armando AlvaresPenteado Foundation (FAAP). After completing his college studies, Flavio relocated to New York City where he stayed for almost a year. While in New York, Mr. Maluf studied Business Administration at the New York University. He then worked for several firms such as Citigroup before moving back to Brazil.
Mr. Maluf’s Achievements as President of Eucatex Group
As a results driven individual, Flavio has strived to take Eucatex a step ahead. Currently, Eucatex has several plants across Brazil, each performing a specific role.
In 2010, the company opened an industrial plant in Salto, Sao Paulo. The factory is responsible for the manufacture of T-MDF/ HDF (Thin Medium Density Fiberboard and High-Density Fiberboard).
Under Flavio’s leadership, Eucatex has invested in a recycling plant that uses wood residue to generate energy. Besides pieces of wood, the plant recycles building rubble and pallets.
The company’s efforts to reduce pollution and conserve the environment has been acknowledged on several occasions. Today, Eucatex is ISO 14001 certified, a global acknowledgment that a company adheres to the strict standards to promote environmental protection.
Eucatex also holds the FSC Green Label Certificate. The certificate allows products obtained from forest materials to be tracked, from the source to the final consumer. It assures the consumer that the product was produced with raw materials from a controlled origin as per the FSC standards or certified trees. The company has also received various awards and certifications to acknowledge their great work in producing quality products while conserving the environment. Flavio Maluf is an outspoken leader on Brazil’s economy. If you’re interested, be sure to see what he has to say about the future of Brazil on Facebook.