The Visionary Leader of Eucatex, Flavio Maluf
The renowned entrepreneur Flavio Maluf was born in the Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1961. He is the sitting CEO of Eucatex, a family company in Brazil whose core business is supplying various construction items. His passion for business started developing at an early age, especially because he was born in a family that was engaged in entrepreneurship. After completing his high school education, he qualified to pursue an undergraduate degree in an Engineering field. Afterward, he realized that he needed a background in business to enter the world of entrepreneurship. It is when he enrolled at the University of New York for his BA degree. For more information about Flavio, view his crunchbase profile.
After his education, he did not start to work immediately at Eucatex but chose to first acquire a bit of experience in business by working in some other firms and one of them was Citicorp. Founded in 1951, Eucatex has been growing its portfolio and currently deals in a wide range of supplies such as Vinyl floors, partitions, varnishes, panels, paints, doors to mention few. Flavio Maluf leadership has helped this company to achieve lots of success and to expand its business engagements from just supplying the people of Brazil to international business.
Apart from the business side of the business, Flavio Maluf has also led in the development of the company’s sustainability efforts. One of them is creating an energy generation plant that uses recycled wood chips. There is no other company in South America that has built a recycling plant as Eucatex has done.
Flavio Maluf’s commitment to growing the company’s business is the reason he pushed for the brand to be part of the companies that were carrying out the construction efforts prior to the Rio de Janeiro’s Summer Olympics. His goal was to get the brand recognized and by the end of these preparations, Eucatex’s popularity had grown significantly.