Born on 2nd December 1961, Flavio Maluf was the son of a prominent politician in Brazil. Flavio Maluf attended FAAP in Brazil where he pursued an engineering course. Later he joined the New York University to specialize in the business related course. Currently, Maluf is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Eucatex Group which operates in Brazil. The company is family owned and specializes in supplying of building materials such as paints, doors, skirting boards, panels, partitions, laminated and vinyl floors. Additionally, the company builds elegant furniture and toys.
The building materials can be used to improve residential and commercial buildings. Notably, the process involved in the production of these products are eco-friendly as the company gives priority to the green policy. Since the inception of the Eucatex group in the 1950s, Flavio Maluf maintained a tradition of environmentally friendly production even though there was no any regulation at that time in Brazil. Interestingly, the Eucatex company incorporated the first recycling plant machine in South America. The machine recycles wood leftovers and utilizes it to create energy for running the manufacturing system. Read more about Flavio Maluf at ideamensch.com
Flavio Maluf started working at the company in 1987 where he worked in the commercial area then, moved to the industrial area and finally appointed by his uncle as the administrator. Flavio Maluf’s spirit for hard work earned him the executive position when he chose to be the president of the business in 1997. His presence as the company’s president has transformed the business into a multimillion-dollar empire. Flavio Maluf introduced the latest technology to the company, which led to the production of high-quality products pushing their sales to a higher level. The firm grew and opened subsidiaries in various countries. Currently, Eucatex group export their product to the United States, Germany, Mexico, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, and 35 more countries globally. Flavio Maluf is also a philanthropist who gives back to the society by focusing on healthcare of community members.