Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer is the emerging and bright face of entrepreneurship in Brazil. Born to and growing up in the family having an established family, it was natural for Duda to inherit the entrepreneurial acumen that he has come to exhibit. Duda is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Brazil. He is the incumbent Chairman of the RBS Group, a company his grandfather had founded several decades ago. In addition to this, Duda is also the founder and chairman of Digital e-Bricks, an ancillary digital firm of the greater RBS.
According to Estadao, Duda Melzer has received an excellent educational training in business management and administration. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an MBA from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS). Duda’s educational training reached its zenith when he completed a couple of executive certificates at the famous Harvard Business School. With such an exceptional educational training, Duda entered the professional life and started a promising career in business.
After completing his studies, Duda Melzer started his career in the U.S., where he began to work as Senior Financial Analyst at Delphi Corporation in 2002. He did a couple of more jobs in the U.S., before returning back to Brazil. He then joined his family business as Director General at RBS Group. After working in this position, Duda moved on to become chairman of the RBS group in 2012. In 2015, Duda reached the highest position in the company by becoming the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the RBS Group.
The business acumen and excellent management skills were acknowledged across the board when Duda was assigned the privileged task to choose the leaders for Cambridge Institute for Family Enterprise. Duda has also won several awards for his exceptional business skills. Duda was awarded the title of the Entrepreneur of the Year 2015.
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