Duda Melzer comes from the famous Sirotsky family in Brazil, which is known to be one of the richest as well the most influential families in the country. Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer is popularly known in Brazil by his nickname Duda, which is also his family nickname. Duda Melzer has played a very significant role in modernizing the RBS Group, which is one of the biggest media conglomerates in Brazil and is active in TV, Print, and Publishing Media. The company also has a few radio stations. More details can be found on Crunchbase.
Duda Melzer was listed among the top 25 entrepreneurs and people in business by the Cambridge Institute for Family Enterprises. He has studied business from one of the leading universities in Brazil, Pontifical Catholic University. However, to ensure that Duda is well-qualified and comprehensively equipped to take the RBS Group to the next level when he heads the family business in the future, he went on to study business at Harvard Business School in the United States. He also did a few more courses in Business and Marketing from Harvard during his time in the United States.
According to Acaert, Duda Melzer continued staying in the U.S. after completing his studies and worked at various media companies, which includes top media organizations such as Box Top Media, Family Communications, and more. He also worked Delphi Corporations for some time before finally returning to his home country, Brazil. After returning in 2004, Duda Melzer didn’t waste time and immediately joined RBS Group. However, he wasn’t given the top position upon joining and was made to work with different departments of the company. It helped him understand the culture and business machinery carefully. However, after eight years of working in RBS Group, Duda was finally promoted to the position of CEO of the company in 2012 and was subsequently made the chairman of the board of directors in 2015.
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