Flávio Maluf is an experienced business executive and academician with industry knowledge that stretches across various industries. Eucatex Group, which he currently owns and serves as its chief executive officer, vice president, director and chairman of the board of directors, has grown exponentially since Mr. Maluf joined it in 1987. Operating in numerous industries gives Mr. Maluf a deeper insight into market operations and forces including the effect of the recent Brexit referendum in Britain. He believes that by exiting European Union, Britain now has greater bargaining power when it comes to negotiating bilateral trade agreements. Flávio Maluf further holds that countries such as his home country, Brazil, are bound to benefit through comprehensive trade deals without the constraints of the supranational entity. However, believes that Britain is bound to lose its position as an economic hub as many investors may leave the country due to stricter immigration laws. Britain will lose access to the larger market in the EU.
Steering Eucatex towards Greater Success
After operating for over three decades, Eucatex had already established a name for itself as one of the leading companies in Brazil. However, it is during the current tenure of Flávio Maluf at the helm of the company, which began in 1987 that Eucatex truly transformed into a modern entity. The company divested into numerous industries including furniture making industry. This was an unprecedented move as the company had never expanded its operations beyond the manufacture and sale of wooden ceiling and insulating materials. However, the industrial revolution at the company did stop at the divesting level; the company resorted to growing its own raw materials in the expansive land it owned in Brazil. Flávio Maluf’s visionary leadership has ensured that the company can effectively managed its own supply chain without the inconvenience of third parties.
Flávio Maluf: New Investment Frontiers
Informed by the growing popularity of information technology, Flávio Maluf believes that the sector offers great investment opportunities. His strong belief in technology has even him incorporate technology to streamline Eucatex’s operations. He also believes that millenials offer great investment opportunity especially for those seeking to invest in innovative technologies. Other popular trends such healthy eating makes nutrition and health suave investment decisions an investor can make.