Flavio Maluf is a brilliant businessman known for his exemplary leadership at Eucatex. Thanks to him, Eucatex is named on the list of successful family owned and run companies. He is a go-getter and will stop at nothing until he has achieved his vision. When he joined the company in the year 1987, he knew that he would want to get to the top of its leadership someday. Therefore, he had taken the initiative to study a business management course from The New York University. This was on top of his undergraduate degree of Science in Mechanical Engineering, which had been obtained from FAAP. But, like everyone else, he had to prove himself worthy of running the company.
Therefore, since day one of being placed in the trade area of this company, he vowed to do everything within his capabilities to ensure that the trade area turned around for good. Being placed in charge of regional trade, he saw to it that Eucatex was leading in terms of regional market share. His outstanding performance was soon getting him places, one promotion after another and by the year 1996, he was heading international sales function of the company.
In the year 1996, his mechanical engineering degree came into use. In that year, he was appointed to serve in the industrial area of Eucatex. He rendered his services for the entire year while simultaneously serving in the board of Executives, following an invitation by his uncle, who was at the time working as the president of the company. He was a board member for one year. When the year 1997 kicked in, Flavio Maluf was appointed to head the company as the President, following an agreement by the family members. He was to succeed his uncle who was retiring as president that year.
Since his appointment to serve as president of the company, Eucatex has been scaling the heights of success. Today, the company manufactures not only furniture but also affordable construction materials. He has also overseen the opening of more plants to increase the productivity of the company.