Since the time he was young, Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer has received an important training in business and management in the presence of the entrepreneurial family in which he was born. The Brazilian entrepreneur, better known as Duda Melzer, has had a passion for excellence and higher learning ever since.
Duda Melzer graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) at the young age of 26 with a degree in business management. This was only the beginning of a lifetime’s pursuit of excellence and further learning. Today at the age of 44, Duda Melzer hold several important degrees including an MBA from the prestigious Harvard Business School.
Duda began his professional career in the US. One of his first positions was as a Senior Financial Advisor working at the famous Delphi Corporation in 2002. This was the same year he was appointed director general of BoxTop Media.
In 2012, Duda Melzer took the position as Chairman of the RBS Group, position he fills to the day. Three years later, Duda Melzer was also appointed chairman of the board of directors for the same company. Last year, Duda Melzer was given an important assignment and the chance to place another glowing star in his impressive resume. Cambridge Institute of Family Enterprise asked him to put together the primary list for their potential leaders.
Duda Melzer has spoken about the influences that drive his passion and mentioned the prowess and acumen of John Davis. The principals that John Davis has set out for Family Business have received acclaim in the business community and have been applied to the inner workings of RBS Group by Duda Melzer.
This is a credit to the ingenuity and business integrity of Duda Melzer. Mr. Melzer believes that professional management is the solution to keeping Family Business thriving and productive. It is this forward thinking that empowers RBS Group and promises a bright future.