Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer is also known by his nickname “Duda.” He’s an entrepreneur and family business owner in Brazil. His company Grupo RBS is the most noteworthy brand among many. This company specializes in traditional media such as TV, radio, and news. The company was started over 60 years ago by Duda’s grandfather, Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho.
Over the years, Grupo RBS has only seen two major changes in leadership. Duda’s uncle Nelson Sirotsky succeeded Sobrinho, and Duda succeeded his uncle as CEO. In more recent years, the company started investing in digital media. With this investment came e.Bricks Digital and e.Bricks Ventures. These companies not only showcase online media but fund it as well.
Giving established companies an opportunity to become established online was the goal of e.Bricks. The venture capital funding allowed companies to apply for funding in exchange for equity in their business. To date e.Bricks has funded over 300 million in its relatively short history. Check out Clicrbs for more info.
Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer certainly had preparation to lead in these businesses. His undergraduate education took place in Brazil and his graduate education in the US. Earning an MBA from Harvard University, Duda not only received a degree but made many valuable connections as well.
Post college, Duda Melzer entered the workforce. He led an “unconventional” media company in the US, and also worked as a financial analyst. At the same time, he increased the worldwide presence of Grupo RBS. Upon returning to Brazil, Duda was ready to take the post as CEO of Grupo RBS.
Duda Melzer also restructured Grupo RBS upon taking the position. He still kept his family as a major part of the business. In the same regard, he’s taken numerous classes on family enterprise. With such an impressive track record, Duda has been recognized by many organizations over the years and continues to receive accolades to this day.
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