Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer commonly known as Duda Melzer comes from a Brazilian entrepreneurial family, the Sirotsky family. Duda Melzer is currently the president and chairman of the RBS Group, which covers the states of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul. He doubles up as the founder and chairman of e.Bricks Digital, another RBS company that deals in business development in the digital industry operating in the U.S. and Brazil.
According to clicrbs, Duda Melzer has managed to build a flourishing career ever since he graduated at the age of 26 from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) with a degree in Business Administration. Currently, he has an MBA and two executive courses from the Harvard University, USA. He is a director of Mercosul Biennial, a global modern art show in Porto Alegre by the Ibere Camargo Foundation. Duda is also a director at Wine.com.br, the biggest wine shop found in Latin America.
Before joining Sirotsky as the director general of the RBS Group’s National Market in 2004, Duda had started out his career path in North America. In 2002, he was the senior financial analyst at the Delphi Corporation. He was the director general of Box Top Media, a non-conventional media company in the same year that he went to the Family Communication Network in the US. In 2012, he became the RBS Group’s chairman and in 2015, he became the chairman of the corporation’s board of directors. He was named in the list of the Cambridge Institute for Family Enterprise, more info can be found on acaert.
About His Inspiration
Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer derives his inspiration from John Davis, an American Harvard professor and family business expert. He is one of the most sought-after consultants in the whole world today in this field. His relationship with the RBS Group started in 1999 as it was the first company in Brazil to consult his services. Duda also mentions Ram Charan and Jim Collins as influential thinkers in entrepreneurship.