Flavio Maluf serves as the president of Eucatex, a multinational company that produces and distributes ceiling lining and insulating materials. Besides managing Eucatex, Mr. Maluf is also the CEO of GrandFood, the proprietor of Golden and Premier Pet feed brands.
Mr. Maluf joined Eucatex in 1987. Before being appointed the president by the board of Eucatex, he worked for several divisions of the organization. He started working in the department of trade where he oversaw the exports as well as financial aspects of the company. Years later, he was transferred to the industrial division where he worked for several years before clinching the top seat.
From his Facebook profile we learn that he attended the University of Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado where he received his degree in mechanical engineering. We also find out that, Maluf lived in the United States for a year while learning at the New York University. At this University, he took a course in trade and commerce.
Mr. Maluf is married to Jacqueline Torres with whom they have three kids. Their first born studied mechanical engineering in England, their second child, studies business administration at the Brazilian Alma matter of their father and their last born is preparing to follow in his father’s footsteps: he aspires to study mechanical engineering.
As the president of Eucatex Group, Mr. Maluf has dedicated most of his time and effort to ensure that the company manufactures and distributes new products. He has also made efforts to modernize the company by upgrading the equipment used in their factories.
The history of Eucatex Group
Eucatex was founded in 1951. It was the first Brazilian company to produce unique fiber panels, liners and insulation materials made from eucalyptus. This company has seen forward growth since its inception. By the end of the 50s, they had expanded from one plant in Salto, to having a presence in most of the Brazilian States and Argentina.
Today, the company manufactures paints, metals, and mineral materials. Its products can be found in more than 50 countries in the world.