Flavio Maluf’s Storied Professional Career
Flavio Maluf is Brazilian and was born on December 2nd, 1961. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP) in São Paulo, Brazil. He lived abroad for one year while working and studying Business Administration at New York University.
In 1986, Flavio Maluf married Jacqueline de Lourdes Coutinho Torres. Of their 3 children, their youngest son, aged 15 is much like his father and plans to study Engineering in London.
Flavio Maluf has been with the Eucatex Group since 1987; he has come a long way and been through several different areas of the company. He started his career in the trade area of the company, and a few years later he was transferred to the industrial area where he stayed until 1996. In the same year, his uncle who was the president then invited him to be part of the board of executives for the Eucatex Group. After great success and collaboration for good results for the company, with an agreement between all the board and family members, in 1997 became president of the Eucatex Group and still presides until now, focusing on innovation and investing strongly in order to launch new products in the area.
Since Flavio Maluf became president, he started a modernization process at Eucatex Group. He is known for being a very present executive, but not one to centralize things. Perfection and the success of the company are always present in his goals.
Eucatex Group came to be in 1951 and was the first Brazilian company to start the thought of environmental and acoustic comfort and to use eucalyptus as a raw material in the production of sheets and panels. Eucatex Group supplies wood to furniture and civil construction companies. Of their 3 factories in the state of São Paulo, one was inaugurated by Flavio Maluf in 2010.
In addition to his responsibilities with the company, Flavio Maluf is also a part of charitable events in order to help the local community and help others. He has recently helped Hospital and Maternity Ídio Carli.