Duda Melzer is a famous Brazilian entrepreneur who serves as the chairman and president of the RBS Group. Melzer is a member of Sirotsky family, and his grandfather Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer founded RBS Group. The company’s operations are based in the states of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul. Duda Melzer is also the founder of e.Bricks Digital, a company which operates in Brazil and the U.S., and specializing in the development of businesses in the digital world. E.Bricks Digital is under the RBS Group of companies.
The entrepreneur’s real name is Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer, and has developed a very successful career since he graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University with a Business Administration degree. Today, as Acaert reports, at 44 Eduardo has an MBA and two additional executive courses from Harvard Business School. He serves as a director of the Mercosul Biennial, a global contemporary art exhibition which is scheduled to be held in Porto Alegre.
Duda Melzer joined Sirotsky in 2004 where he initially served as Director General for the National Market, one of the RBS Group’s companies. According to clicrbs.com, his career began in 2002 at Delphi Corporation where he was working as Senior Financial Analyst. Additionally, he worked at BoxTop Media and at Family Communication Network in the U.S. In 2012, Melzer was named the chairman of the RBS Group, and three years later he became the chairman of the board of directors for the company.
In 2016, Eduardo Melzer achieved another milestone in his career when he was chosen to generate a list for top leaders in the Cambridge Institute for Family Enterprises. Every year, the institute selects 25 members of emerging entrepreneurial families across the world. Melzer says that he has been inspired by John Davis, a Harvard professor and specialist in family businesses. He also cites Ram Charan and Jim Collins as two other influential people in the field of entrepreneur.