Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer, also referred to as Duda Melzer has been groomed to accept his seat as the chairman and president of the company that was founded by his highly respected grandfather Mr. Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho. Duda Melzer, born May 13, 1972 in Brazil, graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University in 1998 with a degree in Business Administration. He later went on to receive his MBA from Harvard University in 2002 and in 2004 joined Grupo RBS as CEO.
In 2008 Melzer had gained valuable knowledge of the industry accepting the position of vice president of the company and later making the transition to vice president of RBS in 2010. In 2012 Duda Melzer took over the position of executive chairman of the company, a position previously held by his uncle who had been with the company for over 40 years. On July 3, 2012 Duda Melzer officially assumed the position of CEO of Grupo RBS and took over as chairman of the board of directors in 2016.
Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer has held various titles during his successful career including senior analyst. He would later hold the position of CEO. Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer’s hard work an determination is one of the reasons why he is the recipient of numerous awards, and accolades. In 2006 Mr. Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer received the Cabore Award in the Professional Vehicle category and in 2011 he received the Coletiva.Net Award and the Merit Award in Administration in 2015.
Throughout his career in business Eduardo Sirotsky has demonstrated exemplary leadership skills, taking on the leadership role in the family business. Melzer was therefore chosen to be on the list of leaders at Cambridge Institute for Family Enterprise in 2015 and continues to be a positive role model for future leaders in business.