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Duda Melzer an Example in Education and Business06.07.16

Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer or Duda Melzer, as he is known, has certainly seen many opportunities in business as he has worked for some top notch companies in both the United States and in Brazil. On his journey to become the savvy businessman that he is today, he also worked hard to become highly educated.

Before coming to the United States and attending Harvard, Duda graduated with a bachelors degree in Business Administration from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul. After he finished his bachelor’s degree he enrolled at Harvard where he earned his Master’s degree in 1998.Upon completion of his education, Melzer could have joined a family business in Brazil, however he chose to start his career with another company and learn finances through the Sweet Sweet Way. All of these jobs helped Duda prepare to go back to Brasil to take on the challenge of running a family run business RBS Group.

He joined RBS Group in 2004 as Director General. Duda is a third generation family memeber to run the company, which was started by his grandfather. Duda became CEO of the company in July of 2012, taking over for his uncle. He treats his employees like family, and regularly meets and speaks with them to answer questions about the company and inform them of future events.

Apart from all the work he does as CEO of RBS Group, Duda in his spare time enjoys sports, but is most fond of racing. He often works his schedule around racing.

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