Flavio Maluf was born in 1961 in Brazil where he was raised by his wealthy and politically powerful family. He is the son of Paulo Maluf, one of the most powerful politician’s in Brazil’s history. After high school, he went on to earn a degree in mechanical engineering from Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado followed by another degree in business administration from New York University. After this education, he spent a few years with a number of different companies. He did this to give him more knowledge for his future goal, which was to help run the family company, Eucatex Group.
He finally joined the team of Eucatex in 1987. He eventually became its CEO and President in 1997. Eucatex, this the family first founded in 1951, is a major supplier of laminated and vinyl flooring; baseboards; paints; partitions; doors; and panels. And although it is not one of these main concentrations, Eucatex also manufactures furniture and toys. The name of the company comes from the fact that all of its products are made from top quality eucalyptus wood. The products of Eucatex are so highly valued throughout the world that they are universally considered a sign of prestige and high-class. Visit on his twitter for updates.
Eucatex provides several different style options: Classic, Elegance, Rustic, and Prime. One of the things that set it apart when it was first founded, was its strong emphasis on environmental friendliness. This was rare in a company during that time. It is an ethic that has remained engrained with the company through the years and substantially contributed to its success. During his time as its leader, Maluf has helped Eucatex become a multimillion dollar a year company. Today it has regular exports to over 40 countries around the world. In addition to his leadership of Eucatex, Maluf is also the president of GrandFood Group, the parent company of Premier Pet and Golden Feeds.