Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer is a phenominal businessman. Both chairman and president of the RBS Group, he has paved the way for his family legacy to continue for ages. Meltzer has held both these positions since January 1, 2016 and he wears the badge proudly. Nelson Sirotsky was Eduardo’s predecessor as Chairman of the RBS Group’s Board of Directors. Maurício Sirotsky Sobrinho, the founder of RBS Group, is Eduardo’s grandfather; thus, Eduardo represents the third generation to continue the family-owned legacy of RBS Group.
In an article on Dino, Eduardo has been given the nickname “Duda” Melzer. He graduated college and went straight into business. Since then, he has been very successful. The Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) is where he earned his undergraduate degree in business administration at age 26. After that, he went on to achieve his Master’s Degree from Harvard Business School.
When asked about his what his inspiration was for building such a remarkable legacy, Melzer points to the name John Davis (Harvard professor and family business specialist). John Davis is well known as one of the world’s foremost and versed experts in the field of managing family businesses. Davis began his relationship with RBS in the summer of 1999. The RBS Group was his first client in the country of Brazil. Davis’s coaching and management expertise worked well with RBS Group. Because of the combined efforts of an excellent coach, a dedicated family, and a great business model, RBS quickly became one of the largest and most important communication groups in the country. Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer mentions two other influential thinkers as part of his entrepreneurial growth process: Jim Collins and Ram Charan. Melzer strongly believes in the power of having great mentors on your team. His experience has been one of building a legacy and he continues to show growth for the company. 60 years running and RBS Group shows no signs of slowing down.
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