Born December 2, 1961, in São Paulo, Brazil Flavio Maluf is a mechanical engineer by training and an entrepreneur by inclination. His degree in Mechanical Engineering is from Brazil’s Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP). He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration.
Flavio Mulaf’s working career began in the finance industry working for Citicorp. In 1987 Flavio joined Eucatex Group. Eucatex takes an environmentally responsible approach to produce laminate flooring from eucalyptus. The company’s recycling plant uses scrap wood to generate power. Learn more about Flavio Maluf at InfoMoney
In 1997 Flavio Maluf was promoted to the presidency of Eucatex. Today he is Eucatex’s CEO and president. Under Flavio’s guidance, Eucatex has become a multi-million dollar multi-national company.
With stores in Winnetka and Glencoe Illinois, The Grand Food Center is a full-service supermarket. Flavio Maluf is president of Grand Food Group and its subsidiaries Premier Pet and Golden Feeds.
Grand Food Groups has a “Food for Funds” program that benefits local schools. Students take receipts from a Grand Food Center to School. The school totals the amount of the receipts. Grand Foods then donates three cents for every one dollar in receipts collected.
Food For Funds is representative of Flavio Maluf’s philanthropic nature. Flavio is as committed to bettering the human condition as he is to preserving the environment. He sees to it the that poor of São Paulo have access to healthcare. The X-ray machines at Idio Carli Hospital and Maternity Clinic were provided by Flavio Maluf.
Besides being one of Brazil’s preeminent businessmen, Flavio Maluf is an authority on Latin American business trends. He accurately foresaw that Brazilian agricultural would experience stagnation for the first months of 2018. Flavio is knowledgeable in the areas of microeconomics and macroeconomics. He stays informed about the decisions of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.