Family backgrounds play a significant role towards shaping career choices of many people. More likely than not, individuals brought up in entrepreneurial backgrounds end up becoming entrepreneurs as well. The transition is mainly uncalled for, as many learn the art of doing business at a tender age while still at school hence creating an interest that they find easy to pursue when they are of age. Duda Melzer Mary is amongst these people.

Raised from an entrepreneurial family background, Duda Melzer is the grandson of RBS Group founder Mauricio Sirotsky. He did not side step from the family tradition of business and had hence become an enviable figure in the business fraternity in Brazil. Presently, Duda heads RBS Group as both the president and chairman of the Board of Directors. Also, he has founded e.Bricks Digital, a subsidiary of RBS that invests in the digital sector business development in Brazil and the United States, more info can be found on his Crunchbase profile.

In a report by economia, Duda Melzer is a holder of both a degree in Business Administration from Pontifical Catholic University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He cruised his career as a Senior Financial Analyst at Delphi in 2002. Later on, he became the Director General of Box Top Media and then switched to Family Communication Network.

It was not until 2012 that Duda Melzer became chairman of the RBS Group and later in 2015 as Chair of the Board. He attributes his career success to John Davis an American professor at Harvard and also his family’s business specialist. Also, acknowledges the entrepreneurial efforts of Jim Collins and Ram Charan. He claims to have a strong belief in the flourishing of family-based businesses integrated with professional expertise, referring to his own, RBS that has been operational for 60 years.

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