Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer comes from a family with a rich background of entrepreneurship. He is a third-generation member of his family in Brazil and is the grandson of the founder of the RBS Group. Today, Mr. Melzer is considered to be one of the most prominent businessmen in Brazil. This is because he holds the position of the president and chairman of the board at the Grupo RBS.
Duda Melzer, as Eduardo is commonly known is also an entrepreneur in his own right. He helped create a company called e-Bricks Digital. This is a firm that invests in online businesses in both Brazil and the United States. The founding of e-Bricks Digital shows that Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer is a forward-thinking entrepreneur and businessman.
Mr. Melzer has been educated both in the United States and in Brazil. He completed his bachelor’s degree in business administration at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul when he was 26 years old. Later on, Duda Melzer went on to complete an MBA program in business at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In addition to his MBA degree at Harvard University, he has also completed two courses there that are designed especially for executive leadership.
Duda Melzer is also a proud supporter of the arts. He is an advisory member on the Mercosul Visual Arts Biennial Foundation. This non-profit group helps organize yearly events that showcase visual arts in Brazil. Duda Sirotsky Melzer is also an advisory member on the Iberê Camargo Foundation. This is a cultural institution and museum that showcases the works of the famous Brazilian expressionist artist, Ibere Camargo.
Mr. Melzer is also involved in another digital venture besides e-Bricks Digital. Wine.com.br is an e-commerce site that Duda Melzer works with. It is considered to be Latin America’s largest online wine store.
Before becoming the president of the Grupo RBS in 2012, Duda Melzer held many different jobs in the United States. His first job was working as a financial analyst at a company called the Delphi Corporation. He then worked at Boxtop Media. Today, Duda Melzer leads his family business, which is the RBS Group.