Duda Melzer is an investor and an influential leader in the multimedia communications industry of Brazil. He serves as the executive president as well as chairperson of Grupo RBS, a premier multimedia communications firm based in Brazil. He is also the head of e.Bricks Digital and major shareholder of the renowned e.Bricks Ventures, one of the largest private equity firm in Brazil.
Accomplishments of Duda Melzer
Duda Melzer obtained his business administration undergraduate degree from the well-known Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) in 1998. In 2002, he enrolled for an executive MBA at the prestigious Harvard University and graduated in 2004. He commenced his professional career in the franchising and financial market of Brazil in 2004. Being a hardworking and talented entrepreneur, Melzer ascended to the position of master franchiser officer at the globally acclaimed Sweet Way. He also oversaw many projects for Booz Allen & Hamilton, a trusted consulting firm. In the U.S., Duda Melzer was the CEO of the New York-headquartered Box Top Media and a senior analyst at the renowned Delphi Corporation.
Role at Grupo RBS
Duda Melzer secured a position in the domestic market division of Grupo RBS in 2004. In 2008, he moved to the market and business development section in the capacity of vice president. In 2010, the governing council of Grupo RBS appointed Duda Melzer as the executive VP. In 2012, Grupo RBS implemented a transition plan, which saw Melzer become the chairperson. A ceremony was hosted in Porto Alegre on July 3, 2012, and Melzer was officially declared the CEO of Grupo RBS. Leveraging his unparalleled professional expertise, Melzer offers both leadership and advisory service. He is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and English. He is a prominent figure on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.