January 2, 2016, saw Eduardo Duda Melzer become the president and chairman of the RBS group, succeeding Nelson Sirotsky who was his uncle and the chairman of the group. Born 13 May 1972, the entrepreneur, who is a household name in Brazil, is the third generation and grandson of Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho, the founder of the RBS Group, reveals Clicrbs Brazil. The latter is a Brazilian media conglomerate that deals in journalistic entertainment and service content via television, radio, internet portals, and newspapers. Duda Melzer is the founder and chairman of Digital e Bricks as well as e Bricks Ventures, which is an investment outfit that with interest in the digital sector and operations in the United States and Brazil.
Melzer started his extensive career in Brazil, working in the financial market as well as a franchise at Sweet Sweet Way. He also participated in the Booz Allen &Hamilton projects. In North America, he was a Senior Financial Analyst at Delphi Corporation in 2002 and Director –General of BoxTop Media, a non-traditional media. The same year, he became the Family Communication Network which is also in the USA. The entrepreneur is a Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Business Administration graduate, Harvard MBA graduate. He also studied Effective Strategies for Media Companies as well as Building and Leading Customer Centric Organizations at the Harvard Business School. https://www.crunchbase.com/person/duda-melzer#/entity
Duda Melzer is married and is a father of three children. He has a passion for sports and has participated in some modalities among them racing.
In a report by Acaert, last year, Melzer earned another feather in his cap when he was selected to come up with the list of names of the Cambridge Institute for Family Enterprise. Every year, the selection looks for 25 members of the current generations of entrepreneurial families drawn from all over the world and who they consider examples in the society.