Third Generation Business Leader Duda Melzer Continues Success in Brazil

Following in the footsteps of his grandfather and father, Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer, commonly known as Duda Melzer, is a successful business leader in Brazil. He currently is the President of Grupo RBS after succeeding his uncle Nelson Sirotsky in January 2016. RBS runs some of the entertainment and news industry in the southern part of Brazil and it includes nearly 18 network TV stations, 2 local TV stations, 24 radio stations and various online platforms and newspapers.


As the President of RBS, his duties include presiding over shareholders and being on the Board of Directors. He appoints fellow board members and guides and controls the company. RBS employs more than six thousand people in Brazil.


Duda’s education background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pontifical Catholic University and a Master’s in BA from Harvard. His education and hard work has leaded him to receive awards such as the Entrepreneur of the Year award and Merit in Business Administration. In 2016, he received a prestigious award from the Cambridge Institute of Family Interprise which chooses 25 influential names across the world in business. Visit Valor to know more.


Aside of his duties at Grupo RBS, Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer is the chairman and founder of Bricks Digital company. This Brazilian company invests in internet based businesses in not only Brazil but the United States. They specialize in the digital sector. Check out Odiario for the details.


Additionally, Duda Melzer is a speaker at conventions and corporate events, an art lover and lastly a philanthropist. He believes in giving back to society or he feels like his success wouldn’t be worth much. He is also a family man who is married with three children.


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How Lori Senecal Left A Mark At One of the Industry’s Best Advertising Firms

They say that all good things must come to an end. That saying certainly rings true for the large advertising agency CP+B that will be saying goodbye to one of the most impactful players on its team, its current Global CEO Lori Senecal. Senecal has spent just two years at CP+B but has managed to make a big impact on the company’s business and is certain to leave shoes that will likely be hard for her successor to fill. According to Ad Weekly Lori Senecal will retiring towards the close of 2017. In the two years that she has spent at the company, CP+B reached important milestones and collected high profile industry awards for its work in advertising.

During her tenure there CP+B was named a Creativity Innovator of the Year by Advertising Age Magazine. The company also won big at a prestigious global film festival. The company was recognized for its work at the Cannes Lions Festival France where it took home the Titanium Grand Prix award for the work that it did on a campaign for the American pizza company Dominos. The Titanium Grand Prix award is bestowed upon nominees that are believed to be using innovation to revolutionize the way business is done. More details can be found on Inspirery.

Lori’s role at CP+B was a distinct and vital one. As the company’s international Chief Executive Officer she was responsible for the oversight of all of the company’s overseas branches. Lori provided leadership and guidance for the company’s global business. Her role required her to have a strong understanding of the advertising industry in various international markets and how CP+B could develop a distinctive expertise within each of these international marketplaces. The offices that Senecal was responsible for overseeing during her time with the firm include CP+B’s offices in London, England and offices in Beijing, China, Hong Kong, Scandinavia and Brazil. These global presences have allowed CP+B to develop a strong presence in strategically important markets in Latin America and East Asia. Through Lori’s guidance the company was able to successfully translate its unconventional approach to advertising to the needs of brands in a diverse range of marketplaces.

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