Duda Melter Will Lead the Presidency of RBS Group

The fifty nine year old president Nelson Sirotsky, of RBS Group, will be leaving office within a month and steering post to the current executive vice president, Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer, also, or better known as Duda Melzer. The decision was ratified by the Board of directors at a meeting held yesterday in São Paulo.Duda Melzer will be chief executive of RBS, and lead this business forward with great leadership.

Nelson Sirotsky, after 21 years as CEO of RBS, will be devoted to the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors, an activity that accumulate with the leadership of the Editorial Committee of the Companies of RBS.

In the message distributed last week, Nelson reveals the beginning of a “process of succession plan, whose main objective is the improvement of our corporate governance.”

(Duda)Eduardo Melzer was a man who awakened import business. At that time, it opened a favorable period for the sale of imports. Duda Melzer took and brought to Porto Alegre “Sweet Sweet Way”, candy store, candy and imported products.

“It was a different business, the subject entered the store, picked the bullets and weighed. I started not only to have my stores, but the franchise to Brazil also “- he said a few years ago, the Collective saite. “It was a barbarous responsibility, it had four stores, fifty employees and a lot of franchisees. I took a responsibility far ahead of my time or what people expected.”