Mauricio Mendonca Godoy: An Entrepreneur, Adviser and the Best CEO.
MaurícioMendonça Godoy has occupied the position of Chief Executive Officer of Estaleiros do Brasil since 2015. He holds a degree in Bussiness Administration and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Mackenzie Presbyterian where he graduated in 1983.
With his current position in Estaleiros do Brasil, Mendonca has led numerous projects like; the EBR shipyard in Sao Jose do Norte. Additionally, Mauricio Mendonca is currently the main editor of “Integrated Systems for the Management of Industrial Companies a 2013 book and the second publishing done by Abemi.
The EBR shipyard was built in 2011—whose construction decision came from the high demand for new Floating Production Storage & Offloading (FPSO) podiums that resulted in the finding of new Brazil pre-salt deposits. When the company decided to construct the yard, it was anticipated that about 3 or 4 FPSOs would be constructed every year to make billions of dollars in new business.
MaurícioMendonça Godoy, the CEO of Estaleiros do Brasil, describes how his day looks like and how he makes it productive by saying that—he begins by reviewing the to-do list to select the relevant things which he would work on their progress— throughout the day. Also, he didn’t hesitate to state that he normally arrives at the office before 7:30 in the morning. According to him, the most successful corporations are in that position because they invite great ideas from all corners, not just from the top. And so, he has an open-door policy in his company in which any worker can not only talk with the board of directors but also with the president at any given time. In his company there are no barricades between one level of staff to another.
On ideas, MaurícioMendonça Godoy says that he likes gathering a team of managers and workers to discuss new concepts and thoughts. He tries his best to challenge everybody to search for other options apart from traditional thinking and also, he gives them examples of things that occur in other areas to discuss how they can be applied in the company.
MaurícioMendonça Godoy concludes by saying that the one thing that makes him more industrious as an entrepreneur is both persistence and professional experiences in his life which, according to him, has been very important. He continues by saying that problems will always be there especially during large projects implementation and only through teamwork, creativity and a lot of perseverance can they overcome.