Roberto Santiago: Brazils Mall Tycoon

Roberto Santiago is one of the most prominent people in Brazil. He is known as the mind behind the Manaira Shopping in the city of Joao Pessoa. The Manaira Shopping Center is the most successful project of Roberto Santiago, and this building made him a multi-millionaire. The building originated as an idea of Robert Santiago. He was born in the city of Joao Pessoa, and he wanted to create a perfect building that will soon become the symbol of the city. Roberto Santiago scouted the whole city looking for the most suitable land where he can build his mall. He found a barren piece of land in the center of the city back in 1987, and through a vision, he decided that the barren piece of land would soon become the most visited mall in the city.

 

Construction of Manaira shopping took two whole years. It involved the planning stage, the construction stage, and the finishing stage. In November 1989, Roberto Santiago proudly unveiled the structure that will soon become the icon of the city. The people thanked him for creating such a beautiful masterpiece, and Roberto Santiago is not aware that it would only count years before his creation would become known internationally. The Manaira Shopping center became the symbol of economic growth all throughout the city, and as time goes by, more and more facilities are being built inside the mall.

 

Visitors at Manaira Shopping are pointing out the abundance of entertainment areas inside the mall. They are so happy that the mall has these facilities in order to keep the local population of Joao Pessoa entertained. Manaira Shopping has an indoor Game Station, which has all of the latest games available to be played with the use of tokens. Then there is the grand cinema complex inside the mall which is equipped with the latest technology. Manaira Shopping also has a VIP room, a 3d room, and a stadium system that is fully equipped with interactive features. The mall also has the Domus Hall located on its roof deck. It has a wide space inside where performers could hold their concert. International artists visiting the city of Joao Pessoa are aware of the existence of the vast hall, and are always requesting for their concerts to be held inside. Some other events can be held inside, including personal events.

 

The mall is also proud of its food and restaurant section, because they are stating that the restaurants inside their mall represent different cultures. Roberto Santiago is also supporting local brands by dedicating an open space for them. Currently, Roberto Santiago is operating another mall aside from Manaira Shopping, called Mangabeira Shopping. He has plans of expanding his mall franchise all throughout Brazil, and possibly, the whole world.

 

 

Rick Smith-The Head behind the Success of Securus Company

It is the leadership of Rick Smith that has set the high standards of Securus Company. Rick Smith has a very high level of experience from his former jobs. He has worked with Eschelos Telcom and EBITDA. He has an excellent reputation from the companies he worked for before Securus Company.Apart from his great experience, Rick Smith is also very successful academically. He is a holder of a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, an MBA as well as a mathematics masters.It is this great attributes that Rick Smith possesses that led to his appointment as the chief executive officer. The CEO is highly innovative and equal to the task that he was given by Securus Company.

Everyone needs love and attention. Despite the fact that the inmates have done wrong things, they also deserve some love. Rick Smith of Securus Company through the high innovation of his company has made it possible for the detainees to communicate with their loved ones. The communication is through gadgets that are made to call and receive calls. The convicts can now communicate with their loved ones through audio calls as well as video calls. About Rick Smith he have even improvised programs that those with relatives in jail can sign up and call them at the comfort of their home. This innovation has increased the convenience of their family members. This is because they do not have to travel to the penitentiary services to be able to talk to their loved ones. In some cases, the correctional services may be far from the residence of family and relatives, for safety purposes. With the busy life of some parents having to work two jobs to sustain the family, there may be no time left to visit those in jail. The prisoners may feel left out, and this may add to their rebellion, making their reform process slower.

Rick Smith has also designed an email that the convicts sign up to keep abreast with the changes in the world. The reason behind this innovation is that, with the vast changes in the world, because of high technology; the convicts may not be able to adjust. In some cases, the inmates have been seen committing crimes purposely to go back to jail. This is why Rick Smith has come up with this email address, where the prisoners can see the pictures of the current world and be prepared once they are released. Rick Smith has been a great asset to the state as well as to the inmates and their relatives through Securus Company. The public is assured of their safety, and the life of the prisoners has also been improved. Securus Company under Rick Smith is a life changer.

JOSE AUREMIO NETO THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF JHSF

JHSF Participacoes SA was established in 1972 in the city of Sao Paulo by Jose Roberto Auremio and Fabio. It is recognized for being the pioneer of high end real estate sector in Brazil with significant operations in commercial and residential incorporation. However, in 1990, the company was dissolved and Fabio Auremio took over the activities of JHSF. Under the leadership of Fabio Auremio, JHSF Participacoes SA has thrived in the real estate market and has constructed more than 6 million square metres.

JHSF Participacoes SA is composed of four diverse business units ranging from Shopping malls, Executive Airport, Incorporation and Fasano Hotel & Restaurant. In 2001, the company founded Metro Santa Cruz Shopping mall in Sao Paulo which was the first mall in Brazil to be integrated with a subway station. Some the other malls owned by JHSF Participacoes SA include Ponta Negra Mall in Manaus, Bela Vista in Salvador, Metro Tucuruv Mall and the prominent CidadeJardim Shopping Mall. In April 2007 JHSF Participacoes SA was acknowledged to be among the most prosperous Corporate Governance sector of the Bovespa. The holding’s market value in the stock market is approximated to be $1.2 billion with shares traded on the Novo Mercado of BM &FBovespa.

About Jose AuremioNeto

Jose AuremioNeto is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JHSF Participacoes SA. He is a successful Brazilian businessman who began working in JHSF since 1993. Under his leadership, Jose AuremioNeto constructed JHSF’s first shopping mall the Santa Cruz Shopping Mall. In addition to governing JHFS’s shopping and retail portfolio, Jose AuremioNeto also oversees the holding’s office buildings, public developments and hotels.

Jose AuremioNeto was also the steward of JHSF first venture into retail in 2009 after getting into partnership with Pucci, Jimmy Choo and Hermes. Later, the company signed a partnership agreement in 2012 with Valentino which lead to the construction of the first Valentino and R.E.D Valentino enterprises in Brazil. Moreover, Jose Auremio has also launched luxury brands retail outlets in JHSF’s CidadeJardim Shopping Mall.