Sub-subject: Antonio Emilio de Moraes (Brazilian Businessperson and Philanthropist, Brazil). Syllabus:
- Antonio Emilio de Moraes (Brazilian entrepreneur)
- The Votorantim group
- Philanthropic activities of Antonio Emilio de Moraes
Sample of the Sub-subject: Antonio Emilio de Moraes (Brazil):
Sub-Subject Description: Antonio Emilio de Moraes (Businessperson, Brazil).
- Antonio Emilio de Moraes (São Paulo, 1928) is a
Brazilian Businessperson, engineer and philanthropist.
- He is President and a member of the Board of Administration of the Votorantim
- Forbes estimated that Moraes has a fortune of 25 million dollars; he is one of the richest people in the World.
- Mr Antonio Emilio de Moraes is Roman Catholic (Christian, (Latin American Economic Area of the Western Civilisation)).
- In 1955; he founded the Brazilian aluminium Company producing just 4,000 tonnes of steel; the Votorantim Group produces over 400,000 tonnes.
- Mr Moraes has achieved at this time transform the company into a multinational, with an
aggressive acquisitions policy.
- Today the Votorantim Group is a 100% Brazilian Company present in more than twenty countries, has more than 60,000 employees, and activities in various sectors: cement, pulp, paper, aluminium, zinc, nickel, steel, films from
polypropylene, specialty chemicals, and orange juice.
- In 2014, the group
fulfilled ninety-five years of the existence.
- In the financial market, operates through “Votorantim finance,” which brings together several institutions: Votorantim Bank, BV Finance, Votorantim Asset Management, BV Leasing (leasing operations), and Votorantim Securities broker.
“If I do not believe in Brazil, I would be a Banker. However, I
set-up my Bank to not pay the interest that is charged on the market imposed by
the Central Bank of Brazil” Emilio Antonio of Moraes (Democracy and corruption).
In 2001 he left the presidency of the Board of Votorantim Group and gave the management of the group to his sons and nephews.
Emilio Antonio of Moraes spends about 1.5 hours a day on the Portuguesa
Charity Society of São Paulo, one of the best Brazilian hospitals, of which he was President, where he helped financially in the construction of the “Cancer centre Emilio Antonio of Moraes.”
He also founded the “Institute Votorantim.”
Religion, Ethics, and Business