One of the biggest industries in Brazil right now are construction, oil & gas, and petroleum. These industries need top engineers and the best leaders and professionals to prosper and expand their business. These industries are also very expensive to operate, which means the leader must have a lot of experiences in the field to lessen risks. With his experiences in the field, Maurício Mendonça Godoy is one of the top candidates to lead SETAL.
Maurício Mendonça Godoy received his engineering foundation from the Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, which is one of the oldest and most famous institutions of higher education in Brazil. Godoy took Engenharia Mecanica or Mechanical Engineering from 1977 to 1981. After developing his career, he also took courses at the well-known Harvard Business School where he improved a lot of his skills.
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Godoy’s first-ever executive role was when he was appointed at SETAL – SOG Sistemas em Oleo e Gas, when he became the Chief Operating Officer of the company. This will also be the start of his career as a senior executive in the company. Godoy held the position from 2008 to 2010 before being promoted as the Chief Executive Officer at the SOG Oleo e Gas SA from 2010 to 2013. In 2012, he became the Chief Executive Officer of the TOYO Setal Empreendiemento until 2015.
Following the successful partnership, Brazilian company SETAL and Japanese company TOYO Engineering decided to make a new company to further expand their interests. This new company is named as the Estaleiros do Brasil LTDA or known as EBR, which operates in Sao Jose do Norte. According to catho.com.br, EBR focuses on construction, as well as other related services in the industry. They particularly give services for engineering construction, supplies, and commissioning, or what is known in the industry as EPC. Since 2015, Maurício Mendonça Godoy has been leading EBR in its operations.
Maurício Mendonça Godoy is also well-praised by his peers in this industry, especially in project engineering, construction, energy, and mining. Godoy also experienced being directors of different organizations such as EC-EPC (as a representative of TOYO-SETAL) and as the Director of Services and Management of ABEMI or the Brazilian Association of Industrial Engineering.