Since 2015, Maurício Mendonça Godoy has been the CEO of the company called Estaleiros do Brasil. He has worked many years in construction and in the oil and gas industry. The decision to build a shipyard came with the demand for floating production & offloading platforms. This occurred because of the discovery of salt deposits off the coast of Brazil.
Building three or four of these platforms every year generates billions of dollars for Brazil. Maurício Mendonça Godoy begins his day by talking to several people on his team and reviewing his to do list. He believes its important to ask employees what they think and to let them share new ideas. The company has an open door policy, where any employee can speak with the president or chairman of the board.
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When he has new ideas he has a meeting with manager and employees. He challenges them to look for solutions that are outside traditional methods. Some ideas are rejected, and others they devise a action plan. He says its important to know let go of an idea, for a better plan.
He believes the Internet of Things will make life easier and more efficient for companies. Robotics will become less expensive and more precise. This means that many task done by people will be performed by robots or machines. Maurício Mendonça Godoy says that persistence is the quality that has helped him succeed.
When he invested in a management system, that monitored the life cycle of a project this gave the company a high level of control and success over projects. It allowed them to take corrective action when needed. They received worldwide recognition for this system in 2010 and 2014. They received the award from AVEVA an international technology company that designs software.
This platform allowed all data to be shared on one platform and users could share construction and engineering information. This saved their company money and avoided redoing projects. Maurício Mendonça Godoy received degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration from the Mackenzie Presbyterian University. His background in petroleum production lead to the development of ships for production and storage. He known for his work in construction of engineering materals.