Jose Auriemo Neto is a Brazillian executive who serves as a chief executive officer and chairman of JHSF Participacoes SA. This is a real estate firm that focuses on the residential and commercial property development in Brazil. Along with managing the brand’s interests in hotels, office buildings, and public developments, Neto also monitors the company’s extensive retail and shopping portfolio that includes the Bela Vista in Salvador, the Metro Tucuruv, and Manaus’s Ponta Negra shopping center. He has been in this position since 2003.
Since the firm has been under Neto’s leadership, many enormous achievements have occurred. Some of them include partnering with Valentino in 2012 and the company’s first venture in retail in 2009. The partnership with Valentino includes Brazil’s first R.E.D. Valentino stores. And the 2009 transaction included the opening of JHSF’s first luxury retail outlets owned by Cidade Jadrim shopping complex and exclusive partnership agreements’ signing of Hermes, Pucci, and Jimmy Choo.
Neto’s Past Experience
He started working for this firm in 1993. He also found this firm’s services department in 1997 by starting a parking lot management firm called Parkbem. In 1998, Neto secured the rights in developing for the firm, the Shopping Santa Cruz. This was the first shopping destination of the firm. Other positions he held in this firm are as follows:
- From 2006 to 05/2014- Chief executive officer
- Since 03/2009- an executive board member
- Two periods from 2003 to 2004 and 2004 to 2005- an executive officer of YPO
- Since 1999- a YPO member
- Since 12/2006- a director of JHSF Participacoes SA
With his educational achievements, he graduated from the Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP) University in Sao Paulo. He also completed some coursework with a business administration at FASE and an engineering course at Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado.