With a steadily growing economy in Brazil, its citizens have been wanting access to more goods and services. This has been a chief complaint for many years. As Brazil, and South America in general, is very fashion conscious, the need for couture brand labels has grown exponentially. José Auriemo Neto is a commercial real estate developer realized this opportunity, and, took rapid action. Through his family’s owned and operated business, JHSF, he’s been able to make this goal a reality. In response to the demand, Neto created Cidade Jardim, an upscale shopping mall in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The project was wildly successful. As a result, he not only built a shopping icon, he also introduced the country to labels such as Jimmy Choo and Hermes. His company also formed a partnership with Valentino, in order to bring their most recent design focus to Brazil.
As recognition for taking on such a tremendous project, José Auriemo Neto has been named in the Business of Fashion 500, also known as the BoF 500. This exclusive group is comprised of the top names that help shape and move the fashion industry. Neto has also begun moving Cidade Jardim, and other shopping ventures beyond Brazil. The company is listed as being founded and led by Neto as CEO. Being headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal, the company is now also making an impression in Europe. To know more about him click here.
José Auriemo Neto began his current career at a rather young age. Being only 40 years old at the present, he started in 1992. He also attended college and studied civil engineering and development at Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado University in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Starting his career, he managed a company known as Parkbem, which provides parking management services. The company was related to JHSF. Moving along from his humble roots, Neto continues to provide his fellow citizens, and, others from abroad the gift of access to fashion. He’s certainly a young executive to keep your eye on.