Roberto Santiago: Putting Joao Pessoa on the Tourist Radar

Roberto Santiago is a Brazilian businessman and entrepreneur, and he is one of the most well-known figures in the country. Roberto owns the Manaira Shopping, a huge mall in the city of Joao Pessoa. The mall is one of the most successful projects of Roberto Santiago, and its construction had turned him into a multi-millionaire. The construction of Manaira Shopping started as an idea in Roberto Santiago’s head. Born in the city of Joao Pessoa, the young Roberto Santiago thought about how his city would be placed on the map just like Rio de Janeiro. He thought of building his own shopping mall in the future, so the young Roberto Santiago studied hard and persevered in order to gain his first capital. After graduating from college and making decent income, Roberto Santiago looked for a place inside the city where he can build his dream shopping mall. He found a barren lot close to the city center and purchased it. He developed the area and within two years, the shopping mall was complete. Manaira Shopping opened its doors to the locals as well as the tourists in 1989.

 

Manaira Shopping soon became known worldwide. It became the icon of the city and it changed the way the people of Joao Pessoa live. It also stood as the symbol of the economic growth that the city is experiencing. Manaira Shopping is considered to be the largest mall not just in the city of Joao Pessoa, but also in the state of Paraiba. One would enjoy walking around the mall because there is a lot to do inside. The mall is divided into several sections, and each section caters to the different needs of visitors and tourists. There is a dedicated entertainment area, the food court area, the department store area, and the grocery area. One could also find banks, fitness centers, and even a college inside the mall. On the mall’s rooftop, one could find the Domus Hall, which is a large indoor venue suitable for concerts, conventions, and other personal events like wedding receptions and graduations.

 

Roberto Santiago has contributed a lot in the development of Manaira Shopping. When it opened in 1989, the mall only has 94 stores inside, sitting on a 12,000 square meters of land. It went under several expansions: in 1993, the mall expanded to include more stores and more leasable areas; In 1997, another expansion took place, and the anchor stores Lojas Riachuelo and Lojas Maia were introduced to the public; In 2002, the mall went under their 3rd expansion, and new anchor stores were opened, including Box Cinemas, C&A, Lojas Americanas and Ri Happy; In 2003, the garage building was built next to the mall to cater to the growing number of visitors bringing their own vehicles; In 2007, Manaira Shopping expanded once again, and their leasable area grew to 63,000 square meters on a 105,000 square meters area of land. The number of stores inside also rose to 260; In 2008, they opened their food court section, and in the following year, the Domus Hall opened its doors to the public; Expansion of the food court took place in 2012, and two years later, a gourmet section was opened, called the Espaco; The recent expansion inside Manaira Shopping took place in 2015, with the opening of Tok Stok. Manaira Shopping went into different expansion projects, and Roberto Santiago is looking forward for future opportunities in turning his mall into one of the world’s largest.

 

 

Cassio Audi and his influence on the Brazilian music scene

Once heavy metal music broke into the international scene it found a rather natural home in Brazil and would, later on, be making history as some of the best music bands that ever came from this country played this genre of music. This bands featured one of the best drummers that there was in Brazil at the time in the name of Cassio Audi.

Cassio Audi was born and brought up in Brazil he embraced his heritage with a lot of pride and he learned how to speak English fluently as well as Spanish like most Brazilians.

In the eighties, he had become so good at playing drums that he was one of the most recognized drummers in the country and was able to rise and be the major drummer for various bands.

Brazilian heavy metal was identifiable by its drummers they had introduced a twist to it that included loud and emphatic beats that contained massive sound. they would then gradually introduce an unpredictable, rebellious and brutally blunt subgenre of hard rock into the world’s marking an evolution in the Brazilian musical scene.

Cassio Audi was a heavy metal drummer he played for one of the most iconic bands by the name viper where he worked together with Andre Matos, Felipe Machad, Pit Passarell, and Yves Passarell.In this group, he was the main drummer between the years 1985 and 1989 they began with a music demo titled SP Metal Project which was then followed by another titled The Killera Sword.The success of this demos marked the beginning of there commercial inroads when they realised the album Soldiers of Sunrise they were now begin considered as one of brazils best metal bands.

This successful album was to be followed up by another in the name of Theater of Fate in 1987.He had also earlier on played for he was also a drummer for Projeto and Killera and had been very instrumental in their success.

Learn more about him: https://forumdiscussao.com.br/2017/04/28/com-cassio-audi-na-bateria-o-inicio-da-banda-viper-foi-incrivel/

Sheldon Lavin’s Achievements As The CEO Of OSI Group

Sheldon Lavin is currently one of the most influential individuals in the food industry in the United States. Lavin ventured into competitive world more than forty years ago, and he has always done his best to make sure that consumers get the best food, regardless of their tastes and preferences. At the moment, Lavin is working as the chief executive officer of the famous OSI Group. The businessman is also the chairman of the institution.

When Sheldon Lavin joined meat processing company many years ago, he did not know that he was going to be so successful. Several years ago, he decided to try his luck in the competitive world, and he has never been disappointed. The businessman has transformed the industry in several ways. As the chief executive officer of the international company, Sheldon Lavin has played a fundamental role in the success of enterprise.

Running a food company in the recent times is very challenging. The modern consumer is complicated, and it ‘s hard to meet his demands. However, Sheldon Lavin has put in place measures to a different department to make sure that the industry keeps moving forward. The company has grown so much under his leadership, becoming one of the most powerful meat processing companies in the world.

To meet the demands of the large clientele, Sheldon Lavin and his team of professionals at the OSI Industries have been forced to work hard to learn about the demands of the customers. People in different countries prefer different tastes. Sheldon sets up a team in different countries so that the team deals with the customer in specified locations. The company has been growing regardless of the economic climates.

Sheldon Lavin educational background has played an influential role in his successful career. After completing his education, the businessman decided to venture into business world, specializing in the food department. Although he was very young when he started, he has done quite well, and he is currently one of the most powerful figures at the OSI Group. Without him, the company would not have done so well. Under his leadership, the OSI Group has purchased several food plants.

Read More: https://www.rmhc.org/board-of-trustees

George Soros Changes Our World

Forbes.com listed George Soros as the twenty second richest man in the world, with a net worth of $25.2 billion. In an age where everyone screams the 1% do not deserve to be there, George Soros is a shining example that anyone can make it to the top.eorge Soros was born in the country of Hungary. However, he did not stay there. After leaving the country, he went to live in London, England. There he attended the London School of Economics. How did he afford it you ask? He worked as a bottom railroad porter and waited on tables. It was the funds he used from those jobs which he used to pay for his education.After receiving his education, Soros opened up his own hedge fund, now known as Quantum Funds, with $12 million dollars. Since then, he has achieved his fortune and has begun sprinkling that money all around the world to make Earth a wonderful place.

Soros is a liberal and deeply believes in that cause. Being a hostile critic of Donald Trump, Soros has did everything he could to stop Trump’s rise to the presidency.According to Politico.com, after a small absence in campaign finance, Soros returned with a vengeance. He could not let a man like Donald Trump become president. Because of that belief, he donated over $25 million to Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Unfortunately, even though she had the money, Clinton was unable to defect Trump in the elections.Now that Trump is president Soros has had to turn his eye to other liberal causes. Again, according to Politco.com, Soros has been a huge donor to liberal non-profits such as, Black Lives Matter, MoveOn.org, and Color of Change. The intent of his donating money is to bring hostility to the Republican Party and cause confusion, fear, disarray, and trouble within the conservative party’s ranks.

George Soros’ ideal world is a world where all have the right to vote in democratic elections and where none needs be hungry. To that end, he has donated, through Open Society Foundations, over $13 billion dollars over the last thirty years. Through his foundation Soros hopes to influence the democracy in Europe. He does not believe all Europeans enjoy their right to make their voices heard. Some European politicians criticize Soros for his passion in putting power into the hands of the people, but many see him as a shining light.Many people blame the 1% for the ills in this world and believe they are actively suppressing the 99%. One only needs to look at Soros work to know that all are not like that; in fact, Soros is doing everything he can to change that.

Biopharmaceutical Industry Leader Dr. Clay Siegall

Clay Siegall is the Chief Executive Officer, Founder, Chairman and President of Seattle Genetics. He co-founded Seattle Genetics in 1998 and since has focused on antibody based cancer therapies. Dr. Siegall created the drug ADCETRIS, this was given accelerated approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration in 2011. Prior to beginning his extensive career in pharmaceutical creation he attended the University of Maryland and earned his BS in zoology and later attended George Washington University and earned his Ph.D. in Genetics.

Seattle Genetics is a biotechnology company that focuses on the creation and commercialization of antibody based cancer fighting drugs. Seattle Genetics is a leading nationally known pharmaceutical company that puts a focus on oncology. Dr. Clay Siegall was able to establish the company with capital of more than $675 million via public and private financing.

Before he founded Seattle Genetics, Dr. Siegall was employed with Bristol-Myers

Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute from 1991-1997. From 1988 to 1991 Dr. Siegall was employed with both the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health. In January of 2013, Mirna Therapeutics announced the appointment of Dr. Clay Siegall to their board of directors. Mirna Therapeutics is a biotechnology company that focuses on the commercialization and production of microRNA therapeutics. Dr. Siegall is a highly sought after leader in the pharmaceutical development industry. He currently has over seventy publications and has over fifteen patents.

As of January 2014 Ultragenyx proudly announced the appointment of Dr. Clay Siegall to their board of directors. Ultragenyx is a biopharmaceutical company that puts a deep focus on the treatment of ultra-rare diseases. Dr. Siegall acknowledged the advancements that Ultragenyx has made in the treatment of ultra-rare diseases and was happy to join their team to lend his expertise advice in biopharmaceutical production. In addition to Ultragenyx and Mirna Therapeutics, Dr. Clay Siegall is also on the board of governors for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and he is on the board of directors for Alder Biopharmaceuticals.

The Steering Of Ubuntu Education Fund Gala

Recently Andrew Rolfe and Ubuntu Educational Fund Charity Gala in London raised a total of over £603,000 in an event. The main objective was help meet the basics needs of underprivileged children in Africa. This is R10million South Africa currency. Thefund drive was projected at £600,000. This amount was raised to cater for the increased number of students at the institution, Ubuntu Education Fund’s Port Elizabeth Campus. The other amount that will remain was to fund to improve the pediatric clinic that is associated with the campus.

The £603,000 realized was as a result of a dinner meeting of only London’s 300 philanthropists and well-known Socialists. These 300 members attended Ubuntu Education Fund gala and were chaired by Andrew Rolfe. There was an inspiring speech from SinesiphoRabidyani who was a beneficially of the very same Ubuntu Educational Fund.

Ubuntu Educational Fund was founded in 1999. The organization is a charity based that focused on educational tools and availability. Upon establishment, the proponents realized that there were other needs more urgent, HIV and hunger. These two, hunger and HIV hindered children in pursuit of education to the fullness. They have expanded their reach to provisions for nutrition, health, and home charity.

Ubuntu Educational Fund uses its resources and manpower to help 400,000 plus disadvantaged people in Africa. There’s a program at Port Elizabeth for the children who ensures their health and educational needs are met. This help from the start of their education till a time they are ready for their career.

Jacob Lief, the founder, and CEO of Ubuntu Educational Fund has watched over the last 20 years children from disadvantaged homes in African meet what they need most in their life; healthcare and education.

Andrew Rolfe is the chairman of Ubuntu Education Fund. Mr. Andrew Rolfe is also the Managing Director of Capital Partners. Andrew Rolfe studied business economics and Administration at Harvard Business School. He got his masters in 1992. Andrew Rolfe’s second master is from St. Edmund Hall in Oxford. In 1998, Mr. Andrew Rolfe got his undergraduate degree from University of Oxford.

Andrew Rolfe has ever worked as an executive for The Gap, Inc., CEO, and chairman of a European company andTrue Religion Apparel and J. Jill, Beverages & More. With such a leadership and expansion, Andrew Rolfe is a benefit to Ubuntu Education Fund.