A name that you’ll most likely hear in real estate development and high-end retail in South America is Jose Auriemo Neto. Serving as the CEO and chairman of JHSF Participacoes SA, Nemo has made great strides in developing the economic boom in Brazil’s economy. Having received the BoF (Business of Fashion) 500 honors distinction many years, it’s not surprising that Nemo is a well respected and recognized leader.
José Auriemo Neto began on his journey in college. He’s a graduate of Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP) University. His educational achievement(s) afforded him the opportunity to start working for JHSF in 1993. He moved up the ranks quickly, Neto made his first notable mark in 1997 by creating a facility services management component of JHSF via a company created named Parkbem. The company was successful and Neto ventured into the retail real estate sector by overseeing the project of Santa Cruz, a shopping destination.
Neto’s successes were recognized by many. By 2009, he eventually gained enough exposure to facilitate contracts with some of the world’s most popular high-end brands like Jimmy Choo. Under the business name Cidade Jardim, the successful project also landed Neto a partnership with Valentino and opened the company’s first stores in Brazil. Neto is also credited with assisting the economic growth that Brazil has been experiencing in recent years. It’s easy to see why Neto is well received. Making a beneficial contribution to his country and its success are gaining Neto and JHSF ground to become well-known names in Brazil, South America and beyond.