The businessman heads JHSF as its chairman. The company was started by his father and the main objective was to invest in Brazil’s real estate industry. Over the years, it has completed many residential and commercial projects in the country. He previously held the position of the chief executive officer in the firm where he was tasked with ensuring the successful completion of office towers, hotels, and other public developments.
Jose Auriemo Neto played a key role in the establishment of the company’s shopping and retail businesses which includes the Cidade Jardim in Sao Paulo and Metro Tucuruvi. He oversaw the success of partnerships with other businesses such as Hermes and Pucci.
Under Jose Auriemo’s leadership, the Cidade Jardim shopping complex started offering luxury brands to the customers. Years later, JHSF also partnered with Valentino that marked the first time that Valentino stores opened their doors in Brazil’s market. Statistics have shown that there was a decline in luxury sales in the country between 2016 and 2017. However, JHSF still experienced a growth rate of 2.3% and the profit also increased with a margin of 16.1%.
He is a former student of the FAAP University located in Sao Paulo. At the institution, he acquired business skills that have been crucial in his career growth. The businessman joined JHSF in 1993. As part of the firm’s objectives to diversify its sources of income, the management launched a service department which specialized in parking lot management.
Jose Auriemo Neto was in charge of developing JHSF’s first shopping complex which was known as Shopping Santa Cruz. Other areas that the real estate guru has ventured into include the fashion industry. He is considered one of the largest investors in the fashion sector which has an estimated value of $2.4 trillion. Due to Mr. Neto’s exemplary leadership skills the firm has been able to identify various viable business opportunities that have yielded good returns with time. Some of the factors that put the organization ahead of others in the sector include innovation and adhering to high-quality standards. The management hopes to expand the firm’s operations into other parts of the world.