Maurício Mendonça Godoy is a Brazilian businessman who runs Estaleiros do Brasil. His company builds complex floating storage projects off the Brazilian coast. His company also builds shipyards. His company completed a major shipyard project in Sao Jose do Norte. This project was the result of pre-salt field and oil discoveries. Such platforms can produce up to 150,000 barrels of oil each day.
The government of Jose do Norte was supportive of the project. It was also good for the community because it hired a lot of qualified workers in the job applicant pool. Godoy anticipates that his company will build three to four such platforms each year. Maurício Mendonça Godoy is an excellent manager and leader. His education background includes degrees in business administration and engineering. Professional institutes have also awarded him a number of certifications.
Godoy enjoys challenging his management team to come up with new ideas and to think outside the box. He abandons any ideas that are likely not to succeed. Once he gives an idea a green light, he draws up a workable plan of action. He usually assigns the task to one person to implement the plan.
It is always interesting to look back in time and discover the origins of how a company began. The concept for Estaleiros do Brasil began as a result of overwhelming demand for FPSO platforms. Of course, Godoy was able to use his experience and education as an engineer to design and bring bring projects to fruition from the start.
Each day Maurício Mendonça Godoy starts his days the same. Maurício Mendonça Godoy makes a list of the important tasks of the day. He follows his own progress to make sure he is on track to get things done. He pays close attention to the most relevant tasks on his lis and gives them priority. He also likes seeking out people within the company with insights on both large and small company details. Godoy knows from experience there are a lot of ideas that go undiscovered because people feel that no one will listen. His company maintains an open-door policy.