Jose Auriemo Neto is a successful Brazilian business executive who also serves as the Chairman and CEO of the JHSF, a high-end real estate firm in Brazil which is revolutionizing the real estate industry in the country. Mr. Auriemo is the son of Fabio Auriemo who founded the company in 1972. Jose started working in the company in 1993 and ever since his efforts have seen the company grow to greater heights.
Since taking over the leadership of the company from his father, he has effected several changes that have seen the company invest in mega projects worth billions of dollars. In return, the projects have turned out to be cash cows for the company generating billions in revenues. JHSF has four main segments of its operations namely; shopping malls, executive airport, commercial developments and hotels and restaurants.
Jose Auriemo oversees all the operations of the company and ensures that the company puts its money where they can generate good returns. Some of the company’s major projects in Brazil overseen by Jose Auriemo Neto include the Cidade Jardim Shopping Mall situated in Sao Paulo. Others include Metro Tucuruv and Bela Vista shopping malls in Salvador and Ponta Negra Shopping Center situated in Manaus.
Some of these projects have seen it injecting billions of dollars into the Brazilian economy and employing thousands of people. Also, they have given Brazil an acclaimed international status regarding executive shopping malls. In light of this, in 2009 Auriemo oversaw the JHSF’s first venture into retail business, whereby he signed exclusive partnerships with world-renowned brands such as Gucci, Hermes and Jimmy Choo in Cidade Jardim Shopping mall. Later on in 2012, JHSF under the able stewardship Jose Auriemo signed a deal with Valentino, which led to the launch of the very first Valentino and R.ED Valentino outlets in Brazil.
Auriemo is a graduate of Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado University. Mr. Jose Auriemo exhibited his leadership abilities at a tender age. At the age of seventeen years old, founded Parkbem, a parking lot management firm. He was appointed the director of shopping malls for JHSF at the age of 22. In 1998, he earned the rights to develop Shopping Santa Cruz, which was the group’s first shopping mall and he oversaw its successful development to completion which opened the way for more world –class shopping malls.